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Graduate Certificate in Water Policy
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Women in Science and Engineering is proud to present our new iSTEM Mentoring Program! This collaborative effort by the Southwest Institute for Research on Women, Strength Building Partners, Women in Science and Engineering, and several University of Arizona colleges is designed to give students and professionals the opportunity to give back to the local community. This is a volunteer program but it is also a for credit opportunity where students can earn 1-3 credits in Gender and Women’s Studies during the Spring 2013 semester. more info
Graduate Student Scholarship 2012-2013
The awards will be based on a technical paper competition. The technical paper must be an original work, solely authored by the applicant and may consist of one of the following:
Technical papers written as part of class work are acceptable and encouraged as long as the paper meets the above requirements.
NEW PROGRAM AREAS-- SPRING 2011
New dual Master's Degree program offered:
Graduates with this dual degree would be able to make important contributions not only to discussions within news organizations about the ways in which information about science should be gathered and evaluated, but also discussions in the fields of science and journalism about the ways in which this information influences public perceptions and public policy, and therefore the effects of science on society. Addmission and Curriculum information.
SWES Class Websites
SWES 495F/595F Conservation Biology: Field Studies in Nambia The course takes graduate and undergraduate students to Namibia for six weeks where students are exposed to a multitude of unique experiences, including meeting foreign scientists and conducting independent research projects.SWES 415/515 Translating Environmental Science. To read the stories and learn more about the course go to the Southwest Environment Website.
- International Student Programs and Services (ISPS) homepage
International Student Programs and Services provides expertise regarding visa classification, status, and all necessary, downloadable ISPS Forms
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Web Course
Students must complete an on-line FERPA Web course as one of the conditions of employment. They may contact either Julie Treanor or Judy Goosherst with specific questions regarding this on-line test:
- Graduate Tuition Scholarship Page this page includes financial assistance instructions such as the
- Graduate Assistant/Associate Health Insurance Benefit
This is of particular importance for RAs/TAs as this is part of their compensation package. Students must inroll each semester during the “open enrollment” period to receive coverage.
- Campus Health Homepage
- Immunization Requirements
Important information for all recently admitted students. ALL students, whether “domestic” or “international” must have verification of measles/rubella immunity if born after 12/31/56. If you were born prior to 12/31/56 you are exempt. You may still contact the Measles Coordinator at Campus Health by calling (520) 621-2384 to confirm that you are clear to register for classes. Immunization records must be obtained from your health care provider indicating dates of:
a) One (1) rubella vaccination after 12/31/79, and
b) Two (2) measles vaccinations, at least one of which must have been administered after 12/31/79.
You will not be permitted to register for classes without proof of measles/rubella immunity on file with the Campus Health Service
- UA Office of Student Finantial Aid
- Tuition Payment Plan
- CALS OAP Scholarship Information
CALS Office of Academic Programs (OAP) site to access on-line scholarship application, as well as other scholarship information:
- Arizona Residency Information
For Current Students who are petitioning for Arizona Resident Classification
Graduate Certificate in Water Policy
The University of Arizona's Graduate Certificate in Water Policy offers breadth and depth of education. The Certificate is intended for two different and complementary groups of people who want to build their expertise in water policy: working professionals pursuing the Certificate only and UA graduate students concurrently enrolled in a graduate degree program. There is flexibility in both course selection and schedule, to meet the specific needs and interests of a variety of students. The program is interdisciplinary. For more information about the program go to http://gcwp.arizona.edu/index.php
The Soil Science Certification is a program of the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). This program is designed to foment, certify, and advance the standards of professionalism for active practitioners of soil science, a process that is also available to other professionals such as engineers and geologists.
To pass the fundamentals exam, you should have taken no less than three semester courses in soil science, but preferably five courses. Certification as a Professional Soil Scientist (Soil Classifier).
You should consider taking this program if:
- You are in your senior year and will soon be graduating with a BS in Environmental Science and have a strong background in Soil Scienc
- Your career plans include working as a consultant, regulator, researcher, or teacher in areas closely related to Soil Science
- More information about the program can be found at http://cals.arizona.edu/swes/students/soil_science_certification.html
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