Movie screening of "An American Ascent" on Feb. 21

Join Voyage UW on February 21st at 7 p.m. in the Ethnic Cultural Theater for a screening of An American Ascent, a riveting documentary that follows the first African-American expedition team to tackle North America's highest peak, Denali. Rosemary Saal and Adina Scott, two climbers on the team, will join us afterwards for a Q&A about the importance on diversity and women leadership in the outdoors.

Sean Notes | Faculty Friday: Anu Taranath

Really fascinating Faculty Friday post today by Quinn Russel Brown on a class being tought by Anu Taranath, a senior lecturer in Compartive History of Ideas and English about how to talk about power and privilege on campuses. Getting comfortable about talking about uncomfortable things is a key element of the course and Taranath has multiple ways in which she facilitates the conversation.

Sean Notes | 10th Annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lectures - The Psychological Science of Inequity and Inequality

The 10th Annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lectures presents The Psychological Science of Inequity and Inequality. These free lectures discuss the latest research on factors affecting quality of life for underrepresented and non-majority individuals. As part of this popular series, notable experts from across the nation come to the University of Washington to co-present with faculty from the UW Department of Psychology.

This free, public series is made possible by a generous bequest from Professor Allen L. Edwards.

Sean Notes | 2015 Winter Powwow

Image credit: UW Daily/Lindsey Yamada

UW Daily reporter Mohammed Kloub covered the 2015 UW Winter Powwow in his article The power of the powwow. Sponsored by the UW American Indian Student Commission (AISC), the UW Winter Powwow is an intertribal and intergenerational event that celebrates people and place allowing students and cummunity members from many tribes to keep culture and traditions alive for current and future generations. 

Sean Notes | Jodi Melamed Presents on Diversity at UW Bothell's IAS Distinguished Lecture Series

On Thursday, November 20, 2014 Jodi Melamed, Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies at Marquette University presented an engaging and provocative lecture at UW Bothell (UWB) titled "What are the Stakes of What Diversity Means? Capitalism, Collective Existence, the University, and Beyond".

Sean Notes | Judy Bluehorse Skelton at AASHE 2014

Judy Bluehorse Skelton (Nez Perce/Cherokee), Senior Instructor at Portland State University (PSU), recenlty presented at the 2014 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in Portland, Oregon on the topic of "Indigenous Practices for Sustainability". Below are quotes from Bluehorse Skelton live-tweeted during the event: