ESmail - ES Program's Email Listserve

Great News! The ES Program now has TWO Listserves for you to choose from, so which one is best for you?

  • ESMail (the original ES Program's e-mail listserve) managed by Eric Zimmerman, our Program's Academic Advisor. This free and public e-mail service is available to not only ES majors, but all UCSB students and the general public. Students in Computer LabApproximately one to two e-mail messages are posted each week regarding the Environmental Studies Program and UCSB. Topics covered include: important campus deadlines, schedule of classes updates, scholarship opportunities, internship and job openings, etc. (view an example message). Subscribers to this service may add or delete themselves from the mailing list at any time and all previous messages posted to ESMail are made available via the ESMail Archive. If you have any questions regarding ESMail please contact the ES Program's Academic Advisor at: esprogram@es.ucsb.edu or call 805-893-3185.

NOTE: UCSB students, be sure to Activate/Use your FREE UCSB e-mail account: As a registered UCSB student, the Instructional Computing Lab (ICL) has already assigned you a free email account. All you have to do is activate it! This account is yours as long as you remain a UCSB student. You must activate your Umail account, even if you use an outside e-mail account, as Umail is the only e-mail address the university will use to contact students electronically! You can always set your Umail preferences to forward messages to another e-mail address.To Activate your Umail account go to the Umail website (http://www.umail.ucsb.edu) and select the "Identity" link. Then just follow the basic instructions that appear on the screen as they will walk you through the activation process. At the end, you will receive your new e-mail address and password.

and/or...

  • Friends-of-es.es (the ES Program's newest e-mail listserve). This email distribution list has been created by request from many ES affiliates specifically to communicate special events, announcements and news to our ES friends.

    We do not share our lists with anyone outside our ES listserve administrator group, and any communication via this list will be strictly restricted and monitored so you do not end up receiving unwanted spam. We hope you will consider subscribing so we can add your name to our list! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call our office at 805-893-2968 or contact our Instructional Program Adviser, Martin Rodriguez at: mrodriquez@es.ucsb.edu

DON'T be the last to know what is going on in Environmental Studies at UCSB... Sign up for one or both today!

 


Example ESMail Message:

[ESMail]  #53 (Date sent goes here)

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IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES:

- Application deadline for the ESA's Tom Rogers Scholarship in
Environmental Studies is Today, May 2nd, 2003.

- Friday, May 16, 2003: Grading option deadline: Last day for
undergraduates in the Colleges of Letters and Science and Engineering to
change grading option in courses from passed/not passed to letter-grade or
vice versa at the Office of the Registrar by 4 PM or via GOLD by 4:45 PM

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INDEX:

1) YOU ARE INVITED! Meet with Environmental Professionals and ES alumni.
The Environmental Career/Mentorship Potluck, - FREE FOOD!!!
Wednesday, May 7th, 6 - 8:30 at UCSB's Centennial House

2) ES Senior Thesis Information Meeting for prospective 2003-04 students
Wed., May 7th at 2:00 in the ES Conference Room, Girvetz 2326

3) THE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

4) UCSB WASHINGTON CENTER PROGRAM (UCDC Program) - General Info Meeting:
7 PM, Wednesday, May 14, 2003

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1) The 5th Annual Environmental Career/Mentorship Potluck
YOU ARE INVITED! Meet with Environmental Professionals and ES alumni. This
is your chance to get a head start on your path to that perfect
environmental career!

ES alumni and environmental professionals will be on hand to chat about
careers in environmental fields and to answer any questions you may have
about your studies. This free event and get-together is always a lot of
fun and gives ES students and alumni a chance to talk in a comfortable,
informal setting. If you or someone you know is even remotely considering
an environmental career or majoring in ES, please come to the potluck and
check us out.

Date: Wednesday, May 7th
Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Place: Centennial House (located on campus, across from Santa Cruz dorm,
next to the lagoon)

RSVP: if you can, to Alison Jordan at: Ajordan@ci.santa-barbara.ca.us
FREE FOOD!!! ESA will be providing free pizza, salad, drinks, and dessert!
If you have any questions you may contact Eric Zimmerman in the ES Program
at 893-3185 or email: envst_info@envst.ucsb.edu

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2) ES Senior Thesis Information Meeting for prospective 2003-04 students

Wednesday, May 7th at 2:00 PM in the ES Conference Room, Girvetz 2326

- Do you know about the ES Program's Senior Honors Program?
- Have you thought about completing a Senior Thesis next year?
- Would you like to graduate with "Distinction in the Major"?

If you said yes to any of the above questions then you should attend the
general information session.

Hosted by next year's ES Senior Thesis Coordinator, Dr. Greg Graves, this
is an informational meeting for any ES senior who thinks they might want to
pursue a Senior Thesis and/OR receive distinction in the ES major upon
graduation. The meeting is also open to ES students who are interested in
learning more about the ES Senior Honors Program and graduating with
distinction in the major.

NOTE: The ES Senior Thesis course (Env S 197) is only offered once a year,
so anyone who wishes to take the course and will be graduating any quarter
next year, must enroll in the Env S 197 course this next fall quarter.
Visit the honors website for more info on the 197 course at:
http://www.es.ucsb.edu/student_info/honors.php

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3) THE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
QUALIFICATIONS & COMMITMENT:

Volunteer or Intern for the Renewable Energy Project of the Nuclear Age
Peace Foundation in downtown Santa Barbara. The project is dedicated to
educating the public on issues surrounding clean energy and green living in
efforts to progress toward a more sustainable future. Work on projects such
as, research, web development, public outreach, legislation, administrative
duties, and event tabling. One of our current focuses is a campaign called
Don't Waste Santa Barbara which is working to educate the public on the
dangers of high-level radioactive waste transportation and storage.
We are also developing our website into a more comprehensive, and
up-to-date tool to promote public awareness and education. We welcome
students at all levels: high school, undergraduate, graduate, and
continuing education.

Please come and volunteer your time here at the Nuclear Age Peace
Foundation where you will gain experience in a stimulating and friendly
atmosphere, while working toward the betterment of our environment.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply for these internships, please fill out the attached application
and return to the Foundation, attention Kristen by fax or mail. A copy of
the application is available in the ES Peer Advisor's office in Girvetz
2325!

ACADEMIC CREDIT or COMMUNITY SERVICE:
If you would like to recieve credit for this internship or community
service for volunteering please negotiate with your professor or teacher
before you send the application. We will then make arrangements with your
institution.

DEADLINE:
Applications are received on an on-going basis. Most interns coordinate
their internship with their school calendar, starting and ending with each
quarter or semester.
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan inter
national educational organization, and an NGO on the Roster in consultative
status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

SEND APPLICATIONS TO:
The Renewable Energy Project of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Internships and volunteer applicants
PMB 121 o 1187 Coast Village Road, Suite 1,
Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2794

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4) UCSB WASHINGTON CENTER PROGRAM (UCDC Program)

* PARTICIPATE IN A RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM THAT IS OPEN TO ALL MAJORS
* MAINTAIN UCSB ENROLLMENT AND GET FULL ACADEMIC CREDIT
* GAIN VALUABLE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WORKING IN AN AGENCY OF YOUR CHOICE

GENERAL INFORMATION MEETING
7 PM, Wednesday, May 14, 2003
North Hall 2212
Special Call for Winter '04 Applications - Additional spaces now available.
Apply now and have all summer to locate your internship

Come to the meeting to:
*Find out what it takes to get admitted to the most challenging academic
program you'll ever want to experience.
*Hear from returning students who will share their personal experiences in
Washington Center Program.
*Hear how to get a head start on the internship application process.