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Interested in a career in public service, international affairs or public policy? Come learn about graduate programs from six major public universities!

 

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. PST

Register: https://washington.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvdeusqDopHdEFKdJ01q7RwawZe8Vy5nLj

 

Admissions directors from six leading public universities will discuss their graduate programs and provide students with tips for applying to graduate programs in public policy and international affairs. They will discuss issues of career outcomes, funding opportunities, diversity initiatives and the...

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Are you looking for a space to watch and debrief the next Presidential debate?  

Join your fellow Huskies for the 10/22 Debate Watch Party and a lunch time Post-Debate Dialogue on 10/23!  

The Community Engagement and Leadership Education (CELE) Center, Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, UW...

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October 29, 10:30 a.m. Online- RSVP How can the framework of a Just Transition* be applied to UW? To address climate change, societies will need to transition away from extractive and polluting economies to build more resilient and inclusive communities. But how can this just transition be implemented at the University of Washington through the new Sustainability Plan?

A panel discussion will be followed by breakout discussions to reflect on how to turn...

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The Information School would like to invite you and your respective organizational membership to attend The Power of Information: Virtual Information Science Graduate Programs Fair October 27, 2020 from 4-6 pm PDT. The fair will showcase Information Science opportunities and programs for prospective graduate students at more than 20 universities in North America!

 

The fair will take place in two parts:

 

4:00 pm Power of Information: Disrupt Misinformation and Disinformation Panel Discussion

Hear from leading researchers on the impact of disinformation and misinformation in public, private, and non-profit sectors. The discussion will be moderated by the UW iSchool Dean, Anind...

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October 26, 2020 Conversation with Jorge Ramos: Journalism + the U.S. Presidential Election The U.S. Presidential election is fast approaching. The work of independent journalists in helping audiences understand the stakes of the moment has rarely been more important. To help make sense of this crucial moment, please join us for a virtual conversation with Jorge Ramos. The renowned journalist will share his thoughts regarding the upcoming election as well as journalists' responsibilities in covering it.

The event is organized by Universidad Iberoamericana and the University of Washington's Center for Journalism, Media, and Democracy. Matthew Powers (UW) and Sandra Vera-Zambrano (Iberoamericana) will moderate. Register here: ...

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HOW TO GET WHAT YOU NEED IN RELATIONSHIPS

Navigating relationships is tricky! Learn how to decide when to say no, when to ask for something, and how to get what you want.

Click here to see our flyer!

Time: 11:00 -11:50 am Friday, October 30th
Location: Online
Who: All currently-registered UW Seattle students
Intake needed: No
Cost: Free
Facilitators: ...

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I’ve been working all summer on an equity- driven transportation survey with SDOT and now it’s finally live. The purpose of the survey is to create more equity within our transportation network by targeting the survey responses to specific underserved groups.   

To see the list of our target populations and read more about my work, please visit https://www.seattle.gov/transportation/projects-and-programs/programs/transportation-equity-program/equity-workgroup

Here is a link to the survey in English: ...

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The UW Tacoma Graduate Advisors are excited to host our autumn Graduate School Night!  This is a wonderful opportunity for students interested in UW Tacoma graduate studies, to connect with an advisor and get the essential information they need about program options.  Participating programs are below and we ask that you share widely.  Many thanks in advance!

 

What: UW Tacoma Graduate School Night

When: Oct 22, 2020 @ 4:00 PM Pacific Time

Where: Zoom - Register in advance for this meeting: https://washington.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ucuyoqzIqHNVmomnSfU9-Y4ecbIBvrpEq

 

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We invite you and current undergraduate students to attend our Undergraduate Scholarship Applicant Panel Discussion this Saturday at 11: 00 am. We’ll hear from recent applicants and awardees about their experiences. Our panelists have applied for a variety of awards including FLAS, Mary Gates Endowment Scholarships, DAAD Graduate Study Scholarships, Gilman Scholarships, Martin Family Foundation, and more. We hope you’ll share this out with your student communities.

 

Undergraduate Scholarship Applicant Panel Discussion | Saturday, Oct. 17| 11:00 a.m.

 Hear from undergraduate students & alumni who have applied for a variety of UW and external scholarships. Panelists will reflect on their application strategies, process, and offer tips applicable to any scholarship you might apply for.

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Are you looking to get more involved this year? Hoping to make a meaningful impact at UW? Trying to find the coolest community on campus? The Associated Students of the University of Washington is currently offering TONS of awesome REMOTE volunteer opportunities for students of all years and disciplines! From becoming a Senator to interning for the Director of Diversity Efforts to being a Rainy Dawg Radio blogger, ASUW has something for everyone - including you! In our student government you can build your skills, make lasting connections, and advocate for the representation of student needs! Check out volunteer.asuw.org to learn more about all the amazing opportunities that are available. Applications close Sunday, October 25th!...

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