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GO-MAP Spring Quarter Events!

March 27, 2012

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Welcome back, Affinity Leaders!We hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable break and wish you a great start to spring quarter. We would like to take a moment to share the events and programs that GO-MAP has planned this spring. We look forward to seeing you during the quarter!

Spring Quarter Events

Quarterly Receptions:

Each quarter GO-MAP hosts a signature reception that provides an opportunity for students to network, share experiences and build a community of support at the UW. Staff, faculty and students from all disciplines are encouraged to attend and enjoy good food and great company!

(This week!)

Prospective Student Days

Spring Quarter Reception

Thurs., March 29th, 4-6PM

The UW Club

Register here

End of the Year Celebration!

Thurs., May 24th, 4-6PM

Waterfront Activities Center

Register here

Mangels Lectures:

The Mangels Lecture Series features minority scholars and thinkers from a range of disciplines. All lectures are free and open to the public, however online registration is required.

As the Future Catches You:
The Impact of Genetic, Digital and Knowledge Innovations
Juan Enriquez, Co-founder, Synthetic Genomics Inc. & Managing Director, Excel Venture Management
Wed., April 11th, 6:30-8PM
Kane Hall, 130
Register here

ViA Luncheons:
The Voices in Academia (ViA) Luncheon Series provides opportunities for featured faculty members and students to discuss topics relevant to graduate student success.

Effective Leadership Methods and Traits
James Antony, Associate Vice Provost & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the Graduate School; Professor, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies; Adjunct Professor, Department of Sociology
Tues., April 24th, 12-1:30PM
Odegaard, 220
Register here

Grant Writing in the Natural Sciences
Sheila Lukehart, Assistant Dean for Research & Graduate Education; Director, University of Washington STD & HIV Research Training Program; Professor of Medicine and Global Health; Adjunct Professor of Microbiology; and Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Tues., May 1st, 12-1:30PM
Peterson Rm., Allen Library
Register here

Gaining Support for Diversity Research
Tessa Evans-Campbell, Associate Professor School of Social Work; Masters in Social Work Program Director; Associate Director of the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute
Date & Time TBD
Register here


Co-Sponsored Events:
How to Study Race at UW:
A Lunch Conversation on Graduate Studies, Interdisciplinarity & Social Justice
Simpson Center for the Humanities
April 4th, 12PM
Communications Bldg., 206
More information
Register here

The Waters that Connect Us:
Symposium of Native & Indigenous Scholarship

Native Organization of Indigenous Scholars

May 4th

Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall

More information

The 20th Annual McNair/EIP/GO-MAP Research Conference
Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Program
May 17th – 19th
UW Seattle Campus
More information

Staying Connected Socials:

Please join us every 3rd Friday of the month for a night of relaxed conversation, networking, and fun with UW graduate students of color from all disciplines.

April 20th, 5-8PM

Hotel Deca, The District Lounge

May 18th, 5-8PM

Hotel Deca, The District Lounge

Please contact gomap if you have any questions. We also encourage you to check out the other professional development events offered by the Graduate School this quarter.

The GO-MAP Staff

Cynthia, Anthony, Krischanna, Chris & Sophia

Graduate Opportunities & Minority Achievement Program
University of Washington, The Graduate School
G-1 Communication Building, Box 353770 | Seattle, Washington 98195-3770
Tel: 206.543.9016 | Toll Free: 800.524.9122 | Fax: 206.685.3234
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*While many of GO-MAP’s events are geared toward minority and underrepresented students, they are open to all University of Washington graduate students, faculty and staff, especially those interested in maintaining and increasing a diverse graduate student population and wishing to network with graduate students of color.

**The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, contact the Office of the ADA Coordinator, at least 10 days in advance of the event. access (e-mail).


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