OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

September 30, 2015

Pre-Nursing Info Session

Academic Counseling Services at the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity is hosting an informational session for the UW School of Nursing on Friday, October 9th @ 2:00pm at the Ethnic Cultural Center! We’d love for you to join us and get a “head start” on preparing to apply for this competitive program. Come to

September 24, 2015

Marketing Communications Assistant (STUDENT)

Marketing Communications Assistant (STUDENT)  Applications Accepted Until:October 23, 2015 Environmental Health and Safety Department  Part‐time (19 hours per week) September 2015 through June 2016  Salary Level: $15‐20/hour DOE  **Must be a currently enrolled student to be eligible for this position**  The Environmental Health and Safety department promotes and supports occupational and environmental health and safety for faculty, staff, and students at the UW. Our mission is to partner with our stakeholders in meeting our shared responsibility to provide a safe campus and protect our environment.  The student marketing communications assistant will report to the outreach and communications specialist and work with departmental staff to improve and develop marketing communications materials that educate and engage the UW community about safety and health programs.  Responsibilities:  Assist with creative concept planning for campaigns and outreach efforts, working collaboratively to guide or develop creative concepts to reality.  Conceptualize, coordinate, and independently produce short videos promoting a campus safety culture.  Design graphic elements for website and other promotional materials.  Provide general administrative support to the website redesign steering committee and other communications project committees.  Assist with writing, editing, layout, and publication of departmental newsletter.  Assist in planning and coordination of the safety fair and other campus events.  Assist with developing presentations for the director.  Take photos and develop and manage a departmental photo library.  Assist with concept and research for a departmental social media strategy.  Participate in team meetings and discussions and take and distribute minutes as requested.    Required Qualifications:  Strong writing and verbal communication skills.  Experience with video production and editing  Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.  Experience developing creative concepts.  Strong organizational skills, professionalism, and ability to manage deadlines.  Desired Qualifications:  Interest in safety and health.  Previous experience working in an office environment.  Experience designing or developing websites.  Photography experience.  Level of Experience: Related college coursework and 1‐2 years related work experience. Candidates will be asked to provide a portfolio of their work and will complete a writing evaluation during the interview process.  Please apply through Husky Jobs (position 94988) with a resume and cover letter that describes related college coursework, related work experience, and current student status. Transcripts are also required. 

Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners

Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners Mindfulness meditation is a practice that involves cultivating attention to the present moment in a nonjudgmental manner. The benefits of mindfulness meditation have been widely studied and include alleviating symptoms of depression and anxiety, increasing capacity for attention and concentration, improving self-esteem, and enhancing resilience to stress. This group offered at

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) available to undergraduate, graduate and professional students FLAS fellowships award tuition and a living stipend as follows: Academic Year Graduate: $18,000 tuition, $15,000 living stipend Academic Year Undergraduate: $10,000 tuition, $5,000 living stipend Summer Graduate/Undergraduate: $5,000 tuition, $2,500 living stipend The FLAS Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens

YMA Fashion Scholarship

Information Session Friday, October 9, 2015 12:30-1:20pm, DEM 102, or 2:30-3:20pm, Art Building, Space 120 RSVP at YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund – $5,000 Scholarships + industry internship & mentorship Founded in 1937, the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund (FSF) is a national not-for-profit association consisting of influential members of the fashion community, dedicated to promoting education

Spencer G. Shaw Lecture: Kadir Nelson

Spencer G. Shaw Lecture: Kadir Nelson Thursday, October 22, 2015 7 p.m.Kane Hall, 220  Kadir Nelson, an artist, illustrator and author, won the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor for“Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans.” He received Caldecott Honors for “Henry’s Freedom Box” by Ellen Levine and “Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her

July 29, 2015

Native American Student Day

The 2015 Native American Student Day will be October 9th 2015, at the University of Washington Longhouse, Wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House.  NASD focuses on American Indian & Alaskan Native high school students interested in attending the University of Washington.  This day will give your seniors a road map through the UW application process and allow

May 20, 2015

Autumn Inner Pipeline

The Autumn Quarter Inner Pipeline program provides a dynamic opportunity to earn credit and also gain experience working in K-12 classrooms. To read further about Pipeline Autumn Courses:

Online Integrated Social Sciences B.A

October 30, 2015- Winter Cohort Application Deadline All of us have known students who, for one reason or another, have found it necessary to leave the University of Washington without a B.A. in hand. They relocate out of state, find full-time employment, start families – and all of a sudden that dream of a UW degree

May 13, 2015

BIOL 106 Biology Fellows Course

Are you interested in scientific research, teaching, health sciences, environmental issues, or other related fields? Are you interested in: Succeeding in introductory biology (BIOL 180, 200, 220) and other bioscience courses? Learning, thinking, and writing like a scientist? Joining a diverse community of UW biology students and mentors? Identifying research, scholarship, and training opportunities? Students

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