Monday, March 30, 2015

ENVIR 502 Business Strategy & Natural Environment

ENVIR 502 BUSINESS STRATEGY & NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

Tues/Thurs 12:30-2:20
Chemistry Library Building (CHL) Room 015
UW Seattle Campus

Applies economic and business principles (marketing, accounting, operations) to understand interactions between business and the natural environment and how environmental issues influence business strategy. Theory and case studies explore strategies that both respond to and seek competitive advantage from firms' interactions with the environment. Questions evaluated:

  • Should companies go green?
  • Is environmental protection a win-win proposition?
  • Where is the relationship between business and the environment headed?

Taught by Kevin Laverty, Associate Professor, UW Bothell School of Business.
Bio: http://www.uwb.edu/business/faculty/klaverty

How to Register
  • Open to grad students from any department.
  • No add code required.
  • Register for ENVIR 502 (SLN 14050).

Questions? Email poeadv@uw.edu

Apply for UG Energy Scholarships

The energy industry has established scholarships for students who are interested in the energy area. We have several scholarships funded by the Electric Energy Industrial Consortium (local utilities) and the Grainger Foundation to award. The stipend for each scholarship is  $2000/quarter. The application process for spring quarter is open until 11:45PM on April 19.

To apply for any of these scholarships, please go to

https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/richc/265842

To learn more about the EEIC, please go to

http://www.ee.washington.edu/energy/eeic

To learn more about Grainger, please go to

http://www.ee.washington.edu/energy/grainger

Remember, the deadline for application is 11:45PM on April 19. Decisions will be announced about week 7 of the quarter.

Auction of TPR Full-Length Course Voucher

Are you interested in Graduate School, Medical School, Law School, or other higher-ed programs? Do you want to get help from one of the top test-prep organizations?
Golden Key International Honour Society at UW is auctioning off a Princeton Review Full-Length Course Voucher. The auction opens tomorrow, Monday, March 30th at 10:00 AM and closes Friday, April 3rd at 8 PM
Starting Bid: $1,000 (item value: $2,499)
To get more information about the voucher and/or place a bid, follow the link below:

**Must register with a credit card on BiddingForGood.com to place a bid

Friday, March 27, 2015

UW GLOBAL LEADERS: Join the FIUTS Student Board!

Be a Global Leader at the University of Washington: Join the FIUTS Student Board!
The FIUTS Student Board is a great opportunity for UW students to develop leadership and teamwork skills, while fostering global community on campus. Members build professional networks and gain real-world experience working with the non-profit sector. Election to the year-long student leadership team is a competitive process and applications for the 2015/2016 academic year are currently being accepted.
§  Advocate for FIUTS values of peace, community, diversity, dialogue, engagement, and service
§  Improve your leadership, organizational, event planning, and communication skills
§  Learn about the nonprofit sector while serving on a non-profit Board of Trustees
§  Work closely with FIUTS staff in carrying out the organization’s programs and mission
All UW students welcome to apply! 
International, American, Undergraduate, Graduate & IELP

Application Deadline: April 3, 2015
Apply online: www.fiuts.org/students/involvement/student-board   

FIUTS is an independent 501c-3 non-profit organization founded on the University of Washington campus in 1948 with the mission to connect students with local and global communities through programs that build international awareness, cross-cultural understanding, and informed leadership.

Save the Date: Molecular Engineering Showcase May 7, 2015


Please save the date for the second annual Molecular Engineering Showcase, hosted by the Molecular Engineering and Sciences Institute!

The focus of the 2015 showcase is on all aspects of molecular engineering with emphasis on applied research and innovation. Speakers from the University of Washington and beyond will present their research during afternoon sessions. Join the MolES community afterward for a student poster session, food and drink reception, and tours of the expanded Molecular Analysis Facility.

When: Thursday, May 7, 2015
Time: 2:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Molecular Engineering & Sciences Building (MOL)

Nominate a speaker:
Who are the exemplary interdisciplinary researchers and presenters you would like to hear from?  Help us identify speakers and topics for the MolE Showcase. Nominations may include:
·         Keynote/distinguished speakers from industry, government or other research institutes
·         Faculty or postdocs (self-nominated or nominated by peers)
·         Exceptional graduate student or group research
·         Career-focused presentations
·         Other subjects/speakers you think would be of interest to the broader MolES community

Priority will be given to nominations received by April 3. Don’t delay!

Contact moles@uw.edu with questions and for more information.

Recruiting Juniors and Seniors for EDUC 401: Tutoring and Mentoring in Higher Ed

Attention, Juniors & Seniors!
Gain Experience and Make a Difference

Be a Tutor-Mentor: EDUC 401 G & H


UW's Academic Support Programs is offering a service-learning seminar titled “EDUC 401: Tutoring and Mentorship in Higher Education” in Spring Quarter 2015. This weekly seminar introduces juniors and seniors to tutoring, mentoring, and teaching methodologies. Students apply what they learn in class through tutoring and mentoring new transfer, freshman, and sophomore students who are transitioning socially, culturally, and academically to the UW. This is a great opportunity for seasoned students to give back to the UW by sharing their knowledge and experience.

·        Seminar begins the 1st  week of Spring Quarter,  March 30th, 2015
·        Seminar meets on Mondays from 3:30-4:50 PM or from 6:00-7:20 PM
·        Tutoring takes place on campus
·        Receive 2 credits for working with one student, or receive 3 credits for working with two students
·        A letter of recommendation will be available upon request after completion of the seminar


For more information, visit our website at:


For registration information, please contact Ahnya Redman at:

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cornell's Systems Engineering FREE Cocktail Session - Bellevue, WA

Systems New Logo
Join Us
Learn more about the online Master’s degree in Systems Engineering

Systems Engineering invites you to attend their
FREE cocktail & hors d'oeuvres session held for
Alumni, Current Students, and Interested Potential Students


Thursday, April 2
6:00pm-8:00pm


Bellevue Club
11200 Southeast 6th Street
Olympic Room, Suite B
Bellevue, WA 98004



Register to win a Kindle Fire and other prizes

Visit: www.systemseng.cornell.edu for more information