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Washington State Senate Honors GO-MAP's 40th Anniversary
The Washington State Senate recently presented the Graduate Opportunities & Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP) with an official Senate Resolution to recognize its 40th anniversary.
SR 8695 honors the contributions that GO-MAP has made on behalf of graduate education and in celebration of the untold thousands of students from diverse communities who have been served by the office since its first cohort in 1970.
The resolution reads:
“ WHEREAS, It is the tradition of the Washington State Senate to honor our state educational
institutions and the programs that further the education of our citizens; and
WHEREAS, The University of Washington's Graduate Opportunity and Minority Achievement
Program - GO-MAP - has for more than 40 years been a driving force in the promotion of academic
excellence and career success for so many students of ethnic minorities and other underrepresented
WHEREAS, GO-MAP has encouraged the growth of a diverse campus community with its
outreach efforts to recruit members of underrepresented groups to pursue graduate level studies at
the University; and
WHEREAS, GO-MAP has played a leading role in building a sense of community among
the diverse groups of students from a wide variety of backgrounds who make up the student and
faculty community of the University of Washington; and
WHEREAS, GO-MAP's programs have directly contributed to the University's reputation
as a leading research institution with an environment where students of every ethnicity may pursue
the goal of academic excellence;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate does hereby
acknowledge and honor the Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program at the
University of Washington”
To learn more about GO-MAP, visit: http://www.grad.washington.edu/gomap/.
UW Doctoral Students Win Future Leaders Award
Jentery Sayers and Shauna K. Carlisle, doctoral students at the University of Washington, have received the annual K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
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We've changed a lot of content, navigation, functionality, and graphics to respond to needs and requests. The new site represents many months of team effort, with extensive input from Graduate Program Assistants, faculty, graduate students, administrators, and many others.
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