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Water & Wood – New short film on river restoration

Dear friends and river lovers,
I’m excited to share with you a new online short film we’ve just released about re-establishing wood habitat in streams… a common but not always intuitive part of river restoration. We hope this film can help shine more light on why these projects are important, and I invite you to help us share this in your networks and circles (the Vimeo video is easily embeddable in websites, blogs, social media using the ‘share’ button):
This film is the second of several shorts we’ll be releasing this year as part of our ‘Willamette Futures’ project, which is aimed at sharing the challenge and potential of restoring the waters of Oregon’s big river. 

PERS 2013 Annual Meeting – Call for abstracts

This is a great local conference being held just over the boarder in Tsawwassen, BC this year. Additionally, for students they offer free registration in exchange for volunteer hours (jeannie.gilbert) and travel grants (applications due April 1st). Both graduate students and undergraduates researching PNW estuaries and coats are encouraged to apply. More details below:
Pacific Estuarine Research Society 36th Annual Meeting
Towards an Estuarine Ethic: integrating science and stewardship
The theme for PERS 2013 is in the spirit of Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic, where he promoted a personal environmental ethic in which homo sapiens was a member, not a master of the community or ecosystem. 

Performing Research at UW Workshop Tomorrow at 3:30PM!

Greetings! The CLUE Writing Center will be conducting a “Performing Research at UW” workshop TOMORROW at 3:30PM in Mary Gates Hall 284!
This workshop will cover the basic research skills needed to complete assignments quickly and easily, using subscription resources available through the UW Library system and the world wide web. Come find about:

How to Get Started on a Research Project

What are some effective ways to brainstorm for possible research topics, create research questions, and/or develop effective search terms? 

Body Acceptance Group at Hall Health

We are pleased to announce our Body Acceptance group still has openings.
Hall Health Mental Health

Body Acceptance Group: Mondays 3:00 to 4:30 pm. Starting TBA. This 8-week course is designed to offer support, education and an opportunity to explore personal relationships between food, mood and body image. Participants learn skills that increase body satisfaction, decrease unhealthy weight control behaviors, and prevent eating disorder symptoms. 

Undergraduate Research Symposium + Workshops

Undergraduate Research Symposium application is open
The Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium is a chance for undergraduates to present what they have learned through their research experiences to a larger audience. The Symposium also provides a forum for students, faculty, and the community to discuss cutting edge research topics and to examine the connection between research and education. The Symposium includes poster and presentation sessions by students from all academic disciplines and all three UW campuses, plus invited guests. 

Environment Study Abroad Fair – Feb. 5

Hello Everyone!
In just one week from today on February 5th, PoE will be hosting an Enviornmental Study Abroad Fair. The event will take place from 3:30-5pm and will be in the Wallace Hall Commons. Seven environmentally focused study abroad programs will be coming to represent their particular trips to the following countries:

Micronesia – Summer
Peru – Summer
Martinique – Summer
Costa Rica – Summer
India – Summer
Viet Nam – Summer
Rome – Autumn

Also attending will be a representative from the Financial Aid and Study Abroad offices to answer logistical questions. 

Statement of Purpose Workshop this Wednesday!

Are you stressing out about your graduate school application? Are you facing difficulty communicating the bulk of your undergraduate experiences in an eloquent and concise way? Are you uneasy about the stylistic conventions of the statement of purpose? The CLUE Writing Center is here to help!
The CLUE Writing Center will be conducting a statement of purpose workshop that targets graduate school applications this Wednesday, 1/30 at 7:00PM in Mary Gates Hall 288! 

The Career Center’s Annual Internship Fair- February 13th, 2013!!!

Are you looking to gain an internship opportunity? Search no more! We have more than 90 exhibitors representing government, non-profit and private sector industries attending the Internship Fair, all with an interest in recruiting Huskies! Don’t miss out on this perfect opportunity!
Internship Fair
When: February 13th, 2013; 2-6pm
Where: HUB Ballrooms
List of Employers: http://careers.uw.edu/Students/Internship-Fair (Please visit the link frequently as the information is updated regularly)

New Orleans Design/Build Summer 2013

Summer Design/Build New Orleans, La – June 17th, 2013 – July 26th, 2013
4-6 credits LARCH 498C , Applications due by May 20th, 2013
Information sessions are scheduled for: March 22 and April 16, 2013, 12:30 pm, Rm 312
Gould Hall Orientation meetings will be held: 5/22 and 6/12 times TBD
This course is open to students at all levels and from all disciplines. 

Scientific Diving Certification Class – FHL, Summer 2013

Friday Harbor Labs
Scientific Diving Certification Class
August 12 – 25, 2013

This non-credit short course includes all the components required to achieve current scientific diving status with the American Academy of Underwater Scientists, www.aaus.org, and the University of Washington, www.uw.edu.
Included will be First Aid/CPR and Oxygen for SCUBA emergencies certifications and a full SCUBA rescue course resulting in PADI certification. 

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