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May 13, 2020

GO-MAP and interdisciplinary students named to the Husky 100

A big congratulations to Erin Lee and Mollie McDonnell, two students within the Graduate School’s programs who were named to the Husky 100 for 2020. They were two of 100 students honored across UW’s three campuses this year for their work building inclusive communities. Erin is a Graduate Staff Assistant for GO-MAP, a Graduate School…

May 11, 2020

In Memory of Dr. Gabriel Gallardo

Dr. Gabriel Gallardo, associate vice president for student success of the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity (OMA&D), has passed away. Dr. Gallardo was also a staunch supporter of GO-MAP, and everyone at the Graduate School mourns this loss. Read more >

December 14, 2019

ARCS Foundation features UW Student Kate Dusenberry

Kate is a student in the Medical Scientist Training and Genome Sciences programs as well as a key member of Element, the university’s women’s ultimate team.  Instagram >  Twitter >

April 23, 2019

2019 Graduate School Medal Winner

Brandon Tuan Nguyen, a doctoral student in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, has been selected as the 2019 Graduate School Medal winner, which confers a $5,000 award. Brandon is in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, as well as a DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) mentor, and he was awarded a 2018 HuskyADAPT Impact…

Eight UW postdoctoral researchers receive awards from the Washington Research Foundation

The Fellows will conduct original research, primarily in the life sciences, at Washington state research institutions, and WRF will contribute up to $277,500 per Fellow for salary, benefits and expenses during the three-year projects. Read more >

April 15, 2019

Ph.D. student in Near and Middle Eastern Studies has won a Libraries Student Employee Scholarship

Melinda Cohoon, a Ph.D. student in Near and Middle Eastern Studies, has won a Libraries Student Employee Scholarship. Melinda receives $1,000 and will be honored at a reception. Congratulations, Melinda!

April 12, 2019

We’re planning something big

There has been a wonderful energy on campus this quarter from visitors admiring our flowering grounds, prospective students touring campus, and of course from our dedicated students, staff and faculty. The excitement is shared by our planning committee, which has been hard at work coordinating events to celebrate GO-MAP’s 50th in the 2019–2020 academic year….

April 10, 2019

Near and Middle Eastern Studies Ph.D. student awarded Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

The fellowship will support Will Bamber for a full year of writing as he completes his dissertation, “Fez & Sherwani: Consumption, Self-fashioning and Ottoman Influence in late Nineteenth Century South Asia.”

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…

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