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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

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

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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



  • 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.



  • 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! 




  • 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 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 . 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


June 1st


Refreshments Provided.

Thank you,



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



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


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:


Pipeline Project Flyer + Application.pdf

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Calling All Innovators! Announcing a New UW Technology Competition


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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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:

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:


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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**


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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.


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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)


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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


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.

housingjusticefinal (2).pdf

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Spread the Word: Register for the Environmental Innovation Practicum


Environmental Innovation Practicum

2 credits, Tuesdays 4-5:50 p.m.| Autumn Quarter 2017

ENTRE 443/543, ENGR 498A, ENVIR 495 (Soon to be ENGR 443, ENVIR 443) Is the doom and gloom of environmental problems weighing you down? Be part of the solution as a student in this course! Each weekly seminar will inspire you to make an impact as experts discuss the circular economy, water innovation, land use, greening the built environment, and more! Instructed by Deb Hagen-Lukens, this course helps students discover how cleantech and innovative solutions are addressing environmental issues and learn how to be a part of the solution. Inter-disciplinary teams form to put inspiration to action by creating project-based solutions to environmental issues, are coached throughout the quarter by environmental professionals or entrepreneurs, then present to classmates and judges. Open to all majors. Recommended for juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Questions? E-mail Lauren Brohawn at
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Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge 2017 Winners!

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Two Great New VLPA Courses from Slavic L&L

Ever have one of those days? Of course you have. You may even be having one now.

Never fear, I am here to brighten your day with the announcement of two brand new VLPA courses from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. We are simply bubbling over with awesomeness.

First up – RUSS 223 “Russian Revolutions: Film”

From the early Soviet period through the Stalin years to the contemporary cinema in the time of Putin. Taught by our new faculty member Sasha Senderovich.

Secondly –

POLSH 320 “People, Places and Events: Images of Poland in Contemporary Polish Photography” (this course may not ever be taught again, since it is offered by our visiting Fulbright scholar) Also carries I&S credit.

Photography as anthropology, fictional narrative, documentation, memory and metaphor…


Check out our web site!
Like us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter @UwSlavic

POLSH 320 AUT 2017.pdf

RUSS 223 AUT 2017.pdf

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Apply Now! Grand Challenges Impact Lab: India – WIN18 Study Abroad


Applications are now being accepted for Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India Study Abroad

*Apply Now!*

Do you want to work on developing solutions that can make a difference, with the real world as your classroom? 

In Winter Quarter 2018, UW Study Abroad will be offering Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): Indiaas a 15-credit course.

  • Study global GRAND CHALLENGES
  • Work hands-on to learn IMPACT INNOVATION
  • Design impact VENTURE SOLUTIONS
  • Pitch your idea for SEED FUNDING

Grand Challenges are the big problems facing humanity – things like food security, clean water, and climate change. The Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India is a new UW study abroad experience that empowers students to learn about Grand Challenges and propose and test solutions to them. The program offers an active, hands-on learning laboratory and is open to graduate and undergraduate junior and senior students from any department.

 Learn more!  Attend an information session: May 5 (Friday), 3:30-4:30pm, in Fishery Sciences (FSH) 203

*Indian refreshments served!*

Receive updates and event reminder by adding your name to our mailing list.

For more information about GCIL India, visit

GCIL – Student.pdf

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Aquatic & Fishery Sciences/Marine Biology Info Session & Guest Faculty Speaker (5/4)


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Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Major and Marine Biology Minor

When: Thursday, May 4, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Where: Fishery Sciences Building (FSH) 203


Please join us for an academic programs info session accompanied by a short talk by one of the faculty from the School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, recently ranked as the 4th best university fisheries program in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.

Faculty Speaker

Assistant Professor Chelsea Wood, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Wood Lab

Topic: Parasites in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

Parasites run the world: no ecosystem exists without them, and among all of Earth’s species, parasites outnumber non-parasites. But because they are usually small and hidden within their hosts, parasites can be easy to overlook.  My work addresses the ecology of marine and freshwater parasites.  I’ll summarize the ecological importance of parasites, their effects on hosts, and talk about why parasites are important components of marine and freshwater ecosystems.



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EVENT: Need help developing your minimal viable product? We can help!

Are you an entrepreneur or startup working on a cool product, but don’t know quite when it’ll be ready to launch? Are you worried that your product doesn’t have enough legs to stand on its own quite yet, but need to show something to an investor ASAP? Learn all about the best strategies on developing your minimal viable product THIS FRIDAY!

On behalf of CoMotion Labs, you are invited to join us this Friday, April 28th from 12:00-2:00pm in Fluke Hall for our Fundamentals for Startups series focusing on Minimal Viable Product with Jack Knellinger. Our Fundamentals for Startups series aims to provide our CoMotion Labs Community and UW School of Law Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC) Community with access to leading experts that can close the gap in startup knowledge. These startup sessions will give startups, teams, students and community a chance to learn practical knowledge, as well as provide hands-on training, and networking opportunities with professionals in various branches of business.

Jack Knellinger is an entrepreneur with a lifelong commitment to impact. He currently serves as Principal & Co-Founder of Capria. He has over a decade of experience as a social innovator launching and leading new ventures across multiple sectors and geographies. In 2014, Jack was selected to join Social Enterprise Alliance’s inaugural nationwide “50 under 40″ cohort sponsored by American Express supporting emerging leaders

Capria is a global investment firm accelerating the flow of impact capital by advancing the next generation of impact fund managers. Capria provides fund managers with acceleration and advisory services, funding, and access to a growing network of leading fund managers around the world. Investors and catalytic supporters include Bill Gates (in a personal capacity), the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Ceniarth, Crystal Springs Foundation, Sorenson Impact Foundation, Unitus Labs, Lemelson Foundation, Mohandas Pai, and other leading impact investors.

Light refreshments will be served at this presentation. To RSVP to attend this session, please email



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