UW Graduate School

Advocacy


August 12, 2020

New Title IX Regulations effective August 14, 2020

Title IX, Title VII, VAWA, Washington state law, and University of Washington policy collectively prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, pregnant or parenting status, and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) identity. Anyone may contact the Office of the Title IX Coordinator about sex and gender discrimination, including sexual or gender-based…


September 25, 2019

Explore GSEE’s History (formerly GO-MAP)

This story is part of a series celebrating the 50th anniversary of GO-MAP, now known as GSEE. Learn more. Welcome to the start of the GSEE story! We are so proud of our history, our struggles, our achievements, and, especially, our alumni.  As part of our 50th anniversary celebration, we produced a timeline that incorporates profiles of…


September 21, 2017

Fostering Inclusive Classrooms as a TA

How do we, as TAs or RAs, work to include all students we work with, given the difficult times the nation is in? — Anonymous  This week’s answer is courtesy of Gonzalo Guzman, pre-doctoral instructor in American Ethnic Studies and the College of Education.  To say we live in “difficult times” would be an understatement. This is…


February 9, 2017

Women’s March

Emily Kalah Gade, Ph.D. candidate in political science, explained in the Washington Post how the Women’s March may lead to social movement.


November 23, 2016

Self-Reflection and Dialogue

Many of us will be spending the long weekend with loved ones—both biological and chosen.  A time for sharing and holding space with family and friends is much-needed—not only because you have all been working so hard this quarter—but also because the current political climate has been difficult to bear (to say the least). This…


November 3, 2016

Thriving in Graduate School 2.0

GSEE invited Core Programs staff to facilitate a power hour event called Thriving in Graduate School.  Graduate students who attended had the opportunity to learn from a panel of experienced graduate students of color currently working on their Masters and Doctoral degrees.  These included Jessica Hernandez (Marine and Environmental Affairs & Environmental and Forest Sciences), Crystal…


October 13, 2016

Making UW Your Own – #UWGradSuccess

Recently, two graduate students from Chemistry, Sarah Vorpahl and Nick Montoni, organized and led a day-long gathering focused on Strengthening STEM through Diversity. The meeting brought together leaders from UW student organizations, as well as faculty, staff, and community partners to collectively discuss issues of equity in STEM and to develop concrete strategies that will…


December 17, 2015

Helicopter Research

Keolu Fox and Kate West, two UW Ph.D. students, are fighting “helicopter research,” researchers coming in, taking data, and leaving, with no concern about the community.