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SAFS Graduate Student Symposium on Thursday!

Please join us for the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences’s  27th Annual Graduate Student Symposium THIS THURSDAY, November 17th! 

Platform presentations will be held all from 9am – 5pm in Anderson Hall Room 207. Poster presentations and the Reception will follow in the SAFS 2nd Floor Kitchen from 5pm – 8pm. 
Please see the attached program for more details. 

We look forward to seeing you there! 

Celebrating open and connected rivers: “Share your Story” for World Fish Migration Day

Hey SAFS community!
Just imagine for a minute if all the stories from around the world about what connected rivers mean for fish and people were collected in one place…well, the FEC lab is partnering with Society for Conservation Biology and World Fish Migration Foundation on an ambitious project for the upcoming World Fish Migration Day to do that, and are asking for help/stories/social media love – whatever you’ve got! 

Two SAFS undergrads selected for 2016 Bonderman Fellowship

SAFS is pleased and excited to announce that Samantha Murphy and Griffin Hoins, both undergraduate SAFS majors, were selected to receive a 2016 Bonderman Fellowship.
From the UW Bonderman webpage:
Fifteen University of Washington students were recently awarded Bonderman Travel Fellowships that will enable them to embark on solo journeys that are at least eight months long and take them to at least two regions and six countries of the world. 

Call for Applications: Husky Seed Fund

Apply now for the Husky Seed Fund
Pair your ideas with funds to shape the Husky Experience!
The brand-new Husky Seed Fund, created by students for students, is accepting proposals for innovative projects that will enhance the student experience for all. Your idea could become reality with a seed funding award of up to $5000, with average awards in the $1,000 to $3,000 range. 

SAFS in the News: Herring fishery’s strength is in the sum of its parts, study finds

SAFS grad student Margaret Siple is featured in UW Today:
‘A wise investor plays the financial market by maintaining a variety of stocks. In the long run, the whole portfolio will be more stable because of the diversity of the investments it contains.
It’s this mindset that resource managers should adopt when considering Pacific herring, one of the most ecologically significant fish in Puget Sound and along the entire West Coast, argue the authors of a paper appearing in the January 2016 print edition of the journal Oecologia. 

LGBTQ+ in Earth/Environmental Sciences

In accordance with our (hopefully) constant efforts to improve the representation and experience of traditionally underrepresented groups in academia and the sciences, I’d like to invite any interested student (undergrad or grad), faculty or staff to a meeting to discuss the potential role of an organization for LGBTQ+ people in the Earth/environmental sciences here at UW. My goal is to get a regular group going at some point, and the purpose of this meeting would be to start defining what work needs to be done and how such an organization could be useful and effective. 

SAFS Grad Student Symposium 2015 – Thursday November 29th 9am-8pm

We invite you to the 26th Annual Graduate Student Symposium at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences this Thursday, November 19th, 2015! Come join us to learn about the creative and innovative research that takes place at SAFS and celebrate the work of your peers, colleagues, or students.  Please see details below, and feel free to forward this onto any others who you think might be interested. 

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