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Northwest Science Conference in Lewiston in March (native foods session)


First Call For Abstracts_NWSA 2019 Annual Meeting .pdf



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“Detecting Ocelots on the Osa Camera Trap Network” Presentation 4pm WFS 105 12/13

Detecting Ocelots on the Osa Camera Trap Network

Presented by Ariana Winkler

Thursday 12/13

4pm to 4:30pm

Winkenwerder 105.

This event is open to the public or those interested in ocelots, camera trapping, occupancy modeling and Costa Rica.

The data came from the Osa Conservation and the study abroad course ESRM 489 Natural and Cultural History of Costa Rica.

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Advisers ENTRE Digest


ATTEND: TODAY! Pop-Up Holiday Fair

Tuesday, December 11 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM | PACCAR 299 (Deloitte Commons)

Looking for that unusual gift? Look no more! The Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship is hosting its 3rd Annual Pop-Up Holiday Fair on Tuesday, December 11th for select teams in the Creating a Company class. Cozy up by the fireplace, get in the holiday cheer, and find cool gifts while supporting undergraduate entrepreneurs at the same time! Pop by if you can!

ATTEND: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Information Session (online)

Thursday, January 3 | 6:00 – 7:00 PM | Online | Register Here

Join the MS in Entrepreneurship team for an information session to learn about the 12-month Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During the session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions that you have.

REGISTER FOR A COURSE: [ENTRE 440/540] Business Plan Practicum

Registration for the Business Plan Practicum this winter quarter is filling up, but you may still find capacity for an interested student. This class is also available as drop-in.

Why not learn what it takes to start your own business?All students are eligible to enroll in the 2-credit ENTRE 440/540 courseon Thursdays from 6 to 7:50 pm. The course features guest lectures from top entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and business professionals. Excellent preparation for the EIC, HIC, and UW Business Plan Competition!

Questions? Email Amy Sallin.


APPLY: Prototype Funding!

Whether you are working in a technical, medical, consumer, environmental, digital, or another space, awards are available between $500 and $3,000! Some restrictions apply.

Fill out the application now and if you have questions, please contact the Buerk Center for more details.

The final deadline to apply for funding is Friday, January 11th.

APPLY: Entrepreneurship Certificate (non-MBA graduate students)

Open to all non-MBA graduate and PhD students.

The Buerk Center’s certificate in entrepreneurship prepares University of Washington graduate and PhD students for the world of start-ups and new technology enterprises. Our emphasis on cross-campus involvement means you’ll take entrepreneurship courses alongside students from other disciplines, work with UW inventors on their market-ready applications, and have the opportunity to apply for fellowships in UW technology ventures or local angel funds. Certificate students, whose disciplines range from engineering and architecture to drama and medicine, take classes, gain real-world experience, and network with the region’s most innovative entrepreneurs. Working together, students bring ideas to life. Rolling admissions.

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FIND YOUR PEOPLE! Team Formation Opportunities

Have an idea? Great! Meet other students who want to join your team.

ATTEND: Business Case in 60 Seconds: A Pitch Competition

Thursday, January 17 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM | Anthony’s Forum

Come watch your peers pitch their early-stage ideas in 60 seconds or less. If you have an idea to pitch, plan to submit your idea for preapproval in early 2019. Good ideas will win cash prizes, and every idea gets a quick piece of feedback from the panel of judges. Refreshments will be provided and after the pitches there will time for networking among audience and participants.

MEET UP: Networking & Team Formation Night (after the Science Technology Showcase)

Thursday, January 24 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM | Anthony’s Forum

The Science and Technology Showcase is a closed door event, but all poster presenters will be around after the Showcase to talk to the public about their work. This is a great opportunity to find teammates or to seek to join a team as you see excellent examples of current projects and research on display.

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FLAS fellowships for foreign language study: Info session Thursday, Dec 6

Interested in studying a foreign language and learning about different cultures? The application is now open for FLAS Fellowships, which award $7,500-$33,000 to UW students studying foreign languages. Applications are due January 31, 2019 at 5 PM PST.

(Available to current and incoming undergraduate, graduate and professional UW students who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents).

For more information, visit


Thursday Dec 6, 3:30-4:30 Thomson Hall Room 317

Tuesdays in January (8, 15, 22, 29), 3:30-4:30 PST Web Chats (see FLAS website for access instructions)

Thursday, Jan 10, 2:30-3:30, Allen Library Auditorium, G81L

Wednesday, Jan 16, 3:30-4:30 Thomson Hall Room 317

Questions? Contact Robyn Davis at

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Unite UW: find a community of belonging! • Apply by December 16th

Holiday time is the season of family and friendship! We understand that adapting to the UW can be challenging. Join Unite UW today, to build you find your support system, create lifelong connections, and find a new home at UW. Join Unite UW today, to learn about how this 7-week cultural exchange program can help you experience the world without leaving the campus.

· Learn more at

· Apply by December 16th:

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Ethnoforestry Work Party Today 12-2pm

We are hosting another ethnoforestry work party tomorrow! On Friday, November 30th from 12-2pm we will be working at our ethnoforestry site on main campus in the green space behind Paccar and Dempsey Halls. We will mainly be removing invasive species, primarily English ivy, from the site and prepping it for planting in the winter. No experience is required and we will provide all the tools and gloves!


Courtney Bobsin

PhD Student

Olympic Natural Resources Center

School of Environmental & Forest Sciences

University of Washington

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FRIDAY! 2018 Alaska Salmon Program Science Symposium

Please join the Alaska Salmon Program for our annual Science Symposium

Friday, November 30, 2018

2:00 ~ 5:00 pm

Fishery Sciences Building (FSH) – 1122 NE Boat St.

Room 107

This annual symposium showcases the research of the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences’ Alaska Salmon Program undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and visiting scientists. Our program focuses on all aspects of the ecology of Pacific salmon in the North Pacific, Bering Sea, and watersheds of Southwest Alaska. Participants will give brief talks sharing their research in both basic and applied ecology, as well as the biological and socioeconomic management of Alaskan fisheries. For a symposium schedule and general program information please go to:

**For undergrads who may be interested in the FISH 491 course (Aquatic Ecological Research in Alaska, offered even years, next in summer 2020), or upper division undergrads and grad students considering FISH 497 (Management of Pacific Salmon in Alaska, offered odd years, next in 2019), this is a great opportunity to familiarize yourself with our research program!

Please feel free to come for whatever part of the afternoon you are available. We hope to see you there!

Jackie Carter





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“Which Public Health Degree Is Right for Me?” 11/29/18 Event

We wanted to remind you that we will be hosting an an event for prospective Health Services graduate students THIS WEEK on Thursday 11/29/18, called “Which Public Health Degree Is Right for Me?” (A repeat of the popular event series we have been hosting the past couple years. J)

Attached is a flyer with a description of the event, as well as posted a sample email to students below. Please note that an RSVP is required for all attendees.

Which Degree Flyer_Autumn 2018_UWB_tinyurl.pdf

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Movement Class Tonight + Free // Presented by the Q Center

We want to invite you to a FREE, drop-in Movement Fundamental Class happening tonight from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at HUB 334.

Here is the Facebook Event Link:

See below for more information and the poster attached:

The Q Center at the University of Washington is excited to have David Rue teach a Movement Fundamentals class.

A FREE, drop-in movement class with specific emphasis on using the body to cultivate joy and healing through physical awareness and body exploration. Movement Fundamentals is based on the practical application of alignment, space, time and energy. This class will deepen understanding of pelvic mobility, muscular tonality, joint articulation, clarity of intent, musicality, stretch, strength, and stamina. Rooted in joy and personal growth, the class consists of in-place warm-ups, specific technical exercises, and dance phrases applying the technique addressed.

ALL experience levels are encouraged to attend.

Times Offered (All times at HUB 334):

  • Monday, November 26, 2018
    • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Monday, December 3, 2018
    • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

David Rue is a dance artist born in Liberia and raised in Minnesota. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor of individualized studies that combined Journalism, English, and Dance. From 2011-2015, he performed with TU Dance (directed by Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands) in St. Paul, MN where he danced the works of Dwight Rhoden, Camille A. Brown, Greg Dolbashian, Katrin Hall, and Uri Sands. He has performed with Seattle based choreographers Dani Tirrell, Zoe Scofield, and Ella Mahler. David holds an MFA in Arts Leadership from Seattle University and works as the Public Engagement Associate at Seattle Art Museum.

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EPI 583 Seminar: Why One Health in Aquatic Ecosystems is Important to Humans



DECEMBER 4, 2018

3:30- 4:50 PM


One Health, an approach that recognizes the linkages between animals, humans and the environment, has helped to promote cooperation and collaboration across all health sectors in order to address a wide range of concerns such as communicable diseases, wildlife conservation, health services infrastructure, and emerging environmental issues. In this seminar, examples of One Health applications, which unify public health investigators, veterinarians, epidemiologists, and environmental scientists, will be presented and the use of animal sentinels as an indicator of ecosystem health decline will be explored.

583 Seminar Series_Dec04_Norman.pdf

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You’re invited! Webinar exploring housing as a lever for health (December 13th)

Health Policy Research Scholars
Housing—how it is built, renovated, and maintained—plays a vital role in supporting, or hindering, individual and community health and well-being.

Join The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Leadership for Better Health and Research, Evaluation and Learning (REL) programs for a webinar exploring the intersection between housing and health. You’ll hear the latest thinking from a variety of thought leaders who are looking at the issue of housing and health from different angles, and have an opportunity to ask questions.

Register Now

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 11 a.m. ET.
This link will also allow you to add the webinar to your calendar.

Adrianne Todman, CEO of the National Organization of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, will moderate a panel of program participants, including:

  • Steve Barlow, JD, MA, who, along with his teammates in the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders program, is exploring how housing code enforcement interventions in Memphis, Tennessee, can prevent decay of urban areas, and keep communities safe and healthy.
  • Omolara Uwemedimo, MD, MPH, who, along with her teammates in the Clinical Scholars program, is collaborating with a health system in New York City to incorporate questions about housing into patients’ regular health screenings.
  • Evidence for Action researcher Bruce Tonn, PhD, who has evaluated how low-income housing units weatherized with “Extreme Energy Makeovers” in Knoxville, Tennessee, have saved energy, reduced environmental impact, and improved residents’ health.
  • Systems for Action researcher Ricardo Basurto-Dávila, PhD, MSc., who is studying, with his research partner, how providing permanent supportive housing impacts the health of people who have been homeless.

We hope you’ll join us on December 13, 2018, at 11 a.m. ET. Thank you!

Health Policy Research Scholars
National Program Center
2175 K Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 202-994-4369
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On-campus student flu shot clinics 11/26, 11/28, and 11/29


  • Monday, 11/26
    • 3-5PM
    • Ethnic Cultural Center
    • 39th & Brooklyn
    • Native Room (208)
  • Wednesday, 11/28
    • 11:30AM-1:30PM
    • HUB 214
  • Thursday, 11/29
    • 3-5PM
    • Madrona Hall 311


What should I bring?

Bring your ID as well as an insurance card OR method of payment. Most insurance plans will cover 100% of the cost of a flu vaccine at the UW flu shot clinics. You may pay out-of-pocket using a credit card, debit card, or check.

How much does it cost?

There are two options in paying for your flu shot: bill your health insurance, or pay out-of-pocket.

Seattle Visiting Nurses Association can bill most insurance plans, including ISHIP and GAIP (Lifewise) and Apple Health managed care.

The out-of-pocket cost of the standard quadrivalent vaccine is $40. The thimerosol-free vaccine given to pregnant people is $42.

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“Which Public Health Degree Is Right for Me?” 11/29/18 Event

Are you considering a public health graduate degree? The Department of Health Services trains students for influential careers in public health practice and research, health administration, health promotion, and health policy. Would you like to learn more about the types of graduate degrees we offer and what makes them unique?

The Department of Health Services invites you to attend our “Which Public Health Degree is Right For Me?” session –

Which Public Health Degree Is Right for Me?

Date/Time: November 29, 2018; 5:30-7:30pm

Location: UW Bothell campus, UW1-280

Event Description: Join us for a panel led by graduate students in our COPHP, MPH, MS, MHA, and MHIHIM programs, followed by small group break-out sessions. Pizza and beverages will be served!

RSVP link:

We hope to see you there!

Which Degree Flyer_Autumn 2018_UWB_tinyurl.pdf

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Museology Graduate Program Info Meeting Nov 30

If you have students interested in pursuing careers in museums or cultural organizations, please share this invitation to the Museology program’s Information Meeting on November 30.

UW Museology Graduate Program – Prospective Student Events

  • Information Meeting. November 30, 3–4 p.m. (Reception to follow). UW Tower, Ravenna Training Room
  • Online Information Meeting. December 13, 3–4 p.m.

Please join us to learn about UW’s master’s program in museology, or museum studies. At our information meeting, you will have a chance to talk with faculty, students and alumni about how this flexible, dynamic interdisciplinary degree can help you use museums to build stronger communities. If you are interested in applying by our January 15 application deadline, come to the meeting to find out more about find out more about how you can put together a strong application.

To RSVP to an information meeting, please visit our events page. For more information about our application, please visit our application page.

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Upcoming Information Sessions for Civil and Environmental Engineering Graduate Degree Programs

Interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington? In a few weeks we will be offering virtual information sessions to give you greater insight into some of our different research areas. In these sessions lead faculty will outline their section of the department, classes offered, and answer questions you have about the program. We hope you join us.

The Structural information session will be held on

11/29/18 4:00-5:00 PM PST via this link:

The Environmental and Hydrology & Hydrodynamics information session will be held on

11/27/18 4:30-5:30 PM PST via this link:

The Transportation information session will be held on

11/27/18 2:00-3:00 PM PST via this link:

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Global Health Business Case Competition 2019

Coming soon! Attend an Info Session in Fall Qtr

The Global Business Center, along with the Jackson School’s Center for Global Studies and UW’s Department of Global Health, would like to announce the 2019 edition of the Global Health Business Case Competition (GHBCC). As in years past, the case will involve solving a critical global health challenge. Graduate and undergraduate students of all disciplines, from UW Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma, are invited to participate.

About the Global Health Business Case Competition:This competition builds on the traditional business school case competition model by bringing together students from multiple disciplines including business, engineering, area studies and health sciences in a competitive environment. Instead of addressing a typical management or supply chain issue, students will instead tackle a critical global health challenge.

Watch this video to learn more…

Competition Details

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Spots still available! Democracy through Dialogue dinner

We believe that now, more than ever, we must engage in dialogue with people who have different beliefs in order to broaden our perspectives and generate understanding. The Democracy through Dialogue series was created for this reason. This program welcomes UW undergraduates of any background or political perspective to participate in a facilitated, intimate, lively and productive dialogue over dinner about critical issues of our time.

Rolling Application – please apply!

Online application found at:

Fall Dialogues:

  • November 13th, 5-8pm
  • November 19th, 5-8pm

Dinner is provided. The event is free of cost.

Fall Topics:

Free Speech: Nonviolent Protest

Education for All: Conduct & Discipline

Democracy through Dialogue aims to revive the art of public discourse across difference. It will do so by helping UW students develop their capacity to connect and disagree in ways that are both personally and civically constructive. The premise is that authentic, compassionate connection across difference is essential to our ongoing pursuit of justice and liberty for all.

For questions, please email engage.

To visit our website and apply, please go to

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Please join the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute for a meet and greet/open house!

RSVP so as to help plan accordingly for food, gifts, etc. This event is open to all AIAN students (any level, any degree program)


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China-US Dialogue Lecture Series & Chinese Culture Talk Series

1. China-Us Dialogue Lecture Series:

PUSHBACK: The China Challenge

  • Speaker: Dr. Robert Sutter, George Washington University
  • Discussants: Prof. Don Hellmann and Prof. David Bachman, Jackson School of International Studies, UW
  • Date: Monday, November 19th, 4-6 pm
  • Venue: William H. Gates Hall Room 138
  • RSVP is required:
    • The event is free and open to the public

About the event:

Is a new Cold War between China and the United States becoming the reality? Under the Trump Administration, China-U.S. relations is deteriorating at a rapid rate. Recent policies and behaviors on both sides have created an enormously destructive dynamics in the relationship. It is time for us to reevaluate some of the heated debates in both countries’ policy arena today: Are Chinese and American national interests fundamentally incompatible? How did China-U.S. relations get to the current mode of confrontation?

About the speaker:

Robert Sutter is a Professor of Practice of International Affairs at the Elliott School of George Washington University. Sutter’s government career (1968-2001) focused on Asian and Pacific affairs and US foreign policy. He was the Director of the Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division of the Congressional Research Service, the National Intelligence Officer for East Asia at the US National Intelligence Council, the China Division Director at the Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research, and professional staff member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

2. Chinese Culture Talk Series:

What Happen to Those Aggressive Women in Early China? – A Covered History of Chinese Women with Agency

  • Speaker: Dr. Xiucai Zheng
  • Date: Monday, November 19, 3:30-4:30 pm
  • Venue: East Asian Library, Rm 2M (3rd Floor, Gowen Hall)
  • The event is free and open to the public

About the Event:

What’s the common stereotype of Chinese women in your mind? Based on early China texts, Dr. Zheng will present a very different image of women living 2,400 years ago. These stories were rewritten to deprive women of aggressive roles in family and in public affairs with the rise of patriarchy to its full from under the Han Dynasty (206BC-220 AD). Dr. Zheng will also share how she draws strength and comfort from these powerful historical heroines.

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UW Study Abroad Fair: November 8th from 10am to 2pm

Study Abroad Fair

Thursday, November 8 from 10am – 2pm in the HUB Ballroom

Explore international study and internship opportunities, learn about funding options, and connect with study abroad alumni. Advisers, fellow UW students and faculty will be at each event to answer your questions, so don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Click here for a full list of exhibitors

Click here for more information

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