Undergraduate Students

The College offers C ENV 401, a 1-credit course offered each spring to develop an issue of the FieldNotes Journal, an online journal created by undergraduates to share their environmental research.

Graduate Students

The College hosts several discussion series and courses for graduate students, including:

Amplify: Conversations about Science Communication

Amplify is a series of discussions among faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students who want to explore and engage in science communication and outreach.


Engage is the science speaker series and seminar. The seminar is discussion-based course (ENV 500, Communicating Science effectively to the Public) for graduate students in the sciences that focuses on effective techniques for sharing scientific research with non-specialists.

Applied Improvisation for Science Communication

This course (C ENV 590, Special Topics), allows you to communicate your research more confidently and effectively in workshops co-taught by UW faculty and professional improv comedians from CSz Seattle.