The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards is offering a few more fall sessions on searching for scholarships, writing personal statements, writing CVs/resumes, and getting great recommendations. These sessions are for undergrad students in all fields who might be interested in learning more about searching and applying for scholarships of all kinds and/or working on graduate admission applications.
Freshman Scholarship 101: Getting Started in the Search for Scholarships
Specifically designed for freshmen and sophomores, this introductory workshop provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships.
ESRM 321 is an introductory business course designed for non-business majors, has NO prerequisites, and gives NW and I & S credit. More info is below . . .
ESRM 321, Finance & Accounting From a Sustainability Perspective
SLN 13951, 5 credits, NW and I&S credit
TU/TH 5:30-8 PM
Student evaluations are at https://www.washington.edu/cec/e/ESRM321A1463.html.
Taught by a former stock broker, ESRM 321 explores finance and accounting fundamentals, stock markets and investing, and sustainable * business practices that respect best environmental science methods and ethical social responsibility standards.
The Slavic Department is pleased to announce three new or special course offerings for Winter 2012 that may be of interest to your students. All three count as VLPA credits. Please feel free to direct students my way if they have any questions at all. All course texts will be in English and there are no prerequisites! These will be entertaining, informative, and are intended to be accessible for a wide audience.
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Conversations on Defining Diversity: Student Soldiers
A Public Forum in the College of the Environment
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Fishery Sciences Building, Room 203
Please register by Wednesday, November 7. Coffee and sweets will be served.
PHG 301 Introduction to Genetic Epidemiology (3) I&S/NW
M W 3:30 – 4:50
This course explores the identification of genetic and environmental factors associated with disease. Because it touches on ethical, societal, political, and legal dimensions it should be of interest to a broad range of students from the health sciences to social sciences and everyone in between.
Community Literacy Program (CLP) is an 8 credit program linking English 298 and Education 401. Nearly 1000 UW students have participated in CLP since it began in 1992. The program welcomes students at any stage of your educational career and from any major! . CLP students are often interested in careers in education, and CLP students have gone on to teach in K-12 and higher education across the United States and in several countries.
Please consider sharing these Winter 2013 courses with your students…
One is a plant microbiology seminar. I have speakers lined up from all around the UW campus (including Erica Cline from UW
Tacoma) and a special speaker from Colorado who will speak on white pine blister rust that is wiping out these important forest trees.
The other class is the new plant microbiology lab to give our students hands-on skills in microbiology and some molecular biology as well.
MyUW Mobile has been released. The mobile-friendly version of MyUW was built in response to priorities expressed by UW students and gives them access to information they said they want most while on the go. Using a mobile device, registered students will be able to get course information, including instructor contact information, required textbooks, course web sites and classroom locations. Visit MyUW on your mobile device and automatically be directed to the mobile-friendly version.
College of the Environment Dean’s Award for Undergraduate Innovation
Funds are competitively awarded to support College of the Environment (CoEnv) undergraduates engaged in research, as well as community-based projects or experiential learning, combining academic content and skill set learning with innovative applications to particular issues or problems within an environmental context. It is essential that the student play a central role in generating the idea and in designing and delivering the project.
ENGL 285: Writers on Writing
Professor Richard Kenney
Tues/Thurs 12:30 – 1:50 with a Wed discussion section
Experiencing literature from the inside. Members of the creative writing faculty and other practicing writers discuss their poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction, literary inspiration, artistic practice, and the writer’s life.
In this class the collective UW Creative Writing faculty, along with other visiting artists, remember in public why they do what they do.