SpaceScout app helps find study space

UW-IT introduces SpaceScout, a Web and iPhone app that helps you find what you need in a study space. Check it out at on your
browser or smartphone. Once you’re familiar with the app, take UW-IT’s survey about possible new features, and enter to win one of ten $25 gift
credits on your Husky card:

SEFS 550E – 2-credit journal club on Coupled Human-Natural Systems, Winter 2013

SEFS 550E – 2-credit journal club on Coupled Human-Natural Systems, Winter 2013
Are you interested in:

The dynamics of human communities’ relationship with their environment?
Interactions between ecological and social systems and processes?
Interdisciplinary approaches to complex questions?

Then this weekly seminar on coupled human-natural systems is right for you!

Weekly discussion of 1-3 journal articles
Course content flexible based on participant interest


Nominations for Distinguished Teaching Awards

The Center for Teaching and Learning and Undergraduate Academic Affairs invites you to take part in recognizing the many dedicated and inspiring faculty and graduate students at the University of Washington. Nominate your instructor for one of the following: Distinguished Teaching Award, Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation, Excellence in Teaching Award, or the S. Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award. Providing an enriching undergraduate and graduate learning experience is what connects are recipients. 

Winter Pol S Courses Open to Non-Majors

Pol S courses are now open to students in all majors, including the only Pol S course that counts for VLPA credit, Pol S 281/Engl 251, and Pol S 334 taught by Associate Vice Provost Luis Fraga. Scroll down to see descriptions about the following courses which have the most room. See the Time Schedule for SLNS and additional detail, including learning goals and grading,
Pol S 249, Introduction to Labor Studies
Pol S 270, Introduction to Political Economy
Pol S 281/Engl 251, Literature and American Political Culture
Pol S 310, Modern Political Thought
Pol S 334, Topics in American Politics
Pol S/LSJ 361, US Courts & Civil Liberty
Pol S/LSJ 363, Law in Society
Pol S 448, Politics of the European Union
Pol S 249/Hist 249/Soc 266, Introduction to Labor Studies
Instructor: Professor Margaret Levi
Lecture: MW 12-120, Quizzes TTh
5 cr., I&S
This interdisciplinary course focuses on workers–employed and unemployed, legal and illegal–and their strategies to improve their employment and political conditions, especially through unions. 

Save the Date: 2013 UW Water Symposium

Hi all,
Mark your calendars for the Annual UW Water Symposium.
Date: April 30, 2013
Location: the newly-renovated HUB!
More details, as they become available, can be found here:
(Please excuse over-enthusiastic cross postings.) 

M.Sc. PhD. positions at Cornell University

Dear Colleagues,
I took advantage of Thomas’ list to spread the word of 3 graduate position at Cornell University Department of Natural Resources and the Cornell Biological Field Station working with zooplankton-phytoplankton interactions in the deep chlorophyll layer of Lake Ontario, comparative mysid ecology across the Great Lakes, and rehabilitation of endangered native coregonid in Lake Ontario. The two more limnological positions comes supported for 5 years and are most suitable for doctoral students, the coregonid project is supported for 2 years (MSc). 

Salmon Stories December 9th noon at the Rose Theater in Port Townsend

We are showing 2 films on salmon recovery
River As Spirit – Rebirth of the Elwha
This film is a meditation on the soul of the Elwha River and the people and salmon who have been a part of it for thousands of years. Just before the historic dam removal work officially began; filmmakers flew and filmed the length of the river, from its source high in the Olympic Mountains to the mouth at the Strait of Juan De Fuca in slow motion and with the high end Cineflex 600K camera. 

SAFS Autumn Capstone Symposium – Wednesday, December 5

It’s time again for our quarterly SAFS Capstone Symposium, when our graduating scientists show the results of all their hard work. Whether your interests are freshwater or marine, vertebrate or invertebrate– there’s something for everyone.
When: this Wednesday, Dec. 5th, 4:00-5:15 pm
Where: room 107
4:00 Shannon Hennessey (Essington): Effects of hypoxia on demersal fish and macroinvertebrate
distributions in Hood Canal, Washington
4:15 Nate Fuchs (Schindler): Abundance and quantitative analysis of aquatic invertebrates in four
streams of Wood River Watershed
4:30 Bradley Chi (Roberts): Effects of photoperiod and mechanical stress on Olympia oyster physiology
4:45 Hannah Harper (Simenstad): Diel temperature and dissolved oxygen patterns within salmon-inhabited sloughs of the Columbia River and the effectiveness of tide gates as a restoration tool
5:00 Brian Harmon (Quinn): Diet overlap between shorthead sculpins (Cottus confusus) and brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in the Salmon River basin, Idaho 

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