Monthly Archives: October 2016

Be a Hero! Multi-City Donor Registry Drive in support of Sociology Professor Alexes Harris

Sociology Professor Alexes Harris has been diagnosed with a rare blood cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Finding a bone marrow match is extraordinarily difficult. Click here to read more about Alexes’ condition. Alexes’ unusual situation brings to light the crucial … Continue reading

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Urban Environmental Justice in a Time of Climate Change Symposium

UW Sociology graduate student, Tim Thomas, and one of your favorite sociology professors, Dr. Hedy Lee, have organized this exciting upcoming symposium titled Urban Environmental Justice in a Time of Climate Change! In partnership with the Climate Impacts Group, Urban@UW welcomes … Continue reading

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ASA Recap Features work from UW Sociology Professor Julie Brines

Professor Julie Brines’ current research on divorce was featured in the ASA Annual Meeting recap, as well as several prominent news media outlets! After 60 years, the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting graced downtown Seattle with its presence this summer, … Continue reading

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Join Us for Speaker Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez, Raising Awareness on the Discrimination of Romani People

Vicente Rodriguez Fernandez AKA Magneto, a Spanish Romani Activist, is speaking November 3rd at UW Seattle.  November 3rd CHID Lounge–Padelford C101, UW Seattle Campus 4:30-6:00 PM Human rights activist, screenwriter, cartoonist, and pop culture expert, Vicente raises awareness on the … Continue reading

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Feeling Overwhelmed? In Crisis?

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed out? In crisis?  UW Health and Wellness Student Care Program  is a starting point for students in distress and in need of multiple levels of support. Student Care offers complete confidential support and advocacy, as … Continue reading

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Documentary Film Series–Education and Society Film: Beyond Measure

Some of the most pressing issues facing America’s educational system will be discussed during the “Education and Society” documentary film series sponsored by the University of Washington College of Education’s Master in Education Policy.  Tom Halverson, director of the MEP … Continue reading

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Apply for a Paid Internship: Carlson Center Undergraduate Community Based Internships (UCBI)

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is excited to announce the second year of the Undergraduate Community Based Internship (UCBI) program! UCBI provides approximately 40 undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in paid community based internship experiences with non-profit … Continue reading

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