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Movin’ West

Blog: UW Students Study Abroad | Sep 24, 2013 - 8:47am

This weekend I joined the International Students Society on a three day tour of Western Ireland. I know I emphasized this a lot in the last post but Ireland is gorgeous! Our friendly green tour bus departed on Friday morning for Galway. We arrived in the afternoon and were immediately whisked away on a tour of the city. Twenty percent of Galway’s population is made up of university students and the city definitely had a college town vibe.

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School of Public Health Information Sessions – Autumn Quarter

Blog: Pre-Health Advising | Sep 24, 2013 - 8:21am

The School of Public Health (SPH) has several information sessions and drop in advising times scheduled throughout autumn quarter – see attached flyer for specific details – for students interested in any of the School’s undergraduate programs. In particular, this Thursday Sept. 26th will be our quarterly Joint Information Session detailing all SPH undergraduate program offerings from 2:30-3:30pm in the Husky Union Building, room 214. Please help us distribute this information to...More

Scholarship applications now be accepted!

Blog: Pre-Health Advising | Sep 24, 2013 - 7:02am

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates scholarships provide $4,000 ($2,000 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research activities. These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students regardless of class year, major or residency status. Deadlines are coming up soon, so please encourage your students to begin the application process and...More

Education and Outreach Specialist – Thurston County Solid Waste (Olympia, WA)

Blog: College of the Environment Careers | Sep 23, 2013 - 2:38pm

Deadline: Friday October 4th, 2013More

Bird Caretaker Position – University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Blog: College of the Environment Careers | Sep 23, 2013 - 2:31pm

Deadline: Monday September 30th, 2013More

Emerging Scholars Award – Global Water Forum (Multiple Locations)

Blog: College of the Environment Careers | Sep 23, 2013 - 11:08am

Deadline: Monday November 18th, 2013More

Supervisory Environmental Coordinator – USDA Forest Service (Redding, CA)

Blog: College of the Environment Careers | Sep 23, 2013 - 10:57am

Deadline: Monday September 30th, 2013More

NEPA Planner – USDA Forest Service (Adin, CA)

Blog: College of the Environment Careers | Sep 23, 2013 - 9:52am

Deadline: Monday September 30th, 2013More

Postdoctoral Position in Marine Ecology – Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)

Blog: College of the Environment Careers | Sep 23, 2013 - 9:43am

Deadline: Thursday October 31st, 2013More

Returning “Home”

Blog: UW Students Study Abroad | Sep 23, 2013 - 9:39am

Transitioning back home from studying abroad can be the most difficult thing about the experience. I am currently struggling with a feeling of restlessness and wanderlust that is very distracting. Having a difficult time motivating myself to fulfill responsibilities. My adviser sent me this article, which accurately presents the struggles of uprooting one’s self to another country, then trying to reestablish those roots home. I thought I would share it with everyone here in case anyone...More