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New Autumn 2014 Course: College Success for Veterans

This transition seminar is available to students in their first or second quarter at the UW that are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and has been developed to aid in both the transition to the University and life as a student.
College Success for Veterans
SLN: 22731
Instructor: Tim McCoy, a veteran of over six years in the U.S. Marine Corps and thirteen years as an academic adviser at the University of Washington. 

Fall NW Animal Behavior course open to non-psychology majors

We have just added PSYCH 200 to our fall quarter offerings. Comparative Animal Behavior is a great Natural World course that is open to all students. There are no prerequisites. This course is appropriate for all students, freshmen through seniors.
“Research methods and findings of comparative animal behavior, their importance to an understanding of human behavior; rationale for study of behavioral differences/similarities between animal species, behavior viewed as part of adaptation of each species to its natural habitat.” (NW)
Instructor: Michael Beecher, beecher
PSYCH 200C (SLN 22989), 5 credits
Meeting MTW ThF 1:30-2:20
(Note that PSYCH 200 is joint listed with our majors-only class, PSYCH 300. 

Environmental Health Classes for Non Majors

Environmental Health classes open to non-majors:

ENV H 440/545 Water, Wastewater and Health
https://sdb.admin.washington.edu/timeschd/uwnetid/sln.asp?QTRYR=AUT+2014&SLN=14304
Review of water supply, water quality, and water/wastewater treatment as they relate to human health. Includes water law and regulations, source water protection, basic treatment technologies for water and waste, chemical and microbial contaminants, and recreational water.
ENV H 451/541 Ecology of Transmission of Microbiological Hazards
https://sdb.admin.washington.edu/timeschd/uwnetid/sln.asp?QTRYR=AUT+2014&SLN=14305
Focuses on the transmission of infectious microorganisms by air, food, water, and other environmental media. 

Course Offering – Aut 14

Hi Everyone!
Just wanted to let you know that PoE is offering a great course for your students this coming Autumn 2014. Please pass the word along to anyone you know who is interested. Email me if you have questions and I hope that finals week is smooth sailing for all of you!
Julie 

Experiential Learning Portfolio summer class – please share with students in all fields

Summer Course from the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity
http://expd.washington.edu/courses
GEN ST 348: Creating an Experiential Learning Portfolio
Full Term (June 23-Aug. 22): T/Th, 3:30-4:30pm, SLN 11610
2 credits, CR/NC
Instructors: Robin Chang, robinc, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
Lauren Brohawn, brohal, Undergraduate Research Program
This course will guide you through the process of building an online e-portfolio. 

Autumn Course – Food & the Environment

Introduction to Food and the Environment
C ENV 110 (5)
Meets both Natural World and Individuals and Societies Requirements
(I&S/NW)
SLN# 11809
No prerequisites. Great for Freshmen!
Everyone eats, and all food production has environmental consequences.
· Discover environmental science through food production.
· Explore the link between the decline of civilizations and current farmer efforts to cope with changing water supply, topsoil loss, and technology. 

Pipeline's Autumn Seminars!!

Are you interested in learning more about the world of K-12 education?
Thinking of teaching as a possible career?
Would you like to make a difference in the life of a young person?
If so, check out the Inner Pipeline seminars offered by The Pipeline Project during Autumn 2014. Students receive credit for attending a seminar once a week and tutoring in Seattle schools or community organizations for 2.5 hours or more per week. 

Autumn Course – C ENV 110 Food & the Environment

Introduction to Food and the Environment
C ENV 110 (5)
Meets both Natural World and Individuals and Societies Requirements
(I&S/NW)
SLN# 11809
No prerequisites. Great for Freshmen!
Everyone eats, and all food production has environmental consequences.
· Discover environmental science through food production.
· Explore the link between the decline of civilizations and current farmer efforts to cope with changing water supply, topsoil loss, and technology. 

New AUT 14 Courses from Public Health

Thank you for reminding students that really awesome courses live at the bottom of the time schedule!
Keep scrolling to these neat and new Undergraduate Special Topics courses from the Health Services department in the School of Public Health.
http://www.washington.edu/students/timeschd/AUT2014/hlthsvcs.html
15611
HSERV 490-A
4 Credits
MW 1000-1120
COE,NORMA
ECONOMICS TO SOLVE TODAY’S HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS
22103
HSERV 490-C
4 Credits
MW 230-420
BEZRUCHKA,STEPHEN
A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH IN PUBLIC HEALTH
22324
HSERV 490-S
4 Credits
TTh 100-220
PETRESCU-PRAHOVA,MIRUNA
SOCIAL NETWORKS AND HEALTH
22105
HSERV 490-W
4 Credits
MW 330-450
F 330-420
HAGOPIAN,AMY
WAR & HEALTH: EXPLORES THE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF WAR AND THE ROLE OF PROFESSIONALS IN PREVENTING WAR 

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