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

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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. 

Scholarship: $5, 000 Mary Gates Scholarships – info sessions begin today!

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications.  Mary Gates Scholarships provide $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research projects.  These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students regardless of class year, major, residency status, or UW campus.  Deadlines are coming up soon, so attend an information session! 

Event: Jackson School series on ‘Trump in the World’ in Fall quarter – no registration necessary

We are now opening up this series of talks to all students
Attend any or all of the talks without registering for JSIS 478 A.
Due to the success of our Spring quarter series on ‘Trump in the World: International Impacts of the Trump Presidency’ we have organized a sequel, with a new series of all-new ‘Trump in the World’ talks in Fall quarter. 

Internship: Come Intern with the Queer Student Commission!

The QSC’s Intern Application Is Now Open!
Hello everyone! I hope your first few days of the new school year have been going well! Do your best, take all the time you need to care for yourself, and spend a minute to enjoy all the cool things happening this quarter.
I’m so happy to announce that the application to be an intern for the QSC is now open! 

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