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  • Spring 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 5) - Husky Pawket Guide

    June 1, 2022

    Hi Huskies, In our final Pawket Guide of this academic year, I want to thank you all for another year of adaptability, impact, and compassion for one another. These are the things that make Huskies so special – as students, alumni, and change-makers in the world. Wishing you all a strong finish to the quarter,…

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  • Spring 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 4) - Husky Pawket Guide

    May 17, 2022

    Hi Huskies, As sunnier, warmer weather (hopefully) becomes increasingly the norm, consider taking time away from your screen(s) and your studies to get outside and enjoy some of the outdoor wonders that Seattle and the Pacific Northwest have to offer. And, for the times you feel stuck in your books, remember – summer is near,…

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  • Spring 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 3) - Husky Pawket Guide

    May 3, 2022

    Hi Huskies, Amidst midterms and the many roles and responsibilities that come with being a student, a reminder to please make time to relax and care for yourself. Nothing is more important than your health and well-being! Be sure to check out the opportunities below to build community and continue having a successful spring. A…

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  • Spring 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 2) - Husky Pawket Guide

    April 20, 2022

    Hi Huskies, We’re still early in the quarter and there are plenty of ways to get engaged with activities around campus and make the most of your Husky Experience. Below are some opportunities to connect with others, as well as a handful of resources to help you succeed. Contents Health and Safety Connecting with Community…

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  • Spring 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 1) - Husky Pawket Guide

    April 6, 2022

    Hi Huskies, I hope you had a restful spring break and that your quarter is off to a good start. Between cherry blossoms and a much-needed increase in sunshine, spring is one of my favorite times on campus. Below is a collection of resources and opportunities to help you make the most of spring quarter.…

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  • Winter 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 5) - Husky Pawket Guide

    March 9, 2022

    Hi Huskies, As you likely saw in the message from President Cauce and Provost Richards on Tuesday, UW will continue largely in-person classes during spring quarter and masks will be optional inside most University facilities starting the first day of spring quarter (Mar. 28) – please read their message for full details. We strongly recommend…

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  • Winter 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 4) - Husky Pawket Guide

    February 23, 2022

    Hi Huskies, I hope you had a restful long weekend. Governor Jay Inslee announced that the statewide mask requirement will lift for most indoor spaces starting on Mar. 21. However, mask mandates in Seattle and King County may not follow the same schedule. Stay tuned for more information from the University on any subsequent changes…

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  • Winter 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 3) - Husky Pawket Guide

    February 9, 2022

    Hi Huskies, We’re about halfway through winter quarter. Days are gradually getting longer, and before we know it, cherry blossoms and spring weather will be upon us. And, another hopeful sign – UW’s public health metrics related to COVID are continuing to improve. I want to thank each of you for how diligently and thoughtfully…

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  • Winter 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 2) - Husky Pawket Guide

    January 25, 2022

    Hi Huskies, There are promising indications out of early omicron epicenters in the US that this COVID variant could begin to draw down sooner than later, and according to experts (including UW/IHME’s own Christopher Murray), there is reason to believe that emerging from the omicron outbreak could mark a meaningful turning point in the pandemic.…

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  • Winter 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 1) - Husky Pawket Guide

    January 12, 2022

    Hi Huskies, I hope you had a restful and enjoyable break, and that your winter quarter is off to a good start in spite of the complications brought by the current omicron surge. Being just under two weeks into 2022, it is a good time to check in with ourselves on how we are doing…

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