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Free Science Writing Workshop on July 29

Want to communicate your science to the public, but are not sure where to start? Looking to gain experience in writing about your research to non-experts? The People’s Science is hosting a free workshop on science writing for scientists of all career stages, including graduate students, post-docs, faculty, and research scientists.

The event will be held on Sunday, July 29, at 1:30pm in Naked City Brewery & Taphouse. The afternoon will include a workshop on science communication as well as an opportunity to practice writing for a lay audience.

Register with a ~500 word summary of a research article you would like to communicate to a broader audience. For more details and to register, go to: http://www.shareyourscience.org/seattle.

Spots are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration closes on July 20, 11:59pm.

2018 UW Pride Events this weekend in Seattle!

Just a reminder that we have a couple more events organized for this year’s Seattle Pride Festivities this weekend. Please add yourself to each Facebook Event to be alerted with updates.

Friday, June 22 5PM | Seattle Trans* Pride Parade @ Capitol Hill  Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/434952470299712/

We will be participating in Seattle Trans* Pride on the evening of Friday, June 22 in Capitol Hill. We will be gathering at the north side of Seattle Central College, toward the voting drop box, then walking over to Cal Anderson Park for the start of the parade, which kicks off at 6:00p.m. Following the parade, we will have a booth in the south side of the park, toward Bobby Morris Playfield.

Sunday, June 24 1:00PM | Seattle Pride Parade | March with UW  Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1712234925562543/

On Sunday, June 24, all University of Washington students, faculty, staff, and alumni, from all campuses, are invited to come MARCH with their fellow Huskies at the Seattle Pride Parade. LGBTQ or Ally, all are welcome!

Help us reach 500 RSVPs for the march!

When: Sunday, June 24, 1:00. We are contingent 156 in the parade. We’ll be staging from 1:00 to 1:45 on Fourth Avenue, along James Street.

Where: 4th Ave and James St., Downtown Seattle. If you have any trouble finding us, ask a Parade volunteer.

What to wear: Husky Gear, Pride Apparel, Rainbows, Drag, Purple, just be colorful and have fun with it!

We will be handing out thousands of Husky Pride stickers.

We will be marching alongside UW Medicine, who will also have a booth at PrideFest at Seattle Center. The parade route is 1.75 miles long so please remember to bring water and wear sunscreen.

Please share this announcement and bring a friend or two! Questions:  Wanjiku Gitahi (wanjiku@uw.edu) or QFSA Leaders (QFSALeaders@uw.edu)

Pride with UW is organized by the UW Q Faculty, Staff and Allies Affinity Group (QFSA), the Q Center, The Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, and staff at UW Medicine.

It’s CulturalFest Week at FIUTS!

FIUTS CulturalFest is This Week! Travel the world without leaving home.

FIUTS CulturalFest is a celebration of culture on the UW campus. It’s a chance to interact with students from across the globe and enjoy music and dance performances that reflect the incredible diversity of the world around us.

Hundreds of students and scholars have been hard at work on the event for months, collecting cultural items, creating displays, preparing to perform, serving on planning committees, and promoting the event on and off campus. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for adventure and exploration!

Browse cultural displays prepared by students from more than 35 countries as they share their experiences and some of the items that tell their own stories.

Thursday, February 8
10:30 am – 3:00 pm
University of Washington
HUB Ballrooms

February 10 is the CulturalFest Performance Showcase  

$15; free for kids 10 and under

Click here for tickets

Doors open at 5:30 PM for lobby entertainment and cultural booths

Performances begin at 7:00 PM

Meany Hall, University of Washington Campus

Free parking in the central garage (enter from 15th Ave NE and NE 41st Street)

Want to buy a ticket in person? You can pick one up at FIUTS Wednesday Lunch TODAY in the HUB South Ballroom, or at the CulturalFest Expo on Thursday!


Interprofessional Care of Veterans Talk November 16, 2017

Save the Date: IPE Care of Veteran’s


The Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education (IPE) will be hosting a session on Interprofessional Care of Veteran’s this November. Join students from a wide range of health disciplines to discuss interdisciplinary care of veterans. Previous IPE sessions have held case studies and small group discussions on post-combat health issues followed by panel discussions with veterans and IPE faculty from across six health sciences professional schools. For more information, click here.


What: Interprofessional Care of Veteran’s

When: Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM

Where: South Campus Center, Active Learning classroom, SOCC 221


Additional information and a sign up list will be distributed in the coming months!