Monthly Archives: October 2011

Scholarship 101 and 201 Information Sessions

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards will be offering these upcoming sessions: Freshman Scholarship 101: Getting Started in the Search for Scholarships Specifically designed for freshmen and sophomores, this introductory workshop provides students with information to begin the … Continue reading

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FREE Graduate Program Practice Tests, 11/6/11, 12:00PM

This is a great opportunity for any student interested in pursuing graduate school. FREE Graduate Program Practice Tests [GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, PCAT] Kaplan’s Free Practice Test Event is back!  This quarter we’re making the event more convenient than ever.  Students … Continue reading

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Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Information Session, 11/4/11, 1:30PM

Lynn Miyauchi of the Japanese Consulate in Seattle will be giving a brief presentation about the JET program at UW on Friday, November 4th. “JET to Japan”:  Working in Japan with the Japan Exchange & Teaching Program Friday, November 4, … Continue reading

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25th MS/UW Symposium in Computational Linguistics, 10/28/11, 3:30PM

25th MS/UW Symposium in Computational Linguistics Location: Microsoft, Building 99, lecture hall 1919 (Map: http://msw/Campus/MapsBuildings/Maps/Pages/default.aspx?Z=17&L1=47.642188562082595&L2=-122.14213371276902&S=r&Types=4) Time: 3:30-5pm, October 28, 2011 Announcing the 25th Symposium in Computational Linguistics sponsored by the UW Departments of Linguistics, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Science, Microsoft … Continue reading

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Spanish (Spain) Language Specialist Needed

Appen Butler Hill, a linguistic services company, is currently recruiting for a Spanish (Spain) Language Specialist in the Seattle area for a part time contract. REQUIREMENTS: *   Native Spanish (Spain) speaker. *   English-Spanish (Spain), Spanish (Spain)-English translation experience. … Continue reading

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Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) Information Sessions

FLAS Information Sessions, covering FLAS benefits and requirements, the application process, and the use of FLAS awards abroad, will be held at the following dates and times: Wednesday, November 2, 3:30-4:40, Thomson Hall 317 Tuesday, November 8, 3:30-4:30, Denny 217 … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research Program (URP) Info Sessions and Advising

URP Information Sessions address how the Undergraduate Research Program can help the student pursue her/his research interests. Primarily for undergraduates who have yet to begin research, the sessions provide research resources, information on funding, and suggestions for approaching faculty. Additionally, … Continue reading

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Statement of Purpose Workshop, 10/20/11, 3:30PM

The Department of English will host an annual statement of purpose writing workshop on Thursday, October 20, 3:30-5:00 p.m. in Thomson 135. The workshop will include a presentation on guidelines for writing effective application essays and a critique of actual … Continue reading

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Linguistics Colloquium: Luke Zettlemoyer, 10/14/11, 3:30PM

This Friday’s colloquium will feature Luke Zettlemoyer from UW’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering.  The Linguistics Department colloquium series is free and open to the public. LINGUISTICS COLLOQUIUM Luke Zettlemoyer Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Probabilistic categorial … Continue reading

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Info Session on Career Opportunities with the National Security Agency, 10/18/11, 3:30-5:00PM

The National Security Agency (NSA) will be conducting an info session for language students: – Tuesday October 18th – Denny Hall 123 – 3:30 to 5:00 p.m They are especially interested in meeting those with skills in the following languages: … Continue reading

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