Job: Fish habitat monitoring technician, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs is seeking a Fisheries Technician to help monitor fish habitat and restoration projects on two Tribal conservation areas in Eastern Oregon near John Day. This is a 9-month limited duration position perfect for recent grads or those interested in gaining experience in stream restoration, monitoring, and aquatic sciences. For details and to apply, please go to

Position is listed as “Fish Tech II Monitoring— Prairie City.” 

Spring: COM 597 Relational Communication

COM 597 A: Special Topics: Relational Communication, Mondays 3:30-7:20pm, 5 credits
This graduate seminar examines the process by which relational communication is enacted in personal relationships. Students will be exposed to theories and methods used to investigate relational communication in various contexts. Relational communication will be investigated as it facilitates the development, maintenance, and dissolution of personal relationships as well as its influence on individual and relational health and well-being. 

Qolors Event: Intentional Life Planning Retreat for Students


As part of the Q Center’s Qolors celebration ​we​ are hosting a day long Intentional Life Planning Retreat for students: This is a great opportunity for marginalized students to get grounded personally and professionally in ​your​ own inner compasses, to find clarity in
​your​  direction, and build achievable goals that speak to ​your​ values.

The Q Center is offering their space and is sponsoring up to 8 students. 

Celebrating Resilient Feminism

Celebrating Resilient Feminism
5:30 – 8 PM on Thursday, March 30
Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, Unity Room 1
Historically, womxn of color have been overlooked in movements for social justice. Additionally, we seldom see womxn of color highlighted at leadership events. “Celebrating Resilient Feminism” will create a space to celebrate womxn of color leaders and their achievements, listen to their perspectives, and learn from their lessons. 

Spring: ESRM 435/436 Just bugging you….about Insect Ecology!

Sorry for being punny….happy last week of Winter Quarter classes! 🙂
Here’s a course that may be of interest to your students, and thank you for posting it!
ESRM 435 (14193) 3-credit lecture Tu-Th 2:30-3:50
ESRM 436 (14194) 2-credit optional lab F 11:30-1:20
Prereq: BIOL 161 (from transfer or AP) or  BIOL 180
Course description: Covers major principles of ecology as they apply to insects, and follows a level of organization from the individual to populations to communities. 

SAFS in the News: ‘Black swan’ events strike animal populations

SAFS postdoctoral researcher Sean Anderson and SAFS professor Trevor Branch are featured in UW Today:
‘Black swan events are rare and surprising occurrences that happen without notice and often wreak havoc on society. The metaphor has been used to describe banking collapses, devastating earthquakes and other major surprises in financial, social and natural systems.
A new analysis by the University of Washington and Simon Fraser University is the first to document that black swan events also occur in animal populations and usually manifest as massive, unexpected die-offs. 

Spring: CHID 270C Graphic Novels & Jewish Memory

Explore the graphic novel as a medium for personal and collective memory making. Ask questions about how visual narratives help tell stories and preserve memories.

The course uses Jewish-authored graphic novels – from Art Spiegelman’s Maus to Vanessa Davis’ Make Me a Woman – to offer a specific focus and context for the history of the art form and universal themes about memory, trauma and belonging. 

ARCTIC 401 Introduction to Arctic Climate System

Please share this fantastic opportunity with your students! Students will get a chance to be taught by an exceptional faculty who is the only instructor teaching this course. ARCTIC 401 subjects are changed every year based on the visiting fulbright expertise. Students may not get to take another class like this!

Our incoming UW 2016-17 Canada Visiting Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies, Kent Moore, will be teaching the core course for the Arctic Studies Minor, ARCTIC 401: Introduction to Arctic Climate System. 

Summer Field Course: Sustainable Water in a Wet Region

Late Application being accepted until March 15. It’s not too late to be a part of this unique learning opportunity!
ENGINEERING WASHINGTON: Sustainable Water in a Wet Region – a course on wheels!.
Summer B (~July 20 to August 19); 6 credits. $4700 (~$2000 instruction; $2700 fees) – includes all meals, hotels, transportation, speakers, entrance fees and activity fees!
Financial Aid applies. 

Apply for a 2017-18 SAFS Undergrad Recruiting Scholarship! Deadline: April 9

2017-18 SAFS Undergraduate Recruiting Scholarship
Application deadline: April 9, 2017

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) is pleased to announce the availability of the SAFS Undergraduate Recruiting Scholarship for the 2017-18 Academic Year.
The SAFS Undergraduate Recruiting Scholarship is awarded to incoming UW undergraduates who exhibit exceptional academic achievement demonstrated by overall GPA and other measurable academic merit. Financial need may also be considered – need will be determined by the UW Office of Student Financial Aid and requires submission of the 2017 FAFSA. 

Back to Top