Higher Education Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn: Higher Education  September 18, 2019  12 pm – 1:30 pm Bethaday Community Learning Space 605 SW 108th St Seattle, WA 98146   The Racial Equity Team, Equity in Education Coalition and The Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees, and Communities of Color have organized monthly Lunch and Learns on topics that disproportionately impact children […]
Sep 9, 2019

STEM networks aim to diversify tech fields

Student and professional organizations push for corporate culture changes in the effort to diversify the science and technology fields.
Jun 19, 2019

Global travel shapes views of diversity in higher ed

The National Association for Diversity Officers in Higher Education's international trips help give global context to the work of helping students of color.
Apr 9, 2019

First-generation college students pursue degrees despite obstacles

Each first-generation student’s story, by definition, begins with their parents’ stories. But being the first in your family to be on track to graduate with a four-year degree also comes with obstacles.
Jun 8, 2018

Victims of violence in Mexico get help from unique university program

Academic program offers victims' families legal and mental health help, and in some cases publicity to pressure the government to investigate crimes.
Sep 20, 2016

Scam targets UW international students from China

Students were told they would get a 5 percent break on their tuition if they paid through an organization, police say.
Aug 2, 2016

UW Ebola researcher investigated for sexual harassment, misuse of funds

University of Washington investigation describes abusive behavior and fear of retaliation in a lab run by researcher Michael Katze.
Jul 1, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court upholds race-based college admissions

The court ruled 4-3 in favor of a University of Texas at Austin admissions policy intended to foster racial and ethnic diversity on campus.
Jun 23, 2016

How student movements for racial justice can survive summer break

What happens when students leading the charge for progress on race graduate? Groups at Seattle U, UW and SPU say they have plans.
Jun 21, 2016

The importance of the local in Global Health education

The classroom is the right place to practice the importance of local community input when it comes to international aid.
Jun 16, 2016

What’s the rush? Students in Finland embrace the gap year

In Finland, the gap year before (or during) college isn't just for the elite. Many young Finns benefit from a short break in studies.
Jun 10, 2016

Seattle University dean, subject of sit-in, placed on leave

Three weeks into a student sit-in demanding a less Eurocentric and more racially aware curriculum, the Matteo Ricci College dean has been put on leave.
Jun 1, 2016

Seattle University sit-in protests curriculum, school culture

A sit-in at Seattle University protests the Eurocentric curriculum, the school climate and the resignation of the dean of the Matteo Ricci College program.
May 19, 2016
UW president Ana Mari Cuace is presented with an honorary blanket by Lummi tribal member Luanne Wilson. (Photo by Sharayah Lane)

Will anything come of the UW President’s visit to the Lummi Nation?

It’s only 90 miles away, but for a young woman who grew up on the Lummi Reservation, the University of Washington is a completely different world.
Feb 28, 2016

Frustrated with regulations, UW international students turn to illegal work

With international student populations at UW increasing every year, more and more are working under the table to make ends meet.
Mar 18, 2014