“Telling Our Stories: Neah Bay”

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Are you interested in immersing yourself in the beauty and richness of the Makah culture? Do you love working with elementary school students? Do you want a deep, engaging, non-traditional learning experience in Washington State?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, consider applying for the “Telling Our Stories: Neah Bay” project via a partnership between the UW’s Pipeline Project and Neah Bay Elementary School. During the 2016-2017 school year, a small group of UW students will take part in a year-long project with students from this Native community. Using oral histories, digital storytelling, and photography, UW students will learn about the rich history and culture of the Makah people while mentoring 5th-6th grade students to create a digital storytelling project to celebrate their own Native culture.

Note that this project will require a 3-quarter commitment as well as a 2 week partnership experience during September in Neah Bay. Students will travel to Neah Bay during one of these weeks. There will be a weekly seminar during autumn, winter, and spring quarters that all students will attend. Students will also travel to Neah Bay during Spring Break.

There are no fees (besides tuition) for this amazing opportunity, and students will earn up to 12 EDUC401 credits. Applications and resumes are due on Catalyst Tuesday May 31, 2016 at 5:00pm. The application questions are attached to this email.

Want more information? Please see this website for more! Neah Bay  Pipeline 2016-17

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Student Health Priorities Survey

Hello UW students,

My name is Mitchell Chen and I’m the Director of Diversity Efforts with the student government here at UW.  We’re partnering with Hall Health and other health-related entities on campus to conduct a Student Health Priorities Survey.  We wanted to gauge how underrepresented and marginalized students felt about health services on campus and get feedback on how to improve.  The survey will guide Hall Health, the Counseling Center, and other entities on future strategic plans.

We are asking for feedback from students and the survey can be found here: tinyurl.com/UWStudentHealth.

It’s due this Friday at 11:59pm.  Hall Health is also offering a free IPad as a raffle for students who have taken the survey.  If you input your e-mail at the end of the survey (no attempt will be made to identify you), you’ll automatically be entered in the drawing.

Thank you so much!!

Mitchell Chen | Director of Diversity Efforts

Associated Students of the University of Washington

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COPE Health Scholars expands to Providence-Everett! Applications for all site dues May 31, 2016

COPE Health Scholars is excited to announce the expansion of the program to Providence-Everett!  Now students have three sites to choose from for clinical care exposure.

More information can be found at:

https://hcti.copehealthsolutions.com

COPE May 2016

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Race and Equity Initiative – Access Summit

UW Access

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Volunteering opportunity – tutoring!

MESA tutor for 2016-17

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Wed. May 25 – Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability

Trans_ A quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability

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Atlantic article on the benefits of taking a gap year

Why I Did the Unthinkable—and Took a Gap Year

To my family, taking time for myself after college was a waste of time.

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/12/gap-year-real-world/417078/

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Classes for fall quarter!

Buerk Center fall 2016 classes

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Leadership opportunity!

DAWG DAZE 2016

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Students for a National Health Program – event

Policy 101

Are you a pre-health student wondering how you can set yourself apart from a crowd of applicants? Are you wondering what’s going to happen once you’re off your parents’ insurance? Do you sympathize with the millions of uninsured or underinsured citizens in the US? There’s a reason the healthcare debate has come to the forefront in the upcoming presidential election, but you need to seek out the information to understand the issues!

The most common shortfall of pre-health students in their applications and interviews is a lack of understanding of the healthcare system. Regardless of whether it’s as a nurse, physician, administrator or public health official, it is imperative to understand the environment in order to better serve people.

You can slog through the 1,990 pages of the Affordable Care Act yourself, or you can sit back and enjoy some pizza while our officers sum it up (as well as the nation’s health care situation in general) in easy-to-understand language. Learn how you can become an officer for the upcoming year, and how you can get involved with the fight for an economically and ethically improved healthcare system!

FREE PIZZA AND DRINKS!

Come to Savery Room 130 on May 19th at 7PM

Facebook: facebook.com/groups/snahpuw/

Email: snahp@uw.edu

 

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MEDIC meeting this Wednesday, May 18th

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On Wednesday, May 18th from 5:00 to 6:30, MEDIC will be holding a meeting In Bagley 106 . We might move outside if the weather is nice.

Please note that this is a different location than usual.

Sayward will be leading a discussion on Healthcare in the prison system.  Please check out the following links to get a head start.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/broken-jail-healthcare-system-poses-danger-behind-bars/

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/09/30/444451967/even-in-prison-health-care-often-comes-with-a-copay

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/20/pris-f20.html

If you have any questions, feel free to email us at medicuw@uw.edu and be sure to like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/medicuw for updates about MEDIC and bioethics in the media.

Hope to see you there!

MEDIC Officers,

James Gillespie, Dan Ho, Eva Barth, Kyle White, Nina Longman, and Sayward Nelson

 

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Volunteers needed for Friday’s 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

Dear UW Community,

Over 1,000 undergraduates will present their work in the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium next Friday, May 20th from 11am – 6:00pm in Mary Gates Hall. Thank you if you have already signed up to volunteer! If you have not signed up yet and would like to volunteer, please do! We are still in need of help and especially in need of Oral Presentation Session Assistants.

Btw, we feed our volunteers on Symposium Day :)  Sign-up here:

http://www.washington.edu/undergradresearch/symposium/volunteer/.

We hope to see you next Friday, and appreciate your support of the URP and the Research Symposium!

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Pre-PA club: Suture Lab Wednesday, May 18th

Suture_Lab

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UNLV Pre-Dental Simulation Course June 3-4

UNLV

The UNLV ADEA would like to invite any prospective students to their annual dental school simulation course which is coming up on June 3-4.

The two-day course takes interested students through the typical day in the life of a dental student.  The activities include mock admission interviews, informative lectures, hands on experience in the simulation lab with drilling, restorative work and castings.

The program will also provide a lunch session with current professors, students and other staff members to answer any questions.

Registration is already open . Please see the ADEA website at http://unlvadea.org/programs/simulation-course/  for more information and registration, and feel free to email jwilliamcollins@gmail.com with any questions.

2016 New SIM course Flyer

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UW School of Medicine presents: The Interview June 15, 2016

UWSOM 2016 Focus group #2Click here to register 

 

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