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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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Environmental Communication Panels

The Program on the Environment will host Environmental Communication Panels during Winter quarter, in Wallace Hall.  Panels consist of practitioners with expertise in different areas of environmental communication. All are welcome to attend. 

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Autumn 2019 Capstone Symposium: November 20

The Program on the Environment will host the Autumn 2019 Capstone Symposium on Wednesday, November 20, in the Fishery Science Building.  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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Welcome to Autumn!

 

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Bill McKibben Discusses Falter: May 2 7:30pm Kane 120

McKibben’s earlier work offered prescient warnings about climate change. But in his newest book he suggests the danger is broader than that. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion about the future. 

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PoE Lecturer Tim Billo Makes News in Work with Sword Fern Die-Off

Tim Billo, instructor of our Natural History of the Puget Sound Region course, practices what he preaches. He uses his research into the natural history of our local sword ferns as a way of introducing undergraduates to research, demonstrating to them that they can make important contributions to natural history, as well as to helping to solve pressing ecological issues. 

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