October 13, 2010
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences - Graduate Programs
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Announcements and Upcoming Events
Student, Alumni, and Faculty News
Professional Development
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Announcements and Upcoming Events

UW Bothell Professor to speak at People for Puget Sound Event
 
Dr. Robert Turner, assistant professor of environmental science at UW Bothell, will be speaking about low impact development and runoff pollution in the Puget Sound region, October 13, 7-9 PM, REI Seattle.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn how their water use affects the health of Puget Sound and to learn what Washington municipalities are doing to prevent harmful runoff pollution from entering Puget Sound.
The goal of the Advocates for Puget Sound lecture is to provide environmentally aware citizens with the tools to become advocates for the health and restoration of Puget Sound.
Admission is free for People For Puget Sound members; non-members, $5, at the door. Please view the website for further details.


Consider Nominating a UWB Graduate Faculty Member...

The UW Graduate School is inviting faculty, staff, and current and former students to submit nomination letters for the Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award. Eligibility for the award is limited to active members of the Graduate Faculty involved in the supervision of graduate students. A list of active Graduate Faculty is available here.The UW Graduate School is inviting faculty, staff, and current and former students to submit nomination letters for the Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award. Eligibility for the award is limited to active members of the Graduate Faculty involved in the supervision of graduate students. A list of active Graduate Faculty is available here.
 
 
New Email Accounts Available to Students and Faculty

The IAS Grad Office has created new mailman accounts for each cohort:

These accounts have been established for emails that you wish to send to individual cohorts. The 2009 groups are for returning students and the 2010 groups are for new students. Additionally, maps-students@uw.edu and macs-students@uw.edu are still available when you want to email all students in each program.

Please contact Leslie with any questions: lschiffman@uwb.edu or 425-352-3406
  
  
Autumn Quarter Building Hours 
 

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UW Bothell Counseling Services

Health Counseling Services wants students to know that they may receive up to six counseling visits per academic year. Issues addressed include stress, adjustment difficulties, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, time- management, and relationship concerns. Counseling services are free and confidential. Please contact Leah Bridger, Senior Counselor, 425-352-5429 or Lbridger@uwb.edu. UW1-183

   
Tell Your Friends!

The Graduate Office has scheduled three Thursday evening information sessions this autumn: October 28, November 11, and December 9. When your friends ask you for more information about your outrageous Master's Degree program, ask them to visit the Policy Studies and Cultural Studies sites to sign up for an info session. They'll meet with Andrew, Brittany and a current student who can answer all their questions.
 
Student, Alumni, and Faculty News
                                                        
Cultural Studies  

Ruth Gregory, second-year student, produced a short documentary in March 2010, I Saw U. Described as a light-hearted look at the real stories behind several "I Saw U" ads placed in The Stranger, the film has been making the rounds at film festivals this summer and fall. Screenings took place at several area film festivals including SIFF, Port Townsend, Tacoma, and Ellensburg.The film also previewed in Toronto and in Alabama where it won the Audience Choice Award at the Birmingham Shout! Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in Alabama in September.

Congratulations Ruth, we can't wait to see your next production.
  I Saw U



 
 
 
 
 
 

Tiffany Murray, first year student and Debbie Brown, second year student, spent the month of September researching in Zambia with Professor Leslie Ashbaugh and 15 other students. 


Tiffany studied hybrid styles of education being developed to meet the goals of Education for All,

a global movement aiming to meet the learning needs of all children, youth, and adults by 2015. 


Debbie looked at looked at women subsistence farmers and transnational feminist praxis. 

 

 

 
Randi Courtmanch (2009)is co-teaching B CUSP-104, Art and Performance: Video, Place, and Technology, a UWB 10 credit course. Randi is co-teaching with Carrie Bodle who is also a lecturer in the Fine Arts department on the Seattle campus. The course is part of CUSP's discovery core sequence that works specifically with freshmen, introducing them to UWB's learning goals and the university environment. This course introduces students to performance, video, and site-based art.
 

Faith Simonelli (2009) accepted a part-time staff position with the Dispute Resolution Center at Volunteers of America's Skagit office.  She will be supporting the Area Manager and Program Manager with case management and operations in the areas of restorative justice and mediation.

Congratulations, Faith.


 
Policy Studies  

Andi Smith (2005) recently accepted the position of Executive Policy Advisor with Governor Gregoire's Executive Policy Office. She will be managing the human services, mental health, developmental disabilities, and housing portfolios.

 

Congratulations, Andi. It has been a pleasure to watch your advancement in the Policy field.

 

 

Rachel Reichert (2010) is the new Pathobiology Program Manager in the Department of Global Health, UW Seattle. Congratulations, Rachel.   

The University of Washington is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To inquire about disability accommodations, please contact Disability Support Services at least ten days prior to the event at 425.352.5307, TDD 425.352.5303, FAX 425.352.3581, or email dss@uwb.edu.
 
Professional Development

Jobs
 

City of Auburn, Diversity Liaison

Open until filled 

 

  

City of Edmonds, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Director

Closes: Oct 22

 


City of Seattle, State Legislative Liaison

Closes: Oct 26

 


Environmental Coalition of South Seattle, Sustainable Business Coordinator

Closes: Oct 15

 


Environmental Coalition of South Seattle, Grantwriter

Closes: Oct 24

 


King County, School to Work Coordinator - Developmental Disabilities, Seattle

Closes: Oct 18

 


King County, Transportation Planner III - Service Development, Seattle

Closes: Oct 26

 


Nickerson & Associates, Economist/Analyst, Seattle

Open until filled

 


OneAmerica, Manager, Innovations in English Language Learning Project (IELLP), Seattle

Full time, 18-month salaried position with excellent benefits (possibility of extension into permanent

position)

Open until filled

 

 

Pride Foundation, Regional Development Organizer

5 positions: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Western Washington

Closes: Oct 15

 


Raikes Foundation, Program Officer, Seattle

Closes: Nov 5

 


Seattle City Light, History Resource Specialist (Senior Environmental Analyst)

Closes: Oct 19

 


Solid Ground, King County Housing Stability Project Supervisor, Seattle

Closes: Oct 21

 


The Council of State Governments, Policy Analyst & Public Affairs Manager, Seattle

Closes: Oct 26

 


Transportation Choices Coalition, Policy Director, Seattle

Closes: Nov 12

 


UW Bothell, Budget & Financial Manager

Open until filled

 


UW Bothell, Government and Community Relations Student Assistant

19 hrs/wk, flexible schedule, work study preferred, $10-12/hr DOE

Assist UWB's Director of Government and Community Relations in preparation for and during the 2011 Washington State Legislative Session.

Open until filled

 


UW Jackson School of International Studies, Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations

10-month appointment

Closes: Oct 24

 


Washington State Bar Association, Public Service Manager, Seattle

Open until filled

 

 

Internships, Fellowships, and Volunteering

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Puget Sound, Internships, Seattle

Community Engagement Internship - Latino Mentoring

Community Engagement Internship - South and Central King Co.

Volunteer, Hours Vary

Open until filled

 


Education Pioneers Graduate Fellowship Info Session

Wed, Nov 3, 12-1pm

UW Seattle, Parrington 308

Education Pioneers recruit diverse, high-caliber graduate students to catalyze change in urban education. The Graduate School Fellowship Program is a full-time, paid, ten-week summer program during which talented graduate students work with schools, districts, nonprofits, and other education-focused organizations to leverage their skills and knowledge to complete a mission-critical consulting project. 

 


Groundwire, Fundraising Internship

Volunteer, Hours flexible

Open until filled

 


Jack Straw Productions Artist Residency Programs

Offered to established and emerging artists in diverse disciplines an opportunity to explore the creative use of sound in a professional atmosphere through residencies in our recording studios and participation in our various presentation programs.

Closes: Nov 1

 


Minority Executive Directors Coalition, Public Policy Research & Development Intern, Seattle

Open until filled

 

U.S. Department of State, 2011 Summer Student Internship Program

Closes: Nov 1

 


UW Bothell Student Civic Fellowships

-Day of Service Student Civic Fellow

-Engagement and Awareness Student Civic Fellow

Time commitment is approx 3-5 hrs/wk for 3 quarters.  Compensation includes:

 -$175 per quarter

-Qualification for Students in Service educational Award of $1000 on completion of 300 hours

Closes: Oct 18

 


Career-related Events (listed by date)

Free Policy Webinar Forum: Business Perceptions and Trends from Senior Executives on the Employment of People with Disabilities

Mon, Oct 18, 12-1pm (PST)

Online webinar

More information and registration may be found here.

 


UW Bothell Graduate School Fair
Tues, Oct 19, 3-6pm

UW Bothell, North Creek Events Center

Representatives from UW, Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University, Argosy University, and Portland State have indicated they will have information on PhD programs.


 

Getting Hired with a Graduate Degree: Tips from Employers

Tues, Oct 19, 4-5:30pm

UW Seattle, Kane 210

Feeling uncertain about what you want to do next or unclear about how to get there? Taking some time to explore the myriad employment options open to individuals with graduate degrees, and to learn strategies for making yourself competitive for those options, might help ease your mind. You're invited to come listen to employer representatives discuss tips for landing interesting positions in large corporations, small businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and universities.


 

Grad Student & Postdoc Networking Reception

Tues, Oct 19, 5:30-7:00pm

UW Seattle, Kane 225
All UW grad students, professional students, and postdocs are invited to practice their networking skills and create new connections by talking with UW graduate-level alumni and business leaders about diverse career directions, effective job search strategies, potential job and internship leads, and more. Advisers and faculty members are also welcome to attend. Light snacks, beer, and wine will be served. No registration required. Sponsored in conjunction with the 7th annual Career Symposium for Grad Students & Postdocs in collaboration with the Graduate School and the Alumni Association.

 


Federal Jobs: Find and Apply for Full-Time Work in 2011

Wed, Oct 20, 2:00-3:00pm

UW Bothell, UW1-103

Are you interested in a great job - with a good salary, excellent benefits, and possible student loan repayment? Want a job where you can make a real difference in the areas of health, environment, policy, international relations, and more? Consider working for the federal government - a sector doing lots of hiring! In this workshop, you'll learn how to find agencies that might interest you, locate federal job openings, and tailor your application materials to show how your qualifications match what federal hiring authorities are seeking. All academic disciplines welcome!


 

Scholarships and Fellowships Workshop

Thurs, Oct 21, 4:00-5:30pm

UW Bothell, UW1 103

Need money for school? Don't know where to look for scholarships? Intimidated by the process of applying for prestigious awards? Come learn about the resources and services available to you to help you become a competitive scholarship applicant. This workshop will also share search tips and advice about strategies that can increase your chances of winning an award.

 


Global Discovery Week Study Abroad Event @ UW Bothell
Mon, Oct 25

Information table 2:00-4:00pm, UW2 Commons promenade

Presentation and workshop session 4:30-6:00pm, UW1 103

Representatives from the University of Washington's Office of International Programs & Exchanges will be on campus to discuss study abroad opportunities for all students considering taking their education to an international level. Whether you're interested in a three-week exploration seminar in Mexico or a yearlong direct exchange in the UK, IPE offers assistance throughout all stages of your journey. We hope all students will consider studying abroad and join us to find out how!

 


UW Study Abroad Fair

Wed, Oct 27 @ UW Seattle in Mary Gates Hall (MGH)

 

10am-2pm, MGH Commons: Info tables featuring more than 100 exhibitors
11am, MGH 258: Study Abroad 101 seminar

12pm, MGH 258: Study, Work and Scholarship Opportunities in Japan

1pm, MGH 258: Funding your Study Abroad

 

Explore more than 500 study abroad opportunities ranging from direct exchanges to internships to UW faculty-led programs. Representatives from partner universities and study abroad programs will be available.

 


City of Seattle Film, Music and Digital Media Happy Hour

Wed, Oct 27, 5-7pm

Spitfire Grill - 2219 4th Ave (Belltown)

 


Entrepreneurial Career Panel: How to Create Your Dream Job

Mon, Nov 1, 4:00-5:30pm

UW Seattle, Paccar 394
Most entrepreneurs say they chose an entrepreneurial career path because they're unmanageable as employees. Join us as four of our alumni describe how they created their dream job by leveraging their education, skills, and sheer determination into successful start-up opportunities. No registration required. Sponsored in collaboration with the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

 


Search and Apply for Federal Jobs

Tues, Nov 2, 3:30-5:00pm

UW1 103

Are you interested in a great job - with a good salary, excellent benefits, and possible student loan repayment? Want a job where you can make a real difference in the areas of health, environment, policy, international relations, and more? Consider working for the federal government - a sector doing lots of hiring! In this workshop, you'll learn how to find agencies that might interest you, locate federal job openings, and tailor your application materials to show how your qualifications match what federal hiring authorities are seeking. All academic disciplines welcome!


 

Seattle Greendrinks Monthly Networking Event

Tues, Nov 9, 5:30-9:00pm

Location TBD

 


ColorsNW Careers: Jobtini

Tues, Nov 16, 5:30-8:00pm
Spitfire Grill, 2219 4th Ave
Dress Code: Business Professional, a 21 & over event.
Free for all jobseekers!


 

Professional Development and Funding

 

2010 STD & AIDS Research Symposium

Wed, Nov 10, 10am-5:30pm

Harborview Research and Training Building (300 9th Ave)

This event is free, but you must register by Nov 5 here.

 


UW Simpson Center for the Humanities Fall Funding

Closes: Nov 15

The Simpson Center invites project proposals in the humanities from UW faculty and graduate students. Funding opportunities include faculty and graduate student research fellowships; associate professor crossdisciplinary research initiatives; full professor crossdisciplinary conversation awards; crossdisciplinary graduate seminars; symposia, colloquia, and conferences; crossdisciplinary research clusters; large-scale collaborations; projects in the public humanities; and the Solomon Katz Distinguished Lectureship in the Humanities.


 

Americorps' Students in Service Program

Earn $1000-2362.50 in educational awards for your volunteer service!

Student volunteers working in the areas of human needs or services, education, environmental initiatives, homeland security and public safety are eligible to receive education grants based on various lengths of service.  Visit the website and take the short tutorial to see if you qualify.

 


UW Scholarship Resources

 

Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

For a more complete list of upcoming scholarship opportunities and program deadlines, visit the University of Washington scholarship database.

 

The Graduate School

For lists of fellowships, assistantships and other funding resources, visit this webpage.

 

 

Miscellaneous 

 

Partnership for Public Service

Interested in federal jobs? Sign up for the Partnership's "Daily Pipeline:" http://www.ourpublicservice.org/OPS/

 


City of Seattle's Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs

Get to know this website!  Join the email list for current news, events, and resources: http://www.seattle.gov/arts/news/enews.asp