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. 

Show Me the Money: an RSO funding workshop

Student Organizations,
Are you wondering…
* How to get event funding?
* What is the funding process & timeline?
* What types of items & event ideas are funded?
* How to create an effective event funding proposal?
* What information do I need to make a funding request?
Come to:
a workshop on student event funding
including ASUW, GPSS, UW Alumni Association, Wells Fargo Fund, and more. 

STILL SPOTS: UW’s Friday Harbor Labs Marine Biology Programs – Spring and Summer

Hi SAFS Students –
There are still spots open in the Friday Harbor Labs marine biology spring and summer programs:
Upcoming Spring and Summer Offerings
SPRING QUARTER (priority application deadline Jan 25, applications still being accepted)
Marine Zoology & Botany Quarter (15-16 credits)
This programs includes two courses that survey the groups of marine invertebrates and marine plants represented in the San Juan Archipelago and either a developmental biology course or research apprenticeships that focus on the effects of climate change on individual marine organisms and their communities. 

Statement of Purpose Workshop this Wednesday!

Are you stressing out about your graduate school application? Are you facing difficulty communicating the bulk of your undergraduate experiences in an eloquent and concise way? Are you uneasy about the stylistic conventions of the statement of purpose? The CLUE Writing Center is here to help!
The CLUE Writing Center will be conducting a statement of purpose workshop that targets graduate school applications this Wednesday, 1/30 at 7:00PM in Mary Gates Hall 288! 

The Career Center’s Annual Internship Fair- February 13th, 2013!!!

Are you looking to gain an internship opportunity? Search no more! We have more than 90 exhibitors representing government, non-profit and private sector industries attending the Internship Fair, all with an interest in recruiting Huskies! Don’t miss out on this perfect opportunity!
Internship Fair
When: February 13th, 2013; 2-6pm
Where: HUB Ballrooms
List of Employers: (Please visit the link frequently as the information is updated regularly)

SEA Semester visit to UW, January 30th

SEA Semester is visiting Seattle!
Your SEA Semester Admissions Counselor is coming to UW. Stop by the information table to learn more!
Wednesday, January 30th
Information Table: 12-3, Ocean Sciences Building
SEA Semester is the only program in the world that brings students to the deep ocean under sail to study the science and culture of the sea. SEA offers a unique combination of off-campus adventure, serious research, and personal challenge. 

“Surrealist Paris” Exploration Seminar — Information sessions

For Early Fall Quarter 2013 (August 18 to September 13), the UW Department of Comparative Literature will offer again its Exploration Seminar on Surrealism in Paris. This program offers students a unique opportunity to earn 5 UW credits while exploring one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in the world.
The program fee is $2,700 (includes housing). 

Join us for Short Takes on Plastic, Feb. 5, Neptune Theatre

The Burke Museum is partnering with the Seattle Theatre Group to host an
upcoming event that we thought would be of interest to the students,
faculty, and staff in the UW School of Aquatics and Fishery Sciences.
The upcoming “Short Takes on Plastic” event consists of ten fast-paced
speakers discussing the role of plastics in our lives from many
different points of view. 

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