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Greetings from the CHID office!

Attached is a flyer listing our upcoming 2018 Summer and Autumn courses. It includes the instructor, time and date, and type of credits offered, and showcases the intellectual breadth of our faculty. Please share these exciting offerings with your students—there’s something here for everyone!

To highlight just two of our Summer courses:

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Unique Volunteer OR Independent Study Opportunity - EDSPE 499 (5-9 Credits) ● Summer 2018


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This spring, CoMotion is partnering with the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC) to provide faculty, researchers, and students from CoMotion projects and startups with theopportunity to have a legal consult with an experienced attorney and law students in the ELC, free of charge.

Friday, April 27, 2018 at CoMotion Labs @ Fluke Hall – 3rd floor

Time slots are for 30 minutes between 9:30AM - 12:30PM

Are there legal questions you want to ask but are afraid of the bill?

Request a Free Attorney Consultation for UW students, staff and faculty!

Use this as an opportunity to ask questions related to incorporation, equity, and intellectual property, such as:

When do I need an attorney?

How do I start a company?

How should my founders and I divide the equity?

How do I protect my idea?

When should I...

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The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is pleased to invite students to apply for the 2018 Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship. Applications are due on May 7, 2018 @ 11:59 pm and may be emailed directly to

Jackson Munro Public Service...

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A Fake News & Misinformation: Mini Lecture Series sponsored by the provost’s office and open to the UW community.

Muddied waters: Online disinformation during crisis events

April 18 | 5:00-6:15 | Bagley 131

Kate Starbird, Assistant Professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington

Cleaning up our polluted information environments

April 24 | 5:00-6:15 | Gowen 301

Jevin West, Assistant Professor, Information School, University of Washington

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We are looking for students, 10 undergrads and 2 graduate students, from across the College of Arts and Sciences interested in serving on the Arts and Sciences Advisory Committee for Students for the 2018-19 academic year.  The attached “Call for Applications” provides all the information about what ASACS does and how to apply.  We would also like to ask advisors to encourage students directly to apply.  Sometimes a personal contact makes a huge difference in the willingness of students to put themselves forward for this group.

Application deadline is May 9th.  Instructions for applying are contained in the attachment.

• Must major or intend on majoring in one of the thirty-nine (39) departments
within the College of Arts and Sciences listed in the right column here and at

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Green Dot is a national research-based program that confronts behaviors associated with power-based personal violence like stalking, harassment, and sexual assault. It relies on the community to take responsibility for increasing care and vigilance by getting us to look out for each other in the world and take action to prevent violence. We would love to have you join us Saturday, April 28th from 10-1 for an active bystander training!

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Apply today to be a Dawg Daze Leader! Help welcome new students back to campus this fall, apply at Applications due May 31st, 2018!   



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Examples of Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines: (find more in our database)

-- UW Women’s Center Meena Vashee Scholarship is awarded to one individual each year who is a survivor of domestic violence or the child of a survivor. You must be a UW undergraduate student to apply. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $2000. The 2018/2019 scholarship application is now available ...

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Public Space, Public Life

UrbDP 498A / 598A

Summer full-term, 3 credits, T/Th, 10-11:50a   Open to all students Instructor: Peter Dunn (   This class introduces students to the concept of public space, its role in the city’s social and political relations, and the tools for intervening in public spaces. How are public spaces democratic? How do people present themselves, view others, and interact in these spaces? What are the rules of behavior, and how are they enforced? Who belongs there? Is a mall or a coffee shop a public space? Does it matter if everyone is looking down at their screens? How can physical design or programmed activities change the character of public spaces? This class will explore these issues in two ways. First, we will use foundational readings and exemplary case studies as a basis for class discussions on how public spaces have been theorized, created, and studied. Second, we will use... Read more
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