Category Archives: Community Involvement

Are you a Public Service rockstar?!? We have a new program with you in mind

Announcing…. The Al Black Public Service Fellows Program! The Al Black Public Service Fellows Program is a way to connect with other Sociology majors engaged in Public Service in a brand new two-quarter program built around recognizing public service by … Continue reading

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Are Do Gooders Doing Good? Winter Course asks this important question about civil engagement

The Carlson Center is excited to offer General Studies 344: Are Do Gooders Doing Good? Critical Perspectives on Civic Engagement during Winter Quarter! This course is ideal for students at any level who have experience with community-based work and who are interested in … Continue reading

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Work with Children and Youths on Literacy and get C or W credits

English 298A + English 491B internship = Community Literacy Program combining an on-campus seminar with an internship putting your learning into practice in a high needs setting in public elementary, middle or high school.     In English 298A (5 credits) CLP students meet twice … Continue reading

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An immersive leadership/teaching opportunity on Alternative Spring Break

It’s time to apply for Alternative Spring Break (ASB) – a chance for UW students to contribute to rural and tribal communities around Washington, have a cross-cultural, immersive exchange, and team-teach and mentor in K-12 settings! There are two SCIENCE ASB programs (STEM and Environmental Science) which serve youth ages 10-18. … Continue reading

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Husky Neighborhood Interns is recruiting!

Want to work in the UW Community? Apply for this paid internship working in the North of 45thCommunity. Husky Neighborhood Interns (HNIs) work on projects to improve public safety, promote civility and foster a greater sense of community for the … Continue reading

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Research Opportunity!

Have you ever been in the library working on a research paper and wondered what it would be like to collect data in the real world? Looking for a Summer B Term (and potentially Autumn 2017) research opportunity? Sociology graduate … Continue reading

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[SOC in the News]: How Prof. Pepper Schwartz Works

The following is an excerpt from the UW Graduate School homepage, published on March 29th, 2017… How Prof. Pepper Schwartz Works: An Interview with Dr. Schwartz Got love problems? As a sociologist and sexologist, Pepper Schwartz has some solutions. She is … Continue reading

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