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Autumn Online Courses Available

Students can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of their normal tuition load and pay an online fee of $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means students can interact with their classmates and complete the course during the quarter. Below is a copy of the email that will be sent to students:
Register for Autumn 2016 online courses
Register now for autumn quarter online classes. 

C ENV 110: Food and the Environment – autumn course

Still looking for a great 5 credit course for Autumn?  C ENV 110 Introduction to Food and the Environment examines the intersection of food, environment, and human health.  Earn NW or I&S credits.  No prerequisites! Register today 🙂
C ENV 110  Introduction to Food and the Environment – 5 credits
SLN# 11891 (plus lab section)
No prerequisites. Great for Freshmen! 

Autumn courses in American Indian Studies: DIV, I&S, VLPA

AIS 102: Survey of American Indian Studies
5 credits I&S, DIV
TuTh 11:30 am – 1:20 pm
Instructor: Christopher Teuton

This course provides an introduction to American Indian and Indigenous Studies, a field of academic research and teaching grounded in  the interdisciplinary study of American Indian and Indigenous peoples with the collective goal of fostering individual and community wellness, political self-determination, cultural revitalization, and cross-cultural understanding. 

AIS 475, Summer B Term: Tribal Canoe Journey Field Study

This great b-term summer course is open to all!
AIS is offering an exciting summer learning opportunity: a Tribal Canoe Journey field course. Anyone can take a UW Summer Quarter course: UW students, visiting students from other colleges, high school students, and those who are not currently enrolled in any school. Tuition and fees apply. The UW Access program allows Washington state residents ages 60 and older to audit courses on a space-available basis for the registration fee of $5.Summer Session B-term Class meets M T W Th 10:20 AM – 12:30 PM July 21, 22, 25, and 26th to prepare to serve, and learn at the Annual Tribal Canoe Journey July 29-August 6th, hosted this year by the Nisqually Tribe. 

Online introduction to sustainable business for non-business majors course this spring quarter

ESRM 320, Marketing and Management From a Sustainability Perspective (SLN 14191) is an online course (except for two mandatory in-person exam on 5.5 and 6.2) that does not charge an additional fee and offers 5 credits, NW, and I&S. Below is overview info, and details are on the website at
Overview: Marketing and Management. In ESRM 320, we explore two of the four primary business dimensions: marketing and human resource management (companion course ESRM 321 explores finance and accounting). 

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. 

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