Winter Quarter UW Counseling Center Drop-In Groups & Workshops
The UW Counseling Center is offering the following drop-in groups and workshops for Winter Quarter 2020. Registration is not required and all sessions are FREE. These sessions range from values identification and coping skills identification to mindfulness for student veterans.
Talk: Critical Vote – A Taiwan Post-Election Roundtable, Jan 13
JANUARY 13, 2020 Kane Hall Walker Ames Room 5:30PM Reception with Refreshments 6:00PM to 8:00PM Roundtable Panel
On January 11, 2020, Taiwan holds its presidential and legislative election. Voters will have the opportunity to elect a new President and Vice President, or re-elect the incumbent administration led by President Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The 113-seat Legislative Yuan is also up for election. Against the backdrop of the Hong Kong protests and the significant electoral turnout in Hong Kong, the Taiwan election will have major ramifications, both domestically and internationally.
UW’s Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Activists (SARVA) are looking for students from across campus to take part in a SARVA video project. If you’re interested in participating, please read on.
Fellowship: Spring Data Science Fellowship Opportunity
Deadline: Early Applications due by January 30, 2020
The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhD students, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in the earlier sessions, they will be holding another fellowship.
Funding: Office of Fellowships and Awards Information Sessions
The UW Graduate School’s Office of Fellowships and Awards is offering multiple workshops on various aspects of applying for fellowships. Their topics range from recommendations to studying abroad. Some of the sessions will be held on campus, but all of them will have Zoom rooms for those who wish to attend remotely. There is also a list of upcoming deadlines for 8 different fellowships/scholarships.
Book Club: Literature Written by Black, Indigenous, and Authors of Color
First Meeting: December 14, 2019
Are you interested in joining a book club focusing on literature written by Black, Indigenous, and Authors of Color? Are you able local to the Seattle area? Are you keen on exploring such literature, discussing social justice issues, and meeting new people? If so, please consider attending the first introductory meeting this Saturday, December 14, 2019!
The Dempsey Startup Competition (formerly known as the Business Plan Competition) is the big finale of the competition season! The Dempsey Startup gives students practice in the dynamics of venture creation by developing an idea, putting together a founding team, writing a business plan, and presenting to investors. In fact, many ideas that started as a class project turned into a start-up company through the competition process!