Diversity Minor Blog

February 28, 2019

COM 289 Section Held for Diversity Minors

Contact Comm advisor Erika Samson at samsonej@uw.edu for the add code.

February 26, 2019

Gilman Scholarship for Study Abroad

The Gilman Scholarship for undergraduates awards up to $5,000 for study or internships abroad to students who meet the following eligibility requirements. Be a US citizen Receive a federal Pell Grant as part of their financial aid award Apply to a program of at least 21 consecutive days in length in a single country Participate in an…

January 11, 2019

2/28/19 Aldon Morris: WEB Du Bois at the Center

Date: February 28, 2019 Time7:30-8:30PM Place: Kane 120 View Poster W.E.B. Du Bois was one of a handful of 20th century scholars with a sustained global impact on sociological, literary, and political thought. In this talk, Dr. Morris will draw on evidence from his award-winning book, The Scholar Denied, to demonstrate that Du Bois was…

January 2, 2019

Position Opening: UW Training and Education Coordinator- Health & Wellness

  Health & Wellness is hiring a Training and Education Coordinator.  The Health & Wellness Training & Education Coordinator is dedicated to expanding the reach of peer education on campus on a variety of student health issues, including sexual assault prevention/education, alcohol and other drug education, mental health and suicide intervention, and other health and…

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…

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