Summer ECON 482 now open for registration

Econ majors,

The add code restriction for ECON 482 for summer quarter has been lifted and students can register on MyUW.

ECON 482
sln 11153
Meets M, T, W, Th, F 1:10-3:20 in SAV 131
Instructor: Bijetri Bose

Ahna Kotila
Academic Counselor, Lead
Department of Economics
University of Washington
314 Savery Hall, Box 353330
Seattle, WA 98195-3330
(206) 543-5794

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FREE Practice GRE and GMAT

Hello all,

Golden Key UW is holding a free practice GRE and GMAT through The Princeton Review. To register for either test session, go to select the test you wish to take, and enter “98195” for the zip code. Then, on the menu bar at the top of the page, select “Free Practice Tests, Events, and Seminars.” From there, select the event you wish to register for.

Saturday, May 16th beginning at 1 PM in the first floor Suzzallo Library computer lab.

Sunday, May 17th beginning at 1 PM in the first floor Suzzallo Library computer lab.

If you have any questions, please email our Princeton Review rep, Cassie Gawron, at cassie.gawron

Daniel Yusupov
Golden Key UW; Vice President

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Q Center is hiring

Join the Q Crew!

The Q Center is hiring undergraduate and graduate students for five positions beginning in fall 2015. Open positions include:

  • Queer Mentoring Program Coordinator
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Library and Social Media Coordinator
  • Education & Safer Zone Coordinator
  • Graduate Assistantship (graduate students only)

Visit our online application to read the position descriptions. Applications are due by May 6th, and interviews will be conducted the week of May 11-15th.


Jaimée Marsh, MSW

Assistant Director

Q Center | University of Washington

HUB 315 | Box 352235

Seattle, WA 98195

office: (206) 897-1430


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Call for Papers: International Conference ofUndergraduate Research

Dear UW Students,

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the third annual International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR).

ICUR is a unique, two-day event which connects students from eight universities worldwide via video-conference. University of Washington students will have the opportunity to share their research and scholarly work with peers from Kyushu University in Japan, Monash University in Australia, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and the University of Western Australia.

The conference is an exclusively undergraduate forum designed to showcase the best in undergraduate research from across the globe, and to provide a supportive yet critical environment for talented young scholars. ICUR is intended to help students:

1) internationalize their university experience by presenting on the world stage
2) understand how to articulate the importance of their research across disciplinary boundaries
3) develop an appreciation of how local specificities or global imperatives shape their research area.

We anticipate diverse contributions to make ICUR 2015 a conference to shift your thinking, expand your network and transform your approach to research.

Abstracts from all disciplines are sought. The theme of the conference is “Current research issues in your discipline or area”. Students are invited to submit abstracts of 250 words via the online application.

WHAT: International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR)
WHEN: Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 28-29, 2015, 3:00-9:30 PM PDT daily
WHERE: Video-conference studio in UW Odegaard Undergraduate Library
DEADLINE: Friday, May 22, 2015

All current UW undergraduate students are eligible to apply. UW alumni may apply to participate up to one year after graduation, as long as the work presented was part of the student’s academic or extra-curricular activities while actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.

All presentations will be oral talks. Orientations will be held in September to acquaint all presenters with the videoconference format and technology, and allow presenters to interact with their international colleagues prior to the conference.

Send questions or comments to mgates.

April Wilkinson
Assistant Director, Mary Gates Endowment for Students

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an engaging VLPA and “W” summer English 200 course of interest to Economics majors

We have an English 200 course offering both VLPA and W credit. This class is designed for non-English-majors, and Economics students have been very successful in this class in the past. A description follows below, and includes my contact information if students have questions.

Thanks so much,

John O’Neill
Senior Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Writing and English

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Accounting Certificate

This is for graduating seniors who might be interested in getting the upper-level accounting credits needed to sit for the CPA exam through this program either this summer or during the school year. We are still accepting applications for both programs and I am happy to talk with students directly about the program.


Malia L. Morrison

Assistant Director, Academic Programs | UW Professional & Continuing Education

p. 206.616.4720 | f. 206.543.3552 |

Certificate in Accounting at University of Washington

Developed in partnership with the Foster School of Business and UW Professional & Continuing Education

Learn to prepare accounting information for internal and external use at different types of organizations. Gain a thorough understanding of financial accounting principles and practices and apply these concepts to business scenarios. Study the process used to effectively audit financial statements. Build your managerial competency by learning cost accounting techniques, and establish a framework to evaluate how tax implications affect business decisions. This certificate is the equivalent of six upper-level accounting courses and earns you 18 500-level credits. Upon completion, you will earn the upper-level accounting credits required to sit for the CPA exam in Washington.

Program Dates and Location

Summer Intensive Certificate: June 22 – Aug 27, 2015, M-F 9am-2:30pm

Academic Year Certificate: Sept 30, 2015 – June 10, 2016, W 6-9pm, every other Sat 9-12am

Both programs are offered at the UW Seattle campus in Paccar Hall

Program Content

Intermediate Financial Accounting I, II, III
Concepts and principles of financial accounting; analysis of controversies and problems related to the measurement of enterprise income and asset and liability valuation.

Introduction to the attest function; the environment, process and report of the public auditor; potential extensions of the attest function.

Cost Accounting
Introduction to the theory of cost accounting; job order, process and standard cost systems; overhead accounting; problems in accumulation and allocation of costs; decision making with cost data.

Tax Effects of Business Decisions
Issues in taxation, including tax considerations in business decision-making, tax effects of business transactions, taxation of compensation, fringe benefits, capital gains, fixed asset transactions and disposition of business distribution from corporations.

Credits Earned

Participants who successfully complete this program with a grade of 2.7 or above earn a certificate and 18 graduate-level quarter-credits in accounting at the University of Washington.

Admission Requirements

Applications accepted on a rolling basis for summer 2015 until June 3 and for Fall 2015 until September 9.

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.

2. Academic credit in financial accounting principles with a grade of at least 2.7 and managerial accounting. Classes should be at least 5 quarter-credits or 3 semester-credits.


Summer Intensive Program: $5,499

Evening Program: $6,399

More Information and Application

Malia Morrison, Program Manager

mmorrison, 206-616-4720

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Info Session on 5/6 at 12:30pm – Paccar 456 (Please RSVP through HuskyJobs)

Please sign up through HuskyJobs to attend the info session on 5/6 at 12:30pm at Paccar 456!

Stop by the info session on 5/6 at 12:30pm in room Paccar 456 and enjoy some free food while learning how to RSVP to attend an exciting afterhours Open House at Capital One, located in Pioneer Square! The Open House is on the evening of May 20th and is open to all students that are graduating in June 2015.

By stopping by the info session on 5/6 at 12:30am we will give you all of the details about how to RSVP and join us on May 20th. At this open house you’ll be able to enjoy catered food and drinks, have a chance to meet business leaders and hiring managers, and find out about the many positions we hire for ranging from customer service associates with Capital One Investing, software engineers, brokerage operations associates, digital and product associates, investment advisors, and more! You’ll also be able to learn all about the company, amazing culture, benefits, advancement opportunities and more!

Capital One has celebrated many milestones including:

– Ranked on FORTUNE’S 100 Best Companies list for 4 straight years

– Named one of the “Best Places to Work for Recent Grads” by Experience Inc.

– Named to Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies list

At Capital One, we operate and innovate with the vigor of a start-up. We offer many different products and services, not only credit cards and banking but also investments! We hope you join our dynamic, diverse team to help bring ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking and deliver a better way for our customers.


Katie Sampson

Recruiter, Capital One Investing

804-912-7003 (cell)


We are hiring for many great positions!

Spread the word!

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