UW Honors Announcements

January 13, 2021

Yemen Events: Beyond the War series and Hunger Ward film screening

Beyond the War: Reflections on Yemeni Architecture Code Pink along with our own Honors student, Arwa Mokdad, are co-hosting an event that highlights Yemeni architecture: https://www.codepink.org/yemen_architecture Hunger Ward: The Last Hope Against War and Starvation (film screening) Additionally, the Yemeni Alliance Committee, Yemen Relief & Reconstruction Foundation, and Spin Film are hosting a free film…


“Transfigurations: Carbon Flow,” Jack Straw Cultural Center, January 22-April 23, 2021

Environmental activist, educator and artist Rachel Lodge met with Honors last year as we prepared for our Global Challenges discussion. We encourage our community to check out her upcoming multimedia installation at Jack Straw Cultural Center, which opens (virtually) on Jan 22nd and can be visited after that by appointment.    Timeline excerpt from “Transfigurations:…


Attack on the Capitol—What Does It Mean for Democracy?

Co-hosted by the Jackson School of International Studies and the UW Honors Program Tuesday, Jan 19, 5:30-7 p.m. On the eve of Inauguration Day, join us for an online panel discussion with Jackson School and Political Science Department faculty on what the recent attacks on the U.S. Capitol and across the country in reaction to…


FLAS applications due! Final info session 1/14

Sign up for our final info session, Thursday, January 14, 2021, 4 p.m. Click here to register. Fellowship includes tuition* and a monthly living stipend! Apply now for a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship! Deadline: January 31, 2021! Start your application now! Click here! FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate, graduate and professional students in acquiring modern foreign languages and an…


January 12, 2021

First-Gen Winter Welcome

This quarter, First-Year Programs and UAA Advising are continuing our collaboration to help support our first generation students in offering our new event, the “First-Gen Winter Welcome”. Our agenda will be centered around how to be successful during Winter quarter, focusing on topics regarding students’ self-care and wellness.   This event will be held in…


Nonprofit Early-Cancer Detection seminar promotion

Learn about early-cancer screening technology with the potential to save countless lives in an interactive seminar featuring Dr. Jennifer Poitras. Hear about how the technology works, the importance of widening access to this life-saving technology, and how you can get involved! Dr. Poitras will also discuss her impressive journey in science, from research at Johns…


Community Mental Health Virtual Support by NAACP Seattle King County

Receive FREE mental health support from BIPOC therapists for BIPOC individuals and communities most impacted by the pandemic and racism About this Event https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-mental-health-virtual-support-tickets-135443700755?fbclid=IwAR2EkWMPsyjx50cTZ3FDbFKk3lAF_hfINQg7TSQPsf4_LeulT_Xr2rOmapE NAACP Seattle King County, Public Health Seattle King County, Federal Way Black Collective, Black Nurses Rock, Progress Pushers, Disability Rights WA, Rooted in Rights, and the City of Federal Way are…


Recruitment for FIG & Orientation Leader Roles – Application Closes in Less Than a Week!

Hello Campus Partners, Please help us spread the word about applications for the FIG Leader & Orientation Leader roles with First Year Programs. The applications close in less than a week and we would appreciate your help continuing to recruit students to apply! A few things you can do to help us recruit for these…


Research Study about Educators and Immigration Policy Looking for Research Assistants

The research study is about how educators are responding to changes in immigration policy and Dr. Brian Tauzel is looking for a couple of outstanding undergrads to join the team for a research internship experience.   “We are seeking new interns for Winter quarter. Students would be eligible for independent study credits and they would gain…


Five-part Horn of Africa lecture series at the University of Washington

This upcoming lecture series features five experts on the Horn of Africa and its Diaspora communities. All the lectures are free and open to the public thanks to the wonders of ZOOM.   The first session takes place at 12:00 PM on Wednesday January 20th.   Kudos to the UW’s African Studies Program, which put together…


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