Category Archives: Course of Interest

Zika, Ebola, MERS, SARS ! ENV H 439 for spring quarter

Zika, Ebola, MERS, SARS and other new diseases from wild and domestic animals are emerging as a result of agriculture intensification, habitat loss, and climate change. Wildlife and domestic animals, like the “canary in the coalmine,” can provide early warning of … Continue reading

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Spring 2016: Environmental Changes and Infectious Diseases

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Spring quarter: ENV H 417 Children’s Health Disparities

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NEW: Spring quarter application course!

GEN ST 297 G:  Applying to Health Professional School SLN: 14601; Credits: 1; Day/Time: Wednesdays 2:30 to 4:20 Instructor: Dan Poux, Pre-Health Adviser Location: TBD; Enrollment Limit: 100 Description: For students applying this year to graduate-level health professional schools such as dental, medical, optometry, pharmacy, … Continue reading

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“Applying to Health Professional School” seminar offered again in spring quarter!

GEN ST 297 Section G  Applying to Health Professional School SLN: 14601, 1 Credit, CR/NC Instructor: Dan Poux, Pre-Health Adviser Details: Spring Quarter, Wednesdays 2:30 – 4:20 The seminar will cover preparing an application, writing an effective personal statement, gathering … Continue reading

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Genome 151 Human Genetics: The Individual and Society

Genome 151 Human Genetics: The Individual and Society Spring 2016 4 credits;  Prerequisites: None General Education Requirement: Natural World Course Description: Principles of Mendelian inheritance as illustrated by human traits and diseases; chromosomes and sex determination; distribution of genes in … Continue reading

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Friday Harbor courses and research for spring/summer/fall 2016

Study at Friday Harbor Labs this Year Spend a quarter studying in residence at the UW’s marine field station at Friday Harbor Labs (FHL). Undergraduates can study at FHL in spring, summer or autumn quarters, and the deadline for spring/summer … Continue reading

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Pre-Health Mentoring Class for Winter 2016

Attention, Pre-Health Juniors & Seniors! It’s Not Too Late to Gain Experience and Make a Difference This Quarter   Be a Tutor-Mentor: EDUC 401 F & G UW’s Academic Support Programs is partnering with SMDEP (Summer Medical and Dental Education … Continue reading

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Winter quarter class: Preparing for Graduate Education

The Graduate School offers an excellent class for your graduating seniors/seniors/juniors interested in exploring graduate study in more detail:  GRDSCH 200, Preparing for Graduate Education. It is one day/week, only 2 credits, and it doesn’t start until Friday, Jan. 8th This … Continue reading

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Enroll in Research Exposed! for Winter Quarter

Enroll in Research Exposed! for Winter Quarter (General Studies 391 D, 1-credit) Research Exposed! (GEN ST 391 D) offers undergraduates an opportunity to learn about current, exciting research in a wide variety of disciplines, including the process of discovery, how … Continue reading

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PHIL 241 Topics in Ethics: Research Ethics

PHIL 241 Topics in Ethics: Research Ethics TTh 11:30-1:20 plus a F quiz section (11:30-12:20 or 12:30-1:20); 5 credits; I&S/VLPA, Optional “W” credit Is there research that scientists shouldn’t do? • Are scientists responsible for harm caused by their research? • What … Continue reading

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GWSS 235: Global Feminst Art Win 2016

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Special Topics course for winter 2016: Ethical Implications of Emerging Technology in Medicine & Healthcare

Bioethics and Humanities (BH)  497/597 (3 credits); SLN: 11000 Special Topics: Ethical Implications of Emerging Technology in Medicine & Healthcare Instructor: S. Malia Fullerton, Associate Professor, Bioethics & Humanities Meets: Monday and Wednesday, 3:30-4:50 pm, Room T693 Course Description Scientific … Continue reading

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Reflections on Research course for winter quarter!

 

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ENV H 111 Exploring Environment and Health Connections

  ENV H 111 Exploring Environment and Health Connections 3 credits, open to all majors, no prerequisites.  Can be used toward admission prerequisites for the PUBLIC HEALTH major.  Also counts toward the ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH major and minor.

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