231 posts in Courses and Workshops

Save the Date! Summer 2013 Faroe Islands Program Information Session

§ “It was the most satisfying and inspiring event of my life.”
§ “Best quarter of UW! Learned so much and enjoyed it all.”
-Students on Thurtle’s CHID’s Iceland Program
Program Description:
When Islands Sing: The Human and Non-Human Resonances of the Faroe Islands
Director: Phillip Thurtle
Full-term Summer 2013
Program cost: $4600
Application deadline: Feb. 

study_abroad: Croatia August 24th – Sept. 24th, 2013

Study Abroad in Croatia – Early Fall Exploration Seminar Program
August 24th, – September 24th, 2013
Department of Landscape Architecture – University of Washington
The Summer Croatia Design/Build 2013 Program is a service learning opportunity which brings students to the Psihijatrijska Bolnica Rab on the Island of Rab on the Mid-Adriatic Coast. Students will collaborate with our partners, the residents and therapists at the hospital to design and build some small modest therapeutic spaces within the hospital complex. 

New Orleans Design/Build Summer 2013

Summer Design/Build New Orleans, La – June 17th, 2013 – July 26th, 2013
4-6 credits LARCH 498C , Applications due by May 20th, 2013
Information sessions are scheduled for: March 22 and April 16, 2013, 12:30 pm, Rm 312
Gould Hall Orientation meetings will be held: 5/22 and 6/12 times TBD
This course is open to students at all levels and from all disciplines. 

Scientific Diving Certification Class – FHL, Summer 2013

Friday Harbor Labs
Scientific Diving Certification Class
August 12 – 25, 2013

This non-credit short course includes all the components required to achieve current scientific diving status with the American Academy of Underwater Scientists, www.aaus.org, and the University of Washington, www.uw.edu.
Included will be First Aid/CPR and Oxygen for SCUBA emergencies certifications and a full SCUBA rescue course resulting in PADI certification. 

Q Sci 291 – Online Offering in Spring Quarter

Please let your students know about our Q Sci 291 (Analysis for Biologists I) online class for spring quarter. This is the first time we have offered this class online. Please see below for a message from the instructor:
The Center for Quantitative Science is fortunate to be able to expand its offering of Q SCI 291 – Analysis for Biologists I through a new online version of the course. 

Information Session for Permaculture and Agroecology Field School in Colorado (Summer ‘A” Term – 2013)

Dear Colleagues:
I am pleased to invite everyone to the first of two information sessions for our forthcoming Acequia Agroecology and Permaculture Field School to be held in Colorado and New Mexico during the “A” Term of our Summer 2013 Session, which runs June 27 through July 27. I only have space for 21 students this year.
I have attached a course announcement for your convenience. 

Gen Studies 391 D: Research Exposed! – space available

Please let your students know that there is still space available in our one-credit hour course, Research Exposed! Research Exposed! (GEN ST 391 D) offers students an opportunity to learn about current, exciting research in a wide variety of disciplines, including the process of discovery, how faculty come up with an idea for research, how inquiry is structured in the different disciplines, and how students can become involved in the knowledge-making process. 

Finance & Accounting from a Sustainability Perspective – ESRM 321, NW, I&S

Will you please forward to your students / post on your website, the information below and attached flyer about my Finance & Accounting from a Sustainability* Perspective course? ESRM 321 is an introductory business course designed for non-business majors, has NO prerequisites, gives NW and I & S credit, and is taught at 5:30 pm to avoid conflicting with other course offerings. 

*NEW* Winter 2013 Class: EPA Fog Collection as Alternative Water Resource/Design Competition

Looking for an exciting opportunity to do interdisciplinary design for a national competition?
Sign up for:
BSE 490B
sln 20937
T TH 300-430
3 credits
EPA People Prosperity and Planet Student Design Competition:
Innovation Approaches to Fog Collection as Alternative Water Resource
The class will focus on the analysis, design and prototyping of new approaches to fog collection as an alternative water resource in the informal urban settlements of Lima, Peru. 

WINTER 2013 ESRM 455 Wildlife Seminar NW 1 credit sln 13958

Have students that need NW credit? This seminar can be taken up to 8 times, since there are different speakers every quarter. 100 new spaces added today!
Great for any student with an interest in wildlife and their conservation.
ESRM 455 Wildlife Seminar (1, max. 8) NW West
Discussion of current research and application in wildlife biology and conservation. Credit/no-credit only. 

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