Diversity Minor Blog

December 7, 2018

Free Legal Consultations for UW-Seattle Students

UW Student Legal Services (SLS) is an on-campus law office located in HUB 306 that offers FREE 40-minute consultations on a multitude of legal matters. Our office recently hired an immigration attorney to serve UW-Seattle students. We provide a safe and confidential space for all UW-Seattle students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional) who have legal questions or concerns. Students seek…


November 26, 2018

Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) Seeking Volunteers

The Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) is seeking volunteers for the upcoming festival, which will take place on February 21-24, 2019. SAAFF showcases feature-length and short format films by and about Asian American Pacific Islanders. This would be a perfect opportunity for those interested in local filmmaking and/or supporting AAPI community building through the…


November 15, 2018

Winter and Spring 2019 English Department courses for future teachers

English 471 (winter) and Community Literacy Program (spring) are the English Department’s service-learning courses for students interested in careers in education or literacy work.   Here’s a bit more information about Community Literacy Program https://english.washington.edu/community-literacy-program.  Diversity and ELS minors have been frequent and valued participants in these programs in the past. The English Department offers courses each quarter of…


Seattle Language & Culture Institute: Summer program for middle & high school students

Students ages 13-17 are invited to make international friends and build their cross-cultural communication and leadership skills on the UW campus this summer! The FIUTS Seattle Language and Culture Institute (www.fiuts.org/slci) welcomes middle and high school students from the U.S. and around the world to Seattle. U.S. participants spend each morning in workshops focused on…


Winter 2019: STAT 180 Introduction to Data Science

Introduction to Data Science (IDS) is a survey course introducing the essential elements of data science: data collection and management, summarizing and visualizing data, utilizing basic ideas of statistical inference, and machine learning. Students will gain hands-on experience using the Python programming language and Jupyter notebooks. IDS can be viewed as a hybrid between a…


November 6, 2018

Recommended Reads for Equity Celebration, Nov 13th 1-2:30pm

We are excited to invite you to take part in the Recommended Reads for Equity Celebration. Help us celebrate the newly created Equity Reads Collection and over 120 book recommendations submitted by UW students, faculty, and staff. Explore the collection, listen to book talks, and enjoy food and conversation! When: Tuesday November 13th from 1:00- 2:30 p.m. Where: Research Commons…


B E 220 Cities, Health, and Well-Being Open for Registration

B E 220 Cities, Health, and Well-Being SLN 10944 Winter 2019 | Tues/Thurs 3:30-4:50  GWN 301 | 3 credits | I&S | SLN 10944 BE220 explores how cities contribute to health and well-being, including security, basic needs, positive social relations, freedom, choices and opportunities. It evaluates an urban future and debates strategies for rehabilitating existing cities…


STUDIO- Community Service Learning and VLPA/I&S credit Opportunity

STUDIO is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to get involved in the local Seattle community by working with youths in after-school program. It counts as VLPA or I&S credits for undergraduate students. Past undergrads have said that it was one of the best experiences that they had in UW, because they felt a sense…


Winter Quarter FISH Courses

Want to take a course in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences? Of course you do! Learn about marine predators, disappearing habitats, coral reef ecology, and more.  These courses all fulfill either NW or I&S!   FISH 101 Water and Society (5cr) – MWF 9:30-10:20 plus quiz (times vary) FRESHWATER IS: The oil of the 21st Century. Breeding ground for…


November 5, 2018

International Examiner is Hiring Route Distributors

SEEKING: Reliable Route Distributor for the IE Commitment: Twice monthly on first and third Wednesday of the month ROUTES AVAILABLE: Chinatown/Japantown: Foot Route $50 per distribution period ~3 hours on foot Completed by EOD printing day, 17:00. Central District: Car Route $40 per distribution period ~2 hours by car Completed by Saturday after printing day….


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