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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
DIV/NW or I&S
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. 

Study abroad in Summer: Surrealist Paris

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE FRANCE:  SURREALIST PARIS
For Early Fall Quarter 2017 (August 16 to September 12), the UW Department of Comparative Literature will offer again its Exploration Seminar on Surrealism in Paris. This program offers students a unique opportunity to earn 5 UW credits while exploring one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in the world. 
The program fee is $2,580 (includes housing). 

Spring course: Arctic 401 Introduction to Arctic Climate System

Below is a course some of your students may be interested in. 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. Please share this course with your students! See below and the attached flyer for more information.

CANADIAN STUDIES CENTER
Henry M. 

Spring course: AIS 475B Decolonizing the Environmental Discourse

I hope this emails finds you in good spirits. I wanted to send information about my upcoming course in the Department of American Indian Studies—Decolonizing the Environmental Discourse.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course examines the concept of environmental justice through a decolonization lens—giving a voice to those who have been silenced in the official environmental discourse. Through guest presentations, group work, facilitated discussions, readings, and inclusive teaching strategies students will examine & explore current and past environmental (in)justice cases. 

Courses: Landscape Architecture, Spring, Summer & Autumn 2017

The UofW Landscape Architecture Dept. has several great offerings, open to all, this coming Spring, Summer and Autumn Quarters 2017.  There is Canada, China,
Elwha River Camping Trip, Croatia, Peru, Nepal, Tokyo/Taipei Study Abroad.

Many classes are offered on the UofW Campus:
Spring: Design of Cities, Intro. to Planting Design, Ecological Design & Planning, History of Urban Landscapes and Environment, Advocacy & the Built Environment, Floating Wetlands. 

Spring courses in American Indian Studies

We have an exciting bunch of classes scheduled for spring in American Indian Studies, and I’d appreciate it if you’d share with any students who might be interested. All of these courses are open to all students, and those at the 200 level are especially appropriate for students without previous coursework in American Indian Studies.

Please note that the course numbers and descriptions for a few of these differ slightly from what appears in the time schedule. 

Spring 2017: ESRM 459 Yellowstone class

Are you interested in traveling to Yellowstone National Park over spring break?  Want to see wolves, explore US National Park Service management, put your GIS and wildlife skills to work, or catch a bald eagle?  If so, then you may be interested in taking ESRM 459 with Professors John Marzluff, Aaron Wirsing and Monica Moskal.
To be considered for the class, please email Dr. 

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