WiSE Conference 2018

The College of Engineering WiSE program and WiSE Advisory Board (WAB) is pleased to be hosting the Annual WiSE conference. The WiSE program and conference strives to empower women studying and/or pursuing their future and present careers within the engineering, technology and science fields. To discover new and diverse opportunities, identify personal strengths, and energize their dreams and motivation to embark on new academic and professional ventures. This conference is focused toward the woman scholar and learner who is interested in and/or pursuing engineering and science.   This one day annual conference hosts over 300 women each year and continues to grow. Participants range from collegiate (university and community college) to high school students as well as professionals.

 Registration is now open for the 27th Annual Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) conference: www.engr.uw.edu/wiseconf



Saturday, March 3, 2018


HUB – Seattle Campus


Workshops and presentations will be offered all day that speak to the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) educational and career opportunities as well as personal enrichment and professional development. We encourage our women scholars of science and engineering at all levels to attend. There are great opportunities to network and explore opportunities.

  • Attendees Engage and Explore the Opportunities and Pathways in STEM
  • Attend the Career Resource Fair (CRF) to connect and network with education and industry sponsors and recruiters.

On-line registration will close Saturday, February 19, 2018. There will be no on-site registration.

Any inquiries about the conference registration process may be directed to the registration center.


KATHERINE GLESSER and/or Andrew Chesterfield

kglesser@uw.edu / agchest@uw.edu
Conference Coordinator, Conference Services
Housing & Food Services


If you have questions regarding the conference or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the WiSE Advisory Board (WAB) 2018 conference  committee at uwwise@uw.edu.

To learn more about this event or UW WiSE please visit our website:


Or our Facebook Page:


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All Majors – Careers in Healthcare

When you think about a career in healthcare, doctors and nurses might be the first careers you think of, but there are hundreds of other healthcare careers and jobs that don’t require a medical or health-related degree.

Join us for an employer panel + networking with employers about options in healthcare (for all majors) on January 18th, 2017.  Learn about what employers look for when hiring, and gain a better understanding of how to conduct your job search in a more effective and strategic way. Gain insight, ask questions, and network with a variety of employers from heath related fields.


Participating employers include:

Register Now for the 2018 Diversity Leadership Conference

Registration is open now for the 2018 Diversity Leadership Conference: Understanding Self in the Context of Community.

This *FREE* half-day conference is open to all undergraduate students, and provides an opportunity for skill-building, connection with staff and community facilitators, and exploration of current and relevant leadership topics and concepts.

Students can elect to participate in the Leadership Workshop Track (rotating workshops, all levels and class years) or can apply to participate in the Advanced Leadership Track (a more intensive 3-hour training led by UW staff, juniors and seniors preferred). More information on the workshops and conference can be found on the Husky Leadership Initiative website.  The event will close with a networking reception featuring recent UW alumni (appetizers provided).


Diversity Leadership Conference: Understanding Self in the Context of Community

Friday, February 9, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center

Register now!


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Scholarship Fair and Scholarship Talks

We hope to see you at the Scholarship Fair next Thursday, January 25th from 2:00-5:30pm in Mary Gates Hall!  Over 25 programs will be tabling and we’ll hear from 7 different scholarships during information sessions throughout the day.  Sign-up for a reminder and we’ll see you there!


  • Learn about over 25 different scholarship and fellowship programs. Drop by any time during the fair!
  • January 25th | 2pm-5:30pm |  Sign-up for a reminder


Leadership 1000: College Success Foundation

  • Learn about the Leadership 1000 scholarship, an award of $1,000-$5,000 per academic year for Washington state residents enrolled in a Washington state college.
  • 12:30-1:30pm | Reserve your spot

Schwarzman Scholars Information Session:

  • The Schwarzman Scholars is a selective, global fellowship that funds an 11-month Master’s degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University.
  • 12:30-1:30pm | Save your spot

Princeton in Asia

  • Do service-work abroad and build relationships with local communities after you graduate!
  • 2:00-2:25pm | Save your spot

FLAS: Last minute tips

  • Working on your Foreign Language & Area Studies application for summer study abroad or language study for next year? Come to the session for last minute tips!
  • 2:30-3:00pm | Save your spot

Washington Space Grant

  • Calling STEM majors! Learn about Space Grant scholarships for students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering & Math!
  • 3:00-3:50pm | Save your spot

Marshall Scholarships

  • Become one of 40 scholars who will go to the United Kingdom to earn their graduate degree.  Learn more about this program & how to apply at this session!
  • 4:00-5:00pm | Save your spot

Knight-Hennessy: Stanford

  • Become one of 100 scholars who will receive a full 3 year scholarship for graduate study at Stanford.
  • 5:15pm-6:15pm | Save your spot


Gilman Scholarship Info Session

The Gilman scholarship application for study abroad is scheduled to open in the coming days. and is due on March 6th. Students can earn up to $5,000.  The application deadline applies to students beginning study abroad programs in summer, early fall or fall.  Students must be undergraduates  receiving a Pell grant as part of their financial aid to be eligible.


Info sessions are at the following times:

  • Thursday, January 18, 2:00-3:30 p.m. (MGH 171)
  • Wednesday, January 24, 1:30-3:00 p.m. (MGH 171)
  • Thursday, February 1, 3:00-4:30 p.m. (ECC)
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2:30-4:00 p.m.(MGH 171)



More information about the Gilman can be found  at:


Sixth Annual Public Health Scholar Bowl at Saint Louis University

Public Health Scholar Bowl 2018

Early registration for the 6th Annual Public Health Scholar Bowl at Saint Louis University ends February 1st.

Public Health Scholar Bowl is the premier opportunity for the next generation of public health leaders from across the nation to connect with their peers, apply their knowledge, and compete to win up to $1,000 in the Quiz Bowl and Case Study competitions.

Last year, 100% of participants said they would recommend the Public Health Scholar Bowl to others.

Teams in the case-study competition will receive a case two weeks prior to the competition. During those two weeks, team members will work together to propose a solution and prepare a presentation that will be judged by leading public health professionals. The Quiz Bowl trivia competition tests knowledge current public health topics ranging from disease outbreaks to global and community health.

Register by February 1st to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount.


Register now:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd1FnrrAyHmtSsKQxQ0h-QWtLGtZk0jtYy-hmvjnPIj10z67A/viewform

Learn more about the Scholar Bowl by visiting SLU’s website or by checking out this video from last year’s event. Stay tuned for more updates on lodging, speakers, and more.

Questions? Email publichealthbowl@slu.edu




The Johns Hopkins team won 2nd Place in the Quiz Bowl after answering questions about behavioral theory, epidemiological methods, and more.

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The Ohio State University team is all smiles after completing their winning case study. Last year, teams offered solutions to dealing with mental health issues on college campuses.

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UW Pre-Health Conference

On behalf of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students, we are happy to invite you to the 17th annual Pre-Health Conference! The conference is the largest Pre-Health Conference at the University of Washington and is open to all high school and undergraduate students.

The theme of the conference is “Redefine Healthcare: Inspiring the Next Generation of Healthcare Professionals,” which is a call to you to stretch the bounds of healthcare. It will focus deeply on the variety of careers in the healthcare system and the multitudes of paths that you may take to get there, as well as address the importance of diversity in the health professions in order to address the nation’s need to eliminate inequities in the quality of health care for underserved communities. Each of our breakout sessions will exemplify the themes of community, diversity, and equity.

The conference is filling up quickly, so make sure to sign up today!

Why should students to sign up?

Students will have the opportunity to:

  1. Network with high school students, undergraduate students, University of Washington medical students, and health-care professionals from all different fields.
  2. Attend workshops to broaden students’ perspectives on what “healthcare” means, and all of the different factors that go into being a well-rounded healthcare professional.

Date: Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Location: University of Washington Husky Union Building (Seattle Campus)

Ticket Prices: Undergraduate Students- $15

Ticket Purchase: Tickets may be purchased online or at the door (limited quantity).
Online link: tinyurl.com/2018MAPSPHC

Conference Attire: The event will be business casual.



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