Information Session – Want to spend Autumn Quarter in the San Juan Islands (WA)?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Wallace Hall (ACC), Suite 012 (PoE Commons)
Meet Dr. Susan Thistle, one of the instructors at UW Friday Harbor Laboratories and hear more about this exciting opportunity to take unique academic classes and conduct research!

Want to spend a quarter away from campus but still want to earn credits towards your major?  Located in the San Juan Islands, UW Friday Harbor Laboratories conducts environmentally related research as well as offer many unique academic courses.  For Autumn 2011 (aka the ‘Marine Biology Quarter’), students are invited to participate in these opportunities by conducting research and/or taking unique academic courses.  Students participating are able to select 3 courses from the following options:

Marine Biology (BIOL/OCEAN/FISH 250) – 5 credits
Social Change and the Marine Environment (ENVIR 450 or SOC 401) – 5 credits
Ocean Circulation (OCEAN 210) – 3 credits
Marine Environment Research Apprenticeship (BIOL/OCEAN/FISH 479 or ENVIR 499) – 6 credits
Ichthyology (FISH 311) – 5 credits
Farming, Fishing and Local Food (ENVIR 450) – 5 credits

For full detailed course descriptions, please see:

For information about costs of the program, please see:

To apply, please see:

DEADLINE is July 1, 2011 or until all spots filled.