Summer volunteer opportunity for students in Seattle

Summer volunteer opportunity for students: FIUTS SUSI Ambassador Program

Will you be in Seattle this summer? Want to meet college students from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka? Apply to be a SUSI Ambassador and be e a mentor, friend and leader to 20 South Asian journalism students coming this summer!

See full details about the SUSI program and this opportunity on our website: (Ambassador application can be downloaded under “Get Involved”)

We’ll also be holding an optional info session on Wednesday May 27th at 4:30pm in the FIUTS office (HUB 206).

For more details, email Tom Lang at

SUSI, the Study of U.S. Institute for Student Leaders in Journalism and New Media, is an educational program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. This exchange program will bring 20 undergraduates to Seattle to study journalism and new media from June 22nd to July 18th, 2015.

FIUTS (The Foundation for International Understanding Through Students) connects university students to local and global communities through programs that build international awareness, cross-cultural communication, and informed leadership. Based on campus at the University of Washington, FIUTS programs create a community of international and American students, members of the local community, and alumni around the world.

SUSI Ambassador Flyer.pdf

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Autumn 2015 Online Courses Available

Students can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of their normal tuition load and pay an online fee. Please note the fee has changed to $120 per class. (Exceptions are the ESRM 100 course that will continue the $350 fee and Math courses that will have NO FEE.) These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means students can interact with their classmates and complete the course during the quarter. Below is a copy of the email that will be sent to students:

Register for Autumn 2015 online courses

Register now for autumn quarter online classes. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of the University of Washington’s online courses. As a UW matriculated student, this autumn you can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of your normal tuition load and pay an additional online fee of $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means you can interact with your classmates and complete the course during the quarter. Online courses help meet graduation requirements and allow you access to the university when you need it. Check out the autumn quarter 2015 time schedule. Simply register as you would for any other class using MyUW. Online courses are housed at the UW Seattle campus. UW Bothell and UW Tacoma students should check with advising staff at their home campuses before enrolling in classes they expect to count towards their degree program. These courses do not count as residence credit; consult with your adviser if you have any questions.

The following courses feature the $120 fee and the group-start format. Please note courses marked with an asterisk which have a different fee:

ASTR 101: Astronomy (NW,QSR)

COM 340: History of Mass Communication (I&S)
COM 440/POL S 461: Mass Media Law (I&S)

COM/AES/GWSS 389: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Media (I&S)
DANCE 100: Understanding Dance (VLPA)

DANCE 101: Dance and the American Experience (VLPA)

DRAMA 103:Theatre Appreciation (VLPA)

ESRM 100: Introduction to Environmental Science (I&S/NW)*

JSIS E 111: Elementary Modern Greek
LING 200: Introduction to Linguistic Thought (I&S/VLPA/QSR)

MATH 124: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (NW/QSR)†

MATH 125: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (NW)†

MATH 126: Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (NW)†

MUSIC 120: Survey of Music (VLPA)

MUSIC 162: American Popular Song (VLPA)

MUSIC 185: The Concert Series (VLPA)

MUSIC 331: History of Jazz (VLPA)

PSYCH 206: Human Development (I&S)

SCAND 270: Saga of the Vikings (VLPA)
STAT 311: Elements of Statistical Methods (NW/QSR)

*ESRM 100 online fee is $350

†MATH 124, 125, 126 courses have no additional fee


Jeaneen Bougard| Online Learning Adminstrator | UW Professional and Continuing Education | Box 359485 | p: 206.221.8335 | f: 206.543.8032 |

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Student Experiences with Unstable Housing

I am a graduate student in the School of Social Work and I’m working with the Health & Wellness office to identify and better support students at our university who are experiencing unstable housing situations. We would really appreciate it if you would be willing to send the following survey out to your students. It’s pretty short and should take less than 10 minutes to complete–I know it’s a busy time of the quarter.

If you have any questions or concerns, I would be happy to answer them. And if you’re not the right person to ask, I would really appreciate it if you could direct me to someone else.

Thanks so much for your help with our project.

Leah F. Rankin
MSW Student
University of Washington

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Introducing Integrated Social Sciences!

Greetings! We are excited to share information about the University of Washington’s Integrated Social Sciences BA completion program with you. No matter where you live or how long ago you started college, you can reach your goals. Earn the same prestigious UW degree that on-campus students do, but pay a fraction of the cost of other online programs. Best of all, you get an outstanding education worthy of the University of Washington name.

For more information visit degrees



For more information visit degrees

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EUB Paul Heyne Seminar TODAY, 5pm, 410 Savery

The Economics Undergraduate Board (EUB) will be holding our Paul Heyne Seminar TODAY at Savery 410 starting at 5PM! And this time we are having dual presenters! Check us out – we look forward to seeing you here! Please see the flyer attached for detailed information. *Refreshments provided* (Note: Feel free to use the elevator to reach the 4th floor of Savery.)

Questions? Contact the EUB at eub.

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International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories UW Chapter Launch Meeting on 5/20

Dear Students,

Are you interested in sustainable science and engineering? Do you want to network with professionals in this field? If so, please join us in launching the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) UW Student Chapter TOMORROW (Wednesday, May 20) from 5-6 pm in Allen Research Commons Room Red C.

This will be the very first student chapter of I2SL in the world, thus we need a strong group of undergraduate and graduate students to lead the way and create a model for future student chapters at other universities. We are looking for applicants for all officer positions and these are open to all students. There are also many opportunities for students to get involved as members (e.g. planning events, fund raising, and more!). This meeting will discuss officer positions, general format of the student chapter, meeting schedule, and more.

Please feel free to contact me with questions or inquiries at eci2sl.shootc. See you there tomorrow!

uc?id=0B7CdUXW9Q3jleXlvTFoxMy1wVTA&export=download Caileigh Shoot
Director of Student Outreach, I2SL Emerald City Chapter
Mobile: 408.472.6771 |

I2SL Annual Conference

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Amazing opportunity to be part of ayear long project with youth from Yakama Nation and Neah BAy

Are you interested in immersing yourself in the beauty and richness of the Yakama and Makah culture? Do you love working with elementary students? Do you want a deep, engaging, non-traditional learning experience in Washington State?

If you answered yes to the above questions, consider applying for the “Telling Our Stories: Yakama Nation and Neah Bay” project, a partnership between the UW’s Pipeline Project and the Yakama Nation and Neah Bay Elementary School.

Christine Stickler


The Pipeline Project

Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity

171 Mary Gates Hall

Box 352803

Seattle, WA 98195


(Phone) 206-616-9564

(Fax) 206-616-4389

..She who laughs, lasts…

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