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WASLA | Call for Design Leads – Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures

For the next cohort UWASLA Youth Outreach; Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures, will be working with DRCC Youth Corps on a series of events to redesign Jack Block Park. We are looking for people interested in joining the events to lead the youth in the process of design. Please refer to the flyer for more information regarding the project. A LOOK INSIDE THE PROJECT: In the month of May, Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures, will…

PAC Transit Oriented Drawing (TOD) on Saturday May 21st

Join the UW//LA PAC on Saturday, May 21st for Transit Oriented Drawing from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Participants will receive a complimentary sketchbook, provided by Pacific Lighting Systems. Event begins at 10:30 AM at the University of Washington station and head off to sketch the surrounding areas near the U District, Roosevelt and Northgate stations. Event concludes with food and beverages at 12:30PM in Gould Court. Please contact Jack Alderman or Shawn Stankewich with any questions. When: May 21st…

APWA (American Public Works Association) UW Chapter Officer Openings

Why join us? Opportunities to develop relationships with local professionals in the field of public works to not only understand future career opportunities but also get direct leads on employment! We also host resume reviews as well as networking sessions and tours to public works sites like the UW Power Plant and SeaTac International Airport. The field of public works is vast and includes all aspects of civil engineering, environmental science and engineering, construction management, and public administration. The Washington…

Perlego $20,000 scholarship

The applications for 2022 open today (April 18th). The deadline is August 20th. These are the scholarship details: One grand prize winner will receive a scholarship of $5,000/year for 4 years of college/university. In addition they will receive a 1-3 month internship after graduation. Scholarship is open to current high school and college students meeting the following criteria: Interested in/studying technology, computer science, or engineering Minimum GPA: 3.0 Interested students can go here to learn more: https://www.perlego.com/mission-scholarship-bursary-programme

2022 WASLA National Conference Stipend Application

WASLA National Conference Stipends will be awarded to: ● Two student members of ASLA. Applicants must be enrolled in a university Landscape Architecture program in Washington State. ● Two emerging professionals that are current ASLA Washington Chapter members. Emerging professionals are those who graduated from university in the Class of 2017 or more recently. The stipend is an award of $1,700.00 to attend the 2022 ASLA National Conference in San Francisco, CA on November 11-14, 2022. Recipients will be responsible…

Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities ☀ Info Session (UC Berkeley Summer Program)

Disc* is an immersive five-week summer program for college students offered by UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design. It explores an interdisciplinary and multi-scalar approach to design and analysis in the urban environment. Disc* participants engage in the discourses of urban innovation, and develop creative solutions to tackle the urgent challenges global cities face today. Disc* is open to eligible students from any college or university. No prior experience in design is necessary. Sign up for the Disc* Information session Design &…

Grounding the Green New Deal: A Summit on Design, Policy, and Advocacy

April 9, 12-5pm*  National Building Museum, 401 F St NW, Washington, DC *Doors open at 11am for pre-event exhibit and networking. There will be a post-summit reception until 7pm. More panelists confirmed! Hear from influential leaders working on issues of climate and equity: Bryan Lee Jr, Kate Orff, Colette Pichon Battle, Nikil Saval, Billy Fleming, Dana Bourland, Anne Whiston Spirn, and more. There is an essential role for the built environment disciplines to play in addressing the climate crisis and translating the…

CALL for Applications: Drawing in Design Spring Workshop (due Friday 3/18)

DRAWING IN DESIGN WORKSHOP APRIL 22 – 24, 2022 Drawing offers a practice for thinking and an important mode of communicating ideas in design. Since 2016 the Department of Landscape Architecture, in collaboration with our professional partners, has convened a quarterly series of public lectures and weekend workshops for students that focus on representation in design. This quarter we will be led by Milenko Matanovic (https://www.milenko-art.com) We will draw to keep our minds, eyes, and hands coordinated. We will render the first…

Research Volunteers Wanted

Paid Research Volunteers Wanted If you are 18-25 and a full-time undergraduate student, you may be eligible to participate in a research study Researchers in the University of Oregon’s Counseling Psychology and Human Services Department are conducting a study to better understand how brief mindfulness-based interventions may enhance the well-being of college students. This study will be conducted remotely. You may be eligible if you are: 18-25 years old A full-time undergraduate student, and Willing to answer questions about your alcohol use, mental health, and well-being Participation involves: One…