Events: D Month is here!

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Welcome to the spring quarter! As it is now the month of April, what this means is that it’s time for D Month!

What is D Month? Started a few years ago, D Month is a month-long series of events meant to celebrate and advocate for disability rights, issues, and culture. We have four more D Month events coming up, featuring a wide array of speakers!

  1. Shain Neumeier: Institutionalization and the Continuing Struggle for Disability Liberation. Friday, April 14. HUB 250. 7PM – 9PM. FB event
  2. Mia Mingus: Disability in Queerness, POC Communities, and Transformative Justice. Monday, April 17. HUB 332. 5:30PM – 7:30PM. FB event
  3. Lydia XZ Brown: Struggling with Disability Justice: Self-Work, Collective Accountability, and Community Care in the Movement. Friday, April 21. HUB 334. 7PM – 9PM. FB event
  4. Panel on Intersections of Disability and Public Health. Tuesday, April 25. HUB 334. 3:30pm – 4:30pm. FB event to come soon!

All events have CART captioning and ASL interpreting requested, and air purifiers will be provided.  For the safety of community members with chemical sensitivity, please arrive scent-free.

Funding: Population Health Graduate Student Conference Travel Awards

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The UW’s Population Health Initiative is offering Graduate Student Conference Travel Awards of up to $1,500 to further students’ academic, research, or professional goals as they strive to become the next generation of leaders in population health. The application period for this round of funding opens on April 10, 2017 and closes on Friday, April 28, 2017.

These awards are open to graduate students on all three campuses who:

  1. Are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program.
  2. Have been accepted to present a population health-related paper, poster, or exhibit, or to serve as an invited speaker, at a conference, symposium, or other professional and academic meeting. Students in the arts may request funding for invited performances or installations.

In order to apply, an applicant must be nominated by a faculty member. Once nominated, applicants will receive an email with a link to their portion of the application.

To learn more, please visit www.uw.edu/populationhealth/resources/funding-and-awards/.