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May 24, 2021

Urban Design and Planning interdisciplinary Ph.D. student named to the 2021 Husky 100

Congratulations to Lan T. Nguyen, a doctoral student in the Graduate School’s interdisciplinary Urban Design and Planning Ph.D. program, who was honored as part of the 2021 Husky 100! Lan studies the impact of natural disasters on communities, particularly, communities of color. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Lan helped launch a symposium with other graduate students…


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…


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.”



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