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ESRM 489 (5 credits): Costa Rica Exploration Seminar/ Info Session Feb. 14th 9am and 4pm

Environmental & Forest Sciences Costa Rica: Natural History of Costa Rica
Location: Various Locales (cities, mountains & beaches of Costa Rica’s Pacific slope)
Department: School of Environmental & Forest Sciences
Course Listing: ESRM 489 (5 credits)
Dates: August 30 – September 22, 2013
Program Fee: $3,900 (Financial aid often applicable)
Program Director: John Marzluff (Environmental & Forest Sciences), Marc Miller (Marine Affairs), Jack Delap (Environmental & Forest Sciences)
UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSION: February 14th, 9am & 4pm; Anderson Hall, Room 30
Are you interested in natural science and human culture? 

Disability in Limited Resource Environments: Study Abroad in Brazil, Summer 2013

Just a reminder about this great study abroad opportunity in Brazil in A term in Summer 2013. The deadline to apply is about one week from now. The program would be of interest to people studying topics like: global health, human rights, social justice, pre-health, social welfare, disability, politics, diversity, and sociology. See below and also the attached flyer for more information. 

Lower Division Spring Courses of Public Health Interest

Please share these lower division spring courses with your interested students:
HSERV 100 Personal and Public Health (3) I&S
Provides an overview of the key components of health and wellness including the balance between individual responsibility and social determinants of public health, emphasizing a holistic preventative model. Incorporates self-assessment and considers the impact of personal, family, social, cultural, and environmental factors on health. 

Spring 2013 Online Courses Available

Register for Spring 2013 online courses
Register now for spring quarter online classes. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of the University of Washington’s online courses. As a UW matriculated student, this spring you can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of your normal tuition load and pay an online fee of only $350 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means you can interact with your classmates and complete the course during the quarter. 

Spring 2013 course for Freshman and Sophomores from the Urban Planning Department – URBDP 200

URBDP 200 Introduction to Urbanization: Planning and Designing Alternative Urban Futures (5) I&S
Introduces how cities work and explores alternative ways of planning and designing urban futures. Explores the economic, cultural, political, and social aspects of cities and how we might change them for the better. Also examines numerous case studies from the Global North and South.

URBDP200.pdf 

Friday Harbor Summer Course – BIOL 533 Sensory Biology and Behavior of Fishes

Last chance to sign up for the new course, Sensory Biology & Behavior of Fishes – Biology 533 (9 credits). This course is a project-based, 6 week, 9 credit, graduate course offered
at the U Washington’s Friday Harbor Laboratories on San Juan Island in the summer of 2013.
Open to graduate students and highly motivated undergraduates. Fellowships and scholarships available. Only a few slots
left. 

Spring 2013 Contemporary Black Cinemas Class – C Lit 303

C Lit 303 – SLN 11652Tamara Cooper

MTWTh
9:30-11:20
SAV 166

Black Contemporary Cinemas is open to AIS, AES, CHID, ENGL, GWSS, DRAMA and C Lit students during Period 1 registration as well as students in performance studies. No prior film analysis knowledge is necessary.
C Lit 303 runs 4 days/ week with two days for screening and two days for lecture. 

Go Walkabout in the Australian Outback! 2013 Exploration Seminar with ESS

Go Walkabout in the Australian Outback
2013 Exploration Seminar in Australia
Tentative Dates: 8/26-9/22 2013
Come participate in exploring some of the great wilderness areas of the Northern Territory and Northern Western Australia to experience, first hand, its geology and wildlife! Interested students who have taken 2 ESS courses by the date of departure can find more details on the IPE website:
http://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11115&Type=O&sType=O
Please note: students joining us on this exploration seminar need not be ESS majors, but will need to have taken 2 courses from our department. 

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