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The conference is co-sponsored this year by the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC), the UW Career & Internships Center, and Housing & Food Services. The Diversity Leadership Conference (DLC), held on Friday, February 21, from 3-7 pm it is an afternoon skill-building and intergroup dialogue conference. The theme of this year’s conference is The Personal Is Political: Showing Up for Ourselves and Others in Solidarity. Students who attend the workshops will learn how to navigate conversations regarding the upcoming election year and propel them forward towards meaningful opportunities on and off-campus. The conference is catered by Bay Laurel with sweet treats from Seattle Pops. Students will also have the opportunity to win raffle prizes in the form of gift cards to Trader Joe’s, Safeway, and Starbucks. 

 

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Tutor at an elementary, middle or high school in Seattle during Spring Quarter 2020!

Interested in teaching one day or want to have more opportunities working with under-represented communities who need support in Seattle? Then the Pipeline Project might be for you!  

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 25 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...

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The application for the 23rd Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is now open!  The Sym­po­sium will be held on May 15, 2020 in Mary Gates Hall.
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DESTINATION EUROPE

A day of research and funding opportunities in Europe featuring leaders from European research organizations, funding agencies, embassies, and the European Commission 

Thursday, February 13, 2020

HUB Lyceum (Room 160)

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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The Education Rome 2020 Exploration Seminar is in its third year and currently accepting applications with a priority deadline of Friday, February 15th.  It is a 3-week program based at the UW Rome Center (right in the heart of the Italian capital) that explores the impact of historical and contemporary concepts of gender and multiculturalism. Students then use those concepts and social constructs to compare educational pipelines/life trajectory in both the U.S. and Italy via small field research projects and photo elicitation. As an interdisciplinary program, there is a keen interest in admitting students from a wide range of majors/disciplines. 
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Study Abroad in Italy with the CBE

Want to study abroad in Italy? Four opportunities through the CBE take students to Tuscany, Rome, and Perugia in early fall and fall quarters 2020.

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Whether you’re looking for a full-time job or an internship opportunity, or just hoping to create connections and learn about companies and industries, you won’t want to miss the Winter Job & Internship Fair!

Which employers are attending?

A full list can be found in your Handshake account – new employers are registering every day, so check back often to research participating employers and opportunities.

How do I get prepared?

Want to feel even more confident when you stride through the doors of the HUB Ballrooms? The Career & Internship Center team is hosting a...

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Dr. Melanye Price is giving a talk at UW on Thursday, January 30th at 5:30pm in Gowen 301. Her talk is entitled, "Mountaintop Removal: MLK, Trump and the Racial Mountain”.    Bio: Dr. Melanye Price is an Endowed Professor of Political Science at Prairie View A&M University and the principle investigator for their African American Studies Initiative.  She is the author of two books, The Race Whisperer: Barack Obama and the Political Uses of Race (NYU, 2016)  and Dreaming Blackness: Black Nationalism and African American Public Opinion (NYU, 2009). Her new project is called “Mountaintop Removal: Martin Luther King, Trump and the Racial Mountain,” which uses MLK’s “Mountaintop Speech” as a lens for understanding the rise of Trump and the 2016 election. Her scholarship and public intellectual work regularly appears in outlets such as The New York Times, Vox, and NYC and NPR among others. More information about WISIR, the Washington Institute for the study of Inequality and Race, can... Read more
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