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Join the University of Washington Health Sciences Schools in discussing the landscape of abortion access and reproductive justice in the wake of the Dobbs decision. We will hear from expert panelists on what can be done to protect access to comprehensive reproductive health care, and how we can all uphold and support the work reproductive justice advocates have been doing for decades.

Presenters and panelists:

  • Molly Altman, PhD, CNM, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Child, Family, and Population Nursing, UW School of Nursing
  • Donald Downing, BS, Clinical Professor, Department of Pharmacy, UW School of Pharmacy
  • Meghan Eagen-Torkko, PhD, MN, Associate Professor, UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN, Professor, Department of Child, Family, and Population Nursing, UW School of Nursing
  • Yasaman Zia, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
  • Taylor Riley, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, 12 – 1:30 p.m. (Zoom)

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Why did you choose to major in Public Health-Global Health (PH-GH)?
I chose to major in Public Health-Global Health because I am passionate about furthering equity and justice in various health systems. I wanted a discipline that was flexible, rigorous and interdisciplinary, and the UW offered that!

What’s your favorite aspect about studying public health?
My favorite aspect about studying public health is its intersectionality and multi-faceted approach to (and influence on) promoting and protecting the health of populations. Not one study or field is left out of public health, which is what makes it so crucial to creating and sustaining health equity.

Read the full profile

The Department of Global Health is hosting a TA Workshop for its Winter Quarter TAs on Thursday, December 8th 3:30-5 pm via Zoom facilitated by UW Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) – and would like to invite any interested new or seasoned TAs from other departments to join us!

This interactive workshop session will be facilitated by instructional consultants Dr. Wei Zuo and Mihaela Giurca from the UW Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), with a goal of preparing TAs to promote equitable and inclusive teaching and respond to microaggressions in the classroom. During the workshop, you will discuss setting the foundation for an inclusive experience, learn new strategies for inclusive teaching, share skills and best practices for engaging students and addressing micro-aggressions, and identify resources to support your teaching.

In preparation for the Workshop, please review the following readings for discussion:

-          Inclusive teaching at UW - a brief overview

-          Inclusive teaching strategies

-          Addressing microaggressions in the classroom

 Interested? Please RSVP here by Monday, December 5th – and join the Workshop via the following Zoom link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/97631502869

Questions? Contact Julie Beschta in Global Health - jbeschta@uw.edu

UW BIRCH Webinar
Integrating Mental Health into HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Programs:
Real World Questions and Opportunities

Date: Thursday, December 1st, 2022
Time: 7am - 8am PST
Moderator: Pamela Collins
Speakers: Jhanille Brooks, Lydia Chwastiak, Gloira Gonese, James Sale, Belinda White

Register here via Zoom
Dr. Pamela Collins, Co-Director of BIRCH Integrated Care Core will serve as moderator as we host psychologists Jhanille Brooks and Belinda White alongside Gloira Gonese of Zim-TTECH, James Sale of United for Global Mental Health, and fellow BIRCH ICC Co-Director Dr. Lydia Chwastiak. 

Zoom registration is required and we encourage anyone interested to also sign up to be a BIRCH member here
 
 
 
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This is a new course in HSSPOP

The course is open to both undergraduate and graduate students, with two different credit options.

Select Topics: Homeless in Seattle HSERV 490, SLN 15687 & 15688 HSERV 590, SLN 15710 & 15711

Friday: 10:30-11:50AM W: 10:00-11:20AM

HOMELESS IN SEATTLE: DESTITUTE POVERTY IN THE EMERALD CITY

Offered as a 1-credit class (Friday lectures) or 3-credit class (additional Wednesday sessions to create an interactive public installation/exhibit to deepen empathy for people living unsheltered)

Instructors: Amy Hagopian, hagopian@uw.edu

EPI 360/GH 360 - Exploring the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Who gets HIV and how?  How can HIV infection be prevented?  How is HIV/AIDS treated?  What can be done to end the epidemic?  In this course, you will:

 

  • Explore the historical, public health, clinical, and social aspects of HIV infection.
  • Examine the epidemiology of the US and global HIV/AIDS epidemic.
  • Lay the foundation for pursuing a degree and career in public health, epidemiology, global health, infectious diseases, or health/medicine.

 

No prerequisites.  All majors are encouraged to enroll.  This is a great course for students preparing for careers in a health related field.  A basic understanding of biology is recommended, but not required.  Areas of Knowledge: I&S, NW, & QSR.

 

EPI 360A SLN = 14782 (or GH 360A SLN = 23392); 5 credits; Lecture meets: MW 3:30-4:50pm; Quiz meets: F, 9:30-10:20am or 2:30-3:20pm; Instructors: Adrienne Shapiro (aeshapir@uw.edu) & Connie Celum (ccelum@uw.edu)

 

Additional details about the course are provided on the attached flyer or can be found here.  Direct questions to epcourse@uw.edu.

 

EPI 330 - Analyzing Epidemiologic Data: Basic Methods

Have you ever wondered HOW epidemiologists actually conduct their analyses?  Do we really do everything as a 2x2 table on paper?  In this course, you will:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

  • Learn to apply epidemiologic concepts to real data using basic epidemiologic analysis methods
  • Gain hands-on experience with statistical software
  • Learn the basics in data management techniques
  • Conduct an epidemiologic analysis from start to finish

 

Prerequisites: EPI 320 and any introductory biostatistics or statistics course or AP statistics (grade of 3.0 or above).  Areas of Knowledge: I&S, QSR

SLN = 22169; 4 credits; Lecture meets: T/Th 2:30-4:20 p.m.; Instructor: Simon Sandh (ss11641@uw.edu)

Additional details about the course are provided on the attached flyer or can be found here.  Direct questions to epcourse@uw.edu.

CENV 500: Communicating Science to the Public Effectively

 

Winter 2023

3 credits (Credit/No Credit)

Meets Wednesday / Friday 1:30-2:50pm, FSH 203

Whether you’re looking to give an unforgettable job talk, change a policymaker’s mind, or finally get your family to understand your research, the Engage course is a great professional development opportunity and learning experience. This is a discussion-based course for graduate students in the sciences that focuses on effective techniques for communicating science, with an emphasis on sharing your science with non-specialists. At the end of the quarter, each student will present a 20 minute public talk on their graduate research to be delivered during the 2023 Engage: The Science Speaker Series at Town Hall Seattle

 

In this course, students will:

- Develop and practice analogies to distill their research

- Perfect their elevator pitches

- Practice storytelling, audience consideration, and cultural competency

- Play improv games to leverage improvisation as a public speaking tool

- Engage in weekly readings and discussions

- Hear from guest speakers on science communication

 

Space is limited to 15 students, and the course fills quickly, often with an extensive waiting list. Thus, we have an application process and an expectation agreement which must be completed for a student to be considered. The student application is available here [bit.ly], and must be submitted by Friday, November 18th, 2022.

General information [engage-science.space] about Engage: The Science Speaker Series and Seminar

 

What others have written:

Science Students Learn to Tell Stories [seattletimes.com] The Seattle Times

Crafting the Story Behind the Science A&S Perspectives Newsletter 

Engage Speaker Series: Where science meets storytelling UW Today 

If you have any questions about the course, please email Nicole Gregorio, negreg@uw.edu 

 

The Engage course and community invites all to apply. We strive to work with a diverse group of scientists and to create an inclusive space that lifts up the voices of individuals and enables them to be their fullest self in their science communication. If you anticipate needing accommodations for this class or the application, feel free to reach out directly to Nicole.

Nominate an alum for the UW School of Public Health's 2023 Alumni Impact Award! Deadline for nominations is December 1, 2022.   

Two courses for graduate students in Winter


First, Adam Drewnowski will be offering NUTR 555 Nutrition in Developing Countries which hasn’t been offered in a number of years. 

NUTR 555 / G H 555 Nutrition in Developing Countries

SLN:  22198
3 credits graded
TTh    430-620P   BNS  203

This class provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition transition and nutritional status in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), focusing on the importance of nutrition in assuring optimal child growth and development. The course will emphasize the importance of multi-sectoral approaches to regional and local nutrition interventions by addressing the underlying and direct causes of poor nutrition. Socio-economic and demographic aspects of the nutrition transition and the global efforts to eradicate malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies will be addressed. 
 
Second, Marian Neuhouser will be offering a seminar for graduate students in winter quarter.                                                                                     

EPI 592 E / NUTR 590 A Topics in Nutritional Epidemiology

SLN: 14804 / 18633
1 credit C/NC
F 1030-1220 HSB Room T-478

This seminar introduces students to nutritional epidemiology concepts and methods. Students will learn about the purpose and applications of nutrition surveillance domestically and globally; the broad range of dietary assessment methods and how to choose the appropriate method for a research study; using biomarkers in nutritional epidemiology; measurement error in dietary assessment and approaches for handling both measurement error and missing data; and social determinants of health and their relationship to nutritional epidemiology. Special topics will include nutritional epidemiology in low resource settings and expanding the field with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

La Dolce Vita: Comparative Food Systems in Italy is an interdisciplinary program exploring sustainable food systems using systems thinking and a variety of perspectives to understand how factors, such as culture, policy, diet, and market structure, interact to create environmental, economic, health, and social/equity outcomes.

Earn credits while traveling in Bologna, Rome, Tuscany, Sardinia, and Sicily

SUMMER 2023 - INFORMATION SESSIONS


*November 15, 3:30-4:30, Location: RAI 121

*December 13, 10:30-11:30, Location: Health Sciences building T661


Sustainable Food Systems in Italy - 4 credits Jennifer J. Otten, PhD, RD

Health in the Context of Culture - 4 credits Kerryn W. Reding, Ph.D., MPH, RN

Sponsored by: UW School of Public Health, UW School of Nursing, and UW Study Abroad.

La Dolce Vita flyer

The University of Washington requires students and personnel to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Students

All students, including students in fully online programs, are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved medical or religious exemption or are enrolled in a program specifically excluded in the policy.

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The University of Washington rose from No. 7 to No. 6 on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings, released on Tuesday. The UW maintained its No. 2 ranking among U.S. public institutions.

U.S. News also ranked several subjects, and the UW placed in the top 10.

Top 10 UW rankings in U.S. News’ subject rankings:

  • Immunology – No. 4
  • Molecular biology and genetics – No. 5
  • Clinical medicine – No. 6
  • Geosciences – No. 7
  • Infectious diseases – No. 7
  • Public, environmental and occupational health – No. 7
  • Social sciences and public health – No. 7
  • Biology and biochemistry – No. 8
  • Microbiology – No. 10

Read more

UW President Ana Mari Cauce shared her vision for the year ahead and the university’s critical role in accelerating change for the public good through education, innovation, discovery and collaboration

WATCH REPLAY

The University of Washington’s newest freshman class is the largest and most diverse in the school’s 161-year history. Each year, university officials conduct an enrollment count on the second Friday after classes begin.

The incoming new class across all three campuses, including first-year students and transfer students, totals 11,510, of which 8,019 — 69.7% — are Washington residents.

Read details in UW NEWS

The World University Rankings evaluates 1,799 research-intensive universities from 104 countries. This year the UW moved up three positions to tie for No. 26 with Northwestern University and maintained its position as fourth among U.S. public institutions.

Read more in UW NEWS

The UW School of Public Health ranks No. 4 in the world on the Global Rankings of Academic Subjects lists for 2022.

This widely used ranking was conducted by researchers at the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, a fully independent organization dedicating to research on higher education intelligence and consultation.

View of Hans Rosling Lobby, Text overlay in white: #4 for public health in the World - Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.
2022 Global Ranking

More than 5,000 universities were ranked in 54 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences and social sciences.

More Rankings

The University of Washington’s mask policy continues to be guided by the Centers for Disease Control’s community level assessment and state and local health guidance. King and Pierce counties recently moved to the “low” community level category and have stayed in that category for more than a week.

As a result of this improvement in the COVID-19 situation, the UW has moved to masks being recommended inside all University facilities where they aren’t otherwise required. Masks had been strongly recommended while King and Pierce counties were in the “medium” category.

Masks continue to be required in health-care and clinical facilities. This includes the Health Sciences Express, UW/Fred Hutch South Lake Union and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance shuttles.

Masks should be well fitted and high quality, such as N95, KN95, KF94 and surgical masks. These types of masks protect the wearer better than a cloth face covering and we will continue to make them available at no cost on each campus during the coming quarters.

Should one or both counties move back into the “medium” or “high” categories, or we experience increases in campus transmission and/or the emergence of a more virulent variant, our mask policy will be reevaluated.

UW Covid-19 Updates

Getting the flu shot is as important as ever this year, and it remains the most effective way to prevent influenza.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone get vaccinated against the flu by the end of October. If you have questions about the 2022 flu season, please visit the CDC website or ask your UW Medicine care team.

Visit an urgent care clinic

Flu shots are available at UW Medicine Urgent Care seven days a week. Simply get in line online for a same-day visit. New patients are welcome.

Visit a pharmacy

Go to any local pharmacy near you that offers the flu shot. 

How to get your flu shot

 

Summer Courses Now Open!
Earn credits toward your degree this summer! Communication has a number of courses
available in Summer Quarter, in topic areas such as Communication and Difference, Rhetoric,
Public Speaking, Family Communication, Journalism and Mass Media, and more. You do not
need to be a Communication major to register for most COM Summer courses, so grab your
spot while they’re still available! Visit UW Summer 2022 time schedule or MyPlan to learn more!

We are looking for volunteers to support the Seattle Health and Wellness Fair. This is a collaborative event that seeks to increase patient engagement and “improve engagement, one patient at a time”. For more information, click here.

 

Date: Saturday, May 14th 2022

Place: Sea Mar Cultural and Community Center (9635 Des Moines Memorial Dr. S Seattle, WA 98108)

 

Role Descriptions:

  • CHILDCARE volunteers will be stationed inside. There will be a table and chairs with coloring supplies. If you love kids and can keep them corralled up and safe, this role is for you!
  • PARKING ATTENDANT volunteers will work as a team to help keep parking lot traffic flowing smoothly. You should expect to be standing for your entire shift and should be prepared for it to rain on you. If you are calm and communicate well on teams, this role is for you!

 

For more information and sign-up here: https://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/rvfry

 

This event would not be possible without the help of volunteers like you. This event is open to all. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions. We hope to see you there!

 

Sincerely,

Pavithra Prabhu

UDSM Volunteer Coordinator

UW Virtual 3MT 2022
Thursday, May 5, 4 - 5:30 pm (PST), Online
Register via Zoom: http://bit.ly/uw3mt22r

UW calendar entry: https://www.washington.edu/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D159490923

All are invited to this free virtual event.

 Want to learn about graduate student projects that will have a positive impact on our world? Interested in hearing Master’s and PhD students explain their capstone and research projects in 3 min–for cash prizes? Attend virtual UW 3MT® -- a professional development competition that celebrates the exciting capstone and research experiences of master’s and doctoral students at the University of Washington from all three campuses. The theme for this year’s event is Impact.

The competition supports graduate students’ capacity to effectively explain their research or capstone project in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a public audience. This event is a partnership between Core Programs — Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School and the UW Libraries Research Commons. Three Minute Thesis (3MT ®) is an academic research communication competition originally developed by the University of Queensland, Australia.

Competition day prize awards total $5,000! Many thanks to Bruce and Joanne Montgomery for their generous sponsorship. Send questions to uw3mt@uw.edu

 

Developing Effective Networking Skills: A Workshop for International Graduate Students

Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 12 - 1:30 pm

HUB 332, Seattle Campus

Lunch is provided. Registration is required. 

Registration link: https://forms.gle/1JnDeFmdfDcQaTfSA 

 

International graduate students are invited to join this workshop with career coaches to develop effective networking skills for academic and professional settings. 

During this interactive workshop, you will have an opportunity to:

- Learn about different types of networks, networking tools, and ways to build a network

- Discuss ways to maintain your network for long-term professional goals

- Leverage your networks for career exploration and growth

- Practice networking skills with peers and career coaches

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for International Relations and Cultural Leadership Exchange (CIRCLE) and the Career and Internship Center. Send questions to uwcircle@uw.edu

Back for the second time! Inviting first-year Ph.D. students and faculty for the Spring Fling! Join us on Thursday, May 19 for another chance to get together with your peers across departments in the School of Public Health. Come to network, expand your connections, and have fun! Refreshments will be served. Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

Spring Fling! First-Year Ph.D. Student & Faculty Mixer

Thursday, May 19

5:00–8:00 pm

HRC Rooftop

Please RSVP here: https://bit.ly/PhDSpringFling

 

Contact with Questions:

 

Tina Mensa-Kwao, MPH, CHES

amensak@uw.edu

The School of Public Health (SPH) is joining a centralized application system called SOPHAS. We are currently in testing mode and would like the student/applicant perspective and input. Will you help us? There are two times scheduled the week of May 9. If you don’t have class at one of these times, please consider joining this student-only testing session:  

  • Wednesday, May 11, 3:30-5:20 pm
  • Friday, May 13, 9:30-11:20 am 

 

These sessions are in-person only. Due to room size, seating is limited, per session, to the first 20 students who sign up. Those able to join will receive a $10 gift card to Starbucks as a thank you. Register for a testing session. While UW is joining SOPHAS for its MPH degrees, all SPH students are welcome in our testing sessions. Your feedback is important. We hope you can join us! Registration closes Tuesday, May 10. Room and other details will be shared with those registered close to each testing date.

 

Get a Starbucks gift card when you join us to test a new SPH application tool!

 

contact name/email address. 

Kimberly Hay

kfs3903@uw.edu

 

The Black Graduation Ceremony is a pre-commencement celebration to honor African and African American students who through unyielding determination have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree from the University of Washington. The Ceremony is representative of African and African American culture and heritage, embraces the value of community and scholarship, and culminates with a Kente Stole presentation.

This is a Celebration for Graduates to be recognized for their accomplishments and provided an opportunity to honor significant people who have helped them achieve their goal. Students are honored together in one setting and their families also get the opportunity to celebrate their hard work and dedication.

 

The Black Graduation committee is excitedly preparing to host the 26th Annual Black Graduation and Kente Ceremony in-person on Thursday, June 9, 2022 in Meany Hall. The time of the ceremony has not yet been determined but will be communicated via our website, social media pages, and various listservs soon. Based on the capacity of Meany Hall, we are only able to accommodate Autumn 2021 to Summer 2022 graduates. 



Please join us for...

  • Date: Thursday, June 9th, 2022
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: Meany Center


Learn more about  Black Graduation and past ceremonies.

If  you have any questions, please feel free to email the committee at uwblackg@uw.edu.

Register NOW!

This is a reminder that your graduate students in all degree programs are invited to join a webinar about the U.S. Presidential Management Fellowship program. This will be relevant for any students graduating this year or in 2023, who may be interested in employment with the federal government (in any agency, and any discipline!) The Evans School of Public Policy & Governance is coordinating this session, and is excited to invite graduate students from all programs at UW Seattle, UW Tacoma, and UW Bothell to join.

 See more information about the PMF program, as well as the registration link to the Zoom session here and in the attached flyers: https://washington.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApf-qupjotGNNzURTnopPNZPopZHLSgjA-

 Contact: evansjob@uw.edu

Please help me in spreading the word to your graduate students, doctoral candidates and post-docs looking for professional guidance as they pursue their careers about our FREE Spring Career Development Workshop series!

 Participants may still be enrolled in their professional programs or be recent graduates.

 The virtual workshops will take place over the course of four half-day sessions, beginning May 23 and includes various virtual networking receptions with representatives from sponsor companies including Sana, Seagen, BMS, AGC Biologics, Omeros and Adaptive.

 Registration: The $100 registration fee for this workshop is waived due to the generous support of Bristol Myers Squibb, but registration is required to receive course materials. As part of registration, attendees will also receive access to Flamingo, the virtual career coach, to help guide them through the job search process.

 More information and registration link: https://www.lswinstitute.org/career-development-workshop/

We are a new formally registered RSO at the University of Washington.
Our mission is to aid and empower advanced degree candidates (PhDs / MDs / JDs and non-MBA Masters) in their transition from academia to management and strategy consulting.
We are now recruiting our inaugural team and setting up the infrastructure!

 

We're excited to take on new members! Any interested folks should fill out the following form so we can add them to our Slack channel and mailing list. We have a steady stream of info sessions and recruitment chats lined up for the next couple of weeks: 

https://forms.gle/3uB3pLEXXnb48r9E7

You are invited to attend UWNURF Diversity Lecture Series:

 

Topic:  Climate change and Social Justice:  How Heat Inequity Leads to Health Inequity

Date/Time:  Monday, May 2 7:00-8:00 PM PST

Register at: https://forms.office.com/r/tawucNykE2 or through the attached QR code

Zoom Link:  https://washington.zoom.us/j/3117825083

 

 

 

 

UW Behavioral Research Center for HIV (BIRCH) Kick-Off Event

Join the UW Behavioral Research Center for HIV (BIRCH) for our first in-person event! We will celebrate our new Center with brief remarks followed by reception.

When: Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 3:00 - 4:00pm PDT
Where: Hans Rosling Center, Room 101
3980 15th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98195
RSVP by April 29, 2022
 

 

RSVP HERE

  


Featuring Brief Remarks by:

 

 

Ana Mari Cauce
President, University of Washington

 

 

Jürgen Unützer
Professor and Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

 

 

(in)Visibility

Photo Exhibition

April 18 - June 10, 2022

Health Sciences Building*
|
T-Wing, 4th Floor
(hallway adjacent to Overpass Espresso stand)

*valid Husky card needed to enter building

Featuring photographs taken Sept. to Oct. 2020 by 16 UW custodians who sharedstories about the health impacts of their workplace, neighborhoods, and homes.
While often overlooked and underappreciated, custodians are the protectors of our shared spaces.

To learn more about the UW Custodian Project, please visit: www.uwcustodianproject.com 

The HHSAB is conducting a community survey, along with the Office of Student Health Relations (OSHR) and Student Disability Commission (SDC), to gain student input on how to improve accessibility to Hall Health services. The survey is anonymous, unless students would like to enter for a chance to win prize(s) like a free Hall Health tour!

Survey link: https://forms.gle/Uw4EgPAXgArsvnWa7

We also encourage students to follow our Instagram for more recruitment updates: @hhsab.uw

 

Use the link above to fill out thissurvey, which will be used to gain student input onhow to improve the accessibility of Hall Health services and resources. Email aengmann@uw.edu for questions.

Our team is hosting a campus event on May 19th at The HUB Lyceum called Grooving for Good focusing on providing a safe space for UW students to connect with their mental health journey through creativity and art. For this event, we are also fundraising and wanted to give back to the UW community at the same time by selling merch that showed UW spirit and pride. You can check out the merch pre-order form more at tinyurl.com/pupmerch. The form will be closing next week, on April 28 at 11:59 PM.

We would appreciate it if you shared this information and post with your audience and community! Please feel free to contact us via any of our platforms for more information. 

Thank you for your time and we appreciate your support. 

 

JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR
JOB SEEKER INFORMATION

 

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB OR INTERNSHIP IN THE LIFE SCIENCE INDUSTRY? ATTEND THE LSINW JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Join Life Science Washington at Life Science Innovation Northwest (LSINW) on April 21, 2022 for our annual job & internship fair. The Job & Internship Fair allows talented job seekers and students the opportunity to meet one-on-one with top local life science companies in a well-organized setting. Job seekers will have five minutes to speak to every participating company. After the event, job and internship seekers will be able to connect informally and follow up individually.

 


PARTICIPATING COMPANIES:

Absci

•AGC Biologics
•AltaSciences
•Bristol Myers Squibb
•Just-Evotec Biologics
•nanoString Technologies
•OncoResponse
•Parse Biosciences
•Seagen
•Twinstrand Biosciences
•Umoja Biopharma
Note: this list is constantly being updated. For the most current list, check our website.

WHEN
Thursday, April 21 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

WHERE
Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101

COST
This event is free to students and job seekers.
Pre-registration is required. There will be no
on-site registration for the Job & Internship Fair.

KEY DETAILS
WASHINGTON LIFE SCIENCE COMPANIES RAISED OVER $5B IN 2021!
WOMEN MAKE UP 44% OF LIFE SCIENCE WORKFORCE
23.5% LIFE SCIENCE EMPLOYMENT GROWTH FROM 2015-2019

 

REGISTER HERE: https://lsw.users.membersuite.com/events/16a92b2f-0078-cef3-5091-0b43b0ace9fc/details 

The Community  Health Action Team at UW (CHAT-UW) is so excited to announce that our spring application is now open.  We are an interdisciplinary team of volunteers from across WWAMI, composed of UW undergraduate and graduate students passionate about promoting public health.  CHAT-UW is a UW RSO and a UW School of Medicine community service organization.  We have two fabulous projects, our newest one is a public health policy advocacy project, and our original project is the COVID-19 Fact of the Day project.  Currently we are so excited to be recruiting new teammates to join our incredible family.  Check out our position descriptions to learn more about our open positions, from leadership roles to artists, translators, content creators, videographer, web designer, and many more, there is a position for you on our team.  Most roles can be done remotely at this time.  Applications  are due by Sunday, 04/24/2022, at 11:59pm PDT.

Application: https://bit.ly/CHAT-App

Position  Descriptions: https://bit.ly/CHAT-positions

Questions: chat-uw@uw.edu

Learn more about our COVID-19 Fact of the Day project by checking out our social media pages:

- Website: https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/chat-uw

- Facebook: COVID-19 Fact of the Day

- Instagram: UWCHAT

- Twitter: @uw_chatfotd

- TikTok - chat_uw

Looking for a summer job? Enjoy working with youth? Check out the Summer Jobs with Youth website! There, you’ll find a listing of employers from both UW and the great Puget Sound community, all not-for-profit organizations, who are recruiting for paid and volunteer positions for this summer. Follow the links to job descriptions and application processes, and get ready for a great summer working with young people! Questions? Email uwminors@uw.edu

EVERY THIRD THURSDAY STARTING APRIL 21 , MAY 19, ETC.

HANS ROSLING CENTER (HRC) SECOND FLOOR LOBBY

1130 AM TO 1 PM

OPEN TO ALL SPH STAFF STUDENTS & FACULTY

Beads and supplies will be provided.

Hosted by the SPH Dean's Office
For questions contact Victoria Gardner, vg@uw.edu

Hello Friends of the Resilience Lab! 

 

We at the Resilience Lab are excited to announce the opening of our fifth annual cycle for our Resilience and Compassion Seed Grants! In partnership with the Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF), the Resilience Lab awards seed grants up to $5,000 to students, staff, and instructors to support the beginning stages of projects that cultivate resilience, compassion, and sustainability.  

Resilience and Compassion Seed Grant funds can be used for workshops, retreats, activities, applied research, projects, etc. that support the combined goals of the Resilience Lab and CSF: 

  • to foster connectedness, belonging, and community;
  • to embrace both commonalities and diversity within the human experience;
  • to cultivate kindness, compassion, and gratitude toward each other and ourselves;
  • to highlight connections between personal identities and sustainability in the UW community;
  • to spark dialogue about environmental and social issues that have a disproportionately negative impact on communities of color;
  • and to provide opportunities for applied and project-based learning for the UW community. 

If you have a project that you think works towards our goals of a more compassionate and sustainable campus, we encourage you to apply! All members of the university — students, staff, and faculty — are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 in seed grant funds; however, preference will be given to teams that include students.

 

Applications for the 2022-2023 Resilience and Compassion seed grant cycle are open April 1, 2022 and close May 1, 2022. Please visit our website for application instructions, proposal recommendations, reporting/funding guidelines, and office hours.  

 

If you have any questions about the proposal process, you can contact our Seed Grant Coordinators Chloe Jiang (uwrlcoordinator@uw.edu) and Tatiana Brown (csfcoord@uw.edu).  

Please remember to mark your calendar for the Spring Interprofessional Service Learning Fair on Friday, April 22 from 11:15am-1:15pm at South Campus Center 316!

 

To order a free lunch and sign up for a van tour please RSVP here by Monday, April 18  https://forms.gle/GAR3D7girSNCSuHw8

  • Learn more about service learning projects
  • Take part in interprofessional conversation tables
  • Sign up for a Mobile Health Outreach Van Tour
  • Enjoy a free lunch!

 

Questions: Christina Tran, ctran17@uw.edu or Karissa Yamaguchi, kyama8@uw.edu

Greetings! We are honored to have A Guided Conversation with Resmaa Menakem, author of My Grandmother’s Hands, on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 5:00PM (PDT).

Over the past several months, a small group of UW faculty and staff (including SPH colleagues) have been reading this powerful book together to deepen our understanding of racial trauma and healing. We culminate this time by inviting Resmaa Menakem to engage with the UW community.  

Please join us by registering for our virtual conversation here. Please share this opportunity with your community!

If you are interested in reading the book, e-books are available via UW Library.

If you have registration or event questions, please contact Taylor Jolliffe at tjoll10@uw.edu.

The University of Washington is committed to providing access and accommodation in its services, programs, and activities. To make a request connected to a disability or health condition contact Arti Shah artishah@uw.edu by April 22, 2022.

This webinar will introduce university students to NCEH/ATSDR and discuss different career path opportunities. What's Next? Careers in Public Health, Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 11am - 12:30pm

Click here to join the Zoom meeting: https://cdc.zoomgov.com/j/1612167303?pwd=QjV1WVFSQWxxaXE5bE9YL0JOaUNEQT09 

During this webinar, we are planning provide background of the work that we do at our agency with a short presentation, followed by a panel discussion. This email serves an invitation to your students across multiple disciplines, including biology, chemistry, communications, epidemiology, environmental science, public health, and many others. We will also discuss current and future opportunities for internships, fellowships, and employment that may also be of interest to students. We would love for your students to join and participate in this upcoming webinar. 

 My contact information is listed below, I am happy to discuss any questions that you may have regarding this upcoming webinar or any future opportunities within NCEH/ATSDR for your students.

 

Kambria Haire, PhD, MPH (she/her)

Environmental Health Scientist

Office of Innovation and Analytics (OIA)

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

nni9@cdc.gov | 770.488.1550 office