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Spring 2021 Course Offerings

Listed below are the courses offered by the Program on the Environment for Spring 2021:
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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 coming soon
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)
TBA
Prerequisites: None
Course flyer coming soon

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

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 

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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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Winter 2021 Course Offerings

Listed below are the courses offered by the Program on the Environment for Winter 2021.

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2019-2020 Graduation Celebration

Watch the 2019-2020 Program on the Environment Graduation Celebration!

June 11th, 2020 Event Program:
11:00 Welcome
Gary Handwerk, PhD
Bruce J. Leven Endowed Chair for Environmental Studies
Director, UW Program on the Environment
11:05 Remarks from the Dean
Lisa Graumlich, PhD
Mary Laird Wood Professor
Dean, UW College of the Environment
11:10 Alumni Speaker
Anna Johnson ’18
Legislative Assistant
Washington State House of Representatives
11:20 Capstone Awards Presentation
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Autumn 2020 Open Spaces Conversations: October 9

Program on the Environment students, staff and faculty are invited to the first of our fall series of Open Spaces Conversations on Friday, October 9, 3-5 PM. This first event will feature Prof. 

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Spring 2020 Capstone Symposium: May 27

The Program on the Environment will host the Spring 2020 Capstone Symposium on Wednesday, May 27, 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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