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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. 

SAFS Grads: Register for Winter Quarter 2016

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING VERY CAREFULLY AS YOU PLAN YOUR WINTER QUARTER SCHEDULE:
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. 

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