Advisers and students are invited to attend the Autumn 2017 Program on the Environment Capstone Symposium. The event is on Wednesday, November 29, from 4:30PM – 8:00PM. The symposium is a great chance to get to know the range of topics students delve into for the Environmental Studies major. There will be both oral and poster presentations.
The symposium will be held in the FSH Auditorium & Lobby, 1122 NE Boat St (uw.edu/maps/?fsh).
Passionate about the environment? Like games and want to try making one? The Sustainability Game Jam Nov 11-12 is for you!
What’s a game jam? It’s a weekend event where participants design a game around a theme – this jam will focus on creating games (using any format) that educate, inform, and promote sustainability. Participants can be assigned to a team or create and register their own team.
Marine Weather Workshop
Washington Sea Grant is sponsoring a Marine Weather Workshop. Topics include:
Relationships of atmospheric pressure and wind
Determining the path and speed of squalls
Strong wind systems found in the Northwest and offshore; how to avoid them
Key features of low pressure systems
How 500mb wind patterns can help you find “weather windows” for safe passages
How do pressure gradients affect wind in Washington waters
What is a computer model?
Are you interested in advocating for evidence-based policy, but unsure how to begin?
Join us at the Seattle Central Library for Making Government Work for All: a workshop on public comment for science, labor and environmental advocacy.
WHEN: 6-8:30 PM Thursday, October 26
Two UW graduate student-led groups, the UAW Local 4121 Climate Justice Working Group and The Public Comment Project, are working with the Union of Concerned Scientists to bring you an evening of free draft beer, pizza, and public comment.
The third installment of our Indigenous Feminisms speaker series is happening next Friday, October 20th at the Intellectual House.
The theme is a Loving Rebellion and both speakers will be discussing issues of violence against women, particularly indigenous women, and their research and grassroots work to bring this topic to light. Please join us and invite your students, faculty, and staff.
The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates Scholarships provide $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research projects. These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students regardless of class year, major, residency status, or UW campus. Deadlines are coming up soon, so attend an information session!
We are now opening up this series of talks to all students
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO REGISTER
Attend any or all of the talks without registering for JSIS 478 A.
Due to the success of our Spring quarter series on ‘Trump in the World: International Impacts of the Trump Presidency’ we have organized a sequel, with a new series of all-new ‘Trump in the World’ talks in Fall quarter.
Come to the ‘SFS Lunch and Learn’ to hear about Environmental Field Studies Programs!!
Date: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25th
Time: 12:30 – 1:30p
Location: WALLACE COMMONS
Pizza will be provided!!
The School for Field Studies
100 Cummings Center, Suite 534G
Beverly, MA 01915
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Welcome to a New School Year Everyone!
I hope you’ve all had a good summer! May this quarter bring you good grades and at least 8 hours of sleep every night.
The Queer Student Commission is one of nine diversity commissions under the ASUW. We bring queer-focused programs, events, and services throughout the year. My name is Josh, and I’m super grateful to be this year’s QSC director!
Healthy Husky Fest
Tuesday, September 26th, 10am-2pm, The Quad
Celebrate the start of the school year on the Quad at Healthy Husky Fest, next to the School of Public Health’s Petting Zoo. Explore wellness programs from across campus and set yourself up for a healthy school year.
We will have lots of free giveaways from UW and community resources, arts and crafts stations, and other games and activities to help you learn about self-care.