The programís focus will address urban and architectural issues in Mexico City. Students will live and work in downtown Mexico City. Studio workspace will be within Luis Barraganís studio located within the Museo Casa Barragan. The program of study will address the geography, history, urban design, housing, and architecture of Mexico. The program will be comprised of a six-credit Architectural Design Studio, complimented by a five credit course entitled Representation, History, and Professional Practice in Mexico City; and a four credit course entitled Architectural Studies Abroad: Urban Fieldwork.
ALPFA is the largest Latino association for business professionals and students with chapters nationwide and over 18,000 members. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and building leadership and career skills.
CCM is a Pre-Health organization striving to increase the number of under-represented minorities in Healthcare and committed to improving the health outcomes of under-served minority populations in our community through education and activism.
Engineers without Borders-UWS (EWB-UWS) is an interdisciplinary student organization at the University of Washington that was initiated by a small but dedicated group of concerned students and faculty in early 2005. Since that time the group membership and activity has increased dramatically. From 2006 until 2010, the chapter worked extensively in the Acasio region of Bolivia to improve communities' roofs and stoves. Since then, the chapter has begun work in the community of La Vega de Volcan in Guatemala on fish hatchery and community center projects. In 2013, the chapter opened two additional opportunities for its membership through the cookstoves and UW Farm projects.
The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) is a network of students, alumni, and health professionals whose mission is to promote the development of Latino students through educational, volunteer, professional, and networking opportunities.
The University of Washington Latino/a Faculty and Staff Association (LFSA) is an advocacy, leadership development and social network that addresses Latino/a issues in higher education, including the educational concerns and advancement of the UW Latino/a community.
The members of the Program on Glboal Mental Health, from multiple disciplines across the University of Washington, seek to close the gap between those with mental illness who receive care and those who do not, through research, training, and service.
PRONTO International aims to optimize care during birth. PRONTO develops and implements innovative training strategies that act as a catalyst for health care providers to make individual, team, and systems changes.
The Puente Piedra Project aims to improve the health of the students and surrounding community, measure the impact of structural improvements upon health, educate subsequent generations of children regarding sustainable water, sanitation and energy, and serve as a reference center for both students and community groups.