UW Philosophers Talk about the Migration Crisis
When? Wednesdays at Noon (specific dates below)
Where? Gather round the Big Table outside of the Philosophy Office in Savery Hall 361
October 14 Human Rights Bill Talbott
What does it mean to have a human right to asylum? What is that a right to? What should the U.S. be doing to secure that right for asylum seekers from the Middle East?
Husky Leadership Initiative Home Page
You are invited to the fourth annual
Husky Leadership Initiative kick-off event:
U Lead We Lead: Leadership for Social Change
October 15, 6 – 8 p.m.
U Lead We Lead is a cross-campus collaboration of faculty, staff and students that uses the art of storytelling to motivate leaders of today and tomorrow.
Hopefully everyones had a great summer and is having a great time back on campus!
I’m very excited to be serving as this years Director of the Queer Student Commission, if anyone has any questions about the plans for the year or would just like to stop by to chat about the internship, any other involvement opportunities, or just life in general come visit me in HUB 131P!
We have 3 academic workshops and Trivia Night happening this week. Please advertise these events to your students as you meet with them. Thanks for your support. Hope you are having a good start of the week!!
We have scheduled our GRE Prep and Basic Math courses for September and would appreciate your help in spreading the word about these awesome UW Women’s Center classes. The Women’s Center is a non-profit organization located on the University of Washington Campus.
Below are the dates and times for our September Series:
GRE and Basic Math Refresher Classes
September 13th, 20th, 27th and October 4th
GRE: 10AM – 1:30PM
Online Registration Link: https://apm.activecommunities.com/uwwomenscenter/Activity_Search
Attached is the printable PDF of the flyer as well.
Looking to start a career? Are you seeking a career change? Or, simply interested in exploring how to enhance your current employment situation? The Career Center’s Dependable Strengths Workshop is an excellent resource for alumni and students in any stage of career development and transition.
Friday, June 19th & Monday, June 22nd, 2015
8:15am – 5:00pm
You will identify the unique strengths and talents you offer employers and learn how to leverage them to find a satisfying career.
It’s time again for our graduating seniors to tell us all about the cutting-edge research they’ve been quietly doing here at SAFS.
With 17 presentations under 14 different advisers, there’s bound to be something for everyone!
FSH 107 Friday June 5
2:00- Jordan Lee (Holtgrieve) Temporal variation in fatty acid composition of migrating Alaskan sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchhus nerka)
2:15- Lilia Bannister (Essington) The effect of size, season, and tissue type on the trophic level of lion’s mane jellyfish, Cyanea capillata
2:30- Breanne Ward (Straus) Developing a fisheries/environmental science weekend program for underprivileged high schools
2:45- Jessica Kimber (Jensen) Intelligent and behavioral characteristics of the stubby squid, Rossia pacifica
3:00- Rachelle Johnson (Skalski) Barotrauma in juvenile salmonids exposed to simulated hydro-turbine passage: evaluating the rate of pressure change
3:15- Amber Sant’Angelo (Roni) Impact of soil composition upon tree survival for riparian habitat restoration within the Snohomish and Stillaguamish water basins
3:30- Chris Repar (Roni) Factors affecting the diel emigration timing of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in three Washington streams using PIT tag data
3:45- Jeff Lou (Simenstad) A spatial and temporal analysis of groundfish communities in the Puget Sound
4:00- Kali Williams (Helser) Characterization of the ontogenetic migratory patterns of giant grenadier based on environmental influences on otolith elemental composition
4:15- Dejah Sanchez (Schindler) Analysis of long term changes in sex ratio of Daphnia in response to environmental variation
4:30- Madelyn Berentson (Gidmark) Bite and suction forces of the adductor muscle in sculpin
4:45- Rylen Nakama (Jensen) The impact of a large nonindigenous crab (Scylla serrata) on a native crab species’ (Thalamita crenata) abundance and distribution on Oahu, Hawaii
5:00- Andrew Wilson (Beauchamp) Tiger muskie predator-prey interactions in Lake Merwin
5:15- Nancy Huizar (Jensen) Distinguishing the first zoea of the northern kelp crab, Pugettia producta
5:30- Russell Crandall (Buckley) Feeding habits of walleye pollock and arrowtooth flounder in the Gulf of Alaska in 2005
5:45- Jake Kvistad (McDonald) Combining historical data and spatial statistics to investigate the ecology of a data limited stock of blue king crab in the Bering Sea
6:00- Burlyn Birkemeier (Laidre) Mean pupping date of Steller sea lions in Cape Wrangell, the Aleutian Islands
Research Funding Info Sessions: WRF Fellowships and Levinson Awards
Join us in 171 MGH for an info session for two research funding opportunities on either:
Wednesday, June 3, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Thursday, June 4, 9:30 – 10:30 am
Register for an info session here: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/539
These two opportunities share a common application with a deadline of August 20 with funding starting next academic year.
From UW Today:
“How can a sushi bar eliminate some of its most popular fish from the menu and still be profitable? One local establishment accomplished this, claiming that sustainable seafood is more important than profits in the long term.
The guest talk Friday at UW is part of SMEA professor Edward Allison‘s course “Fish in the Global Food System” and is free and open to the public.
Let’s graduate 100 people this year!!!
Graduate and celebrate all of you!
Lavender Grad is open to any student eligible, at any level (undergrad or graduate/professional) for a graduation in the 2014
(including fall 2015
) academic year. The Q Center and QSC host Lavender Graduation as a time for the UW queer, trans*, two-spirit, same gender loving, and allied communities to come together and celebrate our multiple identities, our accomplishments, and sheer AWESOMENESS.