231 posts in Courses and Workshops

Winter Online Courses Available

Register for Winter 2018 online courses
 
Register now for winter quarter online classes. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of the University of Washington’s online courses. As a UW matriculated student, this winter 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. 

Event info and registration: Sustainability game jam Nov 11/12

Passionate about the environment? Like games and want to try making one? The Sustainability Game Jam Nov 11-12 is for you! 
What’s a game jam? It’s a weekend event where participants design a game around a theme – this jam will focus on creating games (using any format) that educate, inform, and promote sustainability. Participants can be assigned to a team or create and register their own team. 

Marine Weather Workshop – Kingston, Oct 28 2017

Marine Weather Workshop

Washington Sea Grant is sponsoring a Marine Weather Workshop. Topics include:

Relationships of atmospheric pressure and wind
Determining the path and speed of squalls
Strong wind systems found in the Northwest and offshore; how to avoid them
Key features of low pressure systems
How 500mb wind patterns can help you find “weather windows” for safe passages
How do pressure gradients affect wind in Washington waters
What is a computer model? 

Leadership/outreach opportunity: Alternative Spring Break

It’s time to apply for Alternative Spring Break (ASB) – a chance for UW students to contribute to rural and tribal communities around Washington, have a cross-cultural, immersive exchange, and team-teach and mentor in K-12 settings!
We could not be more excited to advertise our two SCIENCE ASB programs (STEM and Environmental Science), flyers attached, which serve youth ages 10-18.
(If you are interested in Literacy ASB, applications will be out for that Monday Nov 13th!)
By building relationships and providing dynamic curriculum, Science ASB programs cultivate an interest in science, the self-esteem, and the leadership of the K-12 youth we work with. 

Making Government Work for All workshop

Are you interested in advocating for evidence-based policy, but unsure how to begin? 
Join us at the Seattle Central Library for Making Government Work for All: a workshop on public comment for science, labor and environmental advocacy.
WHEN: 6-8:30 PM Thursday, October 26
Two UW graduate student-led groups, the UAW Local 4121 Climate Justice Working Group and The Public Comment Project, are working with the Union of Concerned Scientists to bring you an evening of free draft beer, pizza, and public comment. 

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

Hello,

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!
INSECT ECOLOGY (NW)
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. 

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