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  • June 25 and July 8: A Long Talk About The Uncomfortable Truth" – Two-Part Series

    June 18, 2024

    Following the impactful presentation by ‘A Long Talk’ at the 2024 PSO DEI Forum, we are excited to announce a two-part follow-up series with Kamal Carter to continue the critical conversation. If you missed the forum, we welcome you joining us for this series. Event Details: What: "A Long Talk About The Uncomfortable Truth" –…

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  • Celebrating an impactful year at the 2024 Spring Celebration

    June 4, 2024

    On May 17 2024, the PSO held the annual Spring Celebration with UW President Ana Mari Cauce. Staff celebrated the end of another extraordinary academic and fiscal year. The event began with refreshments and an onsite reception at Health Sciences Education Building Room 101, followed by the President's address on Zoom. The PSO announced the…

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  • University Task Forces on Antisemitism and Islamophobia Community Survey

    May 8, 2024

    As part of the joint efforts of the University Task forces on Antisemitism and Islamophobia, this survey is to assess the extent to which students, faculty, and staff are experiencing discrimination or harassment, with an emphasis on those who identify as Jewish, Muslim, Israeli, Palestinian, Arab, or of Middle Eastern/North African origin, and to what degree they…

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  • University Task Forces on Antisemitism and Islamophobia – Seeking Participants for Focus Group

    May 3, 2024

    The University Task Forces on Antisemitism and Islamophobia are seeking participants for focus groups designed to assess the extent to which students, faculty, and staff are experiencing discrimination or harassment due to their identities, with an emphasis on those who identify as Israeli, Palestinian, Jewish, Muslim, Arab, or of Middle Eastern/North African origin, and to…

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  • Join UW-IT DEI for the Belonging in the Workplace Series

    May 3, 2024

    The UW-IT DEI CoP invites you to a series of three events about Belonging in the Workplace. These events are intended for all IT professionals across UW, not just UW-IT employees. You are encouraged to attend any or all of the sessions. However, the concepts we address will build on each other, so attending all…

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  • 2024 PSO Board Elections are Open!

    April 30, 2024

    The UW Professional Staff Organization opens our annual board election ballot. The PSO Board represents all Professional Staff across the UW. We are delighted to have nine new and returning board members applying for the 2024–2026 term and encourage you to review the candidate statements below and vote in our annual election. Complete your ballot…

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  • 2024 DEI Forum Achieving Equity Together: April 30-May 1, 2024

    April 23, 2024

    The Professional Staff Organization DEI Committee is thrilled to announce the upcoming 2024 Annual DEI Forum will be held on April 30 and May 1. This year's forum will focus on overcoming the challenges associated with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in higher education.  The event will center around the UW’s commitment to social justice…

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  • UW Community Engagement Faculty and Staff Survey – Respond by May 12 

    April 23, 2024

    Stemming from the tri-campus capacity-building effort launched in 2022, the Community Engagement Leads are actively working to assess, evaluate, and build community engagement supports for faculty, staff, students, and community partners. Your input is critical to help us build community engagement infrastructure at the University of Washington. The end goal is to encourage robust community engagement partnerships by creating…

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  • Professional Staff Organization Spring Celebration with UW President Ana Mari Cauce

    April 15, 2024

    The PSO is excited to host the annual Spring Celebration with UW President Ana Mari Cauce on Friday, May 17, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the end of another extraordinary academic and fiscal year. The event will begin with refreshments and an onsite reception, followed by the President's address on…

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  • Intergenerational Wisdom: Healing Forward with Dr. Wilson Edward Reed

    February 5, 2024

    In honor of Black History Month, the Burke Museum has partnered with the PSO DEI committee to host a candid conversation that centers on the elders of the African diaspora, cultural healing modalities, and a shared reflection from Dr. Wilson Edward Reed. He will share how his healing journey from anxiety and depression has evolved since…

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