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UW Professor John Delaney leads the team, funded by the National Science Foundation, that is building an innovative new “undersea observatory” in the Northeast Pacific, made up of 575 miles of cables equipped with instruments and cameras.

Join Prof. Delaney for Our Global Ocean: The Ultimate Planetary Life Support System—New Approaches to an Old Ocean, a five-part lecture series presented by the UWAA and Seattle Arts & Lectures. The spring lectures explore how oceans dominate planetary ecosystems, on Earth and probably beyond. In the concluding lecture in November, Delaney will share results from the VISIONS ’14 expedition to complete construction of this undersea observatory, a novel offshore laboratory the size of a tectonic plate.

When:  April 29, May 6 and May 20
Thursday, Nov. 13
All lectures: 7–9 p.m.
Where: Kane Hall, UW Seattle Campus
Cost: Free for students with valid ID.
More information and registration



Conference registration pricing is as follows:
Regular Registration

(from Saturday, September 13, 2013- Friday, October 4, 2013, a week prior to the conference):
-$50- SNMA Members, Faculty, & Administration
-$25-MAPS Members / undergraduate premedical students
-Free- High School Students

On-site Registration

(everyone who wants to register after October 4, 2013 will have to register on site):
-$60- SNMA Members, Faculty, & Administration
-$30-MAPS Members / undergraduate premedical students

-Free-High School Students


Note to registration: When you fill out registration and if you are not a MAPS member, please state you are a premedical student



Guess what — it is time for AMSA’s Annual Suture Clinic! Whether you are a first timer or a pro, suture practice will never hurt, especially for Med School!

Together with MAPS, we will be hosting this event on Saturday, May 18th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. This event will be free for all AMSA and MAPS members, and $5 for the general public. We will be meeting in the Health Sciences Building T-Wing, room 739. Our instructor will be none other than Dr. LeRoy Horton, DDS – owner of Affordable Dental Care and a UW School of Dentistry graduate.

Space is limited, however, so this will be a first come-first serve deal (priority to AMSA/MAPS members). We hope see all of you there! And don’t be afraid to invite your friends! Please visit our Facebook (UW AMSA Pre-Med) or our website ( for more information.


Wednesday, May 29th from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in Seattle in the Union Bay Plaza Building located near University Village at 4530 Union Bay Place NE, Suite 209. Click on the link to see a map of the location.  We are on the top floor in the north east corner of the building.

Sandweiss Test Prep will be holding a free law school admissions informational seminar on Wednesday, May 29th at 6:00 PM in Seattle covering all you need to know about the LSAT, the Law School admissions process and how our company can help you prepare for both.

For those considering applying to law school, this event is an excellent chance to talk with Steve Sandweiss - a highly experienced LSAT teacher and admissions expert – about how to effectively navigate the Law School admissions process, preparing an effective application, test preparation time lines, the LSAT exam, and most importantly, how he can help you achieve your goals effectively and economically!

***These events are free and there is no obligation to sign up for any of our services.

To Register:

Please register for this event on our website or by emailing or calling us. It’s free to register and we will not use your details for marketing purposes or pass them on to a third party.

Phone: (206)-417-5050


Our Company

Sandweiss Test Prep is a local, independent company that has been helping students increase their admissionsexam scores since 1998.  We pride ourselves in offering a personal level of service and small class sizes to optimize the development of each student. Additionally, our courses are typically hundreds of dollars less than those of our competitors.

If you would like to know more about us, you can email us at, call us at (206) 417 5050, or have a look at our website.

Sandweiss Test Prep

Website:       Tel. 206-417-5050       Email:

Main Office:  4530 Union Bay Place NE, Suite 209,  Seattle, WA 98105

Bellevue Classroom:  12360 NE 8th Street, Suite 100, Bellevue, WA 98005

Tuesday, April 23, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., EST:
LSAT 101:  an Introduction to the Law School Admission Test

Wednesday, April 24, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., EST:
Road Map for Law School:  Expert Advice for Those Considering Law School

These webinars are offered at no cost and will feature comments from highly experienced prelaw advisors and other content-area experts.

LSAT 101:  an Introduction to the Law School Admission Test
Tuesday, April 23, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., EST
Register now »

This webinar will provide a highly informative overview of the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), including:

·         Skills that the LSAT will assess

·         Examples of LSAT question types and strategies for maximizing your score

·         Recommendations for creating an effective LSAT preparation plan

·         Information on how and why law school admission committees rely on the LSAT

The 45-minute presentation will be followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer segment, during which participants may ask questions of the presenters.

The keynote presenter for this webinar, John Rood, is president and founder of NextStep Test Preparation. Rood and NextStep instructors have taught LSAT preparation methods and strategies to thousands of individuals across the United States.

Road Map to Law School: Expert Advice for Those Considering Law School    Wednesday, April 24, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., EST
Register now »

This webinar will address a wide range of topics for Individuals who are exploring and considering law school, including:

Advice for researching law as a career

·         Courses and skills that can provide a strong foundation for success in law school

·         An overview of legal careers and salary information

·         Factors relied on when law schools review an application for admission

·         A timeline for preparing for and applying to law school

Please select link below for flyer and registration.


The University Programs team is excited to share that the 2013 application has launched for the BOLD Immersion Program for Freshmen. You can find the application at We’re hoping that you can share this information with Freshmen whom you think would be good for this program.

Selected freshmen will participate in an all-expense-paid program at Google’s Mountain View headquarters from July 23-27, 2013. The Building Opportunities for Leadership & Development (BOLD) Diversity Immersion Program for Freshmen is designed to provide exposure into the technology industry for students who are historically under-represented in this field. Participants will get a rare glimpse into the technology industry; non-technical career opportunities at Google; and valuable professional and peer networks. The robust program will also include tech talks, skills-building seminars and, of course, fun!

Interested freshmen students should apply now through our Scholarships & Programs site. All applicants will need to submit a general application, resume, short essay and letter of reference. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 8, 2013 at midnight PST.

Thanks for your support,

The Google University Programs Team


BOLD Immersion site full URL:
BOLD Immersion application full URL:
BOLD Immersion site short link:


Calling All Students!

Mark your calendars for SPRING TRAINING! The  Husky Spring Training Leadership Conference will be on  Saturday, April 13, 2013.

All students with various levels of leadership skills and abilities are encouraged to attend this 5-hour in Alder Commons. We encourage you to save this date in your calendars and plan to attend! Register here



Interested in going to law school but can’t afford to pay $1200+ for LSAT prep classes?  We’ve got you covered. There will be another low-cost, high quality, LSAT prep course at UW. This course is brought to you by Campus Prep – the national provider of affordable LSAT prep. You can apply for the course (and see testimonials, etc.) at

The course will start in April and prepare you for the June test date. The entire 30 hour course, with 3 practice exams, costs $150-$195, if you qualify for need-based aid, or $275, if you just want to save $1000 on your prep (there is also an option to add an additional 21 hours of prep for only $55).

The instructor for the course has tutored for several years and taught the LSAT with one of the major prep companies.  He scored in the top 3 percentile on the exam.  He received his Masters in philosophy at UW and teaches at Seattle University.

You can try the course for free by having until before the second class session to receive a full refund for any reason. Apply at

Schedule: (You will be asked to select one of the following two sections)


Section1: Mondays – 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13

Section 2: Wednesdays – 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15

Proctored (practice) exams:  Sat. 3/30 12-3pm, Sat. 4/27 12-3pm, Sat. 5/18 12-3pm

Does this schedule not work? There will also be a 21 hour live web course starting in April. The entire course costs just $175 and is taught by a Master Instructor. See the schedule and other information at!__web-lsat


Apply ASAP, as there will be more applications than there are spaces available. Email questions to


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