GoldenKeyUW Book Drive

The UW chapter of Golden Key International Honor Society is currently holding a book drive through finals week. Here is some info on GoldenKeyUW and our book drive. GoldenKeyUW aims to promote the pursuit of education, leadership, and community service. We choose to lead by example; excelling academically while opening opportunities for others to gain valuable leadership and service experiences. We are holding a book drive to help promote literacy programs around the world. We are working with our partners, Better World Books (BWB). They keep books out of landfills, and put them into the hands of deserving peopling around the world. They are dedicated to supporting literacy programs around the world. They take the books we collect, sell them at discount prices to schools, libraries, and students, and then donate a portion of the profits to literacy programs. GoldenKeyUW has chosen to sponsor WorldFund (WF) through our book drive. WF trains educational professionals throughout Latin America; improving the educational foundation from the bottom up. We accept all kinds books. Also, this quarter we are making it a competition. The person that donates the most books wins $25. We are having people place a sticky note on the inside front cover of all the books they donate, which we will tally after the drive is over. The person that donates the most wins! Book collection bins are located in Kane, Paccar, Odegaard, McMahon and the HUB.” Please help us promote our book drive. With your support, we can certainly make a bigger impact! Thank you Jennifer! Sincerely, Daniel Yusupov Vice President; UW Golden Key Internional Honour Society UW Undergraduate; Biology (425) 533-4459 danielyusupov@yahoo.comdanielyusupov@yahoo.com>

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two great courses for summer 2014

These 2 summer courses in Comparative Religion are taught be a really fantastic, young academic, Phil Tite. A flyer is attached for you. For more information please contact: Loryn doc icon 2014-Summer-Two-great-Comparative-Religion-Courses-for.docx

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Power, Privilege, and Preservation course for Aut 14

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Tomorrow – Global Health Minor Info Session — Mary Gates Hall 258, 12:30pm

Global Health Minor Information Session Friday, June 6, 2014 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Mary Gates Hall, Room 258 This is your opportunity to learn more about the minor’s requirements and get any questions you may have answered. We will provide you with useful handouts and talk you through the requirements of the minor for the first part of the meeting, and will have time to talk to individual students at the end of the session. We look forward to meeting you!

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UO MCAT Prep reminder – starts June 23

UO MCAT Prep The summer 2014 workshop begins June 23! The sessions are taught live in Eugene and via video conference in Portland. Streaming and video on demand offer additional options for location, schedule and learning style. INSTRUCTORS The University’s MCAT Preparation Workshop is conducted by faculty members and testing experts who teach biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, and verbal reasoning material specifically tailored for the MCAT. All instructors focus on helping students perform to their best abilities on the MCAT. WORKSHOP MATERIALS include comprehensive review books and AAMC full-length practice tests. In addition, participants have access to course videos and other materials that supplement in-class instruction. SUMMER 2014-Cost: $650 Weeks 1-4, beginning June 23 MWF, 1:00-4:00pm Priority Deadline: June 9 Register before the priority deadline to allow adequate time for material order and shipping. Registration forms and contact information are available on our website http://mcat.uoregon.edu or contact TLC at 541-346-3226 for more information. Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) 1213 University of Oregon, 68 PLC Eugene OR 97403

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American Medical Student Association’s (AMSA) Today!

Hey everyone, are you premed or interested in the medical field at all? Be sure to come to the American Medical Student Association’s (AMSA) LAST meeting of the quarter organized by the new AMSA officers!! You’ve heard a ton of info I’m sure about how doctors take care of patients etc. BUT there’s so much more on the Research side!! Come hear Scott Rayermann (a Chemistry PhD student at the University of Washington) talk about finding research as an undergrad (it can be difficult) among other speakers (including a current MD/PhD student) who will talk about the ins and outs of Research and Medicine. Oh THERE WILL BE FREE FOOD. Take a break from studying and stop by! WHEN: Today at 5:30pm WHERE: Savery 164

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UW Dive Into Dentistry Day July 19th 2014

Future Dentists, Dive into Dentistry Day 2014 will be held at the University of Washington School of Dentistry (UWSOD) on Saturday, July 19th, 2014! Please visit our website for all of the details and to register: https://sites.google.com/site/diveintodentistry/contact Students who attend this event will get to experience the life of a dental student with hands-on dental activities (cutting cavity preps, filling cavities, practicing sutures, taking impressions, etc.), insider information about the dental school admissions process, mock interview sessions, and much more! Current dental students and faculty will be on hand to network with and introduce pre-dental students to the UWSOD. Having attended the inaugural DIDD in 2011, this program was essential in planning my undergraduate education and community service experience. It also helped me be confident in my interview that brought me here as a dental student at UWSOD. As the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Vice President of UW, I am passionate about DIDD as I know it will introduce students to the dental school application process and day to day life of a dental student, provide them with new friends and connections, and motivate them to reach their goal of joining the dental profession. Thank you and looking forward to meeting all of you all! Please support this event and like us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/University-of-Washington-School-of-Dentistry-2014-Dive-Into-Dentistry-Day/210494355636163 Sincerely, Emily Yepez ASDA Vice President Class of 2017 D.D.S. Candidate UWSOD eayepez@uw.edu

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Learn from Global Health Experts this Summer

[Message header graphic] [UW Summer Institute]UW Global Health Summer Institute Take advantage of the summer – learn something! The University of Washington’s Global Health Summer Institute offers an array of condensed courses open to both students and the public. The first course begins June 23. Here’s our summer line-up, by date: * Core Topics in Global Health * Managing Global Health Programs for Success * Global Health Economics * Introduction to Public Health Surveillance * Health in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies * Global Burden of Disease * Introduction to Implementation Science for STD/HIV * Interactive Data Visualization for Global Health Take a look at the full course descriptions and join the UW and Seattle global health community for an engaging look at some of today’s pressing issues, as well as develop skills needed to tackle today’s challenges! Registration Courses are available for current UW students and the general public. Participants can register through UW tuition (for credit) or a fee-per-course (non-credit) basis. Enroll in two or more fee-based courses to receive a reduced registration rate. For additional information and to apply, please visit the Global Health Summer Institute website. Space is limited, so apply today! Contact Cole Bazemore Coordinator, Global Health Summer Institute Phone 206.685.7362 | Email ghsi@uw.edughsi@uw.edu> [http://engage.washington.edu/images/content/pagebuilder/14261.gif] [W]

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SPEP leadership applications

Hello! Looking forward, its time for FY15 interviews! I highly encourage you to apply if you are interested in getting (or staying) involved with the UW in a meaningful and impactful way. This is also a great opportunity to better your interview skills, bulk up your resume, and network with some pretty cool people! Please send back the following by June 17th: * Available interview times (morning of Thursday, June 19th and morning of Thursday, June 26th) * Resume * Cover letter (1 pg max) * Transcript * Whether or not you are able to attend the mandatory leadership retreat July 11th-13th If you have any questions, feel free to contact either memcdonmon@uw.edu> or Rutgerrutgerceballos@gmail.com>. Good luck!! Monica McDonald, ’10 Project Manager for Special Markets Annual Giving University Advancement UW Tower 4333 Brooklyn Ave NE, Box 359504 Seattle, WA 98195 206.616.0490 mcdonmon@uw.edumcdonmon@uw.edu> [cid:0D522D8D-4836-49D2-BA01-D079821A4585]

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[AMSA] Research and Medicine: The Path to an MD/PhD (6/4)

Hey AMSA! Are you premed or interested in the medical field at all? Be sure to join our LAST meeting of the quarter organized by the new AMSA officers!! Come hear Scott Rayermann (a Chemistry PhD student at the University of Washington) talk about finding research as an undergrad (it can be difficult) and Ali Alherimi (an current MD/PhD student) who will talk about the ins and outs of Research and Medicine. So take a break from studying and stop by! Wednesday, June 4th 5.30-6.30pm Savery room #164 Food and drink will be provided!! FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1423368587937662/ — American Medical Student Association University of Washington Chapter uwamsapremed@gmail.com | amsauw.com | https://facebook.com/groups/uwamsapremed/ General Meeting Details: Semimonthly (every other Wednesday) 5:30pm – 6:30pm

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MEDIC Happy Hour 6/4

Hello everyone, This week on Wednesday June 4 from 4:30-6, MEDIC will be hosting an end-of-year bioethics happy hour at Schultzy’s – under 21 is fine! Bring your own case, and let’s have one last round of bioethics debate over fries before we head out for the summer! Thanks everyone! Hope to see you there! Annie Young, Kaia Barth, Jane Kwon, and Shahar Levari — MEDIC at UW University of Washington Student Organization Affiliated with Bioethics and Humanities https://www.facebook.com/medicuw?ref=hl http://students.washington.edu/medicuw/ medicuw@u.washington.edu

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Summer volunteer/internship opportunity with refugee youth

Hi! The Coalition for Refugees from Burma (CRB) and The East African Community Services (EACS) are teaming up to provide summer enrichment programming for refugee youth in Seattle. They are looking for volunteers to help tutor or provide critical operations support. They ask for an 8-week commitment (10 hours per week). Please see attachments below for more info on the positions. If you are interested, email Siobhan Whalen at swhalen@allburmarefugees.orgswhalen@allburmarefugees.org> pdf icon Seattle-Summer-Program-Intern-Position-Description-Summer-2014.pdf
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Undergraduate research assistant position – paid

What happens to snow after it falls in Antarctica? Professor Ed Waddington and graduate student Max Stevens in Earth and Space Sciences are developing a computer model to track densification of snow as it turns into ice on a cold glacier, and to study how air ultimately gets trapped in the bubbles in the ice. (Think carbon dioxide and temperature from the distant past.) We are searching for an undergraduate research assistant to help with this project. Tasks the student may perform include: – Model development, e.g. writing code and debugging – Converting code from Matlab to Python – Website development – Assisting with interpreting result from experiments using the model The ideal candidate will have: – Proficiency in Python and Matlab programming languages – Interest in earth sciences/glaciology – Knowledge of physics and chemistry -HTML and Java programming experience -numerical computer modeling experience This is a paid, hourly position. The expected time commitment is 6 hours/week (negotiable). We are looking for someone can start either over the summer or at the beginning of the fall quarter and who is willing to commit to the position through the end of the 2014-2015 academic year. There may be opportunities to attend and present at science meetings and for international travel to visit collaborators’ labs. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Max Stevens at maxstev@uw.edumaxstev@uw.edu> and cc edw@uw.eduedw@uw.edu>.

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AMCAS info session: Today! 3:30 PM MGH 206

Are you applying to Medical School this year? If so, join the UAA Advising pre-health staff for an AMCAS info session: Friday, May 30th, 3:30-4:30 pm in 206 Mary Gates Hall. Join us for an informal presentation about AMCAS and medical school applications, led by our newest team member, Ahnya Redman. A Q&A session will follow. All are welcome. Seating is limited. RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/a/uw.edu/forms/d/1O1Hk6HhYlK9b9fxHQOJzFLaSCfTqbr-fu5UEGu87S_E/viewform

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Call for Student Work Related to Global Health

*Call for Student Work Related to Global Health* The Department of Global Health is looking to create a portfolio of undergraduate student work related to global health. This can include: * papers you are proud of * publications you were involved in * research projects * photo essays * video and other media You do not have to be a student in the Global Health Minor to submit your work! Selections will be printed as a collection and placed on display in the Global Health Resource Center office. All submissions will be showcased on the Department of Global Health website. Help the Department of Global Health showcase the work you are involved in! Send us your submissions via this Catalyst Survey by Thursday, June 5th: Global Health Community Portfolio If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at ghminor@uw.edughminor@uw.edu>.

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