SAFS Majors (and prospective majors) – Spring Quarter Courses and Registration Info

The Spring Quarter 2013 Time Schedule is now available (All UW or FISH only) – registration begins on February 15. Below is a list of courses that satisfy degree requirements, for reference.


If you have started or completed the BIOL series, BIOL 180, 200 or 220 would also be a good choice (since many upper division FISH courses have BIOL as a pre-req) – note that BIOL 200 has a pre-req of CHEM 220. 

Spring 2013 Online Courses Available

Register for Spring 2013 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 $350 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. 

A few updates from Hall Health Mental Health

I have a few updates from Mental Health @ Hall Health:

The email us directly or call the MH front desk , MSW, LICSW has been offering a group for people at any stage of the “coming-out” process. The purpose of this group is to provide a safe, supportive and affirming environment where individuals can explore thoughts and feelings around sexual orientation and gender identity. 

Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation Scholarships Available for UW students in all fields, due March 22

The Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation is accepting applications from outstanding University of Washington students for the 2013-2014 Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation scholarships. Mortar Board is the oldest continuing national honor society of the University of Washington campus and recognizes outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service in senior college students. You do not need to be a member of Mortar Board to apply. 

Spring 2013 course for Freshman and Sophomores from the Urban Planning Department – URBDP 200

URBDP 200 Introduction to Urbanization: Planning and Designing Alternative Urban Futures (5) I&S
Introduces how cities work and explores alternative ways of planning and designing urban futures. Explores the economic, cultural, political, and social aspects of cities and how we might change them for the better. Also examines numerous case studies from the Global North and South.


Performing Research at UW Workshop Tomorrow at 3:30PM!

Greetings! The CLUE Writing Center will be conducting a “Performing Research at UW” workshop TOMORROW at 3:30PM in Mary Gates Hall 284!
This workshop will cover the basic research skills needed to complete assignments quickly and easily, using subscription resources available through the UW Library system and the world wide web. Come find about:

How to Get Started on a Research Project

What are some effective ways to brainstorm for possible research topics, create research questions, and/or develop effective search terms? 

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. 

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