UW Transfer Student eNewsletter
UW Transfer Student eNewsletter
Autumn 2013 | Issue No. 25 
UW VIRTUAL TOUR
TRANSFER THURSDAYS
Thinking about transferring to the UW? If you are, Transfer Thursday is your gateway to transfer information. At a Transfer Thursday session, you can speak to an admissions counselor who will tell you all about applying to the UW. You can also meet with an undergraduate academic advisor who will help you prepare for your intended UW major. Bring your questions and your unofficial transcript(s). It’s one-stop shopping for the prospective transfer student.

Where:
University of Washington
141 Mary Gates Hall

When:
Every Thursday afternoon.
Click here to view the scheduled activities.

For more information:
(206) 543-2550 or click here.
CREDITS
Donna Sharpe
Editor

Jennifer Stock
Web Producer

Contributors:
Emily Batlan
Stanley Choi
Caitlin Dean
JoAnne Edwards
Joyce Fagel
Susan Inman
Julie Johnston
Leslie Mabry
Meghan Oxley
Adam Shinn
Sehee Thomas
Carlos Williams


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Update On Academic Satisfactory Progress

The University of Washington seeks to allow fair access to as many eligible applicants as possible each year while enabling students to experience the full range of opportunities at UW. As such, UW expects each student to continuously make academic progress toward a degree. Read more...

Welcome from the Editor

Welcome from the editor

It seems as though another school year has just gotten underway and already we are in the throes of winter quarter registration as well as anticipating final exams and the holidays! Read more...


Domestic and International Admissions

For autumn 2013, the Seattle campus offered admission to 57.3% of all Washington community college applicants. This compares to offer rates of 55.2% for high school applicants and only 15.1% for applicants from four-year universities and non-Washington community colleges. Read more...


The New, Competitive Entrepreneurship Minor

Some people are just born to change the world. They see opportunities everywhere--from the daily annoyances to the grand challenges that face our society. But we can tell you that it takes more than a great idea. It takes the savvy skill set, knowledge, and energy of an entrepreneur. Read more...


New Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Sciences

Beginning in Autumn 2013, the College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the College of the Environment, is offering a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Integrated Sciences. This degree is designed to meet the needs of undergraduates planning careers in secondary science teaching, informal science education at museums or other science institutions, science writing, or science policy and technology law, as well as students whose intellectual interests incline them toward a rigorous program of study across all the sciences. Read more...


Hello from Program on the Environment

We are the Environmental Studies major here at the University of Washington and would love to answer any questions you might have about our degree. Read more...


MSE Admission Changes

Beginning the 2013-14 academic year, the University of Washington Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) program will be admitting upper division students in Autumn Quarter only during the July 1 deadline.
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Gaining Clinical Experience: Interviews, Shadowing & Volunteering

Most advisers and students know that it is important for students to spend time in clinical settings, but why and how? In the meantime, some students report difficulty finding such opportunities as health professionals can be overrun by the multitude of student requests while also having to safeguard patient confidentiality and well-being. Read more...


Come Visit UW Law!

At the UW School of Law, our innovative, student-focused learning environment prepares students to become Leaders for the Global Common Good. We invite you to join our mission!
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Community Environment and Planning Open House

Gould Hall Court, November 21st. Read more...


BLA Information sessions

This year the Landscape Architecture Department is holding information sessions during this academic year to provide students an opportunity to learn about our program, the application process, and what the profession of landscape architecture has to offer. Read more...


Evening Degree Program

Josh Griffin, a multifaceted transfer student from Edmonds Community College sat down with his Social Sciences major adviser, Emily Batlan, about his experiences in the Evening Degree program. Read more...


School of Public Health

When you last heard from us in the School of Public Health, we profiled growth and change in the Public Health Major and introduced the Nutritional Sciences Minor. In this edition, we are highlighting a graduate from the School's Health Informatics and Health Information Management (HIHIM) program.
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