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MLK Day of Service: Sign up now to lead a service project!

Sign Up Now to Lead a Service Project during the MLK Day of Service!
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. sought to forge the common ground on which people from all walks of life could join together to address important community issues. In a 1957 speech titled “Conquering Self-Centeredness,” Dr. King pointed out that “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?“. 

EDUC 401Z – COOL science education course

Anyone interested in teaching, outreach, communicating science or who just wants classroom experience should take a look at the COOL course below. This is the first of two quarters (the next will be in spring) – while students are encouraged to take both courses, it is possible to just take the Winter Quarter course.

New course offering: COOL Science Education, EDUC 401Z
Credits: 1-5. 

Volunteer opportunities with Friends of the Cedar River Watershed

Madrona Woods, Seattle
Saturday, Dec 8 ~ 10am – 2pm
Madrona Woods is a 9-acre urban forest across the street from the west shore of Lake Washington, home to bald eagles, hummingbirds, and salamanders. FCRW is teaming up with Friends of Madrona Woods in a partnership to restore this beautiful neighborhood resource to a more natural and sustainable state! Two streams have been daylighted, acres of blackberry and other invasive plants have been removed, and now volunteers can help continue the progress by planting hundreds of native trees and shrubs. 

Pipeline Project–Winter Quarter Seminars

Are you interested in learning more about the world of K-12 education?
Thinking of teaching as a possible career?
Would you like to make a difference in the life of a young person?
If so, check out the Inner Pipeline seminars offered by the Pipeline Project during Winter Quarter. Students attend a seminar and tutor in Seattle schools or community organizations for 2.5 hours or more (per week) for academic credit. 

UW Pipeline Environmental Alternative Spring Break 2013

Greetings from the UW Pipeline Project – we are now accepting applications for our 2013 Environmental Alternative Spring Break
program, where UW students will spend the week in rural and tribal communities in Washington state to facilitate an environmental
education curriculum in K-8 classrooms. Will you please pass along this announcement to students in your department? Thank you for
your assistance! 

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