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The nature and purpose of this website is to assist students interested in the study of political science by helping them find resources provided by the University of Washington and outside providers. This information is forwarded to this blog as a courtesy and an illustration of possible resources. The Political Science department does not endorse or promote any specific products, services, or vendors.

Are you a Navy or Marine veteran interested in studying Chinese language? Please consider applying for the 2021 Robert W. Libbey Chinese Language Scholarship for Navy and Marine Veterans! This brand new scholarship awards up to $6,000 to eligible undergraduate or graduate students who are either Chinese language majors or minors or to who plan to enroll in Chinese language classes during the following academic year (any major). The due date is April 30, 2021. Please see the flyer below for more information and how to apply. Please contact me at asianapp@uw.edu if you have any questions about the application process.
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The Q Center invites you to... 2021 University of Washington Lavender Graduation! Saturday, June 5th Streaming live at 5pm

Featuring Ebo Barton, Dr. Chandan Reddy, and musical guests

This year Lav Grad will be fully virtual and fully pre-recorded - just show up and celebrate!

All registered graduates will receive a gift bag from the Q Center, including your choice of gender-affirming items.

Register here by April 26:

http://bit.ly/LavGradRegistration

Questions?

Email qcenter@uw.edu with “Lav Grad” in the subject line

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Summer quarter Term B online course ESRM 321, Finance and Accounting From a Sustainability Perspective (course website is at https://canvas.uw.edu/courses/1457935). This is an introductory sustainability related business course designed for non-business majors, has NO prerequisites, and gives NW and I&S credit.

ESRM 321, Finance and Accounting From a Sustainability Perspective, explores two of the four primary business dimensions, finance and accounting, from a sustainability perspective. Learning Objectives include (at the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Compare techniques for creating value-added products; valuing environmental and social externalities and managing traditional pricing; developing distribution strategies...
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Summer quarter Term A online course ESRM 320, Marketing and Management From a Sustainability Perspective (course website is at https://canvas.uw.edu/courses/1457932). This is an introductory sustainability related business course designed for non-business majors, has NO prerequisites, and gives NW and I&S credit.

ESRM 320, Marketing and Management From a Sustainability Perspective, explores two of the four primary business dimensions, marketing and management, from a sustainability perspective. Learning Objectives include (at the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Explain marketing, management, and corporate social responsibility.
  • Describe how markets are segmented, targeted, and products positioned to satisfy...
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Our office is hiring for the upcoming academic year! We are hiring for several Peer Health Educator positions as well as one Marketing/Design Coordinator position. Please share this information with your audiences, members, and students!

All the information and applications can be found here on our website: https://livewell.uw.edu/phejobs/

Our Peer Health Education Program uses educational workshops, 1-1 peer wellness coaching, outreach, awareness campaigns, and event programming to promote individual and community health and well-being. Peer Health Educators (PHEs) engage in health promotion, prevention, and harm reduction work within the following areas: stress management, sleep, relationships and intimacy...

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Happy spring quarter! We, at Academic Support Programs, wanted to let you know that we are here for you and send an update about our spring quarter programs.

CLUE: Drop-in tutoring, scheduled appointments, exam reviews, discussion sessions

CLUE tutoring is open for drop-in tutoring from 7 pm- 11 pm (PST) on Sundays through Thursdays. Our tutors are ready and eager to support you virtually! You can bring any...

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The Targeted Learning Communities Program
  • Are you a graduate or undergraduate student taking a reading- or writing-intensive class?

  • Is English your second, third, or fourth language?

Then consider joining the Targeted Learning Communities (TLC) program....

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What:  Virtual Workshop Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements  

for ALL academic levels (undergraduate, post-bacs, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows) 

When: Tuesday, April 27th from 3-5 pm 

Registration: https://tinyurl.com/DivSuppWorkshop 

Who should attend? 

This virtual workshop is intended for ...

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Are you excited by political and social data? Looking to build your data and analytical skills? Interested in writing and journalism?

If any of this describes you, we invite you to join the Polling and Open Data Initiative at the University of Washington (PODUW), a nonpartisan RSO dedicated to better understanding the communities we call home! We poll the student community on the issues that matter to them - while working with organizations to analyze and create meaningful public data. In the last two quarters, our projects include creating a report on student internship searches at the Allen School, examining Informatics’ students aspirations during the pandemic, and polling students about experiences with...

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Are you interested in an internship with a D.C. organization while earning UW credit? If yes, register to attend a Zoom information session for The Washington Center Academic Internship Program (TWC) on Friday, April 9th, from 3-4pm, or to view a recording of the session afterwards.  ... Read more
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