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The Honors Program has a few spots available in the following courses.
  • Mestizx Consciousness and the ‘Racial’ Shadow (VLPA, DIV)
  • Shift Happens: Moving the Humanistic Conversation in the Classics from the Classroom to the Public Arena (VLPA)

These courses are all “Areas of Knowledge” and “W” designated and offer an exciting opportunity for students across campus to engage in interdisciplinary learning.  All classes are now open for registration for students across campus!  You do not need to be an Honors student to register.  Visit our autumn courses webpage for more details.

HONORS 210...

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Space available for AUT2020

CHSTU 255 A -- Mexican Women: Past and Present

SLN: 12696

M/W 10:30-12:20

5 credits / I&S, DIV

Instructor: Monica Cortés Viharo

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a 17th-century Mexican nun, was the first playwright in the Americas and author of La Respuesta, the...

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Space available for AUT2020

CHSTU 465: Contemporary Chicano Literature

Joint with SPAN 465

M W 1:30-3:20

5 Credits / VLPA

Instructor: ...

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Space available for AUT2020 AFRAM 498B: Health Disparities in African American Women SLN: 10199 T Th 4:30-6:20pm 5 Credits / I&S Instructor: LaShawnDa Pittman Did you know that compared to women from other racial and ethnic backgrounds, Black women experience persistent and severe health disparities, including disparities in mortality, reproductive health, heart disease, various cancers, and HIV/AIDS? They also experience disparities in access to health care, quality... Read more
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Space available for AU20

AAS 360 A: Critical Filipino American Histories

SLN: 10100

T Th 10:30-12:20

5 credits / I&S, DIV

Instructor: Third Andresen

This course examines the historical and contemporary configurations of Filipin@s in the United States particularly Seattle and Stockton in...

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FLAS COMPETITION RE-OPENED! CLOSING DATE: September 11, 2020

Apply now for a 2020-21 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship!

The Canadian Studies Center is re-opening its FLAS competition for the 2020-21 academic year. For 2020-21, UW graduate and professional students may apply for a FLAS fellowship in French, 300-level Inuktitut, or 200-level Nuu-chah-nulth. Students from all programs and departments are encouraged to apply. FLAS Fellowships are available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Out-of-state graduate students receive a non-resident tuition waiver. FLAS fellows will receive up to $18,000 in tuition and $15,000 in living stipend.

To apply:

For further information or to apply, click ...

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GEN ST 391K: Undergraduate Research for CC Transfer Students - Autumn 2020

Weekly class sessions (Fridays, 12:30-1:50 PM)

The Undergraduate Research Intensive is designed to help incoming transfer students attain and excel in undergraduate research positions in all academic disciplines. The course will demystify the research process at UW and provide instruction in research-related skills and resources. All students receive one-on-one advising with Undergraduate Research Program staff and interact with peer researchers.

To request an add code, fill out google form here: https://tinyurl.com/CCtransfer2020

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NUTR 390 Food Seminar (1 cr) - Food Documentaries: Fact or Fiction?

The course will help students learn how to critically evaluate several films and determine whether they are presenting accurate facts, peer-reviewed science, and practical solutions. Is the film a veiled marketing ploy to advance a specific agenda and presented with doomsday constructs, limited or anecdotal evidence, or pseudoscience? 

The course, taught by ...

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This position will support our team in managing job and internship postings in our School’s job board, responding to and troubleshooting employer and student email inquiries, social media management, and helping with administrative and project responsibilities supporting the greater Student Services team.

Undergraduate or graduate work-study eligible students are welcome to apply. We will review applications as they are received, with a preferred application deadline of August 28th. Work will take place virtually for the foreseeable future. 

Detailed pay rate and application instructions are in the attached description, and the position is listed in Handshake and in the Office of Financial Aid workstudy positions webpage: ...

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