Making Government Work for All workshop

Are you interested in advocating for evidence-based policy, but unsure how to begin? 
Join us at the Seattle Central Library for Making Government Work for All: a workshop on public comment for science, labor and environmental advocacy.
WHEN: 6-8:30 PM Thursday, October 26
Two UW graduate student-led groups, the UAW Local 4121 Climate Justice Working Group and The Public Comment Project, are working with the Union of Concerned Scientists to bring you an evening of free draft beer, pizza, and public comment. 

Grad School: PhD position about macroecology of species interactions

PhD position in the project “Macroecology and diversity of species interactions” at the University of Oulu, Finland.
Coevolution among species via species interactions is the major driving force of biodiversity. Yet, the concept of and metrics to estimate species interactions is largely missing from biodiversity studies. The project has two major aims. First, our goal is to create a novel community diversity index, which quantitatively grade communities in terms of the sign, strength and variation of interactions. 

Paid Research Opportunities for Underrepresented Undergraduates

Supporting Undergraduate Research Experiences in Environmental Health (SURE-EH)
Supporting Undergraduate Research Experiences in Environmental Health (SURE-EH) is now accepting applications from underrepresented undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Washington to conduct environmental health science-related research alongside faculty in the School of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Science (DEOHS). Student researchers will be eligible for up to 2 years of funding, full-time during summer and part-time during the academic year. 

Call for Applicants: 2017-18 Husky Experience Student Advisory Council

Apply now to join the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council
Help advance the Husky Seed Fund, an award that brings to life innovative ideas by students that are inclusive, impactful, and inventive to the UW.  Gain valuable experience advancing and managing a program that will impact thousands of students at UW.
What types of student-led efforts would improve the overall Husky Experience? 

Jobs: research ecologist

NMFS is advertising for a research Ecologist in Newport Oregon

​https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481898500 (MAP)
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481898800 (DE)​ 

Grad School Opportunity: New PhD training program in Sustainable Oceans

UC Davis received a $3M award from the National Science Foundation in support of a new Research Traineeship (NRT) program “Sustainable Oceans: From Policy to Science to Decisions”. Our Sustainable Oceans NRT will train the next generation of PhD marine scientists under a new paradigm that puts the policy focus on the front-end of the research and training enterprise as a means of building more effective links between the science and decisions on sustainable use of living marine resources.  

Study Abroad: Financial Planning Workshops

Hello friends and colleagues:
UW Study Abroad is launching a new workshop designed to help students make more informed decisions about the financial costs of studying abroad.  Our Financial Planning  workshop will cover the basics of financial aid, scholarships to consider, cost comparisons of different programs, budgeting tips, money generating strategies and important forms and deadlines for students.  We are offering the workshops at three different times to make it convenient for students:
Tuesday October 24, 3-4:30, Mary Gates Hall 171
Wednesday November 1, 3-4:30 in Schmitz 450
Wednesday November 15, 3-4:30 Ethnic Cultural Center 

SAFS in the News: Most Valuable Salmon Fishery in the World

SAFS faculty Tom Quinn and Ray Hilborn are featured on CNN Politics:
‘This is the most valuable wild salmon fishery in the world
Under the Trump administration, it could become a mine.

This year, 56 million sockeye salmon swam hundreds of miles from the ocean toward the rivers and streams of the Bristol Bay watershed in southwest Alaska.

Many that escaped fishermen and bears leapt over waterfalls and used a mysterious combination of the Earth’s magnetic field and their own sensory memories to locate the exact streams where they were born — and then spawned, made gravel nests for their young, and died. 

Event: Indigenous Feminisms Speaker Series

The third installment of our Indigenous Feminisms speaker series is happening next Friday, October 20th at the Intellectual House.
The theme is a Loving Rebellion and both speakers will be discussing issues of violence against women, particularly indigenous women, and their research and grassroots work to bring this topic to light. Please join us and invite your students, faculty, and staff. 

Help Make the IMA More Inclusive – UW Recreation Job Opportunity

UW Recreation is looking for a student employee to work on a renovation project to make the IMA more inclusive and welcoming to campus community members, regardless of gender. Below are the details of the position, which would start as soon as possible.
Inclusive Locker Room & Pool Renovation Project Student Employee
The project: Inclusive Locker Room & Pool Renovation Project – Research, create, and present a proposal to renovate existing locker rooms and pool at the IMA to be more inclusive. 

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