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February 27, 2024

Research University Alliance: Designing Your Postdoc – 3/13, 8:30 a.m. RSVP by 3/6

We are thrilled to invite you all to our upcoming event tailored specifically for you – Designing Your Postdoc on Wednesday, March 13th, from 8:30 am-1:00 pm at the Husky Union Building (HUB) room 145! This workshop is designed to provide early-stage postdocs with invaluable insights and guidance.  Led by Dr. Sofie Kleppner, Associate Vice Provost and Associate Dean at Stanford University’s Office…


February 21, 2024

COE: Coffee Chat, “Implicit Bias – Navigating Unconscious Waters” – 2/23, 3:00 p.m.

We’re excited to invite you to the next installment of our Coffee Chat series on Friday, Feb. 23 3-4:30pm in EE 403. As always, coffee, tea, and pastries will be provided. Come meet fellow grad students to reflect on your time in graduate school and have some meaningful and fun conversations. This month’s theme will be Implicit Bias –…


Buerk Center: Upcoming Events, Competition & Fellowship Info Sessions – posted 2/21

The Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship has a lot of upcoming events and opportunities for students interested in entrepreneurship, seeking mentorship, and looking for opportunities to get expert feedback on their business ideas. Applications will open soon for the Dempsey Startup Competition, the University of Washington’s annual business plan competition for students across the region. Student-led startups can…


February 20, 2024

LEED Training – WINTER 2024 Webinars

To launch the start of a momentous year, we’re excited to provide more opportunities for live and on-demand training, aimed at assisting students in obtaining their LEED credential. Could you kindly share the following invitation with both students and faculty in The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Washington? Please CC…


UW: Call for Husky Seed Fund Applications – apply by 3/26

Calling all UW students from all campuses!    Do you have an innovative idea that would enhance the UW student experience? The Husky Seed Fund has the resources to make your idea a reality! Created by students for students, the Husky Seed Fund provides up to $5,000 for you or a small team to pursue your…


February 12, 2024

sci-MI: Science Mentorship Institute is Looking for Volunteers – posted 2/12

The Science Mentorship Institute (sci-MI), an organization founded by college students to provide free research mentorship and bridge the gap between science/research engagement and high school students in vulnerable communities. We are reaching out to you about volunteer opportunities at sci-MI for science research mentorship programs for high school students. Made up of graduate students,…


February 1, 2024

CC@E: Learn to Dine Professionally at the Etiquette Dinner – 2/20 5:00 p.m.

If you’re looking to upgrade your dining skills & improve your business professionalism, attend this year’s Etiquette Dinner, hosted by the CC@E. This annual event will teach participants the difference between “eating” and “dining” as well as some basic do’s and don’ts over a fun, three-course seated meal. Attire is business casual. Tickets are $20…


January 31, 2024

GradeSWE: Committee Recruitment – apply by 2/2

The applications will close on February 2nd. GradSWE Committees Professional Development Committee: This committee focuses on cultivating mentorships between SWE members and industry professionals to expand networks, provide career trajectory guidance, and engage in professional development. Examples of past events: Quarterly Industry Networking Happy Hours, Marketing your research for Grad School and Beyond workshops, Women…


January 24, 2024

COE: Coffee Chat, “Equity in STEM – Bridging the Divide” – 1/26, 3:00 p.m.

We’re excited to invite you to the next installment of our Coffee Chat series on Friday, Jan. 26, from 3-4:30 pm ECE 403. As always, coffee, tea, and pastries will be provided. Meet fellow grad students to reflect on your time in graduate school and have some meaningful and fun conversations. This month’s theme will be Equity…


January 17, 2024

AWIS: Generative AI – The Good, The Bad, and The Unknown – 1/17, 6:00 p.m.

We hope to see you this evening! 6:00PM, Fred Hutch Thomas Building – Sze Auditorium 6:30PM, Online Join Seattle AWIS and Seattle AAUW as we explore the ever-expanding role of generative AI in our education and work lives. Meet our speaker: Dr. Terry Gray earned a PhD in computer science from UCLA, and as a…



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