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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Autumn Quarter – Southern Lushootseed Language Table, Every Thursday

Autumn Quarter – Southern Lushootseed Language Table

Every Thursday
4:30-6:00 PM
Thomson Hall Room 335

The Southern Lushootseed Language Table is back for Autumn quarter 2019! The table is open to all, including members of the community, you don’t have to be affiliated with the UW to attend. Anyone can drop in for the language table any time. No previous experience necessary. You can come for just one meeting or every week through the end of the quarter. You’ll leave with basic pronunciation principles, useful everyday phrases, and some new friends.

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Call for Proposals: UW Core Programs, Nov 1

Call for Proposals: UW Core Programs

Deadline: Proposals Due November 1, 2019

Are you a graduate student who wants to communicate your capstone, research, or pedagogy to a wider audience? Would you like to get feedback about your presentation style from a large group of smart, supportive, and interdisciplinary people? Like a famous comedian, would you like to test your material in front of a big audience and see if it works?

If your answers are “Yes! Yes! YES!” then Graduate Core Programs and the UW Libraries invite you to apply for Scholars’ Studio. Scholars’ Studio is a fun, low stakes, supportive event in which you present your research in a vivid 5-minute lightning talk to 60-100 UW community members.

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Funding: Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies Travel and Research Grant, Oct 25

Funding: Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies Travel and Research Grant

Priority Deadline: Applications due October 25, 2019 at midnight, PST.

The Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies (CAIIS) aims to promote knowledge production and sharing in American Indian and Indigenous Studies across the three UW campuses, as well as with surrounding Native and Indigenous communities. CAIIS awards small grants (up to $2,000) to help offset costs associated with conference, research, networking, and community outreach travel. Building on their traditional ways of gathering, story telling, and relationship building as meaningful opportunities, the CAIIS invites faculty, staff, community research partners, and students at all levels to apply for these funds. Whether you’re visiting with elders, participating in cultural activities, or attending a conference, having a well-established community is important to your success at the University and beyond.

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Spring 2019 Course: IMT 556 A – Information and Operational Risk

IMT 556 A (SLN 15260) – Information and Operational Risk

Topics covered in this course include the parameters of operational risk; integrating operational risk and business process frameworks; the role of corporate governance, the role of technology and business process decisions; and the role of information in operational risk management. The course includes practical applications of operational risk frameworks, using real world examples where the intersection of people, processes, systems, and external events can lead to unexpected financial loss — easiest to identify in major disasters such as Japan’s Sendai earthquake, the Equifax data breach, the Uber saga, the Volkswagen emissions scandal, or even the 9/11 destruction of the World Trade Center. Continue reading

Funding: FLAS fellowships for foreign language study: Info session Thursday, Dec 6


Interested in studying a foreign language and learning about different cultures? The application is now open for FLAS Fellowships, which award $7,500-$33,000 to UW students studying foreign languages.  Applications are due January 31, 2019 at 5 PM PST.

(Available to current and incoming undergraduate, graduate and professional UW students who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents).

For more information, visit jsis.washington.edu/advise/funding/flas/


  • Thursday Dec 6, 3:30-4:30 Thomson Hall Room 317
  • Tuesdays in January (8, 15, 22, 29), 3:30-4:30 PST Web Chats (see FLAS website for access instructions)
  • Thursday, Jan 10, 2:30-3:30, Allen Library Auditorium, G81L
  • Wednesday, Jan 16, 3:30-4:30 Thomson Hall Room 317

Questions? Contact Robyn Davis at rldavis@uw.edu