Summer Archiving Fellowships: Archiving and Preservation Division of Dance/USA, Feb 28

Summer Archiving Fellowships: Archiving and Preservation Division of Dance/USA

Deadline: Applications due by February 28, 2020.

Dance/USA invites applications for the 2020 Summer Fellowships in Dance Archiving and Preservation for master’s degree students in library and information sciences. The theme of this round of Fellowships is Honoring Dance Elders and Pioneers. Four Fellowships will be awarded for Summer 2020.

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iSchool Research Symposium: Lasting Impacts, Nov 4

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iSchool Research Symposium: Lasting Impacts: A Panel with Three Recent iSchool Award Winners

Monday, November 4, 2019
12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
Bloedel 070
Zoom Room

This past year, the iSchool dean and two professors earned lasting impact awards for their research. On this panel, each will discuss the thought process that went into selecting their specific research projects. They will talk about whether they thought these topics would have a lasting impact at the time they formulated their ideas for the projects, or whether lasting impact is something that “just happens.” Do researchers have ways at the inception of their projects to amplify the long-term impacts of their research?

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Social Media Pride Week for First-Gen Graduate Students, Nov 4-8

Social Media Pride Week for First-Gen Graduate Students

Monday, November 4 to Friday, November 8, 2019
UW Bothell, Seattle, Tacoma campuses

All UW first-generation grad students across tri-campus are invited to participate in social media pride week!

A first-gen graduate student is in the first generation of their family to earn a Bachelor’s degree—and is now working towards a graduate degree.

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Social Hours for First-Gen Graduate Students, Nov 8

Social Hours for First-Gen Graduate Students

Friday, November 8, 2019
11 a.m.-12 p.m. & 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
Gates Commons (CSE 691), Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering
Seattle campus

In recognition of National First-Generation College Celebration, the First-Gen Graduate Student Advisory Board and Core Programs in The Graduate School invite all first-generation graduate students across tri-campus to attend these free, informal social hours.

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Veterans Appreciation Programs, Nov 1-11

Veterans Appreciation Programs

November 1 through November 11, 2019
Multiple Locations

Join the University of Washington as we host our annual Veterans Appreciation programs. Veterans Appreciation is a cross-campus collaboration of units that work with and serve veterans across all three campuses of the university.

For more information and a full calendar of events across all three UW campuses, please visit the Office of Student Veteran Life’s Veterans Appreciation page.

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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Community: Hack Library School Blog – A Well-Kept Secret: How to Become an International School Librarian

Community: Hack Library School Blog – A Well-Kept Secret: How to Become an International School Librarian

While originally published in October 2011, this Hack Library School blog post remains highly-relevant today. In it, the author shares their experience working for 3 years as an English Literature teacher at Gyeonggi Suwon International School in Suwon, South Korea. Topics include what is an international school, the hiring process, work benefits, and other topics. If you’re considering career opportunities, it might be worth it to widen your search horizons and think outside of the United States.