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Sustainability Studio Final Presentations

You’re invited to the Sustainability Studio (ENVIR 480) final presentations next Thursday (3/11) from 11:30am – 1pm. Below is the Zoom link (+password!) for our class. The presentation flyer is also attached. 

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| Scholarships, Featured

Environmental Studies Scholarship Recipients

Environmental Studies Endowed Student Support Fund
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21 RECIPIENTS:

Batoul Al-Sadi
Batoul is an Environmental Studies and Political Science major graduating 2021. She is from Mukilteo, Washington, and is currently a Storytelling and Editorial Fellow at Our Climate Voices, a digital media platform seeking to humanize the climate crisis by centering the voices of those most impacted by environmental harm through ethical storytelling. 

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ENVIR 100 Highlighted in Continuum College Year in Review

The PoE’s ENVIR 100 Introduction to Environmental Studies and faculty member Kristi Straus was featured in this year’s annual report from Continuum College! Read a snippet of the feature:
Read the full feature and rest of the annual report here. 

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February 3: Online and Digital Media Communications Panel

Please join Wednesday (4:30PM PST) for our Conversations in Environmental Communication Seminar Series. Open to the public. Our last seminar was another standout. Catch it on our YouTube Channel and be sure to subscribe and click on the bell icon to be notified when future seminars are streaming or content is uploaded. 

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| Course Announcement, Featured

Spring 2021 Course Offerings

Listed below are the courses offered by the Program on the Environment for Spring 2021. Also see videos instructors have created for their courses.
View full video playlist here (more to come)
ENVIR 100 – Introduction to Environmental Studies (Kristi Straus)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 200 – Communication for Environmental Studies (Leah Rubinsky, Lubna Alzaroo)
VLPA/I&S
Prerequisites: ENVIR 100, ENGL
Course flyer
ENVIR 239 – Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts (Alexa Schreier)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 240 – The Urban Farm (Eli Wheat)
NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 250 – Research Methods for Environmental Studies (Tim Billo)
NW, QSR
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 280 – Natural History of the Puget Sound Region (Tim Billo)
NW
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 300 – Analysis of Environmental Cases (Yen-Chu Weng)
I&S/NW
Prerequisites: ENVIR 200, ENVIR 250
Course flyer
ENVIR 310 – Data Analysis in Environmental Studies (Yen-Chu Weng)
NW, QSR
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 439 – Sustainable Societies (Gary Handwerk)
I&S/NW, DIV
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer

ENVIR 460 – Power, Privilege, and Preservation (July Hazard)
I&S/NW, DIV
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
ENVIR 497 – Seminar in Environmental Studies: Growing a Revolution: The Dirt Trilogy with David Montgomery
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
All Courses 

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Speaker Series on Environmental Issues in Taiwan

Join the UW Taiwan Studies Program and Program on the Environment for any or all parts of their Winter 2021 Lecture Series, Contemporary Environmental Issues in Taiwan. All events run from 5 – 6pm Pacific Time and are publicly available for viewing and participation. 

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WOHESC Panelist: PoE Student Jenna Truong

UW Program on the Environment student Jenna Truong was selected to be on the panel “Climate Grief, Eco-Anxiety, and Mental Health in the Face of Overlapping Crises” at the 2021 Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC)! 

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Conversations in Environmental Communication

Explore environmental communication through the perspective of a diverse group of professionals working in the arts, journalism, social media, advocacy, business, and science. We’ll investigate how messages about nature and the environment permeate our public discourse through insightful presentations and riveting Q&A with leading experts. 

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| Course Announcement

Featured Winter 2021 Courses

Below are some featured courses offered in Winter 2021 from the Program on the Environment:
ENVIR 480 – Sustainability Studio (Alexa Schreier)
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
TTh 11:30am – 1:20pm

ENVIR 495 C – Environmental Issues in East Asia (Yen-Chu Weng)
I&S
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer
TTh 5:00pm – 6:50pm 

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Autumn 2020 Capstone Symposium: December 2

The Program on the Environment will host the Autumn 2020 Capstone Symposium on Wednesday, December 2, online.  All are welcome to attend and support students as they present on the culmination of their hard work over three quarters. 

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