“Harnessing the Data Revolution: Ensuring Water and Food Security from Field to Global Scales” is the theme of the 2014 Water for Food Global Conference, hosted by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The conference, to be held Oct. 19-22 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Seattle, brings together experts from around the world to explore how the data revolution can help address the pressing need for global water and food security.
We are looking for engaging and motivated graduate and undergraduate students who want to make a difference to underrepresented youth in Seattle. Starting this fall, you can begin your training to become a Seattle MESA math and science tutor for high school students.
WHAT IS THE SEATTLE MESA TUTOR TRAINING PROGRAM ALL ABOUT?
Seattle MESA provides opportunities and resources that inspire students traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields, to pursue education and careers in math, engineering and science (http://www.seattlemesa.org/).
Are you interested in becoming a Whale Scout volunteer? Don’t know what Whale Scout is? Check out this link: www.whalescout.org
See the flier attached for information on how to become a volunteer. This is the best way to see our beloved killer whales from our backyard!
Whale Scout Board Member
Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff of the University of Washington,
Please feel free to pass this information along to friends, family, or acquaintances who you feel may have an interest in this program.
Do you love amphibians, science, and exploring National Parks? Then the Citizen Science Program is for you. The Citizen Science program gives volunteers the opportunity to hike and explore some of Mount Rainier’s remote lakes and wetland habitats while gaining experience in surveying and science.
Project description: We are seeking independent, motivated student volunteers that will be key members of a research team including scientists from the Northwest Fisheries Science Center and the University of Washington as we continue our long-term study (started in 2000) quantifying the recolonization of the Cedar River, WA by Pacific salmon. The Cedar River is a protected watershed providing drinking water for Seattle and is about 90 km east of the City.
Cast & Dig: 5th Annual Fly Fishing & Habitat Restoration Event
Saturday, July 12 ~ 9:00am-2:30pm
Cavanaugh Pond, Renton
Grab your friends and family and come out for the 5th Annual Cast & Dig with Friends of the Cedar River Watershed and King County Parks at Cavanaugh Pond Natural Area! We will spend the morning restoring riparian habitat, followed by FREE fly fishing workshops for all skill levels, guest speakers, and delicious lunch in the afternoon!
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We believe that students are partners and co-creators of the university experience so come join the team and leave a legacy!
We invite you to consider joining a Husky Leadership Initiative (HLI) project committee. HLI project committees develop programming and provide logistical support for one of several major Husky Leadership Initiative efforts, which include U Lead We Lead, Leadership Firesides, Husky Spring Training, Husky Leadership Certificate and curricular leadership education.
The 2014 Lavender Graduation celebration will be ROYALLY FIERCE and feature the same high energy, humor, good music, and great food to which we know our guests are accustomed… and let’s not forget, CUPCAKES! We hope that you will consider teaming up with the Q Center as volunteers are essential to the success of the celebration!
Lavender Graduation 2014: Be Your Own Queen!
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.
A group of researchers in the School of Forest and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Economics at the University of Washington is conducting a study to learn more about mechanisms used by nonprofit organizations to raise funds for providing public goods and services.
Students at the University of Washington who are over 18 years in age are eligible to participate.