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New! Career Preparation Seminar in Autumn 2015: FISH 497 (soon to be FISH 300)

Starting in Autumn 2015, SAFS will partner with the School of Oceanography to offer FISH/OCEAN 300 Exploring Opportunities in Marine Sciences, a seminar designed around preparing juniors and seniors (with interests in aquatic sciences) for next steps after graduation.
In this course you will:

Plan courses and prepare for graduation
Explore academic, research, and career opportunities in the marine/freshwater sciences
Prepare to apply for jobs and/or graduate school

Course Information:
FISH 497* Special Topics in AFS (sln 22395)
1cr (CR/NC)
Wednesdays, 1:00-2:20, MSB 123
*Temporary course number – will become FISH 300; register now for FISH 497 and you will be switched automatically to FISH 300 sometime before the start of Autumn quarter
This course is not required nor will it fulfill any AFS degree requirements but it is strongly recommended for all AFS majors who will be a junior or senior in the 2015-16 academic year. 

Autumn 2015 Online Courses Available

Students can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of their normal tuition load and pay an online fee. Please note the fee has changed to $120 per class. (Exceptions are the ESRM 100 course that will continue the $350 fee and Math courses that will have NO FEE.) These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means students can interact with their classmates and complete the course during the quarter. 

Amazing opportunity to be part of a year long project with youth from Yakama Nation and Neah Bay

Are you interested in immersing yourself in the beauty and richness of the Yakama and Makah culture? Do you love working with elementary students? Do you want a deep, engaging, non-traditional learning experience in Washington State?
If you answered yes to the above questions, consider applying for the “Telling Our Stories: Yakama Nation and Neah Bay” project, a partnership between the UW’s Pipeline Project and the Yakama Nation and Neah Bay Elementary School. 

IMPORTANT: SAFS Undergrads – Autumn 2015 Courses and Registration Info

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY FOR INFORMATION ON AUTUMN QUARTER COURSES AND REGISTRATION! Ignore at your own peril!
This email is also archived on the Student Services Blog, for future reference.
The Autumn Quarter 2015 Time Schedule is now available (All UW or FISH only) – registration begins on May 8. I’ve included a list of courses below that satisfy degree requirements, for reference. 

Summer 2015 Online Courses Available

Students can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of their normal tuition load and pay an online fee of $350 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means students can interact with their classmates and complete the course during the quarter. Below is a copy of the email that will be sent to students before registration begins:
Register for Summer 2015 online courses
Register now for summer quarter online classes. 

Spring Qtr ARCTIC 401: CURRENT ISSUES IN THE ARCTIC

Dear Students,
Canadian Studies is offering a great course about the Arctic, being taught by Joel Heath, 2014-15 UW Canada Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies. This course is a requirement for the Arctic Studies Minor. Course information is below and attached is the course flyer. If you have any questions, feel free to contact canada.
ARCTIC 401: CURRENT ISSUES IN THE ARCTIC
Joel Heath, 2014-15 UW Canada Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies
Tuesdays | 1:30-4:20pm | FSH 108 | SNL 10449
Arctic Studies 401 will take an interdisciplinary perspective combining social science, ecology, oceanography, environmental justice and energy issues to understand environmental change and cumulative impacts of development projects on Inuit communities and Arctic sea ice ecosystems. 

ESRM 455 Spring Wildlife Science Seminar Schedule

Dear Students, Staff and Faculty:
Attached please find the schedule for the Spring 2015 Wildlife Science Seminar Series. We have a great line-up and I look forward to seeing all of you on Monday afternoons during the quarter beginning on 30 March. Please distribute to those who may be interested. Thanks – CG
Christian Grue
Associate Professor
School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Box 355020
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
cell: 206 619-2816
cgrue
Wildl Sci Sem Spr 15.pdf 

Spring 2015 Online Courses Available

Students can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of their normal tuition load and pay an online fee of $350 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means students can interact with their classmates and complete the course during the quarter. Below is a copy of the email that will be sent to students before registration begins:
Register for Spring 2015 online courses
Register now for spring quarter online classes. 

Are you interested in traveling to Yellowstone National Park over spring break? ESRM 459

Are you interested in traveling to Yellowstone National Park over spring break? Want to see wolves, explore US National Park Service management, put your GIS and wildlife skills to work, or catch a bald eagle? If so, then you may be interested in taking ESRM 459 with Professors John Marzluff, Aaron Wirsing, and Monica Moskal. To be considered for the class, please email Dr. 

Registration is now open to the Oceanography summer study abroad program in Micronesia!

Registration is now open to the Oceanography summer study abroad program in Micronesia!Apply online at:
http://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11114
This program will take place in Kosrae, Micronesia, from August 22
-September 14
, 2015
. The class is focused on coastal ecosystems in a changing climate, and will provide students with first hand field experience studying coral reefs, mangrove forests, estuaries, sea grass and the ways that human activities are affecting those ecosystems. 

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