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Habitat Restoration Projects with FCRW

Friends of the Cedar River Watershed has many great opportunities coming up this spring and summer and we would greatly appreciate if you would continue to share our projects with your students. Below is a list of projects May-June (click on the links for details). 

UW Veterans Center event- May 14th.

Dear Colleagues,
Please join me on Tuesday, May 14th, 3-5 pm, at the Alder Commons Auditorium for a screening of the documentary SERVICE: When Women Come Marching Home .
This documentary portrays the challenges that women veterans face in their transition from military life to civilian (and campus) life. The Director, Marcia Rock, as well as others from the documentary will be in attendance and will take part in a panel Q&A after the screening. 

SARVA 5K Run/ Walk this Sunday May 5th at 9am

UW community, Show your support SARVA month by participating in the SARVA 5K Run/ Walk this Sunday. The weather says 80 and sunny! Please forward.
We’d like to invite you to the SARVA 5k Run/Walk! In this 5k, we aim to raise awareness about sexual assault and relationship violence on the University of Washington campus. All participants will receive a complimentary t-shirt. 

TODAY! Save Seattle’s Only River: Duwamish Info and Action Session

**Save Seattle’s Only River**
What: Info and action session for the cleanup of the Duwamish River
When: Monday, April 29, 2013 5:30pm until 7:00pm
Where: Allen Library Research CommonsWhy: Stand up for Seattle’s Duwamish River…and free food!
More info below and here: https://www.facebook.com/events/487573524642081/?notif_t=plan_user_invited

The Duwamish River, Seattle’s only river, has been declared by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Superfund Site, one of the most hazardous toxic waste sites in the nation. 

Upcoming Talk: Plastics in the Ocean @ the Burke Museum

The Burke Museum is hosting a talk with Dr. Giora Proskurowski on 4/24 as part of our Plastics Unwrapped exhibit programs. Please feel free to share this email with your colleagues, students, and friends. We hope you can join us!

Plastics in the Ocean
Wednesday, April 24
6 pm, Burke Museum
$5 at the door
FREE for Burke members, UW students, staff & faculty w/ UW ID
While working on a research sailboat in the Pacific Ocean, UW Oceanography Research Scientist Giora Proskurowski observed water littered with confetti-size pieces of plastic debris, then the wind picked up and the particles disappeared. 

Sign up for Green Dot Bystander Training – Saturday April 27th

UW students,
We need your help to reduce power-based violence on campus! We believe that natural student leaders are in a position to use peer influence to change the world we live in. If you believe that one person experiencing violence is too many, then Green Dot will give you the skills to do something about it.
The next FREE Green Dot Bystander Training for students is on Saturday April 27th, 2013 from 10:00am-4:00pm in Alder Hall, Room 107. 

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

Hall Health Mental Health

Spring Quarter Groups 2013
1. Mindfulness for Anxiety Group: Mondays 4:30-6:00pm. Starting April 9, 2013. Eight weeks. Explore common signs of anxiety and learn how to approach the anxiety in your life and situations you tend to avoid. If you are interested in learning more about the group, please contact co-facilitators Jane Mortell, MA, LMHC, at jmorte, or Chia-Wen Chen at chiawen. 

Teaching and Professional Development Workshop for Graduate Students this Friday, April 5th

Please join the CTL for First Fridays, monthly workshops on teaching and professional development for graduate students.
This Friday, April 5th, 12:30-1:30pm in Gerberding Hall Suite 100.
“But you’re just the TA!”: Strategies for Dealing with Challenging Student Interactions
Teaching is a hard job, and graduate students face particular challenges as teachers and teaching assistants, ranging from grade complaints to students challenging our authority in the classroom. 

UW Freshwater Science Initiative Faculty Candidate Seminars

The Freshwater Sciences faculty search has been underway for the last several months. After reviewing over 350 applications, the committee has narrowed their selection to the top 10 candidates. Each candidate’s interview will take place over three days, with one day on the Tacoma campus and two in Seattle. While on the Seattle campus, candidates will present a seminar regarding their area of research, followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. 

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