Guest Lectures

Please join us for one or both:

Professor Rebecca Neumann’s Public Lecture

When: Wednesday, Oct 23rd, 7:30 pm

Where: Kane 130

Topic: Human and Ecosystem Health: Arsenic in Food, Water, Plants and Animals

Abstract and Link to Register here (The event is free but they’d like a headcount)

Diana Gergel’s PhD Defense

Topic: Modeling the changing roles of snow and permafrost in mid- and high-latitude climate systems

When: Thursday, Oct 24th, 3:30 pm

Where: More 221

See the Abstract here

See schedule of seminars here

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Meeting 10-23

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) University of Washington Student Chapter is excited to announce our first meeting for this year! The meeting will discuss what the EERI student chapter is and their goals for this coming year and future years.  Graduate students, undergraduate students, Civil Engineering majors, and non Civil Engineering majors are all welcome!

Date: Wednesday, October 23

Time: 4:30 – 5:30pm

Location: More 225

We are also planning on heading to Big Time Brewery after the meeting for a happy hour and everyone is welcome to join!

Contact Sarah Wichman at or Andrew Makdisi at for more information.

CoMotion I-Corps Application

CoMotion is UW’s collaborative innovation hub dedicated to expanding economic and societal impact of the UW community. CoMotion guides researchers, faculty, and students on their path to potential license, startup, or service. One of its training programs is offered to undergrads and graduates.

They are accepting applications to their I-Corps program. This program is customer and market discovery training. If you are selected, you will receive funding to help you learn if: you have customers and a method to build a strategy to bring your idea to market.

Learn more about CoMotion here.

Learn more about the I-Corps program here.

You can apply for the I-Corps Site Program here 

Application due November 8, 2019