ASUW WAC presents the first ever production of The ___________ Monologues!

The ASUW Women’s Action Commission presents the FIRST EVER production of
The ___________ Monologues
previously known as The Vagina Monologues

The ___________ Monologues is an entirely student written and organized production featuring thirteen UW students. Cast members will share personal stories of survival, identity and resistance through a range of performances. As a challenge to the widely-known Vagina Monologues, The ___________ Monologues asserts that people can tell their own stories in their own voices. 

Water & Wood – New short film on river restoration

Dear friends and river lovers,
I’m excited to share with you a new online short film we’ve just released about re-establishing wood habitat in streams… a common but not always intuitive part of river restoration. We hope this film can help shine more light on why these projects are important, and I invite you to help us share this in your networks and circles (the Vimeo video is easily embeddable in websites, blogs, social media using the ‘share’ button):
This film is the second of several shorts we’ll be releasing this year as part of our ‘Willamette Futures’ project, which is aimed at sharing the challenge and potential of restoring the waters of Oregon’s big river. 

Mortar Board Opportunity for students

Dear University of Washington Scholar,
Are you looking for a way to get more involved with a meaningful experience in your last year at the University of Washington? The Tolo Chapter of Mortar Board National Honor Society is looking for applicants to be a part of the 2013-2014 class.
Mortar Board is the oldest continuing honor society on the UW’s campus. 

Student Internship with the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition

Student Internship with the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition
The Duwamish, Seattle’s only river, has been declared by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Superfund
Site, one of the most hazardous toxic sites in the nation, and its health and future are at a critical moment. After
February, 28, 2013 (release date for EPA’s proposed cleanup plan), the affected communities and residents of the
greater Seattle area will have 105 days to provide their comments, input and concerns. 

ESRM 489 (5 credits): Costa Rica Exploration Seminar/ Info Session Feb. 14th 9am and 4pm

Environmental & Forest Sciences Costa Rica: Natural History of Costa Rica
Location: Various Locales (cities, mountains & beaches of Costa Rica’s Pacific slope)
Department: School of Environmental & Forest Sciences
Course Listing: ESRM 489 (5 credits)
Dates: August 30 – September 22, 2013
Program Fee: $3,900 (Financial aid often applicable)
Program Director: John Marzluff (Environmental & Forest Sciences), Marc Miller (Marine Affairs), Jack Delap (Environmental & Forest Sciences)
UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSION: February 14th, 9am & 4pm; Anderson Hall, Room 30
Are you interested in natural science and human culture? 

Reminder – Washington State Opportunity Scholarship Deadline

Application Available until February 18, 2013

Over 700 Scholarships Available for High Demand Majors

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship is available until February 18, 2013. Click here for application. Please advertise to those students who are interested in earning a first bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care.

Thank you for promoting this great opportunity,Vickie Rekow
Director, Scholarship Services

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship is administered by the College Success Foundation

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
1605 NW Sammamish Road | Suite 200 | Issaquah, WA 98027
Phone: 1-877-899-5002
Email: info 

Disability in Limited Resource Environments: Study Abroad in Brazil, Summer 2013

Just a reminder about this great study abroad opportunity in Brazil in A term in Summer 2013. The deadline to apply is about one week from now. The program would be of interest to people studying topics like: global health, human rights, social justice, pre-health, social welfare, disability, politics, diversity, and sociology. See below and also the attached flyer for more information. 

Lower Division Spring Courses of Public Health Interest

Please share these lower division spring courses with your interested students:
HSERV 100 Personal and Public Health (3) I&S
Provides an overview of the key components of health and wellness including the balance between individual responsibility and social determinants of public health, emphasizing a holistic preventative model. Incorporates self-assessment and considers the impact of personal, family, social, cultural, and environmental factors on health. 

PERS 2013 Annual Meeting – Call for abstracts

This is a great local conference being held just over the boarder in Tsawwassen, BC this year. Additionally, for students they offer free registration in exchange for volunteer hours (jeannie.gilbert) and travel grants (applications due April 1st). Both graduate students and undergraduates researching PNW estuaries and coats are encouraged to apply. More details below:
Pacific Estuarine Research Society 36th Annual Meeting
Towards an Estuarine Ethic: integrating science and stewardship
The theme for PERS 2013 is in the spirit of Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic, where he promoted a personal environmental ethic in which homo sapiens was a member, not a master of the community or ecosystem. 

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