Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship – Info Session 5/22

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

  • UW Information Session: Tuesday, May 22, 4:30pm, Allen Library Auditorium
  • Please RSVP (though drop-ins are welcome)

Who should attend?  Undergraduates planning ahead for graduate school AND incoming first-year PhD students (US citizenship or permanent residency is required)

What fields are included?  Applied physical and biological sciences, math, and engineering (“applied” is broadly construed; get additional details about applicable fields at http://hertzfoundation.org/fellowships/fields).

What will be covered at the info session?  Dr. Vincent Holmberg, Hertz Scholar alum and faculty member in the Department of Chemical Engineering, and Dr. Floris van Breugel, Hertz Scholar alum and Post-Doctoral Scholar in the Department of Biology and the e-Science Institute, will share their insights, advice, tips and answer questions for current and future applicants. Join us to learn more and dispel myths about this opportunity for seniors wishing to pursue PhDs, and first-year grad students, in any of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

What does the Hertz Fellowship provide?  A cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend up to $32,000/year for up to 5 years, the research freedom to pursue their PhD, and mentorship and counsel through the lifelong community of peers.

Concord Engineering (a transportation engr firm) – (Info Session, 5/3, 12:30pm, WIL 264)

Concord Engineering, a transportation engineering and planning firm, will be on campus Thursday, May 3, to host an informational presentation on exploring a career in transportation.

The event will take place on Thursday, May 3 from 12:30PM to 1:30PM at Wilcox Hall room 264. Food and beverages will be provided!!

Please see additional information here.


Apply Now! Grand Challenges Impact Lab: India – WIN19 Study Abroad

Do you want to work on developing solutions that can make a difference, with the real world as your classroom? 

Applications are now being accepted for Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India Study Abroad

In Winter Quarter 2019, UW Study Abroad will be offering Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): Indiaas a 15-credit course.

  • Study global GRAND CHALLENGES
  • Work hands-on to learn IMPACT INNOVATION
  • Design impact VENTURE SOLUTIONS
  • Pitch your idea for SEED FUNDING

Grand Challenges are the big problems facing humanity – things like food security, clean water, and climate change. The Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India is a new UW study abroad experience that empowers students to learn about Grand Challenges and propose and test solutions to them. The program offers an active, hands-on learning laboratory and is open to graduate and undergraduate junior and senior students from any department.

Attend an information session to learn more: 

  • Thursday, April 26 at 3:30-4:30pm, in More Hall 110
  • Tuesday, May 1 at 3:30-4:30pm, in Raitt Hall 229
  • Friday, May 4 at 12:30-1:30pm, in More Hall 110
  • Monday, May 7 at 12-1pm, in Anderson Hall 22

Apply now!  Application Deadline is May 15.

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For more information about GCIL India, visit www.courses.washington.edu/gcil/.

Green Dot Active Bystander Training

Prevent sexual assault & relationship violence at UW. Attend the next Green Dot active bystander training on Saturday, April 28th. 

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.

Green Dot Active Bystander Training

CEN Business Competition Information Session & Team Formation Night

CEN Business Competition Information Session & Team Formation Night

Wednesday, April 11 from 4 to 6 pm at Denny Hall 213

Have you ever wanted to pitch your business idea in front of investors? Or perhaps present your business ideas in China? Now is your chance! Join CENUW for an information session to learn more about this business competition. Interested in participating but don’t have a team yet? No worries, Team Formation Night event will follow immediately after the info session. Find your team and turn your business idea into reality today. Register here.

For more information about the event, click here. 

Tesla Info Session

Representatives from Tesla Motors will be on campus recruiting for paid summer internships for both undergraduate and graduate students. They will share information about regular positions at Tesla and have a short presentation on the exciting work being done within the Energy Products team.

Tesla Info Session

Institute of Transportation Engineers Networking Event with WSDOT

The Institute of Transportation Engineers – UW and Washington State Department of Transportation will be hosting a networking event on Tuesday February 13th from 11-1:30 in More 229.

Feel free to drop in with your resume as your schedule permits to talk with current WSDOT employees about job opportunities. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

Master of Science in Technology Innovation Info Session-Mon 2/12, 5pm at Allen Library Auditorium

Want to learn more about the Master of Science in Technology Innovation program?

Design. Build. Launch.

From smart homes to smart health, computing technologies are transforming our daily lives and powering innovation across the globe. Lean how to design, build and launch the smart and connected solutions of the future.

Through intensive courses in design thinking, technology development and entrepreneurship, the Master of Science in Technology Innovation (MSTI) teaches the skills needed to take an innovation from concept to development and on to launch. For students interested in developing a global perspective on technology innovation, we offer a dual degree that combines the UW MSTI with a Master of Engineering in Data Science & Information Technology at Tsinghua University in China.

For more information, please attend the next information session. You will get to learn more about the program from MSTI faculty, staff and students.

Questions? Please email msti@uw.edu

Bioengineering Nepal: Technology Development for Global Health

Bioengineering Nepal: Technology Development for Global Health Exploration Seminar August 21 – September 11, 2018

Application deadline: February 15th, apply here

Course: BIOEN 498/599, Technologies for Improving Global Health, 5 credits (I&S, DIV, Engineering elective)

Program Description: Students will explore the needs of medical workers in Nepal. Through shadowing of clinicians in both Dhulikhel Hospital and affiliated medical outreach centers, students will define technological needs to improve health care delivery in three focus areas: cardiovascular health and disease prevention, infectious disease diagnosis and prevention, and accident and trauma care.

There will be an information session this Friday, February 2nd at 12:30PM in the Electrical Engineering Building, Room 303.

Questions? Contact Karen Thickman, thickman@uw.edu