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Global Health Law Summer Institute

From July 14-18, the law school will be hosting our Global Health Law Summer Institute, with a special focus on “The Access Challenge.” The link for information is: http://www.law.washington.edu/HealthLaw/Institute/Default.aspx
In addition to days focused on access to global health, to health services, and to health care products, the Thursday, July 17 program focuses on Access to Sustainable Clean and Healthy Environments: The Role of International Environmental Law. 

Invite to August Conference at Seattle University

My name is Toby Meyer, and I am from the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability at Seattle University. Please see below for an invitation to our conference “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons”.

Dear Colleagues,
I’m writing to invite you to attend our inaugural conference at Seattle University on August
7th, 8th, and 9th titled “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons.” (If you have already
received information about our conference, please accept my apologies for the duplication
here.) Please feel free to share this invitation with others. 

Please join us for the exciting opening exhibit of the "No Longer Invisible" project at the ECC May 29th, 1-3

We are several days away from the exciting opening exhibit of the “No Longer Invisible – In Their Own Words” project. Please join us in honoring the 30 AAPI students, staff, and faculty, who have shared their personal stories with us on Thursday, May 29th from 1pm – 3pm at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC). The e-series that have been sent out periodically throughout each week includes several highlighted stories. 

Career Pathways in Education

Come one, come all!
Curious about career pathways in education? Interested in exploring education policy, teaching abroad, social services, higher education, nutrition, outdoor education or school counseling?
Join us for Pizza with Professionals! Monday May 19th 4:00-5:30pm in Miller 301.
Hear from a panel of professionals on their career paths, educational preparation and tips for exploring careers in education.
All UW majors are welcome. 

Fulbright U.S. Student Program information sessions ongoing

Fulbright U.S. Student Program – UW Information Sessions
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 2015-16 academic year? Consider the Fulbright U.S. Student Program (http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html). 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. 

Washington State Legislative Internship Information sessions, May 13th and 14th

The Washington State Legislative Internship Program is having information sessions on the UW-Seattle campus on May 13th and 14th. ALL majors are welcome to apply for this amazing internship opportunity. Information sessions will be held in Gowen 1A (the Olson room) at the following time:
May 13th 11:30pm-noon
May 13th 2:30am-3:00pm
May 14th 9:30am-10:00am
May 14th 3:30pm-4:00pm
One of the country’s most highly regarded legislative internships, the program offers students the opportunity to gain professional, paid work experience and study the legislative process at the state level. 

Final Peace Corps Events this Quarter! Special Event and Application Workshops

Peace Corps’ final events for Spring Quarter are coming up in the next couple of weeks and we want to make sure your students know about them! Now is the perfect time for Juniors and Seniors to apply – they’ll be considered for early 2015 departures if they apply by June 1st!
Information Session with Stories of Returned Volunteers’ Services
Wednesday, May 14th, 4-5:20pm, THO 125
Our final informational meeting of the year! 

Undergrad AFS Majors presenting at the 17th Annual UW Undergrad Research Symposium, May 16 in Mary Gates Hall

Several SAFS undergrad majors will be giving poster and oral presentations at the 17th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 16, 2014 in Mary Gates Hall – see below for full list. Drop by to check out their research and give them support!
2014 Schedule of Events Note: Some sessions overlap.
11:00-11:15 Event Welcome
11:00-1:00 Poster Session 1- Hannah Wear, Susie Dobkins, Jennifer Gardner (Mary Gates Scholar), Lindsay Hart, Charles Dueber, Mohammad Durrani
12:30-2:15 Oral Presentation Session 1 – Jenna Keeton, Jeffrey Baldock (Mary Gates Scholar), Matthew Grodzins (Mary Gates Scholar)
12:30-2:15 Performing Arts Session
1:00-2:30 Poster Session 2
2:30-4:00 Poster Session 3 – Jessica Blanchette
3:00-4:30 Visual Arts & Design Showcase
3:30-5:00 Oral Presentation Session 2 – Hannah Wear
4:00-6:00 Poster Session 4
View the 2014 Online Pro­ceed­ings for the full event sched­ule, abstracts, and pre­sen­ter search tools. 

Friday Harbor Labs Open House – Saturday, May 10 11-4

Please spread the word that UW’s Friday Harbor Laboratories, on San Juan Island, is offering an open house on Saturday, May 10 11 AM – 4 PM. During this event, faculty and grad students will open their labs to the public. They will share their research, conduct lab tours, offer diving demos and critter interactions. This is a great opportunity for students (and advisers) to see the labs in action and learn about the amazing research happening there. 

Green Dot Bystander Training

Hello UW Students!
We are excited to announce the dates for our Spring Quarter Bystander Training and we want you to come be a part of it.
For those of you who are not aware, Green Dot is a movement spreading across our campus with the goal of putting an end to violence in our community. For more information on Green Dot, visit our website: http://depts.washington.edu/livewell/saris/green-dot/
Students who have completed the Training have said they got out of the experience:
-an opportunity to meet other students
-the confidence to step in and make a difference in the campus community
-a great addition to their resume and professional experience
If you are interested, follow the link below to find out more information and sign up for the Spring Training during the 5th week of the quarter. 

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