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LAST CALL for a transformative opportunity! Would you like to collaborate and learn with diverse student communities? Do you want to refine your project management skills? Are you interested in doing research on UW policies? Have you been looking for an opportunity to learn more about how to make UW a more equitable institution?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then you should apply for the ASUW Diversity Efforts Internship located here! The internship is for the duration of the 2020-2021 school year and the expectation is 3-5 hours per week. You can also find it through...

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Topic: CHID Study Abroad Info Session for Advisors

Time: Oct 26, 2020 03:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://washington.zoom.us/j/95606314124?pwd=MWZ5Y2Z1K09PYlRmQXhPVnFHNmJLQT09 

 Meeting ID: 956 0631 4124

Passcode: CHID

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NEW EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN 2021 (flyer attached)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19...

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Topic: CHID Study Abroad Info Session for Advisors

Time: Oct 26, 2020 03:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://washington.zoom.us/j/95606314124?pwd=MWZ5Y2Z1K09PYlRmQXhPVnFHNmJLQT09 

 Meeting ID: 956 0631 4124

Passcode: CHID

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NEW EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN 2021 (flyer attached)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19...

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We're reaching out to ask you to help us get the word out about a course offering this Winter open to all undergrads (despite the NURS prefix to the course number). This is the second time this course has been offered. It was well-received by students last year when it was offered for the first time. 

Last year’s students provided these comments at the end of the class: 

  • ‘Loved this class! I learned so much––it went by too fast!’ 
  • ‘Thank you!! This class has been truly educational!! We appreciate you guys!’ 
  • ‘Thank you for an amazing class!’ 
  • ‘Thank you so much! I learned a lot from this class that's actually useful and relatable in real life :)’ 

The course explores health topics of interest to undergrads: diets, vaping, cannabis, COVID-19, exercise, health disparities and equity…  The goal is to help students develop...

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ENVIR 495C: Environmental Issues in East Asia, might be of interest to your department’s students! This class is popular and will include a virtual collaboration with Taiwanese students! The instructor, Yen-Chu Weng, PhD, also leads a popular study abroad in Taiwan. there is  a video that the instructor made about the course here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tpq8bxfsdFo

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The University of Washington Alene Moris Women’s Center is happy to announce that we are offering 2 Virtual GRE Prep Courses this fall. Please help us spread the word!

Information is listed bellow but I have also attached the PDF flier for your convenience.

GRE PREP Dates:

  • Class 1: Nov. 15, 22, 29 & Dec. 6
  • Class 2: Dec. 12, 13, 19, 20

Price: $375

Students can register here: UW Women's Center

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Beinecke Scholarship for juniors in arts, humanities & social science fields

The Beinecke Scholarship seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. The scholarship provides $34,000 for a research-focused master's or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences to juniors (based on graduation date) who have financial need.

 Students must be nominated to compete for this scholarship, so please use the campus application noted below to be considered for nomination. Students from all 3 campuses are welcome to apply for nomination.

 

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The UW's Communication Leadership graduate program is hosting a career panel to help early career students and professionals find some answers about navigating and launching a career in communications amidst a pandemic, and what a career in communications might look like at this moment.

We will...

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Please join me and the Director of CHID International, Nick Barr on  Monday, Oct 26th at 330pm for a session planned specifically for you to learn more about these new experiential learning opportunities to share with your students in 2021

Topic: CHID Study Abroad Info Session for Advisors

Time: Oct 26, 2020 03:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://washington.zoom.us/j/95606314124?pwd=MWZ5Y2Z1K09PYlRmQXhPVnFHNmJLQT09 

Meeting ID: 956 0631 4124

... Read more
Categories: Advising

We're reaching out to ask you to help us get the word out about a course offering this Winter open to all undergrads (despite the NURS prefix to the course number). This is the second time this course has been offered. It was well-received by students last year when it was offered for the first time. 

Last year’s students provided these comments at the end of the class: 

  • ‘Loved this class! I learned so much––it went by too fast!’ 
  • ‘Thank you!! This class has been truly educational!! We appreciate you guys!’ 
  • ‘Thank you for an amazing class!’ 
  • ‘Thank you so much! I learned a lot from this class that's actually useful and relatable in real life :)’ 

The course explores health topics of interest to undergrads: diets, vaping, cannabis, COVID-19, exercise, health disparities and equity…  The goal is to help students develop...

Read more
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