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Join us January 3rd- January 31st for Winter Dawg Daze! Check out events happening on campus!

Submit your events for Winter Dawg Daze at fyp.washington.edu/winterdd. Questions, email dawgdaze@uw.edu


Wednesday, January 3

HUB Lost and Found Sale / 9:00 a.m. / Husky Union Building
The HUB Lost & Found Sale, similar to a garage sale, is held on the first Wednesday of each month from 9a-4:30p. Items vary every month and are highly discounted. Past Items have included; iPods, jewelry, jackets, backpacks, sunglasses, textbooks, calculators, usb drives, and much, much more. Stop by the next sale and see what treasures you might find!
FIUTS Wednesday Lunch / 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. / HUB South Ballroom
FIUTS Wednesday Lunch is the longest-running international gathering on the University of Washington campus! Join us once a month during the UW academic quarters for FREE food and great conversation. The lunch is open to all on campus, as well as anyone interested in promoting international understanding. FIUTS Wednesday Lunch is a wonderful place to meet people from all over the world and find out about what's happening at FIUTs.
Students & Startups Information Session [Entrepreneurship] / 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. / See description for details
Have an idea you want to make a reality? Are you passionate about creative problem solving? Want to know what it really means to be an entrepreneur? Join the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship staff and learn about all the different resources available to you. We work with students of every major and discipline, whether you are merely curious about startups and entrepreneurship or passionate about starting your own company while in college. RSVP is required, you can RSVP here.
Salsa Club: Free Beginners Lesson / 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. / Ethnic Cultural Center Unity Room
Learn to salsa (the dance, not the food) with Salsa Club! Beginner friendly, no partner needed. Check out their facebook page to learn more!

Thursday, January 4

First Thursdays: Free Entrance to the Museums / 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. / Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture and the Henry Art Gallery
There are two museums on our campus that take part in Seattle's first Thursday which offers free admissions on the first Thursday of each month. Bring your friends and family to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture and the Henry Art Gallery. Both museums are always free for students with husky card.
Foster School Student Organization Fair / 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. / Paccar Hall, 2nd Floor
Come check out all of the nearly 30 Foster affiliated student organizations. For most organizations, being a business major is not required, making this a great way to participate with the Foster community and fine tune your interests. Each club will be have representatives ready to talk to you!
Tour of Suzzallo & Allen Libraries / 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. / Allen Library Lobby
The Suzzallo & Allen Libraries are the largest of the 11 Libraries on the Seattle campus. They are also among the oldest and most architecturally impressive buildings on campus. They house almost 3 million volumes of humanities, sciences, and social sciences research materials, as well as a number of specialized units and collections and some of the most helpful people in the world. Also located here is Suzzallo Starbucks! At some point in your studies, these are libraries you will want to use. Come take a preview of this remarkable resource.
LSJ Major Info Session / 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. / Smith Hall M261
Law, Societies, and Justice (LSJ) is an interdisciplinary major and minor focused on the role of legal institutions and law in society. Our courses examine legal institutions, punishment, international and domestic rights, justice, policing, immigration, court systems, and other socio-legal topics both at home and around the world. Join us to learn more about requirements, course offerings, study abroad/research/internship opportunities, admissions prerequisites, and the application process.
Economics Major Info Session / 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. / Savery Hall, room 305
Students who study economics learn to decode the systems that are a part of our everyday lives using models and a variety of social and economic data to analyze how decisions are made, and how limited resources are made, traded, and used. In this session, students will learn helpful information about the Department of Economics Undergraduate Program and its Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science majors. Students will also have an opportunity to meet with Department of Economics advisers, and get helpful tips on pursuing Economics as a major at the UW.

Friday, January 5

What in the World is FIUTS? / 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. / HUB room 214
Interested in learning more about the Foundation for International Understanding through Students (FIUTs)? Come to our presentation about FIUTS events, activities, and programs, as well as how we work to promote and engage in cross-cultural communication, international understanding, student leadership, and global connections.
Research Information Sessions / 2:30 p.m.–3:20 p.m. / Mary Gates Hall room 171
Research information sessions address how the Undergraduate Research Program can help students in all fields translate their interests into research opportunities. Sessions provide an overview of undergraduate research at UW, finding research opportunities and research funding, and strategies for approaching potential faculty mentors.
Happy Hour on the Ave for Transfer Students! / 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. / Big Time Brewery - 4133 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
This happy hour social is an event exclusively for UW transfer students and their families (open to all ages)! Come meet other students who understand the process of transferring into the University of Washington. This no-host event is brought to you by UW Transfer Ambassadors (look for us wearing Purple t-shirts!).
Veterans Night Out / 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. / Husky Union Building Games Area
Kick-off to the new year at Veterans Night Out. Bring your family, win prizes, and spend an evening bowling, playing games, and meeting fellow student veterans.

Saturday, January 6

U District Farmers Market / 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. / University Way NE between 50th & 52nd
Did you know the U District has it's own farmers market? Check out this weekly Saturday market right next to campus. Show your husky card to the market info booth on the 1st Saturday of every month and receive $2 Market Bucks to spend at the market!

Sunday, January 7

Women's Basketball vs. Colorado / 2:00 p.m. / Alaska Airlines Arena
Watch the UW Women's Basketball team take on Colorado. Tickets are free for students with Husky Card! Click here to view the full schedule and to purchase additional tickets.

Monday, January 8

LSJ Major Info Session / 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. / Smith Hall M261
Law, Societies, and Justice (LSJ) is an interdisciplinary major and minor focused on the role of legal institutions and law in society. Our courses examine legal institutions, punishment, international and domestic rights, justice, policing, immigration, court systems, and other socio-legal topics both at home and around the world. Join us to learn more about requirements, course offerings, study abroad/research/internship opportunities, admissions prerequisites, and the application process.
FREE Fitness and Mindfulness Classes (though Jan 11th) / 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. / IMA Building (see website for location information)
Try out a FREE IMA fitness and mindfulness class including Zumba, Cardio Kickboxing, Indoor Cycling, ABS. Conditioning and Yoga! All fitness classes are 50 minutes and yoga classes are 60 minutes. All classes are first come, first served - space is limited. See the schedule here and the fitness or mindfulness class descriptions.

Tuesday, January 9

Odegaard Library Tour / 10:30 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. / Odegaard Library, First Floor
Odegaard is the main undergraduate library on campus. In addition to being the home of the largest computer lab on campus, Odegaard also features a writing and research center, sound studio, computer vet help, and more! Come and learn about all the student-centered spaces, resources, and services available in the building. Tours will begin on the first floor near the main entrance and will last about 45 minutes.
FREE Fitness and Mindfulness Classes (though Jan 11th) / 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. / IMA Building (see website for location information)
Try out a FREE IMA fitness and mindfulness class including Zumba, Cardio Kickboxing, Indoor Cycling, ABS. Conditioning and Yoga! All fitness classes are 50 minutes and yoga classes are 60 minutes. All classes are first come, first served - space is limited. See the schedule here and the fitness or mindfulness class descriptions.

Wednesday, January 10

Your Academic Compass: Putting "You" Into Your UW Degree / 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. / Allen Library Research Commons, Green Room A
Students experience success and satisfaction when they find a major that best fits their interests and strengths. This workshop is designed to help first-year students identify their interests and strengths so they can confidently navigate their choices as they discover the academic home that’s right for them. We invite freshmen and transfer students to take this opportunity to learn from academic staff in the College of Arts & Sciences on how to start their UW experience in the right direction.
Commuter Fair / 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. / Husky Union Building room 141, Commuter and Transfer Commons
Come learn about our space that provides resources for commuter and transfer students at the Commuter and Transfer Commons. We will be hosting UW Transportation Services to answer your commuting questions and to display what services they provide around campus.
Odegaard Library Tour / 2:30 p.m.- 3:15 p.m. / Odegaard Library, First Floor
Odegaard is the main undergraduate library on campus. In addition to being the home of the largest computer lab on campus, Odegaard also features a writing and research center, sound studio, computer vet help, and more! Come and learn about all the student-centered spaces, resources, and services available in the building. Tours will begin on the first floor near the main entrance and will last about 45 minutes.
FREE Fitness and Mindfulness Classes (though Jan 11th) / 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. / IMA Building (see website for location information)
Try out a FREE IMA fitness and mindfulness class including Zumba, Cardio Kickboxing, Indoor Cycling, ABS. Conditioning and Yoga! All fitness classes are 50 minutes and yoga classes are 60 minutes. All classes are first come, first served - space is limited. See the schedule here and the fitness or mindfulness class descriptions.
Fire & Ice: A Hot Cocoa & Ice Cream Social! / 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. / Q Center, Husky Union Building room 315
Join the Q Center for hot cocoa and ice cream while you learn about our winter programming! Plus a creative writing activity will be facilitated by our writing group, Q Ink.
Bioengineers without Border (BWB) Winter Kick-Off / 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. / Foege Hall room N130
BWB is an organization open to students in all majors who are interested in creating low-cost, sustainable medical technologies while developing engineering design experience and professionalism. We will be kicking off the quarter and welcoming any interested students to our various design teams. Additionally, two current members will be sharing about their recent trip to Uganda where they attended a conference to present their anesthesia device and meet with local physicians.

Thursday, January 11

Study Abroad Fair / 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. / Husky Union Building Ballrooms
Interested in studying abroad? This is your chance to learn about international study and internship opportunities, attend info sessions, and connect with study abroad alumni. Advisers from UW Study Abroad and fellow UW students will be there to answer your questions.
Electrical Engineering Info Session / 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. / Electrical Engineering Building room 303
The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) degree prepares students to design and build hardware and software for a variety of devices that use electricity, electromagnetics, photonics and quantum phenomena, such as robots, smartphones, lasers, electric power, vehicle control, medical devices and more. Come see our projects and learn how to apply. All are welcome!
FREE Fitness and Mindfulness Classes (through Jan 11th) / 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. / IMA Building (see website for location information)
Try out a FREE IMA fitness and mindfulness class including Zumba, Cardio Kickboxing, Indoor Cycling, ABS. Conditioning and Yoga! All fitness classes are 50 minutes and yoga classes are 60 minutes. All classes are first come, first served - space is limited. See the schedule here and the fitness or mindfulness class descriptions.
Build Your Own Business (BYOB) / 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. / Paccar Hall
BYOB is for undergraduates (of any major) who have big ideas and are willing to work hard to see if those ideas have real potential. It is not a class or club – it’s an entrepreneur-led process of discovery. Students pitch an early idea, collaborate with one another, receive feedback and mentoring, and work through the steps to successfully launch their startup OR move forward with a new idea. No matter if you’ve got a startup in the works or are just beginning to develop an idea, this is a great way to meet other students and entrepreneurs who can help you get your business off the ground! Check out the Facebook event here.

Friday, January 12

Research Information Sessions / 2:30 p.m.–3:20 p.m. / Mary Gates Hall room 171
Research information sessions address how the Undergraduate Research Program can help students in all fields translate their interests into research opportunities. Sessions provide an overview of undergraduate research at UW, finding research opportunities and research funding, and strategies for approaching potential faculty mentors.

Monday, January 15

MLK Day of Service / 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. / See description for details
Join your fellow student veterans this year for Martin Luther King Day of Service.. This year, the Husky Veterans and Student Veteran Life team will give back by helping a local veteran service project to give back to our community. Jobs are both outside and inside and require only that you bring your own work gloves. All volunteers will meet at the UW Light Rail/Link Station parking lot for carpool options. Please email lkmc2@uw.edu for more details!

Tuesday, January 16

Society of Women Engineers Career Fair / 12:30 p.m. / Location TBA (check link below)
The SWE Career Fair is open to all students seeking internships, co-ops, and full time employment in the fields of engineering, science, or technology. Rooted in SWE’s goal to demonstrate the value of diversity in engineering, we aim to aid young professionals pave their way towards career success.
Hot Cocoa and Cookies with Student Leadership Advisers / 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. / Husky Union Building, room 340
Feeling overwhelmed with the number of ways to get involved on campus? Want to talk to some seasoned Huskies who can support you in navigating the UW’s many leadership development opportunities? Come join us for hot cocoa and cookies and meet the Husky Leadership Initiative’s Student Leadership Advisers!

Wednesday, January 17

Coffee & Donuts with Librarians / 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. / Husky Union Building room 141, Commuter and Transfer Commons
Join us for free coffee and donuts and learn about some of the great resources & services the UW Libraries has to offer!

Thursday, January 18

Civil and Environmental Engineering Career Fair / 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m./ Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballrooms
The annual CEE Career Fair connects students and recent graduates with employers who are interested in hiring civil and environmental engineers. The CEE Career Fair is open to all students, no registration required.
Careers in Healthcare for All Majors / 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m./ HUB 334
Join a panel of industry experts as they break down the variety of roles within their organizations, share their own experiences, give advice and answer questions.  Stick around for a chance to mingle and network with company representatives after the panel. Learn more at the Career and Internship Center website.

Friday, January 19

Research Information Sessions / 2:30 p.m.–3:20 p.m. / Mary Gates Hall room 171
Research information sessions address how the Undergraduate Research Program can help students in all fields translate their interests into research opportunities. Sessions provide an overview of undergraduate research at UW, finding research opportunities and research funding, and strategies for approaching potential faculty mentors.

Saturday, January 20

Women's Gymnastics vs. California / 12:30 p.m. / Alaska Airlines Arena
Watch women's gymnastics as they take on California. Students enter for free with Husky card. Click here to view the full schedule and to purchase additional tickets.

Monday, January 22

Managing Transfer Shock: A Panel Discussion with Transfer Students / 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. / Mary Gates Hall room 171E
Sometimes UW feels like a different world compared to many community colleges, and many transfer students struggle with the transition. Learn from transfer students how to avoid "transfer shock" and hit the ground running in the next level of your academic training.
ASUW Elections Information Session / 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. / Husky Union Building Games Area
The UW student government, the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW), holds elections during week 7 of spring quarter every year. Students can make a difference on campus by running for one of eight positions on the ASUW Board of Directors, including President, Vice President, Director of University Affairs, and more! Come learn about the elected positions and how to get involved over bowling and food!

Wednesday, January 24

Learn to make a sticker! / 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. / Fluke Hall room 215, CoMotion MakerSpace
Check out the CoMotion MakerSpace! We provide access to a wide variety of tools and equipment for prototyping, as well as studio space for individuals and teams to create and share projects. At this workshop, you'll have an opportunity to see our space and use our vinyl cutter machine to make your own decals.
Careers in Research for All Majors / 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. / HUB 250
Join a panel of industry experts as they break down the variety of roles within their organizations/teams, share their own experiences, give advice and answer questions.  Stick around for a chance to mingle and network with representatives after the panel. Learn more at the Career and Internship Center website.

Thursday, January 25

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Major Information Session / 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. / Gould Hall, room 142
Landscape architecture is the making of environment that meets the aspirations and needs of human, wildlife, and other biological processes on earth. It encompasses a broad spectrum of practices from design of streetscapes to restoration of habitats and ecosystems. Interested? Attend our upcoming Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Information meeting to learn more about the program and our minor!
Veteran Community College Open House / 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. / Husky Union Building, room 337
Student Veteran Life hosts the 2nd annual Community College Open House. This event is open to all current student veterans to meet and welcome potential new student veterans to the UW. Meet and connect with other students from the CC alma mater.
Build Your Own Business (BYOB) / 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. / Paccar Hall
BYOB is for undergraduates (of any major) who have big ideas and are willing to work hard to see if those ideas have real potential. It is not a class or club – it’s an entrepreneur-led process of discovery. Students pitch an early idea, collaborate with one another, receive feedback and mentoring, and work through the steps to successfully launch their startup OR move forward with a new idea. No matter if you’ve got a startup in the works or are just beginning to develop an idea, this is a great way to meet other students and entrepreneurs who can help you get your business off the ground! Check out the Facebook event here.
Scholarships Fair / 2:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. /Mary Gates Hall Commons
Be sure to drop by the Scholarship Fair! Representatives from local, national an international scholarships will be available to share information about their scholarship programs with you.

Friday, January 26

Research Information Sessions / 2:30 p.m.–3:20 p.m. / Mary Gates Hall room 171
Research information sessions address how the Undergraduate Research Program can help students in all fields translate their interests into research opportunities. Sessions provide an overview of undergraduate research at UW, finding research opportunities and research funding, and strategies for approaching potential faculty mentors.

Monday, January 29

Research Smarter, Not Harder / 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. / Odegaard Library, Learning Studio room 102
Workshop for new and returning transfer students offering tips and tricks to getting a head start on using the libraries and resources for research. Save time! Research Smarter!

Tuesday, January 30

iSchool Employer Career Fair / 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. / Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballrooms
The iSchool Employer Career Fair is an exciting opportunity for UW students to engage with employers interested in hiring a wide range of information technology and information science jobs and internships. Students will find job and internship opportunities in software development, application development, library science, taxonomy and information architecture, information technology consulting, user experience design, and much more. The fair is open students who are seeking jobs and internships in the information science field.
Salud y Shalom: Jewish-American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War / 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. / Thomson Hall, room 317
Eighty years ago, nearly 3,000 Americans embarked for Europe to join the democratically elected Spanish Republic in its effort to repel a military coup led by Francisco Franco, which had the support of Nazi Germany and fascist Italy. In 1992, Prof. Joe Butwin, professor of English and Jewish Studies at the University of Washington, traveled coast to coast interviewing 40 Jewish men and women who had made the trip to Spain in 1937. Join him this winter as he launches the Salud y Shalom digital project, which captures the collective biography of a generation that wrestled with ever-relevant themes of immigration, absorption, patriotism, and alienation.

Wednesday, January 31

Diversity Career Fair / 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. / Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballrooms
The 37th Annual Diversity Career Fair attracts hundreds of local and national employers from business & industry, the non-profit sector and government agencies. We expect the 2018 Diversity Career Fair to be a huge success for employers and students.