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Lavender Graduation

Welcome to the weekly countdown to Lavender Graduation 2013! An event not to be missed…
Graduate and celebrate all of you! Lavender Grad is open to any student eligible, at any level (undergrad or graduate/professional) for a graduation in the 2012-2013 (including fall 2013) academic year. The Q Center and QSC host Lavender Graduation as a time for the UW queer, trans*, two-spirit, same gender loving, and allied communities to come together and celebrate our multiple identities, our accomplishments, and sheer AWESOMENESS. 

APPLY NOW- College of the Environment Scholarships

College of the Environment Scholarships
The College of the Environment is pleased to announce the availability of student scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Deadline: April 17, 2013
This scholarship is made possible by the generosity of donors. The scholarship was created to support both undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in the College of the Environment. 

Krip Hop, Police Brutality Profiling & Disability Justice oriented event coming up!

The ASUW Student Disability Commission, the D Center at the University of Washington and the Q Center at the University of the Washington presents “Broken Bodies, Brainwash Ph.Ds. PBP: Police Brutality Profiling”.
March 8th from 5:00 to 6:30 at the Ethnic Cultural Center (Room TBD – The Black Room)
The event is FREE and open to the community. No identification of any kind is needed to attend. 

University of Washington McNair Scholars Program Application Deadline is April 5, 2013 by 5:00pm

The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program prepares undergraduates for doctoral study through involvement in research and scholarly activities. For more information please go to: http://depts.washington.edu/uwmcnair/description.htm
Printable PDF of McNair Applications can be found at:
In order to apply for the McNair Program, you must meet the following eligibility criteria set by the U.S. Department of Education. Because this is a federally funded program, these are strict requirements. 

oSTEM Speaker Panel — November 29th

Please forward to your students if appropriate.
oSTEM is a new student group for LBGT students in the STEM disciplines. We are hosting a speakers panel next Thursday that we thought might be of interest to more than just STEM majors. The panel includes out STEM professionals and a transgender activist that has worked to include gender identity in the Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). 

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