Applications due Thursday for Study Abroad Jordan

Applications Due Thursday (February 15) for UW-Faculty-led Study Abroad Engineering Jordan: Water in an Arid Land Study Water Engineering and Management in one of the most water-scarce in the World.

(August 26 through September 19, 2018)

Scholarships and Financial Aid Available!

to be eligible for scholarships, complete your application by: February 15
To access the application, use this link

* Study Abroad in Jordan with UW faculty.
* Learn about the connections among water resources and water engineering in one of the most water-scare nations in the world, and be ready to be amazed. * Interact with Jordanian students, scientists, and engineers.
* Tour desalination plants on the Dead Sea. Hike through water ravines. Tour wastewater treatment plants designed to reuse water. Visit the dying Azraq Oasis. View first-hand
archeological sites with ancient water infrastructure, including the UNESCO World Heritage site of Petra.

This course is co-sponsored by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; and the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences. It is led by UW faculty and counts as 5 credits toward your UW degree. Both graduate and undergraduate options available. CEE students earn credits (CEE 497 or CEWA 597) towards their major. And, new this year, ESRM 490 will focus on management perspectives across multiple stakeholders in water engineering.

Additional information can be found at the course canvas Information Page, or contact Dr. Heidi Gough, lead instructor at
Heidi Gough, PhD, PE
Research Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Washington


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Looking for a Senior Capstone Project?

Please see attached flyer for details how to apply!


Capstone Project Announcement:

A capstone project opportunity is available for one student interested in exploring the genetic and morphological characteristics of high-impact pathogens.

Genetic and Morph Analysis of a CFP.PDF

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UW 3MT Info. Webinar & Communicating with Faculty Workshop

Communicating with Faculty: A Workshop for International Graduate Students

Tuesday, February 27, 4–5:30 p.m.

HUB 145, UW Seattle Campus

Refreshments provided.


Join us for an interactive workshop with faculty members and senior international graduate students from across disciplines to develop your strategies for communicating effectively with faculty. At this workshop, you will have opportunities to:

– Learn fundamental communication styles and strategies

– Collaborate in small groups facilitated by faculty members – to discuss communication strategies in the following topics: asking for help/funding opportunities from advisor or other faculty members; getting a mentor or forming your committee; chatting with faculty in social settings and more

– Connect and network with fellow international graduate students

This workshop is co-sponsored by Core Programs in the Graduate School, GPSS and FIUTS.

*Many thanks to International Graduate Student Advisory Board (IGSAB) members who contributed greatly to planning this workshop.

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Mortar Board Membership Application Due in 1 week

Are you a junior with a 3.3 gpa or higher looking to make the most out of your senior year?

Do you exemplify the ideas of scholarship, leadership and service? Then you’re perfect for applying for membership in Mortar Board, the renowned national honor society for college seniors, selecting the best and brightest in your class!

But hurry, because the application deadline is very soon! UW’s Tolo Chapter of Mortar Board invites juniors to apply for Tolo Chapter’s 2018/2019 class. Your completed application with attachments must be received by Friday, February 16, 2018.

Each year, outstanding students are selected for Mortar Board on the basis of distinguished scholarship, leadership, and service, and serve as active members during their senior year. Mortar Board members are not only recognized as top scholars and leaders on campus, but are presented with the unique opportunity to join a diverse group of students
representing vastly different disciplines and interests. Mortar Board provides opportunities for continued leadership development and promotes service to the University and community.

Mortar Board, Tolo Chapter, is the UW’s oldest continuing honor society and has received numerous awards and recognition at the national level.

The application form for the 2018/2019 class can be found at

From our personal experience: it is worth applying.

If you have any questions, please email us at We look forward to hearing from you!

Sarah Smith, Tim Adamson, and Emily Sawan

Membership Co-Chairs

Mortar Board, Tolo Chapter

University of Washington, Seattle

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INFO SESSION 2/13: 2018 Summer Field Course in Alaska! FISH 497A


FISH 497A Special Topics: Ecological Research in Alaska

B Term, July 15 – August 15 (will overlap with A Term but students with interest should attend info session and ask about start date flex)

5 credits

  • Live and work in an active field research station
  • Conduct hands-on research in pristine, thriving, coastal Alaska watersheds
  • Work with renowned faculty Ray Hilborn, Tom Quinn, and Daniel Schindler

INFO SESSION: Tuesday February 13, 4:30pm in FSH 213


Questions? Contact Chris Boatright, cboat

Samantha Scherer, Student Services Manager and Undergrad Advising
Pronouns: she, her
UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences | Fishery Sciences Bldg, Suite116 | 206-543-7457
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00-4:00
Website | Student Services Blog | Facebook

The University of Washington acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.


SUM2018 AK Salmon Program Application.docx

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Forest Stewards Guild Summer Internship – Call for applications!


Jump-start your career in forestry with a positive impact on natural resources and land management! 

The Forest Stewards Guild invites students at the college or graduate level to apply for a paid summer internship to work on forest-related issues in New Mexico. The position will be based out of our Santa Fe office. Scope of work will be grounded in active projects related to forestry, fire ecology, and ecological health, and will be tailored to the intern’s interests and schedule. Previous interns have assisted Guild staff in a variety of projects including community forestry, national policy, ecological monitoring, and youth training initiatives.


Feel free to share this job opportunity with anyone who may be interested.

Application deadline: March 12th

Click here for more information about the internship.


Interested students should submit a one-page cover letter and resume to Leonora Pepper ( by March 12th. Contact Leonora (781.859.9423) with any questions about the position.

Forest Stewards Guild | 505-983-8992 |


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French & Italian Studies Featured Spring Courses!

Hello Students!


Registration for spring quarter started today. French & Italian courses are a great way to fulfill your foreign language requirement, earn VLPA or I&S credit, prepare for the global business place, or get ready for a study abroad program.


Check out the featured courses from French & Italian Studies below!


Learn more about our Featured courses here


Find all spring quarter French courses here

Find all spring quarter Italian courses here





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Questions? email or


Department of French & Italian Studies

C-254 Padelford Hall, (206) 616-3486
UW Box 354361, Seattle, WA 98195






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Undergraduate Course Opportunity through the School of Pharmacy

Dear Students,

Do you ever wonder:

· How drugs and vaccines work?
· Are herbal remedies effective?
· About the best way to prevent and treat illnesses?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be interested in PHARM 301: “Medications and Health: It’s Not All About Drugs”. This is a 3 credit, I&S/NW course with C/NC grading. This is a great course for any undergraduate interested in health sciences and especially for those interested in Pharmacy. All years of undergraduates are welcome!

Allison M. Stephens
Associate Director of Recruitment and Academic Advisor
Office of Professional Pharmacy Education
UW School of Pharmacy
South Campus Center 248A
Box 357631
Seattle, WA 98195-7631 | 206-616-0923

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Next week! UW Winter Job & Internship Fair (2/15/18)



Interested in an opportunity to meet with more than 130 employers, all eager to recruit UW candidates? Looking to explore fields and industries, and create connections that could result in your next job or internship?

Then join us for the 2018 Winter Job & Internship Fair!

Date & Time: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 from 2-6 PM

Where: HUB Ballrooms

Who: All UW Students, Alumni, and Community Members from all majors & disciplines are welcome & encouraged to attend this event.
RSVP: No RSVP required. Attendees will simply check in at Student-Check In upon arrival.

Learn More: To learn more about attending employers, the areas they will be recruiting for, ways to prepare for this event (and more!), click here.

Questions? Contact ccsevent

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SPR 2018 – NUTR 390 – Food Truck Rodeo

The SPR 2018 theme is Food Truck Rodeo! For students in the nutrition minor, this course counts as an upper-division elective. For more information about the course:

Thank you,


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Master of Science in Technology Innovation Info Session-Mon 2/12, 5pm at Allen Library Auditorium

Want to learn more about the Master of Science in Technology Innovation program?

Design. Build. Launch.

From smart homes to smart health, computing technologies are transforming our daily lives and powering innovation across the globe. Lean how to design, build and launch the smart and connected solutions of the future.

Through intensive courses in design thinking, technology development and entrepreneurship, the Master of Science in Technology Innovation (MSTI) teaches the skills needed to take an innovation from concept to development and on to launch. For students interested in developing a global perspective on technology innovation, we offer a dual degree that combines the UW MSTI with a Master of Engineering in Data Science & Information Technology at Tsinghua University in China.

For more information, please attend our next information session. You will get to learn more about the program from MSTI faculty, staff and students.

When: Monday, February 12 at 5pm

Where: Allen Library Auditorium


Questions? Please email msti

Leah L. Panganiban, Ph.D.

Academic Services Program Manager

Master of Science in Technology Innovation

University of Washington

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Call for Applications! Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities-apply by March 19

Funded, intensive scholarly research opportunity in the arts and humanities this summer!

We have information sessions coming right up!

Jennifer & URP Staff

2018 Summer Institute in the Arts Humanities.pdf

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$10,000 Scholarship

Are you a STEM major?

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation is awarding a $10,000 scholarship.

Submission guidelines:

  • Nominees must be entering their junior or senior year of study in the Fall
  • Nominees CANNOT apply directly for the award, they MUST be nominated by a faculty
  • Nominees must be United States citizens.

For more information, contact UW’s liaison:

Isabel Carrera Zamanillo (

More information can be found on


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ESS307- Diversity Outreach Program course

ESS307 (3 or 5 cr) Diversity Outreach Program in Earth and Space Sciences

TTh 1:30-2:20, JHN022


Prerequisites: One of ESS101, ESS102, ESS211, ESS212, ESS213, ESS472 (exceptions can be made, previous approval of the instructor)

Instructor: Isabel Carrera,

Students will be exposed to the barriers that underserved and underrepresented populations in the Northwest face prior to pursuing careers in STEM and will learn how to design culturally appropriate outreach activities.

This is a service learning course that mixes community-based work with lectures/seminars. . Undergraduates will be exposed to and experience first-hand the barriers that
underserved and underrepresented communities in the Pacific Northwest face prior to increase their interest in STEM. The credits for the participation in the class will be variable dependent on the hours volunteering:

* 3 credits: class time + 20 hrs volunteering/qtr
* 4 credits: class time + 30 hrs volunteering/qtr
* 5 credits: class time+ 40 hrs volunteering/qtr

A lab section has been added to prepare material for the outreach events in which students will participate.

ESS307 Flyer.pdf

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ENV H 409/509 Microbiome and Environmental Health


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Need a little study break, this is kind of interesting: Check out “WholeTrees” from WholeTrees

Check out “WholeTrees” from WholeTrees Architecture on Vimeo.

The video is available for your viewing pleasure at

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Professional development for your students: Career-focused Abroad Programs, Summer 2018








** With limited availability, all GREEN Programs are filled on a first-come, first-serve rolling basis. Upon submission of your GREEN Program application,
you can expect to hear back within 48 hours **

Stand out as a global citizen & boost your resume in just 10 days


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REMINDER: 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium – Application open! (due Feb.13)

Dear Students,

The application for the 21st Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is now open! The Sym­po­sium will be held on May 18, 2018 in Mary Gates Hall.

The Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate accomplishments in research, scholarship, and creative expression in all academic disciplines. Students may present their research either in a poster session or an oral presentation session. We will also have a dedicated performance space in nearby Meany Hall for performing arts presentations and a visual arts and design showcase in Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Last year, over 1,200 students participated in this exciting event.

To learn more and start an application, visit the Under­grad­u­ate Research Sym­po­sium sec­tion of the URP web­site. All UW under­grad­u­ates involved in research are encouraged to apply. The application dead­line is Feb­ru­ary 13, 2018.

Interested students are also encouraged to attend one of our upcoming Abstract Writing Workshops to assist you with your application.

Not yet involved in research? Vol­un­teer or stop by on the day of the event to learn more about the research that UW under­grads are par­tic­i­pat­ing in, from projects in syn­thetic chem­istry to new ideas in the realm of dance.

If you have any questions, contact

P.S. You need not have results of your research by the February application deadline – In fact, most students will not have results until May. Come to an Abstract Writing Workshop to learn more about how you can write a compelling abstract for your in-process project!


URP Staff

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FIUTS CulturalFest is this week!

Prepare to be amazed!

FIUTS CulturalFest is a celebration of culture on the UW campus. It’s a chance to interact with students from across the globe and enjoy music and dance performances that reflect the incredible diversity of the world around us.

Hundreds of students and scholars have been hard at work on the event for months, collecting cultural items, creating displays, preparing to perform, serving on planning committees, and promoting the event on and off campus. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for adventure and exploration! Perfect for families, FIUTS CulturalFest is a rare chance to travel the world without leaving home.

FIUTS CulturalFest International Expo

Thursday, February 8, HUB Ballrooms

10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Browse cultural displays prepared by students from more than 35 cultures as they share their experiences and some of the items that tell their own stories.

FIUTS CulturalFest Performance Showcase

Saturday, February 10, Meany Hall

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for lobby entertainment and cultural booths

Performances begin at 7 p.m.

$15 general admission; student tickets $10 in advance; free for kids 10 and under

Buy tickets online or in the FIUTS office (HUB 206)

Amy Bergstrom
Manager of Student Programs
FIUTS: Foundation for International Understanding Through Students

University of Washington, HUB 206, Box 352233
206.685.1548 | amy |

Be a part of CulturalFest! Learn more at:

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Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Information Sessions

The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program is hosting three more information sessions before spring quarter begins in Gould 142. The first meeting is next Thursday, February 15 at 11am.




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