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Welcome to the Classics Advising Blog. We use this space to share information about opportunities available on the UW campus and beyond that may be of interest to students in the Classics Department.

October 15, 2019

Robin Chang and Emily Smith of the UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards and the Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity write with information about five scholarship programs that may be of interest to Classics majors who might be considering future graduate studies, work for an international affairs think tank, or language study abroad:
Graduate school funding opportunities:

o   UW information session Wednesday...

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October 7, 2019

Alex Betz, a double major in Biochemistry and Classical Studies, participated this past summer in a program in Mallorca, Spain as part of the Landscape, Encounters, and Identity Project (to learn more about LEIA, click HERE).  A Jim Greenfield Travel Bursary from the Department of Classics provided Alex with financial assistance to enable his participation in this program and additional travel to Rome.  We share here his report:

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 One hundred miles to the south of Barcelona lies the island of Mallorca, a Mediterranean isle that has served as a major trading hub for the region since the early iron age. Over the summer of 2019 I had the chance to visit Mallorca myself as a student with the LEIA (Landscape, Encounters, and Identity Anthropology) project. Our primary goal was to use GPS mapping and photo arrays to construct and contextualize these...

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October 4, 2019

The University of Tennessee Department of Classics invites submissions by Nov 18, 2019 for its 2020 Undergraduate Classics Conference. 

More information at the conference web site: https://classics.utk.edu/ugcc.php

UW students interested in applying to the conference are encouraged to consult with one of the (UW) faculty about their plans. 

September 30, 2019

The UW Career and Internship Center has announced programs during Autumn 2019 for pre-law undergraduates and alumni here.  Programs include workshops, law school panels, and small-group coaching

September 30, 2019

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is excited to announce the application period for Undergraduate Community-Based Internships (UCBI). If you are interested in working with nonprofit and public sector organizations, please read on --

UCBI is a paid internship program for undergraduate students interested in public service to explore, contribute, and grow as they work in, with, and for local communities. Internships run January to June; interns work on-site at host organizations throughout King County and participate in weekly cohort meetings on campus with peers and Carlson Center staff for deeper dives into power, privilege, identity, and other salient issues they confront in their daily work. The intern application will open on Monday, October 7. Prospective interns are highly encouraged to attend an upcoming info session next week:
Tuesday, October 8, 12:30-1:30 (MGH 171)
Thursday,...

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