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UW Amgen Scholars Summer Program Application & Info. Sessions

Interested in learning more about science and biotechnology research as a career? The UW Amgen Scholars Program provides a transformative opportunity for some of the nation’s top undergraduates to explore and prepare for careers in scientific research.
The application & information for the 2013 UW Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program is available at: http://www.washington.edu/research/urp/amgen APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2013. 

Tillman Military Scholars program applications available Monday, due 2/15

The Tillman Military Scholars program provides scholarships for undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degree students in all fields who are active or veteran servicemembers, or spouses of active or veteran servicemembers, from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. UW is now a partner university with this scholarship program, providing enhanced opportunities for our applicants and selected scholars.
Tillman Military Scholars Program
Applications due Feb. 

Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards winter scholarship search and application workshops for undergrads

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards will be offering upcoming sessions on searching for scholarships, writing personal statements, writing CVs/resumes, and getting great recommendations:
Freshman Scholarship 101: Getting Started in the Search for Scholarships
Specifically designed for freshmen and sophomores, this introductory workshop provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships. 

$$$ – Mary Gates Scholarships – now accepting applications

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates scholarships provide $4,000 ($2,000 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 or residency status. Deadlines are coming up soon, so begin the application process and attend an information session and application workshop. 

Info Session: UW’s Marine Station Friday Harbor Labs 1/17 @ 4-5:30

NOTE: If you are looking for information on the April 8, 2013 FHL Info Session, please see this blog post for more information.
UW’s Friday Harbor Labs Information Session
Thursday 1/17
Fishery Sciences Building 203
Directions: http://washington.edu/maps/?F
Learn how you can get involved with Friday Harbor Labs (FHL), UW’s world renowned marine station on San Juan Island. FHL faculty and former students will share their experiences, talk about their research, and answer questions. 

Procrastination/Perfectionism Group Openings

We are pleased to announce that our Wednesday Procrastination/Perfectionism group now has openings. Our Friday group, which meets from 10 to noon, is currently closed, but you could be placed on a wait list if Wednesday is not an option.
Please disseminate widely and contact us with any questions.
2. Procrastination/Perfectionism Group – Wednesdays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Ongoing. 

Save the Date: 2013 UW Water Symposium

Hi all,
Mark your calendars for the Annual UW Water Symposium.
Date: April 30, 2013
Location: the newly-renovated HUB!
More details, as they become available, can be found here:
(Please excuse over-enthusiastic cross postings.) 

Salmon Stories December 9th noon at the Rose Theater in Port Townsend

We are showing 2 films on salmon recovery
River As Spirit – Rebirth of the Elwha
This film is a meditation on the soul of the Elwha River and the people and salmon who have been a part of it for thousands of years. Just before the historic dam removal work officially began; filmmakers flew and filmed the length of the river, from its source high in the Olympic Mountains to the mouth at the Strait of Juan De Fuca in slow motion and with the high end Cineflex 600K camera. 

SAFS Autumn Capstone Symposium – Wednesday, December 5

It’s time again for our quarterly SAFS Capstone Symposium, when our graduating scientists show the results of all their hard work. Whether your interests are freshwater or marine, vertebrate or invertebrate– there’s something for everyone.
When: this Wednesday, Dec. 5th, 4:00-5:15 pm
Where: room 107
4:00 Shannon Hennessey (Essington): Effects of hypoxia on demersal fish and macroinvertebrate
distributions in Hood Canal, Washington
4:15 Nate Fuchs (Schindler): Abundance and quantitative analysis of aquatic invertebrates in four
streams of Wood River Watershed
4:30 Bradley Chi (Roberts): Effects of photoperiod and mechanical stress on Olympia oyster physiology
4:45 Hannah Harper (Simenstad): Diel temperature and dissolved oxygen patterns within salmon-inhabited sloughs of the Columbia River and the effectiveness of tide gates as a restoration tool
5:00 Brian Harmon (Quinn): Diet overlap between shorthead sculpins (Cottus confusus) and brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in the Salmon River basin, Idaho 

2012 Alaska Salmon Program Science Symposium

Hello SAFS:
Please join the Alaska Salmon Program for our 2012 Science Symposium
Friday, November 30, 2012
1:30 ~ 5:30 pm
Fishery Sciences Building (FSH) – 1122 NE Boat St.
Room 102 (auditorium)
This annual symposium showcases the research of the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences’ Alaska Salmon Program undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and visiting scientists. Our program focuses on all aspects of the ecology of Pacific salmon in the North Pacific, Bering Sea, and watersheds of Southwest Alaska. 

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