Spring 2013 Volunteer/ESRM Credit Opportunity Work with 5th graders to Teach about the Outdoors

Who: Undergrads or Graduate students with a passion for teaching about the outdoors and working with elementary school students.
What: Fall City Elementary 5th grade teachers are seeking volunteers to help teach outdoor education classes to 5th grade students during their trip to Seabeck May 21-24. Volunteers will work with teachers to develop and teach a specific class to multiple groups of students during their 4-day trip. 

Inner Pipeline Seminars Spring 2013

Are you interested in learning more about the world of K-12 education?
Thinking of teaching as a possible career?
Would you like to make a difference in the life of a young person?
If so, check out the Inner Pipeline seminars offered by The Pipeline Project during Spring Quarter 2013. Students receive credit for attending a seminar once a week and tutoring in Seattle schools or community organizations for 2.5 hours or more per week.There are a wide range of seminar topics.Here is a comprehensive list of our upcoming offerings:
Mondays:

Higher Education Tutoring & Mentorship (EDUC 401 G&H)
Arts and K-12 Education (EDUC 401 Y)

Tuesdays:

General Issues in K-12 Education (EDUC 401B)
Literacy and Justice through Photograph (EDUC 401 Z)
Non-profits and Education (EDUC 401 V)
Leadership in Education Equity (EDUC 401 X)

Wednesdays:

Teaching/Tutoring English Language Learners (EDUC 401 A)
General Issues in K-12 Education (EDUC 401E)
Education in the Justice System (401F)
Refugee Communities (EDUC 401J)
Education for Sustainability (EDUC 401K)
Strength Based Education: Serving the Underserved (EDUC 401 W)
Mentoring in Educational Psychology (EDUC 401)

Thursdays:

Philosophy for Children (EDUC 401 L)
Math and Science in K-12 Education (EDUC 401 I)
Literacy and Justice through Photograph (EDUC 401 Z)
COOL Science Education (EDUC 401 )

Details and descriptions for each seminar may be found on our website:
http://expd.washington.edu/pipeline/inner/spring-2013/spring-2013-inner-pipeline-seminars.html
All students should attend a mandatory Pipeline orientation prior to the first class session.You may sign-up and rsvp at:
https://expo.uw.edu/expo/login
Please contact us at pipeline with additional questions.We look forward to working with you. 

Arctic Courses-Spring Quarter!

Please forward to your undergrad/grad students know about these two incoming scholars and their courses on the Arctic. Please note that both courses will be capped so interested students should register early. Also, for students interested in a minor in Arctic Studies, these classes can be applied toward that minor (pending the approval of the minor).
Visiting Scholars in Arctic Studies Offer Two Spring Quarter Classes! 

UW Student Planner Design Contest

We are now collecting design submissions for UW 2013 student planner!
The winner will have their design displayed on the cover of the planner and receive a $50 gift card to the University Book Store.
Requirements
· Dimensions: 7″ width, 9″ height
· Resolution: at least 144 pixels/inch
· Color Mode: CMYK
· Deliverables: one hardcopy, CD with original file and a .pdf version (include your full name and email contact)
Turn in your submission to First Year Programs, Mary Gates Hall, Room 120 NO LATER than March 22nd, 2013 at 5PM. 

AFSUW Trivia Night!

Hello SAFS-
Join AFSUW for our annual Trivia Night next Thursday February 21st! Compete with your colleagues for prizes and the coveted trivia trophy.
Festivities will begin at 6:45 in the SAFS lobby following the Bevan seminar. There will be free pizza, salad, pasta and beverages.
Hope to see you next Thursday!
AFSUW ExComm
Trivia! (1).pdf 

International student case competition | Go Green in the City

Go Green in the City is an international case challenge in which students (undergraduates, MBAs, or Master’s candidates) develop ideas for intelligent energy management in the city. Finalists earn career-advancement opportunities and a chance to win a trip around the world. It is sponsored by Schneider Electric.
More info here: http://gogreeninthecity.com/
The deadline for applications is March 3, 2013. 

GWSS 290 New Gender and Sport course for spring

Hello Everyone,
The Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies Department has an interesting new course for spring,
GWSS 290 Gender and Sport (M-F, 12:30-1:20, SLN#14400).
The course is designed to explore ideas about how sports shape our ideas and assumptions about masculinity and femininity, and how ideas about athletes, professional and amateur, reflect and challenge social norms about gender, sexuality, race and class. 

TFA placing teachers in Central and Eastern Washington!

We will be expanding our presence beyond the Cascades to serve the students and communities of across Washington in addition to the Puget Sound where we’ve had the privilege to work over the past two years. We will focus our efforts in the Tri-Cities area as well as the Yakima Valley. Those students deserve an excellent education and should be afforded every opportunity to succeed as much as their counterparts in urban areas; your leadership in the classroom will be indispensable in realizing this vision. 

Etiquette Dinner tickets on sale now!

The Career Center Etiquette Dinner
Sponsored by Insight Global
Wednesday, February 27th – 5:30-8:00pm
HUB Lyceum
Tickets: $20 per person
Tickets are on sale NOW!
Do you know which fork to use during an interview? Need to polish your business etiquette skills? Want to know how to dress to make a positive impression?
You don’t want to miss The Career Center’s Annual Etiquette Dinner on Wednesday, February 27th, sponsored by Insight Global and the HUB. 

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