EVENT: Need help developing your minimal viable product? We can help!

Are you an entrepreneur or startup working on a cool product, but don’t know quite when it’ll be ready to launch? Are you worried that your product doesn’t have enough legs to stand on its own quite yet, but need to show something to an investor ASAP? Learn all about the best strategies on developing your minimal viable product THIS FRIDAY!

On behalf of CoMotion Labs, I’d like to invite you to join us this Friday, April 28th from 12:00-2:00pm in Fluke Hall for our Fundamentals for Startups series focusing on Minimal Viable Product with Jack Knellinger. Our Fundamentals for Startups series aims to provide our CoMotion Labs Community and UW School of Law Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC) Community with access to leading experts that can close the gap in startup knowledge. These startup sessions will give startups, teams, students and community a chance to learn practical knowledge, as well as provide hands-on training, and networking opportunities with professionals in various branches of business.

Jack Knellinger is an entrepreneur with a lifelong commitment to impact. He currently serves as Principal & Co-Founder of Capria. He has over a decade of experience as a social innovator launching and leading new ventures across multiple sectors and geographies. In 2014, Jack was selected to join Social Enterprise Alliance’s inaugural nationwide “50 under 40″ cohort sponsored by American Express supporting emerging leaders

Capria is a global investment firm accelerating the flow of impact capital by advancing the next generation of impact fund managers. Capria provides fund managers with acceleration and advisory services, funding, and access to a growing network of leading fund managers around the world. Investors and catalytic supporters include Bill Gates (in a personal capacity), the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Ceniarth, Crystal Springs Foundation, Sorenson Impact Foundation, Unitus Labs, Lemelson Foundation, Mohandas Pai, and other leading impact investors.

Light refreshments will be served at this presentation. To RSVP to attend this session, please email mluna@uw.edu

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Invitation: 5/5 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, Boeing CTO Greg Hyslop

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Countdown to 2017 Lavender Graduation ~ 7 weeks!!!



Tuesday, June 6th

6:00 – 8:30 PM

wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House

Graduates must register at https://tinyurl.com/UWLavGrad17 by May 30th.

The Who, What, When, Where, Why & How:

Who: Lavender Graduation is open to any student eligible, at any level (undergraduate or graduate/professional) for graduation in the

2016-2017 (including fall 2017) academic year. Guests do not have to be graduating or be of a certain sexual or gender orientation/identity/expression to participate or attend this year-end celebration. Everyone is welcome!!!

What: The best party on the UW Campus, of course.

When: TUESDAY, June 6, from 6-8:30 PM.  Graduates please arrive by NO LATER than 5:15 PM.

Where: wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House (4249 Whitman Court) on the University of Washington campus.

Why: The Q Center and QSC host Lavender Graduation as a time for the UW queer, trans, two-spirit, and allied communities to come together and celebrate our multiple identities, our accomplishments, and sheer AWESOMENESS.

How: IF YOU ARE GRADUATING, please register at https://tinyurl.com/UWLavGrad17

by May 30th.  Guests can RSVP via or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lavender-graduation-2017-tickets-25425729040

As for attire, participants and guests can wear whatever they want. If you want to dress up, or down, go for it. You want to be comfy, have at it. This is your night!

For more information about the event, contact qcenter@uw.edu or call (206) 897-1430.

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BluHaptics 2017 Internship

BluHaptics makes intelligent robotics software for subsea, space and ground robots and right now we are looking for summer interns. We are specifically looking for candidates that are fluent in C++ and have robotics experience (e.g. ROS,  Gazebo, kinematics, haptic devices etc.).
We have some new exciting projects with NASA and others and we are looking for strong candidates. Interested students should send an email with their resume to steve@bluhaptics.com.
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Teaching job: Predoctoral Instructor Position for summer 2017: Q SCI 292: Analysis for Biologists II (Summer term B)

Center for Quantitative Science

Summer Quarter 2017

Predoctoral Instructor Position
Q SCI 292: Analysis for Biologists II


The Center for Quantitative Science announces one Predoctoral Instructor position available for Summer Quarter 2017. The position will be filled subject to available funds from the Summer Quarter Office


Q SCI 292 (Analysis for Biologists II): Predoctoral Instructor


Introduction to integral calculus, emphasizing development of basic skills. Examples promote understanding of mathematics and applications to modeling and solving biological problems. Topics include areas under curves, volumes, and differential equations. Prerequisite: minimum grade of.7 in either Q SCI 291 or MATH 124. Not available for credit to students who have completed MATH 125 with a 2.0 or higher


The instructor will have full responsibility for the course.  Q SCI 292 will meet Monday through Friday daily from 8:30 a.m. -10:40 a.m.  Class dates are: July 20 through August 19, 2017 (Summer Term B). Appointment is % 100 FTE July 16-August 15, 2017.


Responsibilities are as follows:


  • Lecturers at 100% FTE should expect to average approximately 40 hours/week.
  • Lecturing
  • Conducting labs, help sessions and recitation sessions
  • Grading homework and exams
  • Maintaining office hours.



  • Current academic standing as a UW Predoc Graduate Student (pursuing a PhD) and eligibility to hold a Graduate Student Assistantship
  • Availability for full appointment and class time frame
  • Experience as a TA or Lecturer or their equivalents
  • Competency in calculus
  • Background and enthusiasm to communicate effectively with biology, zoology, conservation, ecology and natural resource management students.
  • Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration



  • Predoctoral Instructors will be required to register for a minimum of 2 credits during Summer Quarter; the successful applicant will be responsible for paying any student fees.  Operating fee (including most of tuition) will be paid.  Graduate Appointee accident/sickness insurance will be provided.
  • This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions.


Application Process:

  • Please submit the following by email (cqs@uw.edu) or in person (FSH 116, Box: 355020- Attn: Joe Kobayashi). Applications will be reviewed upon submission.
    • Resume/CV
    • Statement detailing:
      • Interest and qualifications for teaching the course(s)
      • Prior experience taking/teaching Q SCI courses
      • Current academic status, home department, and faculty advisor
  • It is possible for one person to teach both Q SCI 291 & 292. If you are interested in this option, please indicate as such in your application. In this case the appointment would be 100% FTE June 16-August 15.
  • Applicants will be notified by email of our decision.


Questions?  Contact cqs@uw.edu


The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.  To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450/206.543.6452 (tty) or dso@u.washington.edu.


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DXARTS Courses

DXARTS has a class on the Immersive Arts during Summer quarter 2017, term B (July 19-Aug 17, 2017). Classes will be held Monday-Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm in Raitt Hall, room
The class will focus on stereoscopic video, virtual reality, and multi-channel systems. Students will use various display systems, production techniques, and compositional
strategies to discover immersive media experience for moving-image and sound based artwork. Students will learn to produce stereoscopic 3d images, utilize multi-channel and
sound systems, and be introduced to 3D modeling, game engine, and VR hardware.

Primary course goals are:

*  To develop an art historical foundation for our inquiry
*  To conduct experiments through in-class labs
*  To produce and present a final project

Add codes are required for registration periods I & II.  Please contact the instructor, Martin Jarmick <jarmick@uw.edu> for add codes.  Non-DXARTS, undergraduate, and
graduate students are welcome!

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Summer employment opportunities for students with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Summer 2017 Employment Opportunities
Engineering and Physics Instructor and Teaching Assistant

 CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. We are currently seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to work in our summer programs. Information regarding employment and our summer programs can be found at cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer.

Why teach for CTY?

  • opportunity to teach motivated and talented students a subject they love
  • limited class size (maximum of 18 students) ensures a low student-teacher ratio
  • all classes are taught by both an instructor and teaching assistant
  • opportunity to work in an environment with colleagues who share similar interests
  • competitive salary plus room and board at our east and west coast residential sites
  • science instructors are allotted a generous lab budget

We are currently seeking individuals to teach the following Engineering and Physics-related courses:

Engineering-Based Courses

The Physics of Engineering

Principles of Engineering Design

Investigations in Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Physics-Based Courses

The Physics of Sports

Fast Paced High School Physics

Special Relativity


Core Dates for 2017 (Please note that the dates for some sites vary from those listed above. Visit our Site Locations and Dates page for specific employment dates at each site.)

Session 1: June 22 – July 15, 2017
Session 2: July 15 – August 5, 2017

Our three-week residential programs provide a stipend, as well as room and board.

For more information about these positions, site locations, program dates, and access to our online employment application, please see our website, cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer, or contact us via email at ctysummer@jhu.edu or by calling 410-735-6219.

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

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ENV H 305 Environmental Poisons and Public Health (3) NW

Explore How Toxicology Protects the Health of Communities
What chemical and physical hazards exist in the environment? Where do they come from, where do they go, and how do we come in contact with them or avoid them? What health effects can they cause, and how can we minimize their negative impacts? Through an exploration of five case-based modules, this course will help you critically evaluate media reports about environmental hazards to human health by applying the core principles of toxicology, the science of poisons.


MWF 12:30 – 1:20
HSB T747 | 3 credits, graded
Open to all majors. Fulfills I&S and NW requirements

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Become LEED Accredited! – Seattle – May 4

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training

When: May 4 2017 – 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Where: UW Seattle – Loew Hall – Room 112 – https://goo.gl/maps/dfrMl

Registration: http://leadinggreen.ca/uwseattle

 Interested in getting involved in the Green Building and sustainability Industry? Opportunities are plentiful and passing your LEED professional designation is required to get involved!

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a green-rating point system to certify a building’s sustainability. Just as Buildings can be LEED certified, students and professional can become LEED Accredited themselves.  The LEED Green Associate (GA) credential is the only professional designation used to market yourself to employers and clients and show you have certified knowledge in the green building industry.

To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 7000 students pass their exam at a 100% pass rate and does not require any specific background. This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name and it never expires!

Also, a new LEED rating system (v4) was introduced this year and this training course is one of the few that has been updated to teach the current rating system to ensure your knowledge is up to date! This course meets the exam’s eligibility requirements and the USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can be taken at any time at your nearest Prometric center.

Cost: $300 ($200 for full time students)

To register for the class please visit: http://leadinggreen.ca/uwseattle

You can register via PayPal or RSVP your attendance by registering at the bottom of the page


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City Internships | Summer Internship Deadline

i. Summer 2017 Global Explorer Program: Five Internship Opportunities

Each CI program centers around an internship placement with a leading company in one of the following industries:

Banking & Financial Services; Marketing, Advertising & PR; Consulting & Professional Services; Technology & Engineering; Start-Ups & Entrepreneurship; Entertainment, Media & Journalism; Law & Politics; Art, Fashion & Design; Charities, NFPs & NGOs.

CI partners with leading companies in 12 cities and 9 industries globally. A selection of newly released internship placements are described below. In particular, we have opportunities for students interested in Marketing, Advertising and PR, and Banking & Financial Services.

1. Digital & Influencer Marketing Internship | New York

The original and largest digital influencer marketing and advertising agency globally. This firm is excited to share its talent management, origination and execution practices with bright, mature students with an interest in the world of digital and celebrity influencer marketing.

2. Branding & Marketing Internship | Los Angeles

A leading branding agency that represents and forms strategic partnerships between content creators, advertisers and fast-growing technology companies is keen to share its expertise with creative and entrepreneurially-minded students; whom it hopes to recruit as junior executives in one of its global offices.

3. Legal & Corporate Finance Internship | London & New York

An award-winning professional services firm that focuses on commercial law and financial markets advisory is seeking students with an interest in Law or Finance. Interns will shadow the firm’s influential legal and advisory practices, gaining exposure to front-page worthy IPO and M&A events in real-time.

4. Marketing & PR in Fashion Internship | London & Los Angeles

This agency is responsible for 90% of what – and who – you see on the red carpet. Representing high-end and boutique fashion houses and some of the most notable movers and shakers across the arts and entertainment, this firm is excited to help students interested both the creative and commercial sides of fashion to learn the ropes in their showroom and PR teams.

5. Marketing & PR Internship | Los Angeles & New York

A leading sports and entertainment public relations and marketing firm is keen to help students get a taste for the fast-paced, dynamic world of sports and entertainment PR. Their clients include DJ Khaled, Serge Ibaka, Russell Westbrook and Travis Scott.

Interested students should apply via: http://city-internships.com/apply

ii. Q2 Scholarship Announcement: Nominate a senior to win a fully-sponsored place on the Global Vanguard Program in London, New York or Los Angeles this Fall.

Thank you to the vast number that have already nominated.

The opportunity to nominate three seniors to enter a draw for one of three full-sponsored places on the Fall 2017 Global Vanguard Program remains open for three weeks, but earlier entry is advised.

The Global Vanguard Program includes a twelve-week internship placement with a leading company, alongside our series of career discovery and commercial skills development classes and workshops, in one of 12 global cities and 9 fields.

To learn more about the program and to apply outside of the competition, visit: https://city-internships.com/global-explorer-program-vanguard/

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