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Friday Harbor Labs info session Tuesday, 1/17 10:30 AM

Friday Harbor Labs Info Session: Spring/Summer Quarter 2017
Spend spring or summer quarter studying at the UW’s marine field station in the San Juan Islands. Get started by attending the following info session:
INFO SESSION: Spring and Summer Quarter at Friday Harbor
When: Tuesday 1/17, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Where: Marine Sciences Building Room 123
RSVP: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/jkob/320432
Learn more about what spending a quarter studying full time in the San Juan Islands can mean for you. 

Study Abroad with American Indian Studies: Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study

Standing Together: Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study, British Columbia
Summer 2017 B-term
Dates of Instruction: 7/20/17 – 8/19/17
Application Deadline: 2/15/17
Standing Together: Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study at Cape Mudge and Campbell River, British Columbia is a response to the official invitation from the We Wai Kai and We Wai Kum Nations of British Columbia, presented at the Paddle to Nisqually this year at the culmination of the annual Tribal Canoe Journey on August 6, 2016, we quote the invitation here, so that the intention of our host will be clear:
The coastal waters of British Columbia have sustained our peoples since time immemorial, providing access to precious resources and connecting our communities to one another. 

Join the Dream Project (EDUC 260 & EDUC 369)

The Dream Project provides an opportunity for UW students to support low-income and first-generation high school students in South King County on applying to college and other post-secondary planning.

Mentor high school seniors on applying to colleges, filing the FAFSA/WASFA to access financial aid, applying to scholarships, and more.
Register for EDUC 260 and EDUC 369 on your UW registration. These classes cover important content related to social justice, college access, and mentorship, and will help prepare you to work with students effectively. 

UW Pipeline: Participate in Science Alternative Spring Break

We want to make sure UW students know about the new Science Exploration Alternative Spring Break programs in the Yakama Nation. We want to build a team diverse in strengths and experiences, and always seek representational leadership. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply. Both programs are for-credit opportunities.
Visit the Science ASB website page Here

The online application is Here
Deadline: Wednesday, November 30th
If you have any questions please email us at pipeline@uw.edu 

UW English Writing Minor

UW English
Writing Minor
New for Winter 2017
The Writing Minor is designed to provide students with concentrated study of and practice in writing, language, and rhetoric. The Minor is most appropriate for students entering writing-intensive careers such as journalism, business, law, publishing, editing, education, and public relations or for students interested in enhancing their writing, analytic and communication skills. 

Winter quarter seminar on connecting knowledge and action

Announcing a new winter quarter seminar:

The theory and practice of linking knowledge with action to address modern environmental challenges.
ATMS/ESS/OCN 593
Tuesdays, 3:30-4:20 pm

Meeting modern environmental challenges requires new perspectives, approaches, collaborations, and knowledge – and new ways of linking scholarship with society.

This one-credit, reading and discussion-based seminar will explore the theory and practice of linking knowledge with action in support of progress on critical environmental challenges. 

Pipeline Seminars Winter 2017

Tutor at an elementary, middle or high school in Seattle during Winter Quarter with the UW Pipeline Project!
The UW Pipeline Project recruits, trains and places UW students as volunteer tutors in Seattle schools and community organizations. We are recruiting tutors for Spring quarter to work with about 40 different schools, and would love to have you!
Volunteer during Winter Quarter:
We’ll help you get set up tutoring in a K-12 classroom or community organization.  

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