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Take Italian 101 in Term A of Summer ! 5 credits

June 18th-July 18th from 9:30-11:50 M-F

 

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Hello!

UAA Advising has an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic, energetic, and student-centered individual to join our team as an Academic Adviser. This is a one-year position that is a great opportunity for a new or recent grad who is interested in advising.  Priority Deadline is May 18. Please share with anyone who you think might be interested.

Applicants should apply to Requisition #155767.

 

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*NEW SUMMER COURSE*   JSIS a 434/POL S 434:International Relations of South Asia Summer A Term (June 18-July 18 2018)
MTWTh, 1:10-3:20pm 
5 Credits Sieg Hall 229   Instructor: Deep Pal   Registration for Summer Quarter is now open! Click here for more information.     The course offers an introduction to International Relations in the dynamic and complex region of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India... Read more
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Every Spring ASUW hires our 55+ paid positions for the next academic year.  As an Association we provide an unparalleled experience for students to serve others and collaborate with different parts of the campus community. As employees, students gain real-world experiences and learn the necessary skills to function in a collaborative and professional work environment.

 

We are currently hiring for the ASUW Middle Eastern Student Commission. The Middle Eastern Student Commission strives to be a bridge between the Middle Eastern community on and off-campus and the rest of the University by enhancing and sharing cultural pride in celebrations of the Middle Eastern community.Commission. 

 

Middle Eastern Student Commission Director acts as the liaison to the Middle Eastern community serving the interests of all peoples addressing issues, cultural needs, and events.

 

The Director application close this Sunday (05/04) at midnight!

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The UW Pipeline Project and Dream Project are hiring 4 dynamic AmeriCorps members for 2018-2019. Applications due May 7th.

UW Pipeline Project and Dream Project Ameri­Corps mem­bers will recruit and support UW students involved in K-12 tutoring, college access mentoring and promoting equity in education. Our programs focus on educating UW students through transformational community experiences and working with K-12 educators to help prepare the college students of tomorrow. The AmeriCorps team will conduct outreach to increase participation in our programs, support tutors and mentors on campus, and assist in programs related to educational equity. AmeriCorps members will serve from September 1st, 2018-July 15th, 2019.

The Pipeline Project is hiring for two positions:
Educational Equity Coordinator...

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Tutor at an elementary, middle or high school in Seattle during Autumn  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 Autumn 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 5 pm. And we offer transportation to some of our partner schools that have the highest need for tutors.

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Register Now for Online Course

Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of the University of Washington's online courses. As a UW matriculated student, you may take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of your normal tuition load and pay an additional fee of only $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means you can interact with your classmates and complete the course during the normal quarterly calendar. Online courses help meet graduation requirements and allow you access to the university when you need it. Check out the following courses on the Seattle Time Schedule*. Simply register as you would for any other class using MyUW. 

*Online courses are housed at the UW Seattle campus. UW Bothell and UW Tacoma students should check with advising staff at their home campuses before enrolling in classes they expect to count toward their degree program. These courses do not count as residence...

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UW is able to nominate 3 students/alumni per year to compete nationally for the opportunity to spend 12 months in Asia. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for fifteen to eighteen young Americans each year.

During the current application cycle for the 2019-20 program, applicants must be American citizens who, by July 1, 2019, will have received at least a bachelor's degree and will not have reached their 30th birthday. Applicants should have a record of high achievement, outstanding leadership ability, and a clearly defined career interest with evidence of potential for professional accomplishment. Those who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are not eligible for the Luce Scholars Program. (Eligibility criteria are set by the Henry Luce Foundation; additional...

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The Agnes C. Nelson Memorial Scholarship is offered to students majoring in either Political Science or Economics, who demonstrate interest in both fields.  One scholarship, approximately $8,000 towards tuition for the 2018-19 Academic year, will be awarded to a
student who shows commitment to these fields and meets the following eligibility criteria:

1.  maintain a cumulative UW GPA of at least 3.2,
2.  have completed 25 combined credits in Economics and Political Science, with at least 10 credits in each department,
3.  have completed 75 credits by the end of Spring Quarter 2018,
4.  have submitted a completed application form with all necessary attachments,
5.  be eligible for financial aid, as determined by the UW Financial Aid Office.

***If you did not apply for financial aid (submit a FAFSA) by the February 28th, 2018 deadline, contact the Financial Aid Office in 105 Schmitz Hall about submitting a late application.***

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Amplifying Student Voices: Conversations on Race, Equity, and Inclusion in Education will take place this Saturday!  This is a Seed Grant sponsored event on May 5, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Ethnic Cultural Center that builds on the work that began at the Robinson Center’s Equity Summit in February 2017. In response to requests from youth in our community, this event is an opportunity for high school youth and undergraduates to plan, organize and contribute to discussions related to race and equity in education. We are excited to have you contribute your ideas to a larger conversation of diversity and equity in our community.

What will this event look like?

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