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GRE Preparation Course and also Basic Math Refresher Course

March 13, 2014,
I am writing to you about an opportunity that may interest your students who are preparing to apply for Grad School. The University of Washington Women’s Center offers a GRE Preparation Course and also Basic Math Refresher Course regularly throughout the year. Our classes are small, reasonably priced, and very helpful in lessening the anxiety that many students feel as they approach the GRE test. 

Documenting Subsistence in Alaska: Friday March 14: Jim Magdanz

Please join us on Friday for a FAALS lecture by Jim Madganz. The title of his talk is: Documenting Subsistence in Alaska: A Few Things Learned. Please note that the lecture will be held in Denny Hall 205.
Documenting Subsistence in Alaska: A Few Things Learned…

Jim Magdanz
Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Subsistence Division (retired)
UAF – Resilience and Adaptation Program, Graduate School, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Ph.D. 

Leadership Fireside – March 11

March 11 | Leadership Fireside with Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Sheila Watt -Cloutier is a climate change activist, outgoing Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, and nominee for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. She tackles the many issues indigenous peoples are facing today, including environmental pollution and sustainable development. Watt-Cloutier is a dedicated advocate who has raised the public consciousness of the human story of the Artic communities and their journeys through rapid change on the way to long-term sustainability. 

Event: UW Environmental Management Keystone Symposium + Reception | Alder Commons | Thurs 3/13 @ 4:30-6:30

UW graduate students from across campus come together to tackle real world
environmental challenges and advance sustainability solutions in our
Please join in hearing about their work, celebrating their accomplishments,
and learning more about the UW’s Environmental Management Certificate. This
event is free and open to the public. Please share widely.
*Environmental Management Keystone Symposium*
Thursday, March 13, 2014 | 4:30-6:30pm
University of Washington Alder Hall <http://uw.edu/maps/?alder-hall> Auditorium
& Commons, 1310 NE 40th St. 

meditation offerings at Hall Health

The Mental Health Clinic at Hall Health is offering mindfulness meditation skills training for those looking to establish or maintain a meditation practice. Groups are open to anyone and may be covered by
one’s health insurance plan.
Meditation groups open for enrollment:
Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners is an 8-session series with three sections:
Wednesdays 8:30 – 10 am starting April 16th
Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:30 pm starting April 17th
Thursdays from 10-11:30 am, starting April 17th
This group is intended for those interested in starting a meditation practice and no prior experience is necessary. 

Spring Quarter Groups at Hall Health – Procrastination/Perfectionism; LGBTQ & Questioning; Mindfulness for Anxiety; Mindfulness for Beginners; Free Relapse Prevention; DBT Skills

We are glad to announce our Spring Quarter Groups.
Please disseminate widely.
Hall Health Mental Health
Spring Quarter Groups 2014
1. Procrastination/Perfectionism Group: Two Sections – Wednesdays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. and Fridays from 10:00 am to noon. Ongoing. There are openings for both groups. Wednesday group start date TBA. Friday group is running. This is group for folks who struggle with procrastinating and being perfectionist. 

Register for WiSE Conference

Registration is still open for the Annual Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Conference.
TO REGISTER: http://www.engr.uw.edu/wiseconf
WiSE program and conference strives to empower women pursuing careers within the engineering, technology and science fields.
The conference is designed to engage with YOU, a STEM women scholar of all levels.
This one day annual conference hosts over 200 of your women peers each year and continues to grow. 

Short Takes on Dam(n) Science – Latest Updates on the Elwha River

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

7 pm, Neptune Theatre

$5 at the door or online at stgpresents.org

Join the Burke Museum at the Neptune Theatre on February 18 for a fast-paced evening of science as entertainment. Ten experts on the natural world will each have 20 slides and less than 6 minutes to tell us what they’re learning about the biggest, baddest dam removal/ecological restoration project on the planet—the removal of two dams on the Elwha River in the Olympic National Park. 

Homesick Event – on Chemical Sensitivity

Hi everyone! I hope you are all having a great day so far! I just wanted to remind everyone about our film screening for "Homesick" which is Tomorrow, February 11, 2014 from 6pm-8pm located in the HUB room 145. Again, this film is about MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivity) and it was directed by Susan Abod.
The event will be captioned and the film will be captioned as well. 

Environmental Study Abroad Fair

Happy Friday Everyone!
I hope you all are having a wonderful day and looking forward to a great weekend.
I wanted to remind you that the PoE is hosting an Environmental Study Abroad Fair on Feb. 5, here in the PoE Commons. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Below is a brief amount of text for the event.
What: Environmental Study Abroad Fair
When: Feb. 

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