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The Foster School of Business is offering 4 Early Fall Start Exploration Seminar Programs. These are open to all UW undergraduate students! There are no prerequisites for these study abroad programs and non-business student perspectives are greatly valued, please share with interested students. Thank you!

 

Foster Exploration Seminars – Early Fall Start 2020

Application deadline is Feb 15, 2020.
Open to all UW undergraduates.

ISRAEL: Business/JSIS Israel and the Palestinian...

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This February and March, FIUTS (Foundation for International Understanding Through Students) will host three short-term visiting programs for undergraduate students from universities in Japan – Tokyo Institute of Technology, Waseda University, and Ehime University. Program dates and themes are as follows:

2/21 & 2/24: Tokyo Tech (Themes include U.S. culture and education, English language)

2/22-3/3: Sports and Culture Program with Waseda University

3/1-3/15: Education and Diversity Program with Ehime University

 

Ambassadors will also have the opportunity to help host a group of Japanese high school students on campus on the morning of Sunday, March 29th. More details to come!

 

We are currently looking for 11 UW students to...

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Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 6, 2020

The South Asia Center will be re-opening our summer graduate and undergraduate Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship competition, with an extended deadline of March 6. This is a quick turnaround, especially for obtaining letters of recommendation. Please apply as soon as possible once the application portal reopens on February 14.

FLAS Fellowships support students from all UW departments and schools in acquiring modern foreign languages and area studies competencies. Summer FLAS Fellowships support intensive foreign language study (no...

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Marshall Scholarships funding graduate study and research in the UK

UW Information Session with Special Guests

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., MGH 171 or online

  • Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at any UK institution in any field of study.
  • Join Mr. Robin Twyman, Consul (Business and Government Affairs) in the UK Government Office in Seattle, to learn more about the Marshall Scholarships program and application process. Mr. Twyman will be joined by UW faculty...
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 The IWP offers small writing seminars (C or W-eligible) linked with large lecture courses across disciplines, from Anthropology to Nutrition. Note that we are offering four new unlinked writing courses: Writing in English & the Humanities (2 sections), Critical Literacy in the Natural Sciences, and Intro to Technical & Professional Communication. These will fill fast! Thanks for getting the word out and please let me know if you have questions.
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We are less than 4 days away from the Winter Job & Internship Fair this Thursday, Feb 13th from 1-5pm in the HUB ballrooms.

 

We will have 125 employers ready to meet our UW students and recent alumni from all 3 campuses – this event is open to all majors. Attached is the list of employers in attendance. Nervous students? Feel free to direct them to this page, “What to Expect at a Career Fair”, or to one of our workshops below.

 

Full details are below – please spread the word and encourage your students to attend. If you have any questions, send them my way!

UW...

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Course Title: Global History of the Built Environment II Course Number: BE 211 Quarter: Spring 2020
When: M,W,F, 11:30 am - 12:50 pm Where: Bagley Hall 154 Credits: 5 Credits Instructor: Daniel E. Coslett, Ph. D. Covers Requirements: VLPA, I&S; No Prerequisites SLN: 10842 Course Description: This course critically examines built environments from 1000 CE through today from a global perspective. It encourages thinking about history in a transnational and transgeographical manner that challenges the canonical approach that has generally privileged Western material and master narratives. The course is broadly structured around the concept of "time cuts" that allow for comparisons across regions and cultural formations. It will address a diverse set of sites and structures in an effort to offer a robust presentation of material from both Western and non-Western contexts. Architecture, landscapes, and urban plans constitute the built environment under consideration. There are no ... Read more
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Application open for Career & Internship Center’s Spring 2020 Non-Profit Mentorship Program

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