226 posts in Courses and Workshops

SAFS Capstone student WANTED

The Padilla-Gamino lab is looking for a motivated, hard-working and curious student to join their team on a
project entitled “Mitigating the effects of global change on aquaculture in the northeastern Pacific Ocean”.
This large project has numerous sub-components, any of which could serve as the basis for a capstone project.
It would be ideal for someone interested in field work, climate change, invertebrates, and parental effects,
and learning how to conduct various physiological tests on both adult and larval shellfish. 

Summer course: LARCH 498 Reading the Elwha

Reading the Elwha

Tracing the Dynamics of Landscape Change

LARCH 498A/598A – Summer, B term
July 24th – 28th + one pre-departure planning meeting

Reading the Elwha (LARCH 498/598) is a field course offered during the University of Washington Summer ‘B’ term. The Elwha River watershed is on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington, and is the location of two recent dam removal projects. 

Spring: COM 597 Relational Communication

COM 597 A: Special Topics: Relational Communication, Mondays 3:30-7:20pm, 5 credits
This graduate seminar examines the process by which relational communication is enacted in personal relationships. Students will be exposed to theories and methods used to investigate relational communication in various contexts. Relational communication will be investigated as it facilitates the development, maintenance, and dissolution of personal relationships as well as its influence on individual and relational health and well-being. 

Qolors Event: Intentional Life Planning Retreat for Students


As part of the Q Center’s Qolors celebration ​we​ are hosting a day long Intentional Life Planning Retreat for students: https://intentionallifeplanningstudentsuccess2017.eventbrite.com/. This is a great opportunity for marginalized students to get grounded personally and professionally in ​your​ own inner compasses, to find clarity in
​your​  direction, and build achievable goals that speak to ​your​ values.

The Q Center is offering their space and is sponsoring up to 8 students. 

Spring: ESRM 435/436 Just bugging you….about Insect Ecology!

Sorry for being punny….happy last week of Winter Quarter classes! 🙂
Here’s a course that may be of interest to your students, and thank you for posting it!
ESRM 435 (14193) 3-credit lecture Tu-Th 2:30-3:50
ESRM 436 (14194) 2-credit optional lab F 11:30-1:20
Prereq: BIOL 161 (from transfer or AP) or  BIOL 180
Course description: Covers major principles of ecology as they apply to insects, and follows a level of organization from the individual to populations to communities. 

Spring: CHID 270C Graphic Novels & Jewish Memory

Explore the graphic novel as a medium for personal and collective memory making. Ask questions about how visual narratives help tell stories and preserve memories.

The course uses Jewish-authored graphic novels – from Art Spiegelman’s Maus to Vanessa Davis’ Make Me a Woman – to offer a specific focus and context for the history of the art form and universal themes about memory, trauma and belonging. 

ARCTIC 401 Introduction to Arctic Climate System

Please share this fantastic opportunity with your students! Students will get a chance to be taught by an exceptional faculty who is the only instructor teaching this course. ARCTIC 401 subjects are changed every year based on the visiting fulbright expertise. Students may not get to take another class like this!

Our incoming UW 2016-17 Canada Visiting Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies, Kent Moore, will be teaching the core course for the Arctic Studies Minor, ARCTIC 401: Introduction to Arctic Climate System. 

Summer Field Course: Sustainable Water in a Wet Region

Late Application being accepted until March 15. It’s not too late to be a part of this unique learning opportunity!
ENGINEERING WASHINGTON: Sustainable Water in a Wet Region – a course on wheels!.
Summer B (~July 20 to August 19); 6 credits. $4700 (~$2000 instruction; $2700 fees) – includes all meals, hotels, transportation, speakers, entrance fees and activity fees!
Financial Aid applies. 

Spring course – AIS 275B Canoe Culture, Traditional Foods, and the Montlake Cut: Engaging with UW’s Campus Ecology

Please share with any students who might be interested. This course is open to all students.
Canoe Culture, Traditional Foods, and the Montlake Cut: Engaging with UW’s Campus Ecology
AIS 275 B
Cynthia Updegrave
I&S – NW available by emailing elissaw@uw.edu
5 credits
TuTh 3:30 – 5:20

These waterways have been home to Coast Salish people since time immemorial. Settlers engineered the watershed-altering Montlake Cut and celebrated the opening of the Ship Canal in 1917. 

New Course in Spring: ESS 307 Diversity Outreach Program

ESS307 (3 or 5 cr) Diversity Outreach Program in Earth and Space Sciences
TTh 10:30-12:20
Prerequisites:  One of ESS101, ESS102, ESS211, ESS212, ESS213, ESS472 (some exceptions can be made, previous approval of the instructor)
Instructor: Isabel Carrera, micz@uw.edu
Students will be exposed to the barriers that underserved and underrepresented populations in the Northwest face prior to pursuing careers in STEM and will learn how to design culturally appropriate outreach activities. 

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