SAFS students honored with Husky 100 Award

Each year, the Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students from Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma in all areas of study who are making the most of their time at the UW.
In 2017, three SAFS students were honored with the Husky 100 award:
Jonathan (Jono) Grindall, undergraduate senior
Griffin Hoins, undergraduate senior
Daniel Hernandez, graduate (PhD)
Congratulations to Jonathan, Griffin, and Daniel! 

SAFS in the News: Livable City Year

SAFS undergraduate student Ariel Delos Santos is featured on the UW website:
‘Senior Ariel Delos Santos was one of the students in Born’s fall class which looked at connectivity and community place-making in Auburn.
“Working with the LCY program brought a novel component to our educational experience. Instead of a standard classroom setting where our homework is only seen by the professor, our final products were intimately tied to the city and its community members – which greatly motivated us to do more work and be more attentive to those who will be affected,” said Delos Santos, a senior double major in Community, Environment & Planning and Aquatic Fishery & Sciences. 

Job: Fish habitat monitoring technician, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs is seeking a Fisheries Technician to help monitor fish habitat and restoration projects on two Tribal conservation areas in Eastern Oregon near John Day. This is a 9-month limited duration position perfect for recent grads or those interested in gaining experience in stream restoration, monitoring, and aquatic sciences. For details and to apply, please go to

https://recruit.zohopublic.com/recruit/Portal.na?iframe=false&digest=7.VB01MseqRrVVwj2@4yeHGAUnkE7bVo.a85bxdBEmQ-

Position is listed as “Fish Tech II Monitoring— Prairie City.” 

Spring: COM 597 Relational Communication

COM 597 A: Special Topics: Relational Communication, Mondays 3:30-7:20pm, 5 credits
This graduate seminar examines the process by which relational communication is enacted in personal relationships. Students will be exposed to theories and methods used to investigate relational communication in various contexts. Relational communication will be investigated as it facilitates the development, maintenance, and dissolution of personal relationships as well as its influence on individual and relational health and well-being. 

Qolors Event: Intentional Life Planning Retreat for Students

Hello,

As part of the Q Center’s Qolors celebration ​we​ are hosting a day long Intentional Life Planning Retreat for students: https://intentionallifeplanningstudentsuccess2017.eventbrite.com/. This is a great opportunity for marginalized students to get grounded personally and professionally in ​your​ own inner compasses, to find clarity in
​your​  direction, and build achievable goals that speak to ​your​ values.

The Q Center is offering their space and is sponsoring up to 8 students. 

Celebrating Resilient Feminism

Celebrating Resilient Feminism
 
5:30 – 8 PM on Thursday, March 30
Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, Unity Room 1
 
Historically, womxn of color have been overlooked in movements for social justice. Additionally, we seldom see womxn of color highlighted at leadership events. “Celebrating Resilient Feminism” will create a space to celebrate womxn of color leaders and their achievements, listen to their perspectives, and learn from their lessons. 

Spring: ESRM 435/436 Just bugging you….about Insect Ecology!

Sorry for being punny….happy last week of Winter Quarter classes! 🙂
Here’s a course that may be of interest to your students, and thank you for posting it!
INSECT ECOLOGY (NW)
ESRM 435 (14193) 3-credit lecture Tu-Th 2:30-3:50
ESRM 436 (14194) 2-credit optional lab F 11:30-1:20
Prereq: BIOL 161 (from transfer or AP) or  BIOL 180
Course description: Covers major principles of ecology as they apply to insects, and follows a level of organization from the individual to populations to communities. 

SAFS in the News: ‘Black swan’ events strike animal populations

SAFS postdoctoral researcher Sean Anderson and SAFS professor Trevor Branch are featured in UW Today:
‘Black swan events are rare and surprising occurrences that happen without notice and often wreak havoc on society. The metaphor has been used to describe banking collapses, devastating earthquakes and other major surprises in financial, social and natural systems.
A new analysis by the University of Washington and Simon Fraser University is the first to document that black swan events also occur in animal populations and usually manifest as massive, unexpected die-offs. 

Spring: CHID 270C Graphic Novels & Jewish Memory

Explore the graphic novel as a medium for personal and collective memory making. Ask questions about how visual narratives help tell stories and preserve memories.

The course uses Jewish-authored graphic novels – from Art Spiegelman’s Maus to Vanessa Davis’ Make Me a Woman – to offer a specific focus and context for the history of the art form and universal themes about memory, trauma and belonging. 

ARCTIC 401 Introduction to Arctic Climate System

Please share this fantastic opportunity with your students! Students will get a chance to be taught by an exceptional faculty who is the only instructor teaching this course. ARCTIC 401 subjects are changed every year based on the visiting fulbright expertise. Students may not get to take another class like this!

Our incoming UW 2016-17 Canada Visiting Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies, Kent Moore, will be teaching the core course for the Arctic Studies Minor, ARCTIC 401: Introduction to Arctic Climate System. 

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