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Spartacus to Ali: Masculinity and Multiculturalism - Comparing Educational Pipeline Development in Italy and the U.S. is a three-week Exploration Seminar based at the UW Rome Center in Italy. By comparing and contrasting the development of both Italian and American education systems, we will explore historical, social, psychological, political, and contemporary factors that have shaped and continue to shape the common trajectories among men in the two countries. A true titan of historical civilizations, Ancient Rome is arguably one of the largest and most influential empires the world has ever known. From gladiatorial training to the passing of the Casati Act and current day reform debates, what formal education has looked like and who has access to it are complicated questions. Answering those questions with respect to common male trajectories requires a rich understanding of historical influences, systems of oppression and how we make sense of masculinity in the context of race and... Read more
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Thursday, February 15th brings the Winter Job & Internship Fair to the HUB Ballrooms here on the Seattle campus!


Interested in an opportunity to meet with more than 130 employers, all eager to recruit UW candidates? Looking to explore fields and industries, and create connections that could result in your next job or internship?


Then join us for the 2018 Winter Job & Internship Fair!


Date & Time: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 from 2-6 PM


Where: ...

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  THE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE     Winter Faculty Panel          




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The American Enterprise Institute’s Summer Honors Program is a series of educational and professional development opportunities in Washington, DC, for top undergraduate students. Students in the program have the chance to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI, one of America’s preeminent think tanks.

The program gathers students from diverse ideological backgrounds for substantive dialogue and debate about the most pressing issues facing the country and world. The core feature of the program is discussion-based seminars that offer participants forums to delve deeply into policy areas of their choice.  Each seminar features 20-25 students and is led by AEI scholars or other policy practitioners, including renowned economists and foreign policy experts. Outside of the seminars, students participate in policy briefings with distinguished guests, high-level networking events, and site...

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The application for the 21st Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is now open!  The Sym­po­sium will be held on May 18, 2018 in Mary Gates Hall.   The Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate accomplishments in research, scholarship, and creative expression in all academic disciplines.  Students may present their research either in a poster session or an oral presentation session.  We will also have a dedicated performance space in nearby Meany Hall for performing arts presentations and a visual arts and design showcase in Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Last year, over 1,200 students participated in this exciting event.   To learn more and start an appli­ca­... Read more
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Lecture includes a Q&A.
Questions? Contact Jessica Newkirk at
Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Time: 4:00 P.M. - 5:45 P.M.
Location: Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)
University of Washington Bothell
18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011
Moderated by: Karam Dana, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, UW Bothell and Director of American Muslim Research Institute (AMRI)
Sponsored by: Office of the Chancellor, UW Bothell

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Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund Grants
Disability Studies Program, University of Washington

Call for Proposals, 2018

Award Description

The Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund was established by the generous gift of the late Harlan D. Hahn, disability activist, political scientist, and disability studies scholar, to the University of Washington’s Disability Studies Program. The Harlan Hahn awards typically range between $500 and $5,000. The number and amount of the grants awarded depends on the quality of the individual projects and the overall number of eligible proposals received.

2018 Call for Proposals

The Disability Studies Program is pleased to announce that the Harlan Hahn Fund call for proposals is now open for 2018. Current students, faculty, and staff from all three University of Washington campuses are invited to submit a grant proposal. Applications must describe research, writing, or activist projects that are...

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Tutor at an elementary, middle or high school in Seattle during Spring Quarter!

The UW Pipeline Project recruits, trains and places UW students as volunteer tutors in Seattle schools and community organizations. We are recruiting tutors for Spring quarter to work with about 40 different schools, and would love to have you!

We’ll help you get set up tutoring in a K-12 classroom or community organization.  Tutors make a minimum commitment of 2-3 hours per week for at least one quarter. The schedule is flexible: schools need tutors Mon-Fri between 7:30 and 5pm. And we offer transportation to some of our...

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UW Epidemiology is excited to offer the following undergraduate course for Spring 2018.

Outbreak Investigation & Response

Take a step into the world of an outbreak investigator! Learn how disease outbreaks – such as Ebola, food-borne illnesses, and pandemic flu – start, spread, and aredetected and investigated. 

You will explore the social and environmental factors that influence outbreaks, the agencies and systems in place to manage outbreak response, and the role of communications, law, and...

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