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UW Today Article: Chemical tags in ear bones track salmon

“A chemical signature recorded on the ear bones of Chinook salmon from Alaska’s Bristol Bay region could tell scientists and resource managers where they are born and how they spend their first year of life.” Featuring SAFS post-doc researcher Sean Brennan.

UW Today Article: Fishing amplifies forage fish collapses

Fishing amplifies forage fish collapses – featuring SAFS professor Tim Essington and SAFS grads Pamela Moriarty, Halley Froehlich, Emma Hodgson, Laura Koehn, Kiva Oken, Margaret Siple and Christine Stawitz:

UW Today Article: First global review on the status, future of Arctic marine mammals

First global review on the status, future of Arctic marine mammals – featuring SAFS instructor Kristin Laidre:

A bowhead whale in Disko Bay, West Greenland. The report finds that this population may be growing.Kristin Laidre / UW 

AFS Graduate Students: Important Information about Autumn registration, tuition, and fees – tuition payment deadline October 10

Hi AFS Graduate Students,
The deadline to pay Autumn quarter student account balances (without incurring a late fee) is Friday, October 10 – please make a note of this deadline on your calendar.
If you are being paid in Autumn quarter as an RA, TA, SAFS Fellow, or other fellowship paid through the UW (ie. NSF), you must be registered for a minimum of 10 credits in order to be eligible for the appointment. 

New summer ugrad experience – The DDCSP@UW Application is Open

The new Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program application is now available on our website (www.uwconservationscholars.org), and an info sheet is attached. We’re looking for 20-25 freshmen and sophomores (juniors, too, if they can participate beyond this first summer). Our program starts in Seattle (3 weeks) and travels to various landscapes across the state (4 weeks) before returning to the UW campus at the end of the summer (1 week). 

Announcements From The GPSS

News from the Graduate and Professional Student Senate
June 3rd, 2013
In This Email:
1.) New Professional Development Program for Grad Students
2.) LAST CHANCE (Due Tonight) to Apply to be on the University Bookstore
3.) Nominate Your Graduate Program Adviser for an Award
4.) Help Save Metro: Bellevue Town Hall June 6th
5.) Mental Health Video
1.) New Professional Development Program for Grad Students
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has a new
professional development program for graduate and professional students at
UW, called Emerging Leaders in Service to Society

Seeking Nominations for 2013-2014 AFSUW Student Officers!

Fisheries Students,
Do you want to become more involved in exciting outreach, career development, and event planning (hello, trivia night!) at UW? Or do you know a fellow student who would like to be involved in these activities?
The AFSUW Student Chapter is now seeking nominations for officers for academic year 2013-2014! We are accepting nominations for President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Communications Officer. 

Fulbright U.S. Student Program – two more UW information sessions upcoming

Are you currently a junior, senior, graduate or professional student or a recent bachelor’s, master’s or JD graduate looking for a fully-funded abroad experience during the 2014-15 academic year? Consider the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This program is designed to give students, artists, and other professionals opportunities to pursue research, graduate study or English teaching experience in over 155 nations worldwide. 

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