231 posts in Courses and Workshops

Spring course: ​Indigenous Sustainability Science AIS 475C

AIS 475 C: Indigenous Sustainability Science: Applying Western and Native Sciences to Restore and Reconnect to the Environment
Instructor: Clarita Lefthand-Begay
Weds & Fri 3:30 – 5:20 pm
5 credits I&S, NW (email native@uw.edu for NW credit)

This newly offered class will have an interdisciplinary focus on how tribes and tribal partners are managing human-environmental systems, and incorporating indigenous knowledge and western science into their stewardship practices. 

Tutor in a K-12 School in Seattle during Spring Quarter!

Tutor during Spring Quarter at an elementary, middle or high school in Seattle with the UW Pipeline Project!
The UW Pipeline Project recruits, trains and places UW students as volunteer tutors in Seattle schools and community organizations. We are recruiting tutors for Spring quarter to work with about 40 different K-12 schools and community organizations and would love to have you! 

ABSTRACT WORKSHOP HUB 332 4:30- 6:30 pm on February 29th 2016

We are very excited to invite you to our annual writing workshop hosted by the SACNAS UW Chapter. This workshop is open to all undergrads, post-baccalaureate, visiting students and grad students. If you have a student who needs help writing an abstract, please let them know about this fantastic workshop that will take place on Monday February 29th, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm. 

Environmental Studies SPRING Course offerings

There are some stellar Environmental Studies courses being offered this Spring. Flyers and details available here. Please share with students in your program!
ENVIR 100: Introduction to Environmental Studies
5 credits – Dr. Kristi Straus and Dr. Yen-Chu Weng – Counts for I&S/NW and Env. Studies Core – Open to all majors. Great intro for Freshmen and Sophomores who are exploring environmental majors. 

Q SCI special topics SPR/16: So You Think You Know Statistics?

Q SCI is teaming up with Statistics for a special topics course in spring quarter: Q SCI 497 B/STAT 498: “So You Think You Know Statistics?” This course should be relevant to environmental students (co-instructed by people from NOAA Fisheries and US Forest Svc) and is accessible – only a course in inferential statistics recommended.
This course can be applied to the ‘additional elective’ requirement of the Q SCI minor. 

Spring 2016 Environmental Health Courses

Interested in understanding how the environment impacts human health? These spring courses are open to non majors,and most have no prerequisites. 
They all also fulfill requirements for the Environmental Health major and minor. 

ENV H 205: Environmental Health in Media

ENV H 417: Case Studies in Children’s Environmental Health Disparities

ENV H 439/539: One Health: Human and Animal Health in a Changing Environment

ENV H 447/547: Environmental Change and Infectious Disease

ENV H 448/548: Community Air Pollution

ENV H 460/560: Occupational Safety Management

ENV H 311: Introduction to Environmental Health


Advisers mailing list

SAFS Grads: Spring Quarter 2016 Course and Registration Info


Note: If you are being paid as an RA, TA or are funded by a fellowship paid through the UW (ie. NSF), please register for at least 10 credits ASAP so that tuition charges will be removed from your student account in a timely manner. Anyone not falling into these categories is still encouraged to register promptly (at least by the first day of Spring quarter classes) to avoid late fees. 

Spring 2016 Online Courses Available

Register now for spring quarter online classes. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of the University of Washington’s online courses. As a UW matriculated student, this spring you can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of your normal tuition load and pay an online fee of only $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means you can interact with your classmates and complete the course during the quarter. 

Redfish School of Change-Extended Deadline February 12

We have extended the application deadline for US students for our 2016 program- please share this special opportunity with your students and networks! Students from most universities and colleges are eligible to participate, and financial support is available.  Interested students can contact me directly for more information.  Application deadline is February 12.

This summer be a part of an extraordinary international learning journey in the heart of the Salish Sea! 

Back to Top