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Spring Quarter 2017 Groups at Hall Health – Beginning Mindfulness Group; Mindfulness Follow-up; International Student Support Group; Procrastination/Perfectionism Group; Mindfulness for Anxiety Group; Relationship and Life skills group

HAPPY SPRING!

We are glad to announce our Spring Quarter Groups.

Hall Health Mental Health

Spring Quarter Groups 2017

1. BeginningMindfulness Meditation Group: Wednesdays 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Begins on 4/5/2017. Mindfulness meditation is a practice that involves cultivating attention to the present moment in a nonjudgmental manner. The benefits of mindfulness meditation have been widely studied and include alleviating symptoms of depression and anxiety, increasing capacity for attention and concentration, improving self-esteem, enhancing resilience to stress. No prior knowledge or experience is required. Participants will be provided with materials, instruction and support for building and sustaining a meditation practice. To enroll contact the Mental Health Clinic at (206) 543-5030 option #4 and and ask for Karin Rogers to schedule a screening appointment.

2. Mindfulness Meditation Follow-up Groups: Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon to 1:00 pm., Fridays from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Ongoing. For those who are already familiar with mindfulness meditation and want to continue in an open, ongoing, weekly group. An 8-week commitment is recommended. Facilitated by Meghann Gerber, PsyD. (Wed & Thu) and Carey DeMartini (Fri). Contact Meghann at 206-543-5030 option #4.

3. Procrastination/Perfectionism Group:Two Sections – Wednesdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. and Fridays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Ongoing. This is group for folks who struggle with procrastinating and being perfectionist. Learn how to be less anxious about being anxious, which includes seeing clearly that there is no need to avoid experiencing anxiety. Facilitator: Ricardo Hidalgo, LMHC. Info at: 206-543-5030, option #4 or via email at rhidalgo

4. A Mindful Approach to Anxiety: Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Begins on 4/11/2017. Explore common signs of anxiety and learn how to approach the anxiety in your life and situations you tend to avoid. If you are interested in learning more about the group, please contact facilitators Chia-Wen Moon at chiawen or Carey DeMartini at careyd4

5. Relationship and Life Skills Group: Thursdays 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Begins on 4/13/2017. Explore common signs of anxiety and learn how to approach the anxiety in your life and situations you tend to avoid. If you are interested in learning more about the group, please contact facilitators Chia-Wen Moon at chiawen or Min Lee Booth at minlb16

Cost of all groups: $55 per session ($40 No Show Fee without 24 hour notice). Insurance may cover fees, please check with your insurance carrier.

Where: Mental Health Clinic, Hall Health Center, 3rd Floor.

Register, get information, or ask questions at 206-543-5030, option #4 for any and all groups.

Go to http://depts.washington.edu/hhpccweb/support-groups/ for more information about our groups.

 

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International Student Tax Class

Student Tax class for International Students TOMORROW!

UW non-resident students may receive tax forms related to US source funds they receive. This session focuses mainly on helping students understand the 1042S forms sent out by the UW Payroll Office. The class is appropriate for undergraduate, graduate and professional students and is offered free of charge.

This class is co-sponsors by Student Fiscal Services and the International Student Services.

DATE: March 15, 2016 (Wednesday)

TIME: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

LOCATION: Odegaard Library – Room 220

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Volunteer Opportunity at Saltwater Park – this Saturday!

A UW-REN capstone team working is on a project in Richmond Beach Saltwater Park in Shoreline. They are hosting another work party this Saturday (3/18/17) from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Join them for mulching, slope stabilization, and planting!

Coffee, snacks, and tools/gloves provided.

See flyer below for more information.
WorkParty3.pdf

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Senior Capstone Presentations: Thursday, March 9, 2-4pm

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Winter 2017 ESRM Capstone Posters

Thursday, March 9th

2-4pm in AND 207

Refreshments will be provided!

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Interested in Volunteering for the 2017 Spring Career Fair? (Thursday, April 20th)

Dear Huskies,

Happy almost spring!  The Career and Internship Center is looking to recruit volunteers for the upcoming 2017 Spring Career Fair onThursday, April 20th, 2017 from 3-7pm in HUB Ballrooms. They have shifts available from 9am-8pm, with a minimum time commitment of 2 hours.

Why volunteer?

·        The Spring Career Fair is one of the best ways to network with employers. We will have over 140 employers on campus attending this event. As a volunteer, you’ll have unparalleled access with employers in attendance- and they’re all hiring!

·        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 to 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 on the day of  4/20/17 (Thursday)

Thank you in advance for considering this opportunity to volunteer for the 2017 Spring Career Fair! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Donna Chen at ccsevent@uw.edu.

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Meet UW Environment Students Next Week – Webinar and On-Campus Sessions

Check out upcoming opportunities for prospective students to meet with current UW Environment students with your lists as appropriate. We are offering both an online webinar event and a live in-person session next week. Both events are free! Advance registration is required for the webinar and encouraged for the session in Kane Hall.

 

Meet College of the Environment Students Next Week!

There are two opportunities next week to meet current College of the Environment Students via an on-campus session or an online webinar!

Ask a UW Environment Student – WEBINAR
Wednesday, March 1, 3:30-4:30 p.m. RSVP for web link
Join College of the Environment students for an open discussion about majors, courses, research, internships, and student clubs.

Featuring:

  • Alexis Harper, Oceanography major
  • Kearstin Williams, Environmental Science & Terrestrial Resource Management major

UW Environment Insider: The Student Experience
Thursday, March 2, 3-4 p.m., Kane Hall, room 234/ RSVP
Meet current College of the Environment students and learn about their experiences. Content includes: Choosing a college, selecting a major, undergraduate research, & advice for prospective students
Featuring:

  • Daaniya Iyaz, Bioresource Science and Engineering major
  • Ryan McMullin, Oceanography Major, Materials Science & Engineering minor
  • Tyler Myers, Environmental Science and Terrestrial Resource Management major, Landscape Ecology and Conservation track

Questions? Email coenvadv@uw.edu

To learn more about other upcoming opportunities for prospective College of the Environment students please visit our Future Undergrads page.

Best wishes,

Christen

Christen Foehring
Pre-Major Academic Adviser
College of the Environment
University of Washington

Copyright © 2017 University of Washington, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
UW College of the Environment, Box 355355, Seattle, WA 98195

 

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Tonight (2/24): Forester’s Ball in the Forest Club Room!

Tonight’s the night for the Forester’s Ball in the Forest Club Room from 8 to 11 p.m.! The theme is “forest formal,” and you will find plenty of beer, wine and dancing (and possibly live music). Bring your friends, lab mates and anyone who loves a good outdoor-themed party, and feel free to dress for the theme—or however makes you feel comfortable for a Friday night shindig!
The Forester’s Ball is the culmination of the Canadian-American Regional Meeting, hosted by the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) here at SEFS. Students from other IFSA groups around the United States and Canada will be here for the ball, and we hope you’ll come join in the fun.
You can buy tickets in advance for $8, or $10 at the door, and each ticket comes with two complimentary drinks if you are over 21. (Advance tickets are available for sale in Anderson 107B—my office—or Anderson 116.)

 

Everyone is welcome, so come one, come all—let’s have a ball!

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February 24, 2017 · 10:55 am

CONFORWest 2017 Second Call for Abstracts closing Mar. 1 (fwd)

Dear graduate students and senior undergrads,

 

The second call for abstracts for CONFORWest 2017 is closing March 1, 2017! We have received many great abstracts but there are still a few spots left- secure your spot today!

 

CONFORWest is an annual students who are studying environmental sciences, ecology, and other natural resource management fields (including social sciences and humanities). This conference will expose graduate students to varying perspectives on environmental research from outside their disciplines and encourage meaningful dialogue between students of different research backgrounds.

 

Abstracts must be submitted by March 1, 2017 at midnight! Please see the attached poster and www.conforwest.ca for more details.

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February 24, 2017 · 10:40 am

Drop by ESRM Peer Perspective Fridays: 12-2 pm in Anderson (every Friday!)

Stop by Anderson Hall 116 anytime from 12:00 – 2:00 pm to hear about the Environmental Science major from the student perspective!

Come hear the student experience from a current ESRM senior on topics such as:

-Courses

-Capstone projects

-Extracurricular opportunities

-General ESRM student experience

Interested in speaking to a peer mentor but can’t make drop-in hours? Email us at sefsadv@uw.edu

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Communicating with Faculty, Feb. 24th, Noon – 1:30p.m. (Workshop for international students)

Communicating with Faculty – A workshop for International Graduate Students

Date, Time & Location:

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

12:00 – 1:30p.m.

HUB 334, Seattle Campus

Please RSVP <http://bit.ly/2lecG9d> online.

Description:

When you are an international graduate student, communicating with faculty from a different culture can sometimes be stressful. This event will introduce different approaches that will make communication with faculty easier. At this workshop, a panel of faculty and staff members from across the disciplines will share insights on this topic.

During the workshop, you will:

* Learn tips to communicate effectively with faculty members * Discuss strategies to navigate miscommunications
* Network with fellow international graduate students

Panelists:

· Mari Ostendorf, Professor, Electric Engineering

· Wendy Thomas, Associate Professor, Bioengineering

· Xiaosong Li, Professor, Chemistry

· Kelly Edwards, Professor, Bioethics

· Jennifer Tee, Graduate Advisor, Public Health

Refreshments provided!

The free event is co-sponsored by Core Programs in the Graduate School, GPSS and FIUTS. Send questions or comments to Ziyan Bai .

Event information is also available via Trumba Calendar <http://bit.ly/2lNc9Yu>.

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Natural Resources Career Fair TODAY, 1:00-4:00 pm in Anderson 207

Today the Society of American Foresters – UW Student Chapter will be hosting its 3rd annual Natural Resources Career Fair in the Forest Club Room from 1 to 4 p.m.!

SEFS master’s student Cole Gross, who is organizing the fair this year, has signed up 17 agencies and organizations, ranging from Weyerhaeuser and the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife, to King County Parks and The Nature Conservancy.

The fair will be a fun, informational and interactive process that will allow you to introduce yourself to these potential employers and learn about a wide range of opportunities in natural resource fields. You can come for any length of time during the three hours, and there will be periodic raffle giveaways (including several REI gift cards!), as well as free refreshments and snacks.

So update your résumé, do your research, and come learn about some great internship and career possibilities!

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Internship Fair – This Thursday, 2-6pm, HUB Ballrooms

 

Hello Huskies!

Are you looking to find an internship opportunity? Search no further! The Career & Internship Center’s Internship Fair is a great opportunity for students of all majors, class levels, and from all three UW Campuses to connect with corporate, small business, non-profit and government employers who are all looking for Huskies, like YOU, to fill their internship needs. Don’t miss out on this perfect opportunity!

2017 Seattle Campus Internship Fair

 

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

2:00-6:00pm, HUB Ballrooms

Students from all 3 campuses are welcome to attend

ATTENDING EMPLOYERS:

Use The Fairs App to access information about the Internship Fair (attending employers, positions, position types, majors, and class levels employers are looking to recruit at the fair). The Fairs App is available to download to your iphone/ipad from the Apple App Store or from Google Play Store for Android phones

Tips On How To Prep For The Fair:

  • Look at sample resumes in the Career Guide
  • Once you have your resume drafted, stop by for a Same-Day Session and/or ResumeFest to get some feedback on it
  • Submit your resume to the 2017 Internship Fair Resume Book! Select employers have purchased access to this book, in the hopes of identifying talented UW candidates. Whether or not you’re attending the fair, don’t miss this opportunity to stand out! Please see instructions below on how to submit your resume:

1.      Login to your HuskyJobs account at https://c103-shib.symplicity.com/sso

2.      From the “Documents” tab on the your left hand side navigation pane, select “Opt-in Resume Books”

3.      Select the DropDown menu under the Resume Book you’d like to submit your resume to

§  Take a look at the attending employers (using The Fairs App)  and spend a few minutes researching the employers you are interested in meeting with by visiting their web sites and doing a quick review of them online. The list is updated regularly

§  Prepare and practice your introduction. What do you want the employer to know about you? Which of your skills and past experiences do you want to highlight?

§  Have a short 15-second “sales pitch” ready and make sure to build in some good questions of your own to ask the employer

§  Attend the Internship Fair Success workshop to learn how to prepare, what to bring, what to say, and how to follow-up

 What You Should Wear:

Your style of dress may vary according to the type of field you’re considering and the employers you plan to meet with. However, you’ll find that most employers will be wearing business-casual attire, which is a safe bet for you as well. For example, consider wearing pressed slacks or a skirt with a blouse, sweater, or collared shirt.

 The Day Of The Fair:

  • Bring 10-15 copies of your well-prepared resume to the fair
  • Greet employers with a smile and handshake
  • Collect business cards
  • Send a thank you note to interesting employers you talked with
  • Lockers or storage facilities are not available; to increase the ease with which you can move through the fair, we recommend trying to minimize what you bring with you
  • Please bring your Husky card and have it ready for check-in purpose

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SFS Environmental Field Studies Pizza Lunch on February 16th

Come to the SFS “Lunch & Learn” on Thursday to learn about SFS Environmental Field Studies Programs! Pizza will be provided!

SFS INFORMATION SESSION:
When: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH, 12PM – 1PM
Where: ANDERSON 207/FOREST CLUB ROOM

See you there!
SFS info session at UW 2-16-17.pdf

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Volunteer for MESA Day 2017!

It is that time of the year again: MESA Day 2017!

And they need YOU!  Volunteers to help prepare for, set up, and run their STEM Celebration and Competition.

To sign up:

http://seattlemesa.org/volunteer-registration/

For more info:

http://seattlemesa.org/opportunities/mesaday2017/

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Women in Leadership

 

MGMT 490A – Spring 2017 – M | W 1:30-3:20

Women in Leadership

We will use the lives and experiences of local guest speakers to find personal answers to the same questions, enhance skills and create a personal vision.

We will:

• Interact with at least seven local women in leadership positions.*

• Apply a leadership framework that has helped women around the world succeed

• Build your appetite and comfort with the risk-taking that will help you excel

• Create a personal vision board to picture your ideal career and life

• Examine different ideas of work-life balance

• Practice your authentic leadership style to hone your most powerful voice and presence

• Translate your strengths, values, dreams and goals into a life and career worthy of you

 

Flyer for 2017 Women in Leadership class (2).docx

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2017 Citizen University Conference: Reckoning and Repair in America

Hello changemakers, activists, and community catalysts!

We want you to attend the 2017 Citizen University taking place in Seattle on March 24th and 25th!

Citizen University is an annual national conference; it is a creative and vibrant gathering on the art of powerful citizenship. Hundreds of change makers, activists and catalysts from across the United States show up to learn about power, build their networks and recharge their sense of purpose. The theme for this year’s conference is Reckoning and Repair in America. As the event website states: “We face deep divisions across the country. Now more than ever, we the people have to step up: to reckon with injustice across ideological divides and to repair our frayed social fabric.”

Citizen University invites everyone–regardless of national origin or documentation status–to practice the art of citizenship and civic participation. For more information about Citizen University and to see the agenda and list of the amazing speakers and presenters, please visit their website.

Citizen University 2017 is taking place on Friday, March 24th from 5:30-9:30PM AND Saturday, March 25th from 8AM-5:30PM at Seattle Center. The University of Washington* is covering the cost for 30 UW students to attend this dynamic conference.

What is required of the UW students selected to attend Citizen University 2017?

  • Attend a pre-conference orientation on Thursday, March 9th from 5:30-7pm in Mary Gates Hall, Room 171. Complete pre-conference reflection assignments.
  • Attend and participate in the entire conference on Friday, March 24th from 5:30-9:30pm AND Saturday, March 25th from 8am-6pm at Seattle Center.
  • Participate in a post-conference conversation on Tuesday, March 28th from 5:30-7PM in Mary Gates Hall, Room 171, and complete post-conference reflection assignments.

If you are interested in one of the sponsored registrations for Citizen University, complete this questionnaire. Please recognize that if you are selected to attend the conference, your registration costs will be covered by the University of Washington. These sponsored conference registrations are limited; we ask that only those fully committed to attending complete the interest form. Deadline for consideration is Monday, 2/27 at 11:59pm. (We will confirm your spot by Friday, March 3rd.)

If you have any questions about the commitment required for the conference, please feel free to contact Nani Vishwanath at nvish@uw.edu or Kathryn Pursch Cornforth at purschk@uw.edu.

*Sponsored student registrations for Citizen University were made possible by the Husky Leadership Initiative and the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center.

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CONFORWest 2017 Call for Abstracts closing Feb. 15, 2017

Dear graduate students and senior undergrads,

The call for abstracts for CONFORWest 2017 is closing in two days! We would like to encourage graduate students and senior undergraduates from Canada and the United States to participate in this unique opportunity. CONFORWest is an annual students who are studying environmental sciences, ecology, and other natural resource management fields (including social sciences and humanities).

This conference will expose graduate students to varying perspectives on environmental research from outside their disciplines and encourage meaningful dialogue between students of different research backgrounds.

Abstracts must be submitted by February 15th 2017 at midnight! Please see the attached poster and http://www.conforwest.ca for more details.

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Graduation Survey Statistics for 2016 now available!

Check out the statistics from the 2016 Graduation survey and see trends in recent graduating undergrads and grads for their experiences both in, outside, and beyond the classroom!

Click on the “Post-Graduation Work Statistics” tab on the top of the main blog page and find stats organized by degree program.

https://uwsfr.wordpress.com/post-graduate-statistics/


The post-graduation survey is distributed in May to undergraduate and graduate students who participate in the Spring SEFS graduation ceremony.

The survey is a confidential tool used by administrators to evaluate the experience of students in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, including their use of SEFS resources, relevant experience gained in their major, employment trends, and post-graduation plans.

 

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Women of Color Reception: March 7th

Women of Color Reception 2017!
Please  join us in honoring women of color at the University of Washington! We recognize them for their dedication, knowledge, and guidance in all facets of the university. Chera Amlag, the co-founder and head baker of the Hood Famous Bakeshop, a local Seattle Bakery, will keynote for this event!

When: March 7th, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Where:  wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (The Intellectual House)

This year we are asking participants to give back to the community. If you are able please consider bringing an item to the reception to donate to Mary’s Place and the Jubilee Women’s Shelter. Research has shown that women of color are disproportionately affected by homelessness. Your donation will be greatly appreciated. ECC staff and volunteers will deliver the donated items.

Please consider bringing one or some of the following:
  • Clean underwear and bras (larger sizes especially)
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Raincoats
  • Pain reliever medicine
  • Eye drops
  • Cough drops
  • Gift Cards to Wal-Mart, Target, K-Mart, Fred Meyer, QFC
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Tampons
  • Deodorant
  • Soap
  • Hairbrushes
  • Shampoo
  • Soaps
  • Razors
  • Diapers (childcare)
  • Blankets
  • Towels

Please email thacht2@uw.edu, if you have any questions.

RSVP HERE!

 

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UW SACNAS Meeting – Wednesday, Feb 15th 5-6 pm in HUB 334

The UW Chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is hosting its February meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 15th from 5 – 6pm in HUB room #334. Come meet other students, faculty, and staff who are dedicated to increasing the representation of underrepresented groups in STEM fields!

Our meetings are open to everyone and feature a different topic each month. This month we are continuing our discussion on the importance of representation and diversity in research with the viewing of a TED talk. Come join us for food, conversation, and hear about exciting outreach opportunities coming up!

UW SACNAS February Meeting

Wednesday, February 15th from 5 – 6pm

in HUB 334

You can follow us on Facebook, including the meeting’s event page.

 

Feb17Meeting.pdf

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