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UW Pipeline: Participate in Science Alternative Spring Break

We want to make sure UW students know about the new Science Exploration Alternative Spring Break programs in the Yakama Nation. We want to build a team diverse in strengths and experiences, and always seek representational leadership. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply. Both programs are for-credit opportunities.
Visit the Science ASB website page Here

The online application is Here
Deadline: Wednesday, November 30th
If you have any questions please email us at pipeline@uw.edu 

UW English Writing Minor

UW English
Writing Minor
New for Winter 2017
The Writing Minor is designed to provide students with concentrated study of and practice in writing, language, and rhetoric. The Minor is most appropriate for students entering writing-intensive careers such as journalism, business, law, publishing, editing, education, and public relations or for students interested in enhancing their writing, analytic and communication skills. 

Winter quarter seminar on connecting knowledge and action

Announcing a new winter quarter seminar:

The theory and practice of linking knowledge with action to address modern environmental challenges.
Tuesdays, 3:30-4:20 pm

Meeting modern environmental challenges requires new perspectives, approaches, collaborations, and knowledge – and new ways of linking scholarship with society.

This one-credit, reading and discussion-based seminar will explore the theory and practice of linking knowledge with action in support of progress on critical environmental challenges. 

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


Applied Improvisation for Science Communications
C ENV 590 (1 credit, CR/NC)
T 3:30-4:50
October 4 – November 1
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. 

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