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Winter Resources & Opportunities (Volume 3) Husky Pawket Guide

Husky Pawket Guide From the Desk of Dr. Denzil Suite, UW Division of Student Life


Hello Huskies,

UW Libraries are full of great spots to study or take a break between classes — did you know that they also have fun events, free learning workshops and drop-in help sessions?

From the 2024 Student Video Contest to Odegaard’s new board game collection, a Valentine’s Day tarot reading event, Tateuchi East Asia Library’s grand re-opening celebration on Feb. 21, and Karaoke Fridays, there are boundless opportunities to relax, learn and explore at UW Libraries.



Husky Experience

students looking at jewelry at Makers Fair

HUB Makers Fair

Stop by the HUB for the Winter Makers Fair from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. on Feb. 14–15 for uniquely made products created by over 160 vendors. Check out different vendors each day and attendees can enter to win amazing giveaways from some of our students, faculty, staff, alumni and community makers and artists.



photo from Hank Willis Thomas collectionNew art at the Henry

The Henry presents a new show by prolific interdisciplinary artist Hank Willis Thomas. Join us for the public opening on Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. Through photography, sculpture and installation, Thomas examines American culture and the role of art in civic life. RSVPs are encouraged but UW students always receive free admission to the Henry. More about the event.


person playing guitar at HUB Listening LoungeLive music at the HUB

Stop by the HUB’s main lounge 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. on Feb. 21 to enjoy live music by student performers at the HUB Listening Lounge.


person holding a mask (book cover of Unmasking AI: My Mission to Protect What is Human in a World of Machines)The Big Read: Keynote Conversation

Join the College of Arts & Sciences and UW Professor Dr. Emily M. Bender for a conversation with Dr. Joy Buolamwini, author of Unmasking AI: My Mission to Protect What is Human in a World of Machines. The event is on Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. at the HUB; registration is required. A limited supply of free copies of the book will be available at the event.


Health and Well-Being

Paws for a Break schedule for dogs Luke, Tara, Willie, and Ivy

Welcome Willie to Paws for a Break

Willie joins the pack! Drop by Schmitz Hall for some furry therapy and destress time. Open to all UW students and no pre-registration required. Paws for a Break schedule.


Career and Internships

virtual Health Sciences Alumni panel on Feb. 21 at 4 p.m.

Careers in Health Sciences Alumni Panel

Register to attend a virtual conversation with UW alumni on Feb. 21 from 4–5 p.m. Hear from alumni who have walked the path before you and are now working in a variety of roles in the health and life sciences fields.


Navigating the UW


UW alert message on cell phoneCheck your UW Alert phone number

Don’t miss an important emergency alert. Check your UW Alert account to make sure the phone number listed for text messages is correct.


campus in winter next to campus in springComplete the hazing prevention course

The UW’s one-hour interactive hazing prevention course will help give you the tools to feel empowered to recognize, prevent and report hazing. It takes all of us to build an anti-hazing environment at the UW. Complete the course by Mar. 1 and be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a fantastic prize!


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