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Wanted: John Day Chinook survey volunteers!

Good day,
We have, unfortunately, had another early start to the Chinook spawning survey effort this year. The hot weather and low stream flows proved too much for some of the Chinook holding in the Middle Fork John Day and we recovered 74 pre-spawn mortalities this month. So, fingers and fins crossed that the hottest days have passed and we find plenty of spawning fish in September. 

UW Dream Project: EDUC 260/369 mentoring opportunity

Dear UW Student,
As you plan out your classes for Fall Quarter, we would like to invite you to join the University of Washington Dream Project! The UW Dream Project is a student-run program that assists low-income and first-generation high school students in attaining higher education and strives to raise awareness among university students about the issues of educational opportunity and mobility. 

STUDIO: Exciting Service-Learning Class for Fall 2015 (EDUC 421A, I&S and VLPA credit)

Do you want to make on impact of the future of STEM for youth in Seattle?
Calling all Makers, Tinkerers and STEM enthusiasts: Exciting Service-Learning Class for Fall 2015 (EDUC 421A, I&S and VLPA credit)
Learn about college readiness and supporting students in understanding STEM in college and careers while volunteering in STUDIO on Tinker Tuesday or Workin Wednesday with youth from the High Point community in West Seattle. 

Applications now open for CoEnv 2015-2016 Student Advisory Council – DEADLINE JUNE 1

Are you interested in representing your program or group in the College of the Environment Student Advisory Council? The College of the Environment Student Advisory Council advises the Dean and Associate Deans on issues related to students. The council brings issues from the Dean’s Office to the student community and brings issues from the student community to the Dean’s Office. The council also provides input, insight, and perspective on the student experience within the college. 

Amazing opportunity to be part of a year long project with youth from Yakama Nation and Neah Bay

Are you interested in immersing yourself in the beauty and richness of the Yakama and Makah culture? Do you love working with elementary students? Do you want a deep, engaging, non-traditional learning experience in Washington State?
If you answered yes to the above questions, consider applying for the “Telling Our Stories: Yakama Nation and Neah Bay” project, a partnership between the UW’s Pipeline Project and the Yakama Nation and Neah Bay Elementary School. 

Last Call: Join UW's RAINN 'EM IN Team!

Hey UW Students!
Join our Dawgs Take Action team and race inflatable ponies together with us to end sexual violence in our communities! This race is called RAINN ‘EM IN, and all proceeds go to the national non-profit RAINN to fight sexual violence.
The race is this Saturday, May 16th, at 12:30pm at Emerald Downs Track. Join the team as an individual or bring your friends and deck out in purple and gold! 

Green Dot Bystander Training Sign-Up

Hello UW Students!
Registration is now open for the next Green Dot Bystander Training onMay 16th. If you have not yet heard about Green Dot, it is a movement on campus focused on the prevention of sexual violence by training students on how to be active Bystanders, and you can find more information here:
To sign up you can head to the Green Dot Website seen above, or click directly on the link at the end of this message. 

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