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February 4, 2016

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


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

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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.

Washington MESA Receives Grant to Launch Engineering Fellows Program

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This program, funded by the national STEM education group 100Kin10, will pair engineers with 200 fifth grade teachers throughout the state to equip them with the skills required to offer engineering programs in their own classrooms.

November 20, 2015

Understanding and Supporting Undocumented Students at the UW

Understanding and Supporting Undocumented Students at the UW

The Office of the Provost’s report, “Focusing on Race & Advancing Equity,” features an article that highlights how OMA&D supports undocumented students on campus, including the services provided by the new Leadership Without Borders Center at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center.

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