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Joyce Wen-Hwei Yen
ENGR 498
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Engineering

Offered: AWSpS.

Class description

The seminar will enlist engineering students' energy, creativity, social conscience, and on-the-ground perspectives in improving the diversity environment in the UW College of Engineering. Students will explore topics such as diversity in science and engineering, impact of unconscious bias, community engagement, leadership, etc. The seminar will culminate in a student-developed short presentation which will be the core of presentations in the College of Engineering PEERs initiative. Students who successfully complete the seminar can apply for quarter-long internship opportunities as PEER Leaders.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Joyce Wen-Hwei Yen
Date: 09/11/2009