Friday Harbor Summer Course – BIOL 533 Sensory Biology and Behavior of Fishes

Last chance to sign up for the new course, Sensory Biology & Behavior of Fishes – Biology 533 (9 credits). This course is a project-based, 6 week, 9 credit, graduate course offered
at the U Washington’s Friday Harbor Laboratories on San Juan Island in the summer of 2013.
Open to graduate students and highly motivated undergraduates. Fellowships and scholarships available. Only a few slots

2013 College of the Environment Awards | Nominations due Friday, March 1

The College of the Environment is pleased to announce that we are seeking nominations for awards to honor members of our College community who have demonstrated outstanding service and dedication. For the 2012-13 year, the College seeks nominations for the following awards:
Distinguished Staff Member
Criteria: Nominees should provide extraordinary service beyond the basic job description and demonstrate the University of Washington values of integrity, diversity, excellence, collaboration, innovation and respect. 

Body Acceptance Group at Hall Health

We are pleased to announce our Body Acceptance group still has openings.
Hall Health Mental Health

Body Acceptance Group: Mondays 3:00 to 4:30 pm. Starting TBA. This 8-week course is designed to offer support, education and an opportunity to explore personal relationships between food, mood and body image. Participants learn skills that increase body satisfaction, decrease unhealthy weight control behaviors, and prevent eating disorder symptoms. 

2013 Bonderman Fellowship – Due 2/11/13

Hello everyone,
Please remind any eligible students that the 2013 Bonderman Fellowship is due in one week, on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 12 noon (PST).
See below for more information and let me know if you have any questions.
Dear Honors students,
We write to share an extraordinary opportunity for travel, discovery, and challenge. The 2013 Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is now available and we encourage you to consider applying. 

Spring 2013 Contemporary Black Cinemas Class – C Lit 303

C Lit 303 – SLN 11652Tamara Cooper

SAV 166

Black Contemporary Cinemas is open to AIS, AES, CHID, ENGL, GWSS, DRAMA and C Lit students during Period 1 registration as well as students in performance studies. No prior film analysis knowledge is necessary.
C Lit 303 runs 4 days/ week with two days for screening and two days for lecture. 

Teach For America FINAL Application Deadline (FRI 2/15)

FINAL 2013 Application Deadline: Friday, February 15 – register and start your application today
Interested in Teach For America? Exploring opportunities for after graduation? Did you know the final application deadline for the 2013 TFA corps is in two weeks?
This is your last chance to apply for this year’s corps. Keep your options on the table and submit an application by Friday, February 15. 

Go Walkabout in the Australian Outback! 2013 Exploration Seminar with ESS

Go Walkabout in the Australian Outback
2013 Exploration Seminar in Australia
Tentative Dates: 8/26-9/22 2013
Come participate in exploring some of the great wilderness areas of the Northern Territory and Northern Western Australia to experience, first hand, its geology and wildlife! Interested students who have taken 2 ESS courses by the date of departure can find more details on the IPE website:
Please note: students joining us on this exploration seminar need not be ESS majors, but will need to have taken 2 courses from our department. 

Save the Date! Summer 2013 Faroe Islands Program Information Session

§ “It was the most satisfying and inspiring event of my life.”
§ “Best quarter of UW! Learned so much and enjoyed it all.”
-Students on Thurtle’s CHID’s Iceland Program
Program Description:
When Islands Sing: The Human and Non-Human Resonances of the Faroe Islands
Director: Phillip Thurtle
Full-term Summer 2013
Program cost: $4600
Application deadline: Feb. 

Undergraduate Research Symposium + Workshops

Undergraduate Research Symposium application is open
The Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium is a chance for undergraduates to present what they have learned through their research experiences to a larger audience. The Symposium also provides a forum for students, faculty, and the community to discuss cutting edge research topics and to examine the connection between research and education. The Symposium includes poster and presentation sessions by students from all academic disciplines and all three UW campuses, plus invited guests. 

Environment Study Abroad Fair – Feb. 5

Hello Everyone!
In just one week from today on February 5th, PoE will be hosting an Enviornmental Study Abroad Fair. The event will take place from 3:30-5pm and will be in the Wallace Hall Commons. Seven environmentally focused study abroad programs will be coming to represent their particular trips to the following countries:

Micronesia – Summer
Peru – Summer
Martinique – Summer
Costa Rica – Summer
India – Summer
Viet Nam – Summer
Rome – Autumn

Also attending will be a representative from the Financial Aid and Study Abroad offices to answer logistical questions. 

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