Funding: UWRA Scholarship & Fellowship Applications Now Open, Jan 29

Funding: UWRA Scholarship & Fellowship Applications Now Open

Deadline: Applications due by January 29, 2019

UW students are invited to apply for the 2019-2020 cycle of University of Washington Retirement Association (UWRA) Scholarships and Fellowships in Aging. Applications for both scholarships and fellowships are due at noon on January 29, 2020. These awards are available to students in any field who are pursuing research or preparing for careers related to aging. More information can be found on their website.

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WLA Seeks Alki Journal Editor, Dec 17

WLA Seeks Alki Journal Editor

Deadline: Application due December 17, 2019

The Washington Library Association (WLA) is seeking an Editor for Alki! A minimum two-year commitment is requested, and the position will begin by March 2020. The Alki Editor is responsible for providing a balanced mixture of relevant and thoughtful articles and features on the interests, responsibilities, and concerns of all library personnel. Editor receives a $3,000 annual honorarium to be delivered in three equal installments, plus approved expenses.

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Registration: Research Group Winter 2020 – Children's Digital media and Technologies Design Toolkit, Dec 12

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Registration: Research Group Winter 2020 – Children’s Digital media and Technologies Design Toolkit

Led by Ph.D. student Saba Kawas and Professor Julie Kientz

Deadline: Form due by December 12, 2019

Meeting Time: Monday From 10 am–12 pm
Registration: Research Group Course Credit: 2-4 CR/NC
Application Deadline: 12/12/2019
Decisions: 12/13/2019

Research Group Overview

The research group is looking for a few students who are interested in applied research to help inform the UX design process of interactive technologies for children. In this DRG, we will prototype and evaluate design toolkits that translate academic research findings into actionable insights that can be easily used by UX designers in the industry. The goal is to come up with toolkit designs with content presented in an easily-digestible format such as a set of cards or an online resource library. We are also planning to run co-design sessions with professional UX designers to design, create, and evaluate several Children’s Digital Design Toolkit examples.

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Call for Participants: 2020 Diversity Leadership Conference, Dec 6

Call for Participants: 2020 Diversity Leadership Conference

Deadline: Undergraduate submissions due by December 6, 2019. Graduate student submissions due by December 27, 2019.

The Personal is Political: Showing Up for Ourselves and in Solidarity

“Certainly there are very real differences between us…But it is not those differences between us that are separating us. It is rather our refusal to recognize those differences…”- Audre Lorde

The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center is currently accepting workshop/session ideas for our annual Diversity Leadership Conference (DLC) happening Friday, February 21st from 3-7 pm.

DLC is an annual event that is intended to showcase the multiple ways in which leadership lives in our communities. This year, DLC will focus on highlighting UW student voices as they co-facilitate workshops with a mentor. The theme of DLC 2020 is The Personal is Political: Showing Up for Ourselves and in Solidarity. The theme is meant to reflect and pay homage to the intersectional work of feminist womxn of color. Additionally, with the U.S. Presidential Elections happening in the year 2020, event organizers hope participants can engage in conversations of activism/advocacy for themselves and marginalized/targeted communities.

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Employment: South Seattle College, Student Success Librarian, Dec 23

Employment: South Seattle College, Student Success Librarian

Deadline: Application due by December 23, 2019 at 5:00 PM, Pacific Time

South Seattle College is currently hiring a student success librarian! If you’re interested in working in the Seattle area as an academic librarian that also serves community members from the surrounding area, please consider applying for this job. Because of the nature of the position, those with an interest in public librarianship are also encouraged to apply.

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Funding: Study Abroad in Denmark, Jan 31

Funding: Study Abroad in Denmark

Deadline: Applications due by January 31, 2020

Are you a UW student interested in studying abroad in Denmark? Are you not sure how you’re going to fund it? If so, you should consider applying for the Scan|Design Fellowships! Open to graduate and undergraduate students, the Scan|Design Foundation provides generous financial support to UW students participating in Danish university exchanges and summer study in Denmark.

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Registration Open for Children’s Literature Summer School 2020, University of Antwerp

Registration Open for Children’s Literature Summer School 2020, 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. Registration for the Summer 2020 Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp is now available online.

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