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You’re Invited: 2nd Annual Calling Home Ceremony

 

There are over 1,800 current student veterans across our three campuses who currently call the University of Washington home, in addition
to the countless alumni who have served. For many who came to UW after military service, campus was not always a welcoming place to be a
veteran. We as a society and a campus are working to better honor and integrate returning military members with the communities they
served. To the many for whom this has been a reality, this program welcomes you home to the UW family.

The “Calling Home” ceremony pays homage to the American Indian and Alaska Native tradition of embracing and celebrating those returning
from uniformed service. As service members transition to their new identity as a veteran, the tribe willingly accepts the burden of
responsibility as a collective.

Let no warrior carry the burden of coming home on their own. The University of Washington accepts the responsibility to walk with members
of the military community on their new journey.

Join Student Veteran Life and the Intellectual House for this unique event celebrating our Husky Veterans from all generations, honor their
service, and call them home to the University of Washington! Don’t miss your chance to hear from a powerful lineup, including UW
President, Ana Mari Cauce.

Attendees who RSVP below by October 3rd will be given free campus parking for the event.

RSVP at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdtGQESYMZqfNExEhKKbUTBTM98jU360ddDTWTKVzPzy6rWRA/viewform

 

© 2017 Student Veteran Life
4001 E Stevens Way NE
HUB 327
Seattle, WA 98195

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UW Environmental Studies – visit this year?

 

Come to the ‘SFS Lunch and Learn’ to hear about Environmental Field Studies Programs!!

Date: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25th

Time: 12:30 – 1:30p

Location: WALLACE COMMONS

Pizza will be provided!!

 

 

 

SFS info session at UW 10-25-17.pdf

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Union of Concerned Scientists advocacy training for graduate students

A group of graduate students with the Program on Climate Change is working with the Union of Concerned Scientists to bring an advocacy training to campus, focusing on how to effectively communicate and build relationships with local policymakers on issues relating to your research/field of expertise. Additional details are provided below, and at the following RSVP link: https://secure.ucsusa.org/onlineactions/UpiDyYvCiESoI81-e56CGA2.

The training is geared toward graduate students/early career scientists, but anyone is welcome to attend. However, space is limited, so please do remember to RSVP at https://secure.ucsusa.org/onlineactions/UpiDyYvCiESoI81-e56CGA2. Hope to see many of you there!

Scientists cannot be silent in the face of attacks on science and science-based decision making.

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) Science Network and graduate students from the University of Washington invite you to a workshop on advocating for science and engaging with local legislators to make impactful impressions that can influence policy decisions.

Date: Tuesday, September 26
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: University of Washington, Ocean Sciences Building Room 425, 1492 NE Boat St., Seattle, WA 98105

We will discuss how to build relationships with elected officials and how to effectively communicate your scientific expertise. The workshop will include a hands-on training to practice conversations in role-playing scenarios.

Lunch will be provided following the workshop. Join us after the workshop for a chance to network and to sign up for an opportunity to meet with a local legislators on campus and put your newly learned skills to practice.

Space is limited—please be sure to RSVP. We will contact you before the training to confirm your registration.

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ONRC Presentation on Tuesday August 15th

The Wave of the Future: Tidal Energy

Washington Sea Grant Marine Renewable Energy Seminar

Tuesday, Aug. 15th, 7:00 pm 9:00 p.m.

FORKS, WA- The crash of breaking waves and the relentless motion of the tides speak to the powerful forces at work in the ocean—forces that could be used to produce electricity. What is the outlook for technologies that seek to generate power from, or on the sea? Learn more about the future of this potential energy source at a Washington Sea Grant Marine Renewable Energy Seminar.

What: Washington Sea Grant Marine Renewable Energy Seminar

When: Tues., Aug. 15, 7:00 pm 9:00 p.m.

Where: UW Olympic Natural Resource Center – 1455 S. Forks Avenue, Forks.

A panel of experts from the University of Washington Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) will discuss the ocean’s potential contribution to future energy needs at the Olympic Natural Resources Center in Forks, WA. This seminar will cover current marine renewable energy (MRE) technologies, and what forces are likely to shape MRE development in the U.S., particularly off the Pacific Northwest coast. The panel will present the environmental, social and engineering challenges (and opportunities!), as well as current research to understand and proactively address these issues.

This unique seminar offers community members the opportunity to learn from and ask questions of experts, and hear different perspectives about the potential benefits of MRE development for coastal communities, and its compatibility with existing ocean uses. The evening will highlight some of the expertise that exists at the UW, and support informed public engagement in possible future decisions about MRE.

UW NNMREC Director Brian Polagye will share why he thinks nearshore industrial-scale wave and wind energy development is unlikely to happen for decades, but how smaller-scale technologies could potentially help power coastal communities and support economic development in the near term. Also presenting will be UW graduate students Hannah Ross, with an overview of the many ways energy can be harvested from wind, waves and currents, and Molly Grear, an expert on the potential impacts of MRE development to marine mammals.

The seminar is organized by Washington Sea Grant (WSG), based at the University of Washington’s College of the Environment and is presented by WSG in partnership with the UW Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, the North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee, with support from the Rosmond Forestry Education Fund, an endowment that honors the contributions of Fred Rosmond and his family to forestry and collegiate education for the Forks community.

For information about the seminar, contact Meg Chadsey, Washington Sea Grant, mchadsey@uw.edu, 206-616-1538. Event flyer and agenda available on the WSG website: https://wsg.washington.edu/marine-renewable-energy/.

For more information about the ONRC, contact Frank Hanson at 374-4556 or fsh2@uw.edu.

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WSNLA Seattle Chapter, APLDWA, and WALP Summer BBQ

Please RSVP by Monday, August 14th with Sally LaBay at

sallylabay@gmail.com

Come join us for the 2nd annual APLDWA, WALP and WSNLA Summer BBQ at Northwest Nurseries!

Great opportunity to socialize and network with other members in the landscaping industry. Bring lots of business cards as you never know who you might meet in our Speed Networking session. A tasty summer BBQ will be served with cold beverages and music provided by the Stuart Brune’s string band, the Poindexters.

The date is Wednesday, August 16th from 5pm to 9.

Cost is $25 for the evening.

Parking is limited so all parking is provided at the City Church across the street from the nursery.

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GRE Prep classes at the University of Washington

The University of Washington Women’s Center is offering GRE preparatory courses this fall for our campus and the surrounding community. Attached is a flyer with more information, dates, and registration details. We would greatly appreciate your support in printing and/or forwarding these flyers and sharing this resource with the community you serve.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact womens or call the Women’s Center at 206.685.1090.

Thank you,

Sarah Peterson

Administrative Assistant

WOMEN’S CENTER STAFF
University of Washington Women’s Center
"Opening doors for women and girls"

Campus Box 353070
Cunningham Hall
4101 George Washington Lane, Seattle, WA 98195
phone 206.685.1090 / fax 206.685.4490

Click hereto join our mailing list!

SEPT_OCT17 GRE Flyer w LINK.pdf

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Winter & Spring Break | Hawai’i 2018, Sustainable Community Food Systems & Energy

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Pub Night Talk: Ben Gardner on Ecotourism | July 25 @ McMenamins, Bothell

Join Associate Professor Ben Gardner for a discussion on ecotourism!

“To Travel Or Not To Travel: The Possibilities and Perils
of Ecotourism”

Tuesday, July 25 | 7:00-8:30 pm
McMenamins Anderson School | Haynes’ Hall
18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011
REGISTER >> (optional)

Ben Gardner will look at the fascinating politics and economics of global travel today — through the lens of conservation, commercialization, local community rights, and cultural history.

Ben Gardner is an Associate Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at University of Washington Bothell, where he teaches Global Studies, Cultural Studies, and Environmental Studies. He is also Chair of the African Studies Program in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at University of Washington.

The University of Washington Bothell is partnering with McMenamins Anderson School to present Pub Night Talks — a monthly series of talks by experts from UW Bothell and around the local community. These talks are held the last Tuesday evening of each month at McMenamins Anderson School in downtown Bothell. Talks begin at 7:00 pm and are followed by Q&A.

All talks are free and open to the public. All ages welcome! Advance registration is optional.

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2017 Summer Career Fair

Hello Huskies!

 

2017 Summer Career Fair

Wednesday, June 14th

2-5pm, HUB North Ballroom (211A)

Full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities are available

Students from all 3 campuses are welcome to attend

 

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Your potential employers want to meet you IN PERSON. This is a fabulous opportunity for you to make a great impression with the recruiters.
  • Recruiters hire students who attend fairs. The majority of the employers who attend our career fairs and complete our surveys indicate that they’ve extended offers to candidates they met at the fair.
  • Employers aren’t just looking for programmers and accountants. Many employers who attended last year’s Summer Career Fair were open to ALL MAJORS! DO use The Fairs App to find out what majors and positions attending employers are looking to recruit for at this fair.

 

ATTENDING EMPLOYERS:

  • Use The Fairs App to access information about the Summer Career Fair (attending employers, position titles, position types, majors, and class-levels employers are looking to recruit at the fair). The Fairs App is available to download for FREE to your iphone/ipad from the Apple App Store or from Google Play Store for Android phones. You can also open it with your web browser.

 

 

ONE OF THE BEST WAYS TO STAND OUT AT THE FAIR IS TO COME PREPARED– check out our great tips on how to prepare by clicking here! 

 

 

INTERESTED IN JOINING THE SUMMER CAREER FAIR VOLUNTEER TEAM?

  • The Summer Career Fair is one of the best ways to network with employers. We will have over 60 employers on campus attending this event. If you choose to volunteer at the fair, you’ll have unparalleled access with the employers in attendance- and they’re all hiring!
  • We have shifts available from 9:30 am-7:00 pm (a requested time commitment of two hours please).
  • If you need to fulfill volunteer hour requirements, look no further! Complete your hours with flexible shifts at this high-energy event.
  • Interested in Event Planning? As a volunteer, you’ll have the chance to work closely with our center’s Events Team. Learn the ins and outs about planning events, then put it on your resume!
  • It’s fun, and it’s a great opportunity to work with your peers and make new friends.

·        FREE FOOD will be provided!!

 

Interested? Please send Donna Chen an email at ccsevent@uw.edu with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your hours of availability  for 6/14/17 (Wednesday)

 

Questions? Please feel free to contact Donna Chen at ccsevent@uw.edu . We look forward to seeing you at the HUB on June 14th!

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ESRM Senior Capstone Project Poster Event Thursday June 1st 2pm-4pm AND 207, Forest Club Room

Please stop by for the largest capstone poster event of the season.

37 posters in 2 hours, see attached pdf for titles of projects.

ESRM Senior Capstone Project Poster Event

Thursday

June 1st

2pm-4pm

Refreshments Provided.

Thank you,

lisa

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Lisa Nordlund

Undergraduate Adviser

School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

College of the Environment

University of Washington

Box 352100, Seattle, WA 98195-2100

VM: 206-543-3077 FAX: 206-685-0790

BLOG: uwsfr.wordpress.com

WEB: sefs.washington.edu

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass it’s learning to dance in the rain”

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capstone poster SESSION Spring 2017.pdf

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UW Native Outreach

Tiny SOP flyers.pdf

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Neah Bay: Telling Our Stories

 

 

There is still time to apply to be part of the Pipeline – Neah Bay Telling Our Stories 2017-18 Team!

Please apply before May 30th because the team needs to be formed before the end of this school year as you will be traveling out to beautiful Neah Bay in September before the UW begins classes.

Read details in the attached but think about being part of an experience that truly is transformational!

Read about this year’s team here:

https://www.washington.edu/boundless/alternative-spring-break-neah-bay/

 

http://exp.washington.edu/pipeline

 

Pipeline Project Flyer + Application.pdf

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Calling All Innovators! Announcing a New UW Technology Competition

University of Washington SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS CENTER

Calling all innovators!

Bring your best technology to Tech Day, a new competition to solve city goods delivery problems!

What is Tech Day?
A challenge held by the Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Center at the UW in which tech companies and student teams compete for the opportunity for face time with investors, and senior corporate and city executives looking for real-world solutions to urban goods delivery problems. A $1,000 cash prize may be awarded to the best student solution thanks to Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans).

How does it work?
Four finalists will be selec ted from the submissions received by June 30, 2017. The top four contenders will present their concept or solution to a panel of judges.

What are you looking for?
Technologies that will deliver solutions for cities and companies in the Urban Freight Lab to resolve one or more of the following goals:

* Improving truck parking space productivity in the city’s Commercial Vehicle Load Zones (CVLZs) and other load/unload spaces at the
curb and in alleys and freight bays,
* Reducing failed first deliveries, and
* Reducing dwell time in public/private truck spaces.

How do I apply?
Complete the short entry form and upload your proposed solution. You have two pages to make your case, and a half page to tell us who you are.
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APPLICATIONS DUE JUNE 30!

 

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Seminar on May 23: Exploring Relationships between Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

The Economics Undergraduate Board is hosting a seminar on Tuesday, May 23rd, titled: “Exploring Relationships between Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation”. The guest lecturer for the event is Professor Nives Dolsak.

The seminar is open to all majors and faculty, and will take place in Bagley Hall 154 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. The event will be followed by a Pizza Social!

Check out the flyer below for more information:

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NSF GRFP Info Session Webinar Coming Soon!

Please note that the UW Graduate School and Undergraduate Academic Affairs will be co-hosting a webinar information session on applying for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) geared at seniors and early grad students.

This webinar is slated for Tuesday, May 16th from 6:30-8pm. Students can register with this link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8978297874645340419

Also, according to the Graduate School, newly admitted graduate students (those who will start classes in Autumn 2017) can be invited, as well. For information, click here: http://grad.uw.edu/about-the-graduate-school/calendar-of-events/?trumbaEmbed=eventid%3D123550643%26view%3Devent%26-childview%3D

 

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ReThink Resilience Summit 2017

Want to make a difference in your future career?

ReThink is hosting their 3rd Annual Resilience Summit from 12-4pm in Area 01 (Maple Hall)! The theme for this year is “Incentives.” They’ll focus on the roles that social and environmental initiatives play within a business framework.

This free event gives attendees the opportunity to engage with other students, discuss business sustainability practices, and network with some of our event’s key speakers:

Come hear from this diverse panel, network with speakers and partnering businesses, and brainstorm with others to grow the conversation around business sustainability incentives!

**Lunch will be provided**

REGISTER HERE

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Seattle Clean Street Initiative: Join us Saturday for our biggest and best event yet!

Join us for our inaugural sponsored clean-up event on Saturday, May 20th in downtown Ballard!

We’re excited to bring you another cleanup, this time with a little twist. It will be our biggest and best cleanup yet and we have partnered with Groundswell Northwest, Grumpy D’s and other partners to clean up 5300 34th Ave Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107 in Ballard. We will also be offering a ground cover planting opportunity for those of you who are interested in that option, ask us when you arrive for more information.

 

 

Here’s what you need to know:

When :10:00 AM, May 20th, 2017
Where: The Canal parking lot

5300 34th Ave Northwest
Seattle, WA 98107

Some of you already know the drill, but for those of you who are joining us for the first time, we will kick off this cleanup at 10am. Coffee, donuts, and light refreshments will be provided when you arrive, as well as good company and bright-eyed faces! There may or may not be prizes involved…

Some things to remember

* Please meet at The Canal Parking Lot in Ballard
* We will provide all materials (gloves, grabbers, trash bags, etc.)
* Please arrive at 10am for a light breakfast and important announcements to follow * When you arrive, please find the sign-in sheet
* Wear appropriate clothing & comfortable shoes

A contest you say?

All cleanup attendees will get to participate in our gift card raffle! Please show up on time to ensure a spot in the drawing. There will be a prize for the volunteer who
finds the most interesting piece of trash.

Announcing our first eCycle services!

Seattle Clean Street Collective now collects used batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and toner cartridges. If you have some to recycle, please bring them in a zip lock bag and we will take them to a certified eCycle location.

A huge thank you to our event sponsors for this event: Groundswell Northwest, Grumpy D’s, and other partners.
Ask us at our next cleanup how you can get involved with our steering committee or co-host a cleanup! We are a fun bunch to hang around! If you feel you can’t volunteer your precious time, but still want to help, please feel free to donate to our endeavor to keep our streets beautiful and the trash off them. https://www.gofundme.com/seattlecleanstreet

 

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Public Speaking for students and staff – Toastmasters Open House TODAY!

Toastmasters Open House!

Feel more confident – improve how and what you present! Come and hear speaking and presenting times from a world champion public speaker. Practicing public speaking can help both in the classroom and in life! Toastmasters can help with both formal public speaking (classroom) and impromptu public speaking (job interviews).

When: Thursday, May 11 2017 (TODAY) 12pm – 1pm

Where: Husky Toastmasters Club, Schmitz Hall room 170

(1410 NE Campus Parkway)

HuskyFlier_VB[4212].pdf

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STEM & Social Science Majors: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Info Sessions

Together with the Graduate School’s Office of Fellowships and Awards, we are offering 3 information sessions to help prepare students for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) application. This fellowship program is for undergraduates/bachelor’s level alums and first year graduate students who plan to pursue research-based Master’s and doctoral degree programs in Social Science, STEM fields or STEM Education & Learning Research. The GRFP especially encourages members of underrepresented minority groups, women, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.

About the program:

· Selected students benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees.

· Fellows also have opportunities for international research and professional development.

· Last year, 2,000 students were offered an award, or approximately 1 out of every 6.5 applicants.

· Due to a recent eligibility change, the program now limits current graduate students to only one application to the GRFP, submitted either in their first year or in the second year of graduate school.

· We expect that the program solicitation and application will be released in late summer.

NSF GRFP Info sessions- Allen Auditorium in Allen Library

Tuesday, May 23

Thursday, May 25

Webinar:

Tuesday, May 16

 

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CEP Housing Justice Panel today @ 4-5:30pm, Gould 322

CEP Housing Justice Panel today @ 4-5:30pm, Gould 322

Flyer attached, facebook linked.

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