Community Literacy Program Winter 2013

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. 

WINTER 2013 Plant Microbiology Seminar and *NEW* Plant Microbiolgy lab/open to both undergrads and grads

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 Now Mobile Friendly

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. 

CoEnv Dean’s Award for Undergraduate Innovation – deadline extended

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 (VLPA)

ENGL 285: Writers on Writing
Professor Richard Kenney
Tues/Thurs 12:30 – 1:50 with a Wed discussion section
SLN 13655
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.
Class description
In this class the collective UW Creative Writing faculty, along with other visiting artists, remember in public why they do what they do. 


Fridays from 11:30-1:20 in Paccar 492
Queer 101 is a 2 credit/no credit focus group offered through the Q Center. It is a discussion based class centered around sexuality and gender as it relates to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* issues. This class is for anyone at any level of exposure to these topics.
Queer 101 is listed under CHID 496 L (and will be listed as a CHID focus group on both your transcript and schedule, for anyone who has concerns about that). 

Financial Support for Undergraduate Studies in Environmental Sciences, National Center for Environmental Research

Potential funding opportunity for talented undergraduates:
Financial Support for Undergraduate Studies in Environmental Sciences is
available from the National Center for Environmental Research, a unit of the
EPA Office of Research and Development, which is seeking applications for
its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships For Undergraduate
Environmental Study. This fellowship program forms part of efforts to ensure
that the United States meets its current and projected human resource needs
in the environmental science, engineering, and policy fields. 

Important Autumn Quarter Dates and Deadlines


September 28 – Last day to add, drop or change a course in the Registration Office without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture
October 1-7 – Unrestricted drop period $20 fee
October 9-November 11 – Late Course Drop Period Use of Annual Drop Required and a $20 Fee is Assessed
October 14 – Last day to add a course through MyUW
November 11 – Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option. 

CLUE daytime tutoring in the HUB Commuter Commons

CLUE Tutoring is now in the daytime in the HUB!!! Please spread the word.
CLUE & FYP are offering upper division Drop-in Tutoring in the HUB’s Commuter Commons for Chem, Math, and Physics from 11am-2pm Mon-Thurs.
There will be one tutor per subject there available for drop-in tutoring with the schedule below. Please pass the message on to all your commuting students. 

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