This year’s free College Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention (CCSAP) annual conference will be at the Alder Auditorium in Alder Hall at the University of Washington on Monday, May 21st, 2018 from 9:30-5:00 p.m.
- Helene White, Rutgers University, a legend in the field who will be retiring this summer, presenting on lessons learned in 43 years of research on college student substance use
- Linda Major, University of Nebraska, presenting on environmental strategies to reduce heavy episodic (or “binge”) drinking
- David Arnold, BACCHUS Initiative of NASPA, presenting on best practices in peer education
- Lara Hunter, Stony Brook University and the National Director of the acclaimed Red Watch Band program, presenting on their bystander intervention program for alcohol emergencies
- Caleb Banta-Green, University of Washington, presenting on the opiate epidemic and what it means for us on college campuses
The schedule is attached, and final details will be sent to registered participants the week before the event.
How does someone attend?
Simply provide your name, email, and organization through the following link, and you’ll be set:
Please register by Friday, May 18
Want a study break? Free food?
If so, the Peace Corps at UW has just the thing! We’ll be helping UW Pantry May 30th. While this event will happen 4-9pm you will sign up for a 1-hour shift through UW Pantry. The details:
- Time: 4-9 pm
- Place: Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
- Date: Saturday, May 30th, 2018
We’ll have a team of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers helping out–so, you can talk to past volunteers while you volunteer! This is a great way to decompress from studying, get involved with your campus community, and see if the Peace Corps is right for you. The event flyer is attached below.
We only have 15 slots available, and they’re going fast. So, RSVP!
“Apply to be a UW Leaders (UWL) mentor and join a team dedicated to creating an empowering community centered around growth and leadership development! As a proud Latinx queer womxn and Director for next year’s cohort, I really value unconventional, intersectional leadership and hope to create a team that shares these values!
If you’re interested and want to learn more about this position I’ll be hanging out in the ASUW+ Suite (Right in front of UWL Office) on the following dates/times:
- Thursday, May 10th 10am-12pm
- Monday, May 14th 5-7pm
Also feel free to check us out online: http://uwleaders.asuw.org/
BLHC is hosting an event for students interested in a career in healthcare administration! We will have 3 healthcare finance professionals, including an alumni who works as a senior associate at PWC, presenting about their experiences and career development. We thought public health students would be interested in this event, and we were hoping you’d share with the major!
Below is the link to our Facebook event page. Please let us know if you have any questions.
- Ask a Diplomat: State Department Careers (Tuesday, 5/15)
- Thomson Hall Room 317, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Our Diplomat in Residence Dorothy Ngutter will be here to answer all your questions about jobs, internships, and the application process for careers with the U.S. Department of State. Perfect for students looking to get a job or internship in diplomacy, and State welcomes students from all backgrounds, not just international affairs.
- Meet the Recruiter: The National Bureau of Asian Research (Wednesday, 5/16)
- Thomson Hall Room 317, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Ever wonder what it’s like working at a research think tank? NBR’s VP of Human Resources Kailani Cordell will be hosting an info session to talk about their current job and internship openings. The National Bureau of Asian Research has offices in both Seattle and Washington DC.
- Global Security Careers Panel with Microsoft (Next Thursday, 5/24)
- Odegaard Library Room 220, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Interested in a tech career that doesn’t involve software engineering? Representatives from the Microsoft Global Security Center of Intelligence will be visiting to talk about topics on information operations, the Microsoft Global Security Research Fellowship, and the career path from academia to private sector intelligence. Doors open at 3:30, event starts at 4:00 p.m. Refreshments served. Register today: bit.ly/Microsoft18
Are you interested in learning more about global health economics and sustainable development?
Check out this event hosted by the UW Economics Undergraduate Board next Thursday, May 17th, at 6:00 pm in EEB 105!
Conversation & Book Signing with William H. Foege
Thursday, May 17, 2018
1:30pm – 2:30pm
(book signing to follow)
Room A420 Health Sciences Building
1959 NE Pacific St , Seattle, WA 98195
The former CDC director and public health luminary is known for devising the strategy that led to the eradication of smallpox. Dr. Foege will speak with students about his career and his new book, which covers the history of public health crises and interventions over the last two centuries. Limited number of copies for purchase.
The Department of Global Health and School of Public Health