Funding Opportunity: American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Selected Professions Fellowships, Dec 1

American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Selected Professions Fellowships

Deadline: Applications due December 1

Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low: architecture, computer science, information science, engineering, mathematics, & statistics. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Continue reading

ACRL-WA 2019 Conference Registration, Scholarships, and Keynote Announced, Sep 6

ACRL-WA 2019 Conference Registration, Scholarships, and Keynote Announced

Deadline: Application for student scholarships to attend is September 6, 2019.

October 24 & 25, 2019
Pack Forest in Eaton Washington

Registration is now open for the 2019 Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Washington/Oregon Conference. The theme of the conference is Whiteness and Racism in Academic Libraries: Dismantling Structures of Oppression. Student scholarships are available to help cover costs of attending. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Ralina L. Joseph, Director of the UW’s Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity. The title of the keynote is “Interrupting Microaggressions.”

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Employment: Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center Graduate Student Mentor, Aug 9

Employment: Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center Graduate Student Mentor

Deadline: Applications due via email no later than Aug 9, 2019

Through a partnership with the UW Career & Internship Center, the Carlson
Leadership & Public Service Center works with a team of graduate students in the ongoing development and implementation of the Undergraduate Community-Based Internship Program (UCBI). This paid internship provides a unique opportunity for UW graduate students to learn more about program administration, facilitating student learning around equity issues, and linking experiential opportunities to career readiness. Students will gain a better understanding of the strengths and challenges faced by non-profit partners and communities in the Seattle area.
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Employment: UW HUB Programming & Events Graduate Internship, Aug 9

Employment: UW HUB Programming & Events Graduate Internship

Deadline: Applications due via Handshake (Job ID: 2899957) no later than Aug 9, 2019

The HUB Programming & Events Graduate Intern works with the Assistant Director for Communications & Development to create, plan, and facilitate HUB-initiated programming. HUB programming is supplemental to existing campus programming in content, time, and place. The goal of HUB programming is to build community and connection, create a lively and engaged student union, and provide new and unique experiences for students. The HUB Programming & Events Graduate Intern will work to identify opportunities, partnering with Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and other UW departments to fulfill the HUB mission. Continue reading

Workshop: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, July

Workshop: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, July

July 2019
Mary Gates Hall Room TBD
Time TBD (based upon Doodle Poll)

Are you interested in learning more about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning but DON’T have a background in statistics, machine learning, data science? Those with no experience in these topics are welcome! You should consider taking part in this workshop!

Please fill out this Doodle Poll for availability

Call for Proposals: ACRL WA-OR Joint Fall Conference, Aug 9

Call for Proposals: ACRL WA-OR Joint Fall Conference

Deadline for Submissions: August 9, 2019

October 24-25, 2019
Pack Forest Conference Center, Eatonville, WA

Whiteness and Racism in Academic Libraries: Dismantling Structures of Oppression

The Fall 2019 conference takes place amongst intensified organizing of white nationalists on college campuses, continued brutality against black and brown communities, policies that restrict immigration and border movement, and policing of body rights. In libraries we are making strategic claims towards equity, diversity and inclusion, yet our profession remains centered on cultures of white supremacy. Continue reading