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SAFS Grads: Register for Winter Quarter 2016

NOTE: If you are being paid as an RA, TA or are funded by a fellowship paid through the UW (ie. NSF), please register for at least 10 credits ASAP so that tuition charges will be removed from your student account in a timely manner. Anyone not falling into these categories is still encouraged to register promptly (at least by the first day of Winter quarter classes) to avoid late fees. 

Winter 2016 Online Courses Available

Register for Winter 2016 online courses
Register now for winter quarter online classes. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of the University of Washington’s online courses. As a UW matriculated student, this autumn you can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of your normal tuition load and pay an additional online fee of $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means you can interact with your classmates and complete the course during the quarter. 

Winter class – Water Is Life: Water, Health, and Ecosystem Services among American Indians and Alaskan Natives

Water Is Life: Water, Health, and Ecosystem Services among American Indians and Alaskan Natives
AIS 275 A, SLN 21460
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. 

Graduate School Prep Opportunities

The UW chapter of Golden Key International Honour Society is teaming up with The Princeton Review to host a variety of free practice tests and workshops throughout fall quarter to help students prepare for graduate school.

GK-TPR Fall Events Calendar:

Sunday, Oct. 25th – free MCAT practice test. 1 PM in the Suzzallo Computer Instruction Lab.
Thursday, Oct. 29th – free Graduate School Admissions Workshop. 

C ENV 500: Communicating Science to the Public Effectively

*Communicating Science to the Public Effectively (C ENV 500)*
*Winter 2016, 3 credits (Credit/No Credit)Meets Wednesdays 1:30-4:20 in Fish
This is a seminar, discussion-based course for graduate students in the sciences that focuses on effective techniques for sharing scientific research with non-specialists. At the end of the quarter, each student will present a 20 minute public talk on their graduate research to be delivered during the 2016 Engage: The Science Speaker Series at  Town Hall Seattle. 

Autumn Course: OCEAN 497 M and T: Natural Variations and Time Series Analysis

Welcome back to School!
My name is Dax Soule and I am teaching a 1 credit introductory course that I would like to invite you to take. My background is marine seismology and the course I am teaching uses sensor data (i.e. wired instruments that collect collect data like stream flow, nutrients, seismic and other environmental variables) to develop analytical skills and reasoning regarding statistical variation and the nature of science. 

New! Career Preparation Seminar in Autumn 2015: FISH 300

Starting in Autumn 2015, SAFS will partner with the School of Oceanography to offer FISH/OCEAN 300 Exploring Opportunities in Marine Sciences, a seminar designed around preparing juniors and seniors for next steps after graduation.
In this course you will:

Plan courses and prepare for graduation
Explore academic, research, and career opportunities in the marine/freshwater sciences
Prepare to apply for jobs and/or graduate school

Course Information:
FISH 300 Exploring Opportunities in Marine Science (sln 22808)
1cr (CR/NC)
Wednesdays, 1:00-2:20, MSB 123 First class is TODAY! 

Join the Dream Project: EDUC 260 & EDUC 369

Join the Dream Project – Be a mentor and earn 2 credits!

The Dream Project is a student-led organization with over 350 mentors that support high school students in low-income areas around King County on applying to college and other post-secondary planning.
The Details

Mentor students on the crazy process that is college admissions & beyond!

You can take it for 2 credits or volunteer. 

Autumn Quarter Inner Pipeline Courses

Please help us spread the word about our amazing Autumn 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. 

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