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The King Conservation District (KCD) – Seattle Community Partnership Grant Program is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for natural resource improvement projects that are led by or are in deep partnership with communities most impacted by environmental injustice and systemic racism. This year we will distribute roughly $400,000 to established nonprofits, tribal organizations, and community organizations with a fiscal sponsor.  

Projects must focus on one of the following areas: stormwater management, healthy soil, urban forestry, sustainable food systems, or shoreline, creek, and wetland...

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GEN ST 391K: Undergraduate Research for CC Transfer Students - Autumn 2018

Weekly class sessions (Fridays, 12:30-1:50 PM)

The Undergraduate Research Intensive is designed to help incoming transfer students attain and excel in undergraduate research positions in all academic disciplines. The course will demystify the research process at UW and provide instruction in research-related skills and resources. All students receive one-on-one advising with Undergraduate Research Program staff and interact with peer researchers.

To request an add code, email and include the following:

Your full name

Transfer institution

UW student number

Major, intended major, or area(s) of interest

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Tutor at an elementary, middle or high school in Seattle during Summer or Autumn Quarter!

The UW Pipeline Project recruits, trains and places UW students as volunteer tutors in Seattle schools and community organizations. We are recruiting tutors for spring quarter to work with about 40 different schools, and would love to have you! We’ll help you get set up tutoring in a K-12 classroom or community organization. Tutors make a minimum commitment of 2-3 hours per week for at least one quarter.

The schedule is flexible: schools need tutors Mon-Fri between 7:30 and 5pm. And we offer transportation to some of our partner schools that have the highest need for tutors.


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Job Description

UW Sustainability is a central source for information and resources regarding sustainability at the University of Washington. We promote sustainability in print and online communications.

At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. UW Sustainability values and honors diverse experiences and perspectives, while striving to create a welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access and opportunity for all. UW Sustainability encourages individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

The Student Program Assistant will report to the Director and work closely with the UW Sustainability team to support the office.

  • Assist with maintenance, update, and data entry for databases and spreadsheets.
  • Perform routine clerical tasks, such as reception, filing, on-campus deliveries, typing, word processing, answering phones, assisting with mailings, assisting in the setup of meeting rooms...
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13794 A

15 Credits

MTWThF 940-100

SAV 164

Waita, Jacqueline N.


American Ethnic Studies
206.221.0664 / fax 206.616.4071



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GRDSCH 200: Preparing for Graduate Education

Are you unsure if you want to attend graduate school?

Do you know for certain that you want to attend graduate school, but are not sure how to write a quality personal statement?

Not sure what program or school you want to attend?

We can help!

This 2 Credit, nine-week course is for juniors and seniors who know they want to pursue or are considering the possibility of graduate education. During the quarter, students will learn first-hand from faculty and staff involved in graduate admissions how to find programs that fit their interests, and how to prepare application materials.

Course information:

GRDSCH 200: Preparing for Graduate Education

Summer Quarter 2019

Mondays, 1:10-3:20pm

Electrical and Computer Engineering Building (ECE), Room 037

SLN 11735

Course Website: ...

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