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October 24, 2018

It’s the big 5-0 for GO-MAP!

In 1970, the Office for the Recruitment of Minority Graduate and Professional Students was established at UW. While GO-MAP has undergone several name changes, it has always worked to improve access, support and well-being for underrepresented minority graduate students. In academic year 2019-20, this amazing office turns 50! I have charged a planning committee to…


June 28, 2018

UW Ph.D. student wins $100,000 Schmidt Science Fellowship

Hal Holmes, a doctoral candidate in Bioengineering, has been selected as an inaugural Schmidt Science Fellow, an incredible honor that includes a $100,000 stipend and participation in a global meeting series — beginning at the University of Oxford in July — where fellows will learn about a range of scientific fields. Holmes — whose research on the development of an automated…


December 5, 2017

Proposed tax bills’ impact on grad students

The following message was sent to all UW graduate students by Graduate School Dean David L. Eaton: Dear UW Graduate Student, As I’m sure you are aware, Congress has proposed significant changes to our tax system, which could have a very real impact on graduate students. There is a House bill and a Senate bill…


November 17, 2017

UW nominates 5 graduate students for Schmidt Science Fellowship

Five UW graduate students have been nominated for the highly competitive Schmidt Science Fellows program. Read more about nominees, whose research interests range from child mortality to climate impact. The Schmidt Science Fellows program aims to create a new generation of scientific leaders. Fellows enter a special postdoctoral study in a field different from the…