Dance Marathon at UW, January 21st

Join us on Saturday, January 21st, for the biggest dance event at the University of Washington!
All UW students are invited to attend Dance Marathon as we fundraise for Seattle Children’s Hospital. The HUB doors open at 1 pm and we dance all day long, until 9 pm. It’s only $10 to register, and every dollar raised goes directly to the kids at Seattle Children’s Hospital. 

Seasonal Fisheries Technician Jobs at National Parks

This will be a regional announcement including jobs at Crater Lake (the best park), and some other places like Yosemite, Olympic, Mt Ranier, etc. Do you know a great fisheries technician that has been waiting for a chance to work in a National Park?   Now is that chance!
Our summer 2017 seasonal job announcements will open tomorrow and remain open only until Thursday 12/15. 

Now accepting applications for 2017-18 Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation Scholarships

Greetings!
On behalf of the Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation, I’m pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications from outstanding University of Washington students for the 2017-2018 Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation scholarships.
Students from all fields of study are invited to apply. Scholarship applicants do not need to be members of Mortar Board.
The Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation awards more than $40,000 in total scholarships to University of Washington students annually. 

SAFS Student Voices: Surprise and discovery in Hakodate

Surprise and discovery in Hakodate
by John Trochta, SAFS graduate student
Heat and humidity were not new to me, especially coming from a Seattle summer, but it still surprised me in Hakodate. I suppose the actual surprise didn’t occur until we arrived at the Japanese inn, where I eagerly expected the relief of air conditioning and didn’t find it. My room on the fourth floor was small and almost entirely empty, except for a short end table and a bundled Japanese futon (completely different from the American furniture piece of the same name). 

SAFS Student Voices: Snorkels and Seaweeds and Squid, Oh My!

Snorkels and Seaweeds and Squid, Oh My! Travels of a SAFS Student in Hakodate, Japan
by Grace Workman, SAFS undergraduate student
This summer, I got to experience life in Hakodate, Japan! Hokkaido, the northern part of Japan, is home to the city with delicious dairy, the freshest seafood imaginable, and our host, Hokkaido University. Our trip was only 2 weeks, but filled with adventures that I’ll remember forever. 

Present a poster at the Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting!

Hello fish-y educators and students!
This message is intended for students and faculty interested in attending or presenting a poster at the Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (ORAFS) Annual Meeting. Please forward to your networks.
Jeremy Romer, ORAFS vice-president, mentioned that many of you and/or your students are interested in submitting a poster for the upcoming Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society meeting in Bend, OR from Feb 28-Mar 3, 2017. 

Internship Opportunities with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) in Boulder, CO

The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is now accepting applications for a variety of research internships for undergraduates in summer 2017.  From helping to design sensor assemblies to testing sampling protocols and analyzing data, interns work alongside staff mentors and explore career options in weekly professional development seminars and networking events with interns from other scientific programs based in Boulder, CO. 

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