Tuesday, April 10, 2012

[SEHA] Public Health Opportunities

From your friends in the Undergraduate Student Public Health Association...

I have four VERY important Public Health announcements, and a long list of campus-wide events that you may find interesting below.


1. GRE Auction!
Planning on grad school? Need more practice for the GRE?? Auction closes Tuesday April 10th at 11pm! The course is valued at $1200 and bids are currently only $325!
Bids here: GRE Test Prep Auction! 

2. Graduate Mentorship Program
Connect with graduate students from Health Services, Global Health, Environmental Health, Nursing, MD, Health Metrics, Epi, Biostats, and COPHP! Learn about the large variety of masters programs and research and get connected with a graduate mentor AND we're providing dinner. Make sure to RSVP!
Thursday April 26th, Off the Rotunda Cafe. 4-6pm.
RSVP here: Mentorship Program!

3. USPHA T-shirts 
You submitted your designs, and now there here! We have comfy, sweat shop free long sleeve grey shirts and we're lowering the cost to $15 while we can. Make sure to bring cash/check to our next event to get yours! Please email us atuspha2@uw.edu to secure a t-shirt now! 

4. Public Health Hike!
USPHA is going on a hike, and your invited! Transportation and lunch provided,RSVP by Sunday 4/15 to attend: Hike RSVP!

LIKE Us on Facebook to keep updated: https://www.facebook.com/uspha

(want to advertise your event or opportunity? let us know! email uspha2@uw.edu)

1. Pre-Health Candidate Forum, learn about ASUW candidates running for elections with the Pre-health community 
THIS THURSDAY April 12, 4:30 in Condon 711B

2. Wellness Series free classes from the UW Counseling Center
This can be a stressful and scary time for many students. Learn how to destress, help a friend, and boost overall wellness in free classes offered by the Counseling Center.
Struggle and Strength: Monday 4/23 3:30, Thursday 5/17 4:30
So you Think You Can De-Stress: Thursday 4/26 5pm, and Monday 5/7 4pm

3. CDF Weekly Tuesday Coffee Chat, Solstice 5:30pm 

4. Suicide Awareness Walk, sign up by Friday! On Campus Event Saturday! Free registration, join a team, enter USPHA and a chance to win awesome prizes! http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.eventDetails&eventID=1791

5.  SARVA 3rd Annual 5k Walk/Run
 All participants who register in advance will receive a complimentary t-shirt. Food, beverages, and prizes will also be available. Be sure to bring your friends, family, and fellow Huskies! There is no entry fee, but we strongly recommend you bring an in-kind donation for Eastside Domestic Violence Programs. http://sarva.asuw.org/sarva-month/sarva-5k-runwalk/

6. Work for ASUW! Most jobs close this week, apply today at: http://jobs.asuw.org/

7. Very Young Girls Screening Tuesday 4/10 7pm. Seattle is considered one of the worst urban cities in the U.S. with sexual exploitation of hundreds of youth as well as boys and women. Register, free! here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3079738581/efblike

Check out http://health.asuw.org/calendar/ for even MORE!

Caitlin Ormsby
Undergraduate Geography and Public Health
Class of 2012