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Pipeline Seminars Winter 2017

Tutor at an elementary, middle or high school in Seattle during Winter Quarter with the UW Pipeline Project!
The UW Pipeline Project recruits, trains and places UW students as volunteer tutors in Seattle schools and community organizations. We are recruiting tutors for Spring quarter to work with about 40 different schools, and would love to have you!
Volunteer during Winter Quarter:
We’ll help you get set up tutoring in a K-12 classroom or community organization.  

Disease! War! Polar Bears! Winter Quarter FISH Courses that you want to take!

Want to take a course in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences? Of course you do! Learn about marine predators, disappearing habitats, environmental contaminants, and more.
These courses all fulfill either NW or I&S!

FISH 101 Water and Society (5cr) – MWF 10:30-11:20 plus quiz (times vary)
FRESHWATER IS: The oil of the 21st Century. Breeding ground for human diseases. Losing biological diversity. 

Winter 2017 Online Courses Available

Online courses for winter quarter:
Students can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of their normal tuition load and pay an online fee of $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means students can interact with their classmates and complete the course during the quarter. 

New Autumn Quarter Course: Applied Improvisation for Science Communications

NEW AUTUMN 2016 COURSE!

Applied Improvisation for Science Communications
C ENV 590 (1 credit, CR/NC)
T 3:30-4:50
October 4 – November 1
Co-Instructors:
Tim Essington, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences; Alex Grindeland & David Bogan, CSZ Seattle Improvisational Comedians
Liven up your presentations in this fun, low-stress short course. Designed collaboratively with UW faculty and CSz Seattle improvisational comedians, the course teaches you to communicate your research more confidently and effectively. 

SAFS in the News: The Blob That Cooked the Pacific

SAFS professor Julia Parrish is featured in National Geographic:
‘When a deadly patch of warm water shocked the West Coast, some feared it was a preview of our future oceans… In the past few years death had become a bigger part of life in the ocean off North America’s West Coast. Millions of sea stars melted away in tide pools from Santa Barbara, California, to Sitka, Alaska, their bodies dissolving, their arms breaking free and wandering off. 

Autumn Online Courses Available

Students can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of their normal tuition load and pay an online fee of $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means students can interact with their classmates and complete the course during the quarter. Below is a copy of the email that will be sent to students:
Register for Autumn 2016 online courses
Register now for autumn quarter online classes. 

C ENV 110: Food and the Environment – autumn course

Still looking for a great 5 credit course for Autumn?  C ENV 110 Introduction to Food and the Environment examines the intersection of food, environment, and human health.  Earn NW or I&S credits.  No prerequisites! Register today 🙂
C ENV 110  Introduction to Food and the Environment – 5 credits
I&S/NW
SLN# 11891 (plus lab section)
No prerequisites. Great for Freshmen! 

Autumn courses in American Indian Studies: DIV, I&S, VLPA

AUTUMN 2016
 
AIS 102: Survey of American Indian Studies
5 credits I&S, DIV
TuTh 11:30 am – 1:20 pm
Instructor: Christopher Teuton

This course provides an introduction to American Indian and Indigenous Studies, a field of academic research and teaching grounded in  the interdisciplinary study of American Indian and Indigenous peoples with the collective goal of fostering individual and community wellness, political self-determination, cultural revitalization, and cross-cultural understanding. 

AIS 475, Summer B Term: Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study

This great b-term summer course is open to all!
AIS is offering an exciting summer learning opportunity: a Tribal Canoe Journey field course. Anyone can take a UW Summer Quarter course: UW students, visiting students from other colleges, high school students, and those who are not currently enrolled in any school. Tuition and fees apply. The UW Access program allows Washington state residents ages 60 and older to audit courses on a space-available basis for the registration fee of $5.Summer Session B-term Class meets M T W Th 10:20 AM – 12:30 PM July 21, 22, 25, and 26th to prepare to serve, and learn at the Annual Tribal Canoe Journey July 29-August 6th, hosted this year by the Nisqually Tribe. 

Online introduction to sustainable business for non-business majors course this spring quarter

ESRM 320, Marketing and Management From a Sustainability Perspective (SLN 14191) is an online course (except for two mandatory in-person exam on 5.5 and 6.2) that does not charge an additional fee and offers 5 credits, NW, and I&S. Below is overview info, and details are on the website at
https://canvas.uw.edu/courses/1040438/assignments/syllabus.
Overview: Marketing and Management. In ESRM 320, we explore two of the four primary business dimensions: marketing and human resource management (companion course ESRM 321 explores finance and accounting). 

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