Fellowship: Bonderman Fellowship Application Open for 2020, Jan 13

Summer 2019 Bonderman Fellowship Recipients

Fellowship: Bonderman Fellowship Application Open for 2020

Deadline: Applications are due by January 13, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) PT.

Where would you go if you had eight months to travel solo? Which two continents and six countries would you visit? What experiences would you seek out? How would you be transformed?

Each year a handful of lucky University of Washington students get to make those decisions as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime with the support of a Bonderman Fellowship. The 2020 application is open and you may be eligible to apply for this $23,000 fellowship that supports independent exploration and travel abroad.

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Web Conference – Emerging Technology, October 30

Web Conference – Emerging Technology

October 30, 2019
12:00-3:00 PM PDT
Online

All library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators are invited to register now to participate in this free, online event.

Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Drones, Personalization, the Quantified Self. Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. Learn what libraries are doing right now with these cutting-edge technologies, what they’re planning next and how you can implement these ideas in your own organization.

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Children’s Literature Summer School, University of Antwerp, Summer 2020

Children’s Literature Summer School, University of Antwerp

Interested in children’s literature studies? Looking to study abroad? You should consider applying for the Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp for Summer 2020! Several MLIS student participated in it last summer (2019) and Doc Martin also taught as part of it. The information for next year’s Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp is now available online.

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Call for Nominations: Distinguished Teaching Awards, Nov 13

Call for Nominations: Distinguished Teaching Awards

Deadline: Nominations due by November 13, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

Have you had an awesome instructor? Do you wish you could recognize them on an University-wide level? If so, consider nominating them for one of the various Distinguished Teaching Awards! Students, staff, and faculty colleagues are invited to submit nominations for exemplary UW instructors.

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Fall 2019 Welcome Reception for International Graduate Students, Nov 5

Fall 2019 Welcome Reception for International Graduate Students

Tuesday, November 5, 5:30–7:00 p.m.
HUB 334, UW Seattle Campus
RSVP online

New and returning international Master’s and Doctoral students, welcome and welcome back! Join Core Programs for a start-of-the-year celebration with good food and beverages. This is an opportunity to connect and celebrate your graduate school journey.

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Workshop: Building Effective Communication Skills: A Workshop for International Graduate Students, Nov 5

Building Effective Communication Skills: A Workshop for International Graduate Students

Tuesday, November 5, 4–5:15 p.m.
HUB 334, UW Seattle Campus
RSVP online

The co-facilitators of this workshop have combined professional experience in working with English-as-Second-Language students, public speaking, and teaching.

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UW Transgender and Gender Non-Binary (TGNB) Community Conversation, Oct 22

UW Transgender and Gender Non-Binary (TGNB) Community Conversation

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Lifelong
1016 East Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98122

UW Medicine’s Health Equity department and the UW TGNB Health Program are hosting a community conversation on Tuesday October 22nd from 6pm to 8pm. This is an opportunity for the TGNB community and their caregivers to tell UW Medicine about their experiences with the UW health system as TGNB identified folks and/or their caregivers. What worked well, what can be improved upon, and what their ideal experience is when accessing healthcare are some of the discussion points. This is also an opportunity to share with UW Medicine, why one may avoid the UW system and or the reputation that it has, or lack thereof, with the TGNB community. The Health Equity department has created a Health Equity Blueprint to inform our pathway to health equity as a system, and as a part of that blueprint, the feedback given in these community conversations is reported back and incorporated into the decisions made by UW Medicine. Because of that, the UW TGNB Health Program would love to get the word out as much as possible, so that folks can attend and share their thoughts or stories (positive or negative), as this a unique opportunity to directly impact the TGNB Health Program and TGNB healthcare at UW Medicine.

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