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March 26, 2018

SPRING 2018 – Creation Myths Course

Looking for an interesting course for Spring? This course still has space! RELIG 412 Creation Myths and Early Christianity (5) I&S 19240 A  5       WF     830-1020   THO  331      Williams, Michael A Study of alternative views, from early centuries of the Christian religion, regarding the origin of the cosmos and its implications for human behavior and ultimate values….

March 24, 2018

Cultures of Extinction

The Department of Germanics offers several exciting literature and culture courses in English. This spring they offer:   GERMAN 385 A: Rhetoric and Social Justice   Cultures of Extinction MW 1:30-2:20 THO 125 / F 1:30-2:20 OUG 141 Joint Sections: Germ 385A, LIT 298 B, ENGL 379 A, ENVIR 495 A Instructor: Professor Jason Groves / jagroves@uw.edu   This…

Multiple Spring Honors Classes Still Available

There are several spring Honors courses still available listed below in case you know of any students that may be interested in trying one out. These 5 credit courses all count towards the Areas of Knowledge and “W” credit. Any student can register for open HONORS prefix courses once Period II registration begins by contacting  uwhonors@uw.edu….

GEN ST 297C: Exploring Diversity In UW STEM Research

Looking for 1 more credit for Spring 2018? General Studies 297C – Undergraduate Seminar: SLN 14597 Thursdays: 3:30-4:20 in SAV 156 1 CR (CR/NC) Exploring Diversity in UW STEM Research Seminar Description: This seminar will explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics by looking at research currently being done at UW incorporating STEM fields and issues…

March 16, 2018

Apply Today: CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Internship

I am pleased to announce that the CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Internship Program is now accepting applications!  Students can spend Summer quarter working as interns with UW faculty-led start-up companies, seeking to transfer research to real-world applications.  Participants will build upon their strengths and learn about intellectual property and entrepreneurship through hands-on teamwork with an emerging company.   Each Innovation Scholar will…

Social Work Courses available for Spring quarter

Here are some Social Work Courses that are available this upcoming Spring quarter! Soc W 598A: Veterans and their Families Instructors: Taylene Watson and Rocco Bagala Saturdays 4/7, 4/28, 5/12, 6/2 9:00am-3:50pm 3 credits, SLN: 19520 Grad students can self-register Interested senior undergrads please submit a waitlist request so we can verify with the instructor This courses focuses on specialized knowledge needed to practice with members of…

OWRC Targeted Learning Communities (TLC) for English Language Learners – Spring Quarter 2018

The Odegaard Writing & Research Center would like to invite your students to participate in our Targeted Learning Communities (TLC) for English Language Learners. In this program, small groups of students who are enrolled in reading or writing-intensive courses meet weekly with OWRC tutors. Together, they work to decode academic and cultural norms, practice language…

March 14, 2018

Space Open in English Courses

There is space open in both the lecture and the linked writing courses. The combination of courses fulfills a range of UW requirements.  Students often find taking the linked pair of courses deepens their learning and improves performance in both. All IWP courses can count for “C” or “W” credit (whichever a student needs). English…

March 7, 2018

Microbiology Seminar GEN ST 297 offered Spring Quarter

The seminar GEN ST 297 will be offered this Spring quarter. The seminar highlights Microbiology topics and faculty at UW. It is a great exposure to the major for students who are unsure about what Microbiology is or if the major is right for them. Here is the schedule:    21492 J  1       M      300-350   …

Trump in the World – Jackson School Lecture Series Spring Quarter

Spring 2018 – TRUMP IN THE WORLD – Jackson School Lecture Series – Tuesdays 4:30-6 pm, Kane 220 Website: https://jsis.washington.edu/news/lecture-series-trump-world-international-implications/ The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the…

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