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February 19, 2016

Kelly Lecture to Examine Issues of Hidden Bias in Health Care

Janice Sabin

University of Washington Research Associate Professor Janice A. Sabin, one of the earliest investigators in the nation to apply the science of unconscious bias to health care disparities research, will present OMA&D’s 12th annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture, on Fri., April 8.


February 4, 2016

Champions Students Take Foster Care Advocacy to International Stage

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As volunteers with the International Foster Care Alliance, David Inglish and Daniel Lugo are traveling the world to advocate for improving foster care systems in the U.S. and abroad.


Facilitated Conversations Get Students Talking About Race & Equity

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UW President Ana Mari Cauce is engaging students in facilitated conversations about race, equity and difference as a part of the UW Race & Equity Initiative.


Message from the Interim Vice President and Vice Provost – Winter 2016 eNews

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Winter quarter is off to a great start and as we turn the corner into 2016, I’m excited to share news about our recent highlights, as well as celebrate the outstanding work taking place around diversity efforts on campus.


February 2, 2016

UW Community Unites for MLK Week 2016

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Members of the University of Washington community came together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during MLK Week, Jan. 15-22.


February 1, 2016

UW Launches Web Site Featuring Resources for Undocumented Students

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The University of Washington has launched a new web site to serve as a resource hub for prospective and current undocumented students at all three campuses.


January 22, 2016

Alumni Q&A with Alvin Tran, ‘10

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Currently pursuing doctorate degrees in public health nutrition and social & behavioral sciences at Harvard, Alvin Tran recently took some time to reflect on his Husky Experience and the impact it’s made on his life today.


January 11, 2016

UW’s MLK Week to Feature Langston Hughes Project Performance Jan. 21

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A multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes’ poem “Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz” by the Ron McCurdy Quartet will highlight MLK Week, an event series created to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


January 4, 2016

Campus Walker Winter 2016

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Emile Pitre, senior advisor to the Interim VP and also known as the “Campus Walker,” photographs beautiful images throughout campus. Check out his latest gallery: “The Pollinators.”


December 18, 2015

Doctoral Student and LSAMP Director Helps Diversify STEM Workforce

Stephanie Garner Diversify STEM Workforce

Stephanie Gardner’s work to increase the access and retention of underrepresented minority students in STEM majors was recently featured by the UW College of Education.



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