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Huskies on the Hill:  Join the Associated Students of UW (ASUW) on Friday, February 5th as we lobby our legislators to advocate for student issues! You will be participating in meetings with legislators and other programming events between 9 AM and 5PM. Students who register for this year’s virtual Lobby Day will have the opportunity to participate in several 15 minute meetings with state legislators throughout the day, as well as larger ASUW group activities. During these meetings, students will be advocating in support of measures on the 2021 ASUW Legislative Agenda, passed by the Student Senate. Although we will be providing fact sheets and training to students ahead of time, we want students to share their personal experiences relating to these issues as those are most valuable. We hope that by participating in this event, students can gain tools and experience in order to take action on other issues that are important to them in the future. We will also host a virtual training... Read more
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The Department of American Ethnic Studies invites you to a lecture by Sa Whitley, PhD Postdoctoral Research Associate Gender & Sexuality Studies, Brown University Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 3:30 PST

A Risky Place to Be:  Black Queer Spatial Imaginaries in Subprime Baltimore

Situated in the wake of the U. S. foreclosure crisis, this talk examines the ways that black queer and transgender women figure the real estate market and private property as sites of subjection and possibility in Baltimore, Maryland. I consider the insurgent spatial practices and financial knowledge projects that they have developed to counter...

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UAA Advising is currently recruiting for our Peer Adviser student positions! 

UAA Peer Advisers are experienced undergraduate students who receive extensive training and work alongside professional staff advisers to serve thousands of UW Seattle students each academic year.   Peer advisers see students for 10-15 minute drop-in advising sessions that commonly involve discussing: course selection, major selection and declaration, satisfactory progress policies, registration, academic difficulty, and referrals to campus resources.  Peer Advisers also answer emails submitted to the main general advising account of the university.

More information can be found here, ...

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UW iSchool Virtual Career Fair

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, 12:30-4:30 p.m. PT

Hosted Virtually via Handshake

Registration opens tomorrow, January 20 at noon PT!

All UW students sign-up: 1/20/2021 12pm - 2/8/2021 4:30pm (end of fair)

RSVP is mandatory. Employer 1:1's and group sessions are first come first serve.

To participate, there are 3 required steps!

  1. Your ...
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UAA Advising is currently recruiting for our Peer Adviser student positions!  

UAA Peer Advisers are experienced undergraduate students who receive extensive training and work alongside professional staff advisers to serve thousands of UW Seattle students each academic year.   Peer advisers see students for 10-15 minute drop-in advising sessions that commonly involve discussing: course selection, major selection and declaration, satisfactory progress policies, registration, academic difficulty, and referrals to campus resources.  Peer Advisers also answer emails submitted to the main general advising account of the university.

More information can be found here, ...

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UW iSchool Virtual Career Fair

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, 12:30-4:30 p.m. PT

Hosted Virtually via Handshake

Registration opens tomorrow, January 20 at noon PT!

All UW students sign-up: 1/20/2021 12pm - 2/8/2021 4:30pm (end of fair)

RSVP is mandatory. Employer 1:1's and group sessions are first come first serve.

 

To participate, there are 3 required steps!

  1. Your ...
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The Department of American Ethnic Studies invites you to a lecture by

Watufani Poe

Africana Studies, Brown University

Representação vs. Representatividade: Analyzing Black LGBTQ+ Identity Politics in Brazil and the United States of America

The last five years in Brazil and the USA has witnessed an explosion of Black LGBTQ+ politicians entering elected positions. While many of these candidates ran on platforms that centered their own standpoint as a power analysis to help understand and deconstruct...

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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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The UW Honors Program is currently in search of curious, motivated and open-minded first year students to join the Interdisciplinary Honors Program, and we think you might be a great fit for our community!

What is Honors?

Honors is a curriculum, a community, and much more! In Honors you’ll fulfill your general education requirements in small, seminar-style classes; be supported through international...

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First Year Programs is currently recruiting for our First-year Interest Group (FIG) Leader and Orientation Leader (OL) student positions!  

The FIG program is looking for students from all departments who are UW-Seattle undergraduates with strong organizational skills and a genuine interest in working with incoming students as they face the challenges and opportunities presented to them as new students. Candidates will need to be able to adapt to the format of the fall quarter, either remote or in-person instruction.

Orientation Leaders play a vital role in the orientation process, working closely with new students and their families on a wide variety of topics including academics, student involvement, housing options, and more. Orientation Leaders will work a remote summer program and are paid 30-39.5/hrs per week.   

General informational sessions will also...

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