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  • Winter 2021 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 4) - Husky Pawket Guide

    February 24, 2021

    Hi Huskies, This week marked a profoundly heartbreaking milestone of 500,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in the U.S. The enormity of this tragedy is staggering, and as challenging as that number is to sit with, much less try to visualize, I believe it’s important that we take a moment to do just that. The last…

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  • Winter 2021 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 3) - Husky Pawket Guide

    February 9, 2021

    Hi Huskies, Some indicators are hinting at progress in the fight against COVID-19. However, as we've seen, victories in the COVID context are incremental, hard-fought, and can easily be undone, particularly as the virus evolves. Thank you all for continuing to do your part by masking up and being smart about your safety and that…

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  • Winter 2021 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 2) - Husky Pawket Guide

    January 27, 2021

    Hi Huskies, The inauguration is now behind us, and with it, a season of heightened political temperatures has hopefully begun to subside. It is my hope that across our communities locally and nationally, what has been a sharp focus on what makes us different can give way to a focus on what we have in…

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  • Winter 2021 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 1) - Husky Pawket Guide

    January 12, 2021

    Hi Huskies, I hope you had a happy and rejuvenating break and that you are again finding your rhythm in this new quarter. 2021 has gotten off to a turbulent start, between alarming political turmoil and surging COVID-19 cases. But, there is meaningful hope on the horizon. Vaccines are being administered around the world. This…

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  • Autumn Resources & Opportunities (Vol.5) - Husky Pawket Guide

    December 3, 2020

    Hi Huskies, I hope you had a safe and restful Thanksgiving weekend. Despite the trials of 2020, it is so very important to remind ourselves of the things for which we are grateful. You may be grateful for a friend or family member, a hobby, the opportunity to pursue higher education, consistent access to food,…

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  • Autumn Resources & Opportunities (Vol.4) - Husky Pawket Guide

    November 12, 2020

    Hi Huskies, This has likely been a tiring couple of weeks amidst the election, midterms, and continuing to navigate daily life in the COVID era. No matter your political beliefs, this is a time to approach one another with compassion, open-mindedness, and love. Contents COVID health and safety Connecting with community Mental health moment Career…

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  • Autumn Resources & Opportunities (Vol.3) - Husky Pawket Guide

    October 27, 2020

    Hi Huskies, Checking back in. We’re further into the quarter and still navigating the intricacies of remote learning during a pandemic. Your emotional well-being is a top priority amidst the unique stressors of this quarter; I'm happy to share that UW students now have access to 24/7 mental health support (more on that below). These…

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  • Halloween 2020 Safety Tips

    October 22, 2020

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Halloween will look much different this year. There are many things to consider to ensure the safety of yourself and our UW community. Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses, and COVID aside, Halloween is a good time to be vigilant about your personal safety. Staying…

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  • Autumn Resources & Opportunities (Vol.2) - Husky Pawket Guide

    October 13, 2020

    Hi Huskies, I hope you're settling into autumn quarter as best you can. I want to thank all of you for your resilience and your patience with your instructors and with each other as we all adapt to these strangest of times. I also want to thank the many of you who are doing your…

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  • Autumn Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 1) - Husky Pawket Guide

    September 30, 2020

    Hi Huskies, We couldn't be more excited to welcome you to a new academic year. For those of you who are new to campus, I'm Denzil Suite, your Vice President for Student Life. This is a year unlike any other, and yet, I know that we can and will overcome the challenges we face thoughtfully,…

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