ASUW Elections Information Session

Are you interested in getting involved in student government? Do you want to be a leader on campus? Attend the UW Student Government Elections Info Session on January 22 to learn more about opportunities to get involved. Come to the HUB Games area from 5-7pm for free food and bowling. Get involved: run in the 2018 ASUW elections!!



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Now Hiring: FIG and Orientation Leaders

Be a FIG Leader! Information below

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WIN 18 Course: Global Health & Justice (G H/LAW 305) – Seats Available!



Interested in the right to health and health justice around the world?

A new course offering from the UW Department of Global Health provides an overview of leading global health issues and the linkage that exists to law, ethics and social injustice around the world.  The course will address the right to health in international human rights law and bioethics in assessing health disparities, global health policies; and global health interventions.

Open to juniors and seniors; advanced sophomores with instructor permission.

Questions? Contact instructor Dr. Beth Rivin,

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“Applying to Health Professional School” Winter Seminar (1 cr)


GEN ST 297 A (15092)

Applying to Health Professional School

This seminar will meet Tuesdays from 2:30-4:20 in Thompson 101.

The course is designed for UW students and alumni who are planning to apply in the current year to graduate-level health professional programs, including dental, medical, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant and veterinary schools.

Class time will include small group work, short lectures, and visits from experts, including admissions officials and health professionals. Seminar participants will be able to:

  • Identify salient criteria for choosing target schools
  • Articulate personal fit with their health profession of interest
  • Prepare a compelling application to a health professional program

This is a one-credit seminar graded as Credit/No Credit. Students who score 80 or more points out of a possible 100 points will receive credit. Students’ scores include points for attendance (three points per class session) and five writing assignments (10-20 points each).

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Study Abroad in Ecuador: Race, Gender, and VLPA credits

Explore Summer B term in Quito, Ecuador in  “Sumak Kawsay: Well-Being, “Race,” and Gender in Ecuador/ Feminista Movements, Feminista Musics in Ecuador.  This course is open to all majors.

Information session on January 10, 3:00 p.m., MGH 211B (seminar room)

Due Date to apply for program is Jan. 31 (when you meet this deadline your application gets automatically sent into a scholarship pool which provides funds based on financial need).

“Sumak Kawsay: Well-Being, “Race,”  and Gender in Ecuador” and Feminista Movements, Feminista Musics in Ecuador 

*Class taught in English. Financial aid available.

“We demand policies in favor of indigenous, black, mestiza, rural and impoverished urban women who have maintained the food sovereignty of our peoples:  land, water, productive resources, greater access to knowledge, greater recognition of the knowledge we have formed through the caring relationship with nature.” Carmelina Morán, Assembla de  Mujeres Populares y Diversas, Ecuador

This program considers the dialogue between feminista movements and feminista musics. Learn about and meet sonic feministas in Ecuadorian hip hop, Afro-descendent music, and in Afro-diaspora culture. Course considers the music’s relationship to indigenous social movements rooted in Buen Vivir/Sumak Kawsay, a practice that recognizes the reciprocal well-being of earth/la pachamama and her inhabitants. Feminista movements, futurisms, and music will be considered within Ecuador’s general history of social movements for Buen Vivir/Sumak Kawsay.

Questions about scholarships and the program? Email
January 31 is the deadline to complete your application to the Quito summer program.

However, you do not have to have your single letter of recommendation in. Just your own application.

Apply here:
View a video about UW students 2017 experience in this program:


Here’s a video about visiting Ecuador’s Andean (Andes mountains) region,
where Quito and other towns and cities are is located: <>


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Invite to a Study Abroad Mixer

UW Study Abroad and the ECC are hosting a study abroad mixer in the ECC on January 4th in the Unity Suite from 5:30-7:30pm.  This event is meant to be a precursor to the larger study abroad fair on January 11th.  The purpose of this event is to provide students  a less overwhelming atmosphere to explore their interests, learn about programs abroad and get connected to resources.

Students will engage in fun activities with study abroad staff, speak to folks who have led programs abroad, and learn about scholarships to lower the cost of participation.  Space for this event is limited to 40 slots.  Students can RSVP using the following link. 

Light refreshments will be provided to attendees. 

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Unite UW winter application is open!

The Unite UW program for winter quarter is open to all undergraduates now! If you can think of a student who will benefit from a tight-knit community with genuinely caring friends and free food, please encourage them to apply at by December 8th.

Once United, Never Divided: Unite UW is now accepting applications for winter quarter!
Holiday time is the season of family and friendship! We understand that adapting to the UW can be challenging. To help you through this process, Unite UW has built a community to help you find your support system and build lifelong connections through a variety of bonding activities. Many Huskies have found their best friends and a place to call home at Unite UW. We hope you do too!
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