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African Student Association vigil Thursday

The students, faculty and community members of the University of Washington would like to send their deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victims of the terrorist attack in Garissa, Kenya. As members of a higher learning institute, we are horrified and devastated by the loss of 147 lives— mainly college students like many of us.
On Thursday, all communities are welcomed as we are gathering to mourn their lives and stand in solidarity with Kenyans everywhere. 

A Public Forum on Human Trafficking

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You're invited: UW Marine Sciences info session & lab tours, Admitted Student Preview days

you’re invited:
Marine Science Event for Admitted Students April 10 or 16
University of Washington College of the Environment

Photo Credit: Eric Lemar
The UW College of the Environment will be hosting 2 Marine Science events for admitted students interested in pursuing studies in Marine Biology, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, and Oceanography.
Schedule of events:

Friday, April 10

Thursday, April 16

1:00 pm (optional): Meet in front of the main entrance to Mary Gates Hall (MGH) Map, on NE Grant Lane. 

Lavender Graduation – June 10

Let’s graduate 100 people this year!!!
Graduate and celebrate all of you!
Lavender Grad is open to any student eligible, at any level (undergrad or graduate/professional) for a graduation in the 2014​
-2015 ​
(including fall 201​5​
) academic year. The Q Center and QSC host Lavender Graduation as a time for the UW queer, trans*, two-spirit, same gender loving, and allied communities to come together and celebrate our multiple identities, our accomplishments, and sheer AWESOMENESS. 

Spring 2015 Workshops from Washington Sea Grant

As part of its ongoing series of courses designed to help commercial and recreational marine boaters, Washington Sea Grant is sponsoring a number of workshops during spring 2015. The current courses focus on the following topics:
· First aid at sea – April 8, Gig Harbor
· Basic watch standing or “Learn when to wake your skipper!” – April 11, Pt. 

She's Geeky! Un-Conference

Next month, the third annual She’s Geeky Unconference is being held in Fremont. I copied the description from their eventbrite below, but I also want to say that I went last year and found the connections and discussion really valuable and empowering! It’s highly encouraged to bring your daughters along as well 🙂 All female-identified people in STEM careers and self-identified geeks are welcome. 

Blue Vision Summit

Join us for the 5th Blue Vision Summit in Washington D.C. on May 11-14
Blue Vision Summits bring ocean conservation leaders together every two years to network, build the blue movement and meet with the Administration and Congress to restore the blue in our red, white and blue. This spring some 500 people from local, regional and national groups, scientists, explorers and others will attend the Summit that will include a Healthy Ocean citizen lobby on Capitol Hill which willl be immediately followed by the 8th annual Peter Benchley Ocean Awards (PBOA). 

TODAY – SAFS Capstone Symposium, Friday March 13

Join us tomorrow afternoon for a small but very tasteful selection of topics from our graduating seniors!
Friday March 13; FSH 107
3:30 Anna Bute (Young) The spatial distribution of micro- and macro-plastics in New Zealand waters
3:45 Andrea Wong (Jensen) Patterns of shrimp diversity in eelgrass beds across urban gradients in Puget Sound
4:00 Madison Shipley (Gallucci) Distribution of grey reef sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) and whitetip reef sharks (Triaenodon obesus) within and outside of marine protected areas in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
4:15 Mohammad Durrani (Tyler) Analysis and composition of marine birds over spatial and temporal scales in the San Juan Archipelago 

Green Dot Bystander Training Nov. 15th

Hello UW Students!
We are excited to announce Green Dot’s Fall Quarter Bystander Training and we want you to come be a part of it.
For those of you who are not aware, Green Dot is a movement spreading across our campus with the goal of putting an end to sexual violence in our community. For more information on Green Dot, visit our website: http://depts.washington.edu/livewell/saris/green-dot/
Students who have completed the Training have said they got out of the experience:
-an opportunity to meet other students
-the confidence/skills to step in and make a difference in the campus community
-a great addition to their resume and professional experience
-a free UW t-shirt and tasty Chipotle! 

PCC info session Wednesday Oct 29 2:30-3:30 in OSB 425

The Program on Climate Change (PCC, http://www.uwpcc.washington.edu/ ) is having an informal discussion (with free pizza!) on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 2:30-3:30 pm in Ocean Sciences Building (OSB) 425. The purpose of the gathering is for graduate students to learn more about the PCC, meet other grad students interested in climate science, to discuss the Graduate Certificate in Climate Science (GCeCS) and current or potential capstone project ideas related to the certificate. 

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