Events: UW SHPE – Annual Fun Run


The UW SHPE Chapter brings you the 2nd annual Nerdy. Set. Go! 5K run. This run is being held to raise funds towards scholarships for underrepresented students in STEM fields at the UW as well as funding for our SHPE chapter. Come out for a morning of fun and geeky spirit! Snacks and water will be provided.

When: October 8th
Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
Race begins at 9:00 AM.
5K run will begin from Red Square.
Tickets are $10 for early bird students and $20 for the general public, head on over to for registration and great T-shirt options.

Have questions about Nerdy. Set. Go! 5k Run? Want to volunteer or sponsor our event? Feel free to contact one of the SHPE officers or email

Invite all your friends, family, coworkers, that one friend who always runs… basically everyone you know. REGISTER AT THIS LINK:

Southwest Airlines Education Travel Program for Hispanic Students

The Southwest Airlines Education Travel Program benefits Hispanic undergrad or grad students by paying for 1-4 roundtrip domestic airline tickets for students or parents to use when traveling to/from their universities.

The eligibility requirements are that the student go to school away from home, be in good academic standing, be legal US residents, and have financial need. The award is intended for Latino students, and it is sponsored by Southwest Airlines and by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. The application deadline is April 30.

More information about the program can be found here: