Courses: Landscape Architecture, Spring, Summer & Autumn 2017

The UofW Landscape Architecture Dept. has several great offerings, open to all, this coming Spring, Summer and Autumn Quarters 2017.  There is Canada, China,
Elwha River Camping Trip, Croatia, Peru, Nepal, Tokyo/Taipei Study Abroad.

Many classes are offered on the UofW Campus:
Spring: Design of Cities, Intro. to Planting Design, Ecological Design & Planning, History of Urban Landscapes and Environment, Advocacy & the Built Environment, Floating Wetlands. 

Scholarship: Tillman Military Scholars program now accepting applications

The Pat Tillman Foundation offers an annual scholarship open to active duty military, veterans, and spouses pursuing a full-time bachelor’s, master’s, or professional degree at a US-based accredited institution. Each individual scholarship award is based on the applicant’s unique financial need, the average award in 2017 is expected to be ~$10,000 per academic year (renewable for the duration of the student’s program of study). 

Spring courses in American Indian Studies

We have an exciting bunch of classes scheduled for spring in American Indian Studies, and I’d appreciate it if you’d share with any students who might be interested. All of these courses are open to all students, and those at the 200 level are especially appropriate for students without previous coursework in American Indian Studies.

Please note that the course numbers and descriptions for a few of these differ slightly from what appears in the time schedule. 

Internship: 2017 Student Opportunities Program

Schmidt Ocean Institute is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Student Opportunities program. The Student Opportunities program is a unique chance for students to obtain valuable hands-on research skills and at-sea experience. You can view previous students experiences here. Students will join the Schmidt Ocean Institute crew and scientists aboard R/V Falkor, and assist with unique cutting-edge marine science research. For a list of the 2017 cruises visit here. 

Pipeline Project Spring Tutoring Opportunites

Pipeline Project is currently recruiting for Spring Quarter tutor and mentor opportunities. We are a tutoring outreach program that aims to connect UW undergraduates with tutoring and mentoring opportunities in Seattle Public K-12 Schools and local community organizations servicing K-12 students. We partner with over 50 K-12 schools, who are flexible and eager to have wonderful UW students be tutors. 

Spring 2017 Online Courses Available

Register for Spring 2017 online courses
Register now for spring quarter online classes. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of the University of Washington’s online courses. As a UW matriculated student, this spring you can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of your normal tuition load and pay an online fee of only $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means you can interact with your classmates and complete the course during the quarter. 

Job: Field Assistant Position – 100 Islands Project

Field Assistant Opportunity – Summer 2017
Influence of Marine-Derived Nutrients on Mammals of the BC Central Coast
The Hakai Institute and the Applied Conservation Science Lab at the University of Victoria are looking for an enthusiastic field assistant to assist with mammal diversity surveys as part of Hakai’s 100 Islands Project. We are investigating patterns of biological diversity across islands of the BC Central Coast in relation to marine subsidies, particularly the use of marine subsidies by mammals on islands. 

Spring 2017: ESRM 459 Yellowstone class

Are you interested in traveling to Yellowstone National Park over spring break?  Want to see wolves, explore US National Park Service management, put your GIS and wildlife skills to work, or catch a bald eagle?  If so, then you may be interested in taking ESRM 459 with Professors John Marzluff, Aaron Wirsing and Monica Moskal.
To be considered for the class, please email Dr. 

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – W.F. Thompson Award for Best Student Paper Published in 2015

W.F. Thompson Award for Best Student Paper
Published in 2015
Nominations are open for the W.F. Thompson Award, which will be given by the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB) to recognize the best student paper in fisheries science published during 2015.
The award will consist of a check for up to $1000 as determined by the Board of Control, a certificate and a one-year membership in AIFRB at an appropriate level. 

Mortar Board Membership Applications Due by February 24th, 2017

The University of Washington’s Tolo Chapter of Mortar Board is currently inviting students in their junior year (or equivalent in credits) and seniors with a graduation date no sooner than the end of fall quarter of 2017 to apply for Tolo Chapter’s 2017/2018 class.
Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership, and service. 

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