Diversity Minor Blog

April 11, 2018

Study in Rome in winter 2019

Dear Students, Italian Studies (Seattle Campus)  is offering a program in Rome in winter 2019! Take Italian 101 & 102 and a content course (DIV cr) and return to Seattle’s UW campus in spring to take Ital 103(VLPA)! http://www.trumba.com/calendars/sea_oga-studyabroad#/?i=1 Office of Global Affairs » Study Abroad – Calendar www.trumba.com Updated March 20, 2018. Today is: Mar. 20, 2018. Hosted…


Disability Studies Brown Bag with Ann Luetzow

Please join us for our second Disability Studies Brown Bag talk of Spring, 2018! Presenter:  Ann Luetzow, MSW Date/Time: April 13, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm Location: D Center (MGH 024) Talk Title:  Disability Cultural Centers in Higher Education: Exploring Critical Perspectives Abstract: This talk, derived from Hahn Award-sponsored research, aims to contribute to the field of…


Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib | Washington as a Global Actor

Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib | Washington as a Global Actor Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. CMU 202 Washington’s Chief Opportunity Officer, Lieutenant Governor Habib, will talk about global opportunities for Washington, from trade to foreign relations, and the role of the Lieutenant Governor’s Office in creating a more prosperous Washington for all. About the speaker…


UW + Microsoft Mentors for A&S Majors

LinkedIn has identified over 4,400 UW alumni working at Microsoft, and they come from all majors and degree programs. For students in the UW College of Arts & Sciences, understanding roles for liberal arts backgrounds at tech companies might seem challenging because there is not a prescribed, linear route for the majority of our majors….


Drop-In Mental Health Resources for Students for Spring Quarter

Here are the drop-in mental health resources for spring quarter.  These are FREE resources available for students.  No appointments necessary.  Students can just show up. Mindfulness for Daily Living with Ron Ma, 2-2:45pm (NEW TIME) on Thursdays (through the last week of class) in 401 Schmitz Hall o   Mindfulness meditation is a practice that helps reduce stress, anxiety and depression by…


April 9, 2018

ASUW Jobs – On Campus Employment Opportunities

Every Spring ASUW hires our 55+ paid positions for the next academic year.  ASUW provides 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.   ASUW offers positions…


Let’s Talk: Mental Health for Veterans

Join Student Veteran Life for training and education around the unique mental health needs for student veterans on campus. This discussion will address mental health as a key issue impacting both undergraduate and graduate student veterans. Facilitated by Dr. Samantha Powers, Director of Student Veteran Life, this workshop aims to support staff and faculty in better…


Apply to be a UW Pipeline Project and Dream Project AmeriCorps members for 2018-2019

The UW Pipeline Project and Dream Project are looking for 4 dynamic AmeriCorps members for 2018-2019. Applications due May 7th. Were you involved in the K-12 tutoring or mentoring at the UW? If so, we encourage you to apply! UW Pipeline Project and Dream Project Ameri­Corps mem­bers will recruit and support UW students involved in…


Screening of Albatross – a powerful visual journey into the heart of a gut-wrenching environmental tragedy

Please join us for our upcoming screening of Albatross and post-screening conversation with Seattle-based visual artist Chris Jordan. Jordan will join us on Tuesday April 10, at 7pm in Kane Hall 110. Here is a link to the poster and event details. Co-sponsors for this event include the Animal Studies Working Group, Anthropocene Research Cluster, Center for Creative Conservation, College of the Environment, Comparative History…


Inclusion through entrepreneurship

The recent reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and the subsequent advancement of Employment First policy has reignited discussion around disability employment, particularly with regards to the potential for entrepreneurship to challenge the charity and rehabilitation models that pervade disability employment.   While self-employment among people with disabilities has been studied previously, entrepreneurship…


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