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  • Graphic design internship opportunity

    August 19, 2021

    Square graphic with a purple background that reads: Hello, we're hiring! Black W logo for Undergraduate Academic Affairs is at the bottom.

    Internship description Undergraduate Academic Affairs seeks a graphic design intern to join the communications team in the Dean’s Office for fall, winter and spring quarters of the 2021-22 academic year and help tell the story of the UW undergraduate academic experience as it connects to UAA programs and initiatives. This is an opportunity for an…

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  • UAA seeks student digital media producer

    August 16, 2021

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    Undergraduate Academic Affairs seeks a digital media producer (undergraduate or graduate student) to join the communications team in the Dean’s Office and help tell the story of the UW undergraduate academic experience, particularly as it connects to UAA programs and initiatives. This work brings the digital media producer deeper insight into the opportunities available to…

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  • A subject to love, a determination to speak her truth

    June 11, 2021

    Photo of Maha in graduation attire

    The diagnosis came on her first day of fall quarter. Cancer. Maha Alhomoud, newly arrived from Saudi Arabia had two options: Return home for treatment or stay in Seattle, attend the University of Washington and receive cancer treatment in the states. Maha Alhomoud at the UN General Assembly as a youth delegate for Saudi Arabia…

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  • Pandemic pivot to jump into literacy

    June 10, 2021

    Photo of Kylee-Ann Tawara

    “What’s next, what’s next!” exclaimed Yuna as she jumped up and down in her seat. My heart filled with joy as I saw the story unfold on her face. Kylee-Ann Tawara in the Quad, pre-pandemic. // Photo courtesy of Kylee-Ann Tawara. I thought back to the beginning of the year. It was 2018, my first…

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  • Q&A for UW/Seattle Colleges partnership

    June 2, 2021

    Overview The University of Washington is excited to build upon the success of Seattle Promise to connect Seattle Colleges students to a baccalaureate degree at the UW. Historically, transfer students have had success at the UW, but there are still barriers. Prospective students need better information about options for majors and how to prepare for…

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