UW Honors Announcements

December 1, 2020

Students with Disabilities: School Violence and Bullying As A Barrier To Education For All

Join us on December 3rd, United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities, for a virtual seminar, Students with Disabilities: School Violence & Bullying As A Barrier To Education For All, featuring the findings from a UNESCO-commissioned study. Hear perspectives from University of Washington (UW) researchers and students engaged in the study as well as…


November 25, 2020

HONORS 221 E: Climate Extremes Available Winter 2021

A recent addition has been made to our Winter courses! HONORS 221 E: Climate Extremes (NW, W) SLN 22235 (View UW registration info ») Paul Johnson (Oceanography) Office: 256 Marine Science Bldg, Box 357940 Phone: 206-543-8474 Email: paulj@uw.edu Alex Gagnon (Oceanography) Office: 409 OSB Phone: (206) 543-5627 Email: gagnon@uw.edu Credits: 5 Limit: 25 students Honors…


HOPE Digital Book Display: Pandemics of Violence Now Live

HOPE’s digital book display on prison abolition, called “Pandemics of Violence,” is now live. Here’s the link: https://guides.lib.uw.edu/c.php?g=1037461&p=7916500 The phrase “pandemics of violence” appears in Angela Davis’ seminal work on prison abolition, Are Prisons Obsolete? In her discussion of abolitionist approaches and alternatives to incarceration, she refers to “the generalized tendency to punish people who are persecuted in…


NEW STUDY ABROAD OPTION for students in their countries of citizenship

UW Study Abroad is now allowing undergraduate students to enroll in academic programs offered in English in their countries of citizenship, for Winter quarter 2021 and Spring quarter 2021. This is the only permitted form of undergraduate study abroad at UW, under the current travel restrictions. This opportunity allows eligible UW students to: Maintain UW…


Special event with Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett

Dear Friends, You are cordially invited to a special event with authors Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett—hosted by Eric Liu of Citizen University and The Aspen Institute’s Citizenship and American Identity Program. Deep and accelerating inequality. Unprecedented political polarization. Vitriolic public discourse. A fraying social fabric. Public and private narcissism. Sound familiar? In the…


History Lecture Series Colloquium – Technology and Its Discontents

Dear Students,   Are you looking for an exciting, unique two credit course this Winter 2021? HSTRY 201 (SLN: 22128) History Lecture Series Colloquium: Technology and Its Discontents currently has seats available. Please see the below course description (and lecture schedule) and the attached course flyer for more information:   HSTRY 201   HISTORY LECTURE SERIES…


OMSFA Web Content Intern for Winter Quarter

OMSFA is hiring a web content development intern for Winter Quarter!   The OMSFA Web Content Development Intern will collaborate with Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards (OMSFA) program staff to develop more robust online tutorials and tools for prospective and current undergraduates searching for scholarships. In particular, the intern will develop and create online guides…


CSF Funding Opportunity

Dear UW Community, We are reaching out to you in requesting for proposals in the upcoming Funding Cycle December 1st deadline. The Campus Sustainability Fund Winter Funding Cycle (FC2) is now open for submissions! This year marks the 11th year of the CSF, and we continue to offer multiple levels of funding for both virtual…


Game Night with Legislators Event! Dec. 3 @ 4pm

Hello UW students! You’re invited to join the ASUW Office of Government Relations and some of your elected state representatives for our Game Night with Legislators event! Get to know your state legislators in a laid-back environment and unwind with fun games! We will be playing Kahoot, Skribble, and other games, while providing opportunities to…


UW Foster RSO Project Opportunity

Sustainability education is crucial for creating lasting solutions in our world. Here at ReThink, we seek to provide new solutions by exploring how business, sustainability, and technology can work together.   ReThink is creating a centralized, web-based platform to identify and promote small, sustainable businesses. We will provide consumers, students, and environmentally-conscious individuals with the…


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