Event: Recruiting Graduate Student Facilitators for the 2019 TA Conference, May 6

Event: Recruiting Graduate Student Facilitators for the 2019 TA Conference, May 6

Deadline: Priority is given to applications received before May 6. All other applications are due May 24.

Have you been a graduate teaching assistant and are currently looking for professional development opportunities? The Center for Teaching & Learning is looking for experienced TAs to facilitate workshops at the 2019 TA Conference on Teaching & Learning. Continue reading

Annual Meeting: Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association, May 3

Annual Meeting: Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association

 May 3-4, 2019
Seattle, WA

On the first weekend of May, the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Music Library Association is having their 50th Annual Meeting on the UW campus. Current MLIS students Rebecca Shaw and Sara Reubelt will be presenting their in-progress Capstone project with the Seattle Opera Archives, titled Seattle Opera Through the Decades on the afternoon of the first day.

Registration

Full registration and payment will be on site, Friday May 3, 12:30 – 1:00 PM. Please print out and complete this form prior to bringing it to registration.

If you intend to attend dinner, please complete the following separate form by April 25.

For more information, including a schedule of the days’ events and registering for dinner, please visit the meeting website.

Hiring: Congressional Research Service’s 2019 Graduate Recruit Program, Apr, 17

Congressional Research Service’s 2019 Graduate Recruit Program is Hiring

Deadline: Applications must be received by April 17, 2019

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has just launched its 2019 Graduate Recruit Program. The highly competitive Graduate Recruit Program offers a variety of paid employment opportunities, including analyst, technical information specialist and librarian positions: Continue reading

Events: Crafting Effective Diversity Statements & Cover Letters”

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CRAFTING EFFECTIVE DIVERSITY STATEMENTS & COVER LETTERS

A panel and workshop for postdocs and graduate students.

Thursday, Apr 4th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, Unity Suite

What is a diversity statement? Why is it important? How do I describe my potential to contribute to diversity, inclusion and equity in academia and industry?

Panelists:

  • Rickey Hall, Vice President and University Diversity Officer, UW
  • Evangelina Shreeve, Director, STEM Education and Outreach, PNNL
  • Butch de Castro, Professor and Associate Dean, Nursing, UW
  • Cynthia del Rosario, Diversity, Equity and Access Officer, Information School, UW

Hear panelists talk about what they look for in a diversity statement when they are hiring; discuss expectations for a diversity statement in your job application; and begin writing one as part of the workshop.

RSVP: http://bit.ly/diversityStatement 

In celebration of 2019 Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, this event is generously co-hosted by:

  • UW Postdoc Diversity Alliance
  • Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
  • Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
  • Core Programs, Graduate School

Call for Participants: Three Minute Thesis, Apr 5

Call for Participants: Three Minute Thesis

Deadline to submit a proposal is April 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM, PDT.

Are you a UW graduate student in the final stages of your capstone, thesis or dissertation project? Apply to compete in Three Minute Thesis, where you’ll have the opportunity to present your research in just three minutes for cash prizes totaling $2,500. The 2019 UW Three Minute Thesis (UW 3MT®) Competition is open to all eligible graduate students from Bothell, Tacoma, and Seattle campuses. Continue reading

Panel: The Changing Role of Librarians and Libraries in STEAM Education, May 7

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The Changing Role of Librarians and Libraries in STEAM Education

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6-8PM | Edmonds Public Library

Register for tickets here.

The image of librarians as knowledge holders and of libraries as holders of books is shifting as librarians take on roles as Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) educators with the growing emphasis on STEAM and makerspaces in libraries. Continue reading