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Space available in American Indian Studies classes on environmental issues: NW/I&S

We still have space remaining in two American Indian Studies classes that are open to students of all majors.

Environmental Issues on Indigenous Homelands
AIS 275 B, SLN 23177
I&S, NW available for students who contact AIS adviser Elissa Washuta (elissaw@uw.edu)
5 credits
Tu/Th 3:30 – 5:20
Instructor: Clarita Lefthand-Begay

Take this class to learn about environmental issues faced by tribes in North America. 

LSJ 490C – Fall Course on Climate Change, Justice, and the Law

Space Available in Autumn Interdisciplinary Course on Climate Change Justice!
Autumn 15 Course LSJ 490C Climate Change, Justice, & the Law
Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in any major

Grad students by permission, email lsjadv
No pre-requisites
SLN 17061
Tues/Thurs 1:30-3:20
I&S + Optional Writing Credit
Instructor: Brandon Derman
Recent insights from the physical and social sciences make clear that climate change poses novel issues of environmental and social justice. 

New autumn AIS class: Environmental Issues on Indigenous Homelands

This great new autumn course in American Indian Studies is now open for enrollment. We welcome students from all areas of study.
Environmental Issues on Indigenous Homelands
**This course is currently listed as AIS 475 B, but will be changed to AIS 275 before the beginning of Autumn quarter.**
SLN 10188
I&S, NW available for students who contact AIS adviser Elissa Washuta (elissaw)
5 credits
Tu/Th 3:30 – 5:20
Instructor: Clarita Lefthand-Begay
Take this class to learn about environmental issues faced by tribes in North America. 

Aut 2015 Sustainable Business Course for NON-BUSINESS MAJORS

ONLINE COURSE
ESRM 320, Marketing and Management from a Sustainability
SLN 11447
5 credits
TU/TH 4:30-6:50 PM
ESRM 320 is an introductory business courses designed for non-business majors, has NO prerequisites, and gives NW and I&S credit. Course info is at htthttps://canvas.uw.edu/courses/989152/assignments/syllabus.
ABOUT 320…
For-profit companies and non-profit organizations use marketing and human resources to create and deliver products, services, and ideas. 

UW Dream Project: EDUC 260/369 mentoring opportunity

Dear UW Student,
As you plan out your classes for Fall Quarter, we would like to invite you to join the University of Washington Dream Project! The UW Dream Project is a student-run program that assists low-income and first-generation high school students in attaining higher education and strives to raise awareness among university students about the issues of educational opportunity and mobility. 

Summer courses: Human/Nature: Coast Salish Perspectives on Being Human in Nature based in Story, Art and the Environment; Indians in Cinema

There is plenty of space available in two wonderful summer courses, both of which promise to be great courses for the summer–we’ve got field trips, storytelling, art-making, films, and more! Please share.
AIS 475: Human/Nature: Coast Salish Perspectives on Being Human in Nature based in Story, Art and the Environment
Instructors Roger Fernandes MS & Cynthia Updegrave MS
A-term, MTWTh 3:00 – 5:00
5 credits I&S
SLN 10052
How are we preparing the world for the people to come with our current relationship with the natural world? 

Autumn course: Surviving Disaster: Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities

Surviving Disaster: Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities
Autumn 2015 Course Announcement
C ENV 490, 1 Credit (CR/NC)
SLN: 22522
Seminar coordinators: David Schmidt (Earth & Space Sciences) & Ann Bostrom (Evans School)
Add code required: Contact David Schmidt, dasc
Surviving Disaster: Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities
The Oso landslide in 2014 and the recent Nepal earthquake reveal the threats posed by natural hazards in the Pacific Northwest and globally. 

STUDIO: Exciting Service-Learning Class for Fall 2015 (EDUC 421A, I&S and VLPA credit)

Do you want to make on impact of the future of STEM for youth in Seattle?
Calling all Makers, Tinkerers and STEM enthusiasts: Exciting Service-Learning Class for Fall 2015 (EDUC 421A, I&S and VLPA credit)
Learn about college readiness and supporting students in understanding STEM in college and careers while volunteering in STUDIO on Tinker Tuesday or Workin Wednesday with youth from the High Point community in West Seattle. 

AUT class: Introduction to Environmental Health

ENV H 311 Introduction to Environmental Health, 3 credits, NW and I&S
This course explores the relationship of people to their environment—how it affects their physical well being, and what they can do to protect and enhance their health and the quality of the environment. Students will be introduced to many different areas of environmental health study, from water quality and air pollution, to toxicology, epidemiology, and occupational safety. 

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