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November 6, 2018

B E 220 Cities, Health, and Well-Being Open for Registration

B E 220 Cities, Health, and Well-Being SLN 10944 Winter 2019 | Tues/Thurs 3:30-4:50  GWN 301 | 3 credits | I&S | SLN 10944 BE220 explores how cities contribute to health and well-being, including security, basic needs, positive social relations, freedom, choices and opportunities. It evaluates an urban future and debates strategies for rehabilitating existing cities…


STUDIO- Community Service Learning and VLPA/I&S credit Opportunity

STUDIO is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to get involved in the local Seattle community by working with youths in after-school program. It counts as VLPA or I&S credits for undergraduate students. Past undergrads have said that it was one of the best experiences that they had in UW, because they felt a sense…


Winter Quarter FISH Courses

Want to take a course in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences? Of course you do! Learn about marine predators, disappearing habitats, coral reef ecology, and more.  These courses all fulfill either NW or I&S!   FISH 101 Water and Society (5cr) – MWF 9:30-10:20 plus quiz (times vary) FRESHWATER IS: The oil of the 21st Century. Breeding ground for…


November 5, 2018

International Examiner is Hiring Route Distributors

SEEKING: Reliable Route Distributor for the IE Commitment: Twice monthly on first and third Wednesday of the month ROUTES AVAILABLE: Chinatown/Japantown: Foot Route $50 per distribution period ~3 hours on foot Completed by EOD printing day, 17:00. Central District: Car Route $40 per distribution period ~2 hours by car Completed by Saturday after printing day….


November 1, 2018

Winter 2019 Landscape Architecture Courses

Landscape Architecture is offering two exciting courses. Check out the attached flyer. Both classes are open to non-majors, fulfill Areas of Knowledge requirements, and count as pre-reqs for the BLA program or toward the Urban Ecological Design minor.


CHID – Winter 2019 Courses & 2019 Study Abroad Programs

Greetings from Comparative History of Ideas, CHID is now officially 40 years old, and an academic department! We are excited to celebrate this milestone with you all, and look forward to 40 more years of serving undergraduates at the University of Washington. Attached is a combined PDF of our upcoming course offerings and a clickable PDF of our upcoming study abroad…


Low-Cost LSAT Prep Course at UW!

Are you interested in going to LAW school, but can’t afford to pay $1200+ for LSAT prep classes? There will be a low-cost, high quality, LSAT prep course offered at UW (open to non-students as well). You can apply for the course (and see testimonials, etc.) at campusprep.org. LSAT PREP COURSE The course will start in late Nov. and prepares you for the late…


October 31, 2018

Winter Quarter registration reminder

Hello students, This is a reminder that Registration Period 1 Priority Registration begins on Friday, November 2 and ends on November 18. To view all registration period dates, please visit the Course Add Periods website.


Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Application Now Open

Interested in studying a foreign language and learning about different cultures? The application is now open for FLAS Fellowships, which award $7,500-$33,000 to UW students studying foreign languages.  Applications are due January 31, 2019 at 5 PM PST. (Available to current and incoming undergraduate, graduate and professional UW students who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents). For more information,…


Mixed Race and Ethnicity in Japan, Winter 2019 and Symposium

JSIS 484A, Winter, 2019 Andrea Gevurtz Arai, instructor https://jsis.washington.edu/people/andrea-arai/ “Mixed Race and Ethnicity in Japan” will focus on mixed race identities, ethnicity and gender intersections. We will engage with the history of race and racial hierarchies post-1860s (Meiji Restoration) in Japan and how these ideas have affected the lives of individuals born of mixed race parentage. We will…


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