The UW’s Common Book for fall quarter—a single book read by all freshmen—is You Are Never Where You Are, a collection of 15 poems, each individually chosen for the book produced by UW Creative Communications. It is the first time a poetry book has been chosen for the 5-year-old program.
UW Board of Regents approves House of Knowledge architectural renderings. The longhouse-style facility at the Seattle campus, built along with the region’s tribes, will provide a multiservice learning and gathering space for Native American students, faculty, staff and others to share their knowledge and cultures.
This fall marks the 40th anniversary of the UW’s Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program, known as GO-MAP. The program was the first of its kind when it began in 1970.
The UW’s Indigenous Wellness Research Institute this summer hosted the International Network of Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development, the first time this conference has been held in the U.S.