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Spring Course: EPI 201 Outbreak Investigation and Response

Hello all,
UW Epidemiology is excited to offer the undergraduate course below for Spring 2016.  Please distribute this message to your students as appropriate.  A course flyer is attached.  Thank you!
EPI 201 – Outbreak Investigation and Response
Take a step into the world of an outbreak investigator with Epidemiology 201: Outbreak Investigation and Response, a special course offering for spring quarter 2016.  

Space available in American Indian Studies classes – DIV, I&S, NW

We still have space available in several AIS classes. Please forward this to any students who might be interested. Thanks!

Water Is Life: Water, Health, and Ecosystem Services among American Indians and Alaskan Natives
AIS 375 A, SLN 21716
I&S, NW available for students who contact AIS adviser Elissa Washuta (elissaw@uw.edu)
5 credits
Tu/Th 3:30 – 5:20 pm
Instructor: Clarita Lefthand-Begay

At the completion of this class, you will understand the connections between tribal water security, culture and health among Indigenous communities in the United States. 

Winter 2016 course on RESEARCH ETHICS(PHIL 200)

A great winter quarter class for any student who attends a research institution:
PHIL 200 Topics in Philosophy: Research Ethics
TTh 11:30-12:50 plus a F quiz section (11:30-12:20 or 12:30-1:20)
5 credits
I&S/Optional “W” credit
Is there research that scientists shouldn’t do? 

UW Winter Quarter – ESRM430 Introduction to Remote Sensing of Environment

Want to be on the cutting edge of science? Learn about the newest tools and techniques in the field of remote sensing? In Remote Sensing of Environment (ESRM430) you will be introduced to the latest technologies, like LiDAR and surface from motion and object-based data processing. Please forward to any interested parties.
*5 Credits (no requirements, opened to non-ESRM majors)*   Summary: You will be exposed to the principles of remote sensing using a combination of the traditional and latest techniques such as, automated image segmentation/feature extraction and the processing of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) point clouds. 

Winter Environmental Communications Course: ENVIR 495F

How do journalists decide the environmental stories they write? How do advocates walk the line between “truth” and propaganda?
Is a picture really worth a thousand words and can the right picture help produce positive environmental change? What’s Twitter all about and how can I use it professionally?
These questions will be addressed in ENVIR 495F: Environmental Communication, Messaging & Outreach with instructor P. 

Winter Inner Pipeline Seminars

Please help us spread the word about our amazing Winter quarter Inner Pipeline courses and the dynamic opportunity to earn credit and also gain experience working in K-12 classrooms!!
All of our courses are Credit/No Credit, are I & S credits, and are listed under EDUC 401.
For these seminars, the number of credits a student receives depends on the number of tutoring hours completed in addition to seminar attendance. 

Looking for Youth Mentors for afterschool STEM space, STUDIO – VLPA and I&S credit available

Calling for Mentors and STEM enthusiasts who want to expand participation of STEM youth in Seattle!
The Dream Project and the 3DL Partnership are partnering with Neighborhood House High Point Center in West Seattle on an exciting new program called STUDIO. As STUDIO mentors, we engage middle-school and high-school youth in tinkering activities, art, health literacy, and opportunities to learn about STEM in higher education and careers. 

Environmental Studies Winter 2016 Course Offerings

ENVIR 100: Introduction to Environmental Studies – M,W, F, 12:30p–1:20p. 5 credits. Instructors: Kristi Straus and Elizabeth Wheat. Learn about current environmental challenges and responses, from climate change to social justice, in a local and global context.
ENVIR 250: Research Methods for Environmental Studies – M, W, F, 1:30p–2:30p. 5 credits. Instructors: Tim Billo and Yen-Chu Weng. Pre-req: ENVIR 100. Get experience with data collection and apply it to an environmental lens. 

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