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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
European, Russian
Location
Seattle, WA
Students in our programs study the languages and cultures of Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union in a global context. They develop an exceptional understanding of a complex region recognized for its international influence.
Community Focus
Islamic, Bosnian
Location
Lynnwood, WA
Community Focus
Location
Olympia, WA
Longhouse Education and Cultural Center: A Gathering Place for People of all Cultures
Community Focus
Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Location
Seattle, WA
In autumn of 1994, the University of Washington Scandinavian Department, with support from the Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, began teaching the languages of the three Baltic States, Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian at multiple levels. Language instruction is at the core of the growing Program in Baltic Studies. This program is also developing in other areas. Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian materials are included in numerous courses. Prominent speakers on Baltic topics are regularly brought to the University for guest lectures and consultation with faculty and students. Outstanding students receive financial support for exchanges to Baltic universities.
Community Focus
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Walla Walla, WA
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
Special Collections at the University of Washington is the Libraries' major resource for rare and archival materials covering a broad range of topics, formats, and periods.
Community Focus
South Asian
Location
Seattle, WA
UW Awaaz is a South-Asian fusion a cappella group which takes songs from South-Asian and Western culture and creates harmonious arrangements of all varieties. Founded in 2009 by UW alumni Joyita Banerjee and Pratyusha Banik, Awaaz has followed in the tradition of other South-Asian a cappella groups while continuing to innovate the genre by incorporating elements from different cultures and media. From classic Bollywood hits by A.R. Rahman to popular American songs from different genres, we aim to cultivate fusions that provoke emotions of joy and nostalgia, while appealing to audiences of all musical backgrounds!
Community Focus
South Asian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
AK, Indian
Location
Fairbanks, AK
Namaste India is a voluntary and non-profit UAF student organization.
Community Focus
WA, Scandinavian
Location
Tacoma, WA
The Scandinavian Cultural Center is dedicated to increasing and sharing knowledge of Scandinavian history and culture with the wider community of the Tacoma and South Puget Sound area.
Community Focus
WA, German
Location
Seattle, WA
Our department concentrates on the artistic and intellectual traditions of German-speaking countries and offers training in critical reading, analytical writing, and the implications of language, literature, and other media as cultural phenomena. As one of the highest ranked programs in the country, we remain at the forefront of innovating language teaching. We offer undergraduate and advanced degrees for students at the University of Washington, as well as outreach events for the surrounding community.
Community Focus
WA, Asian / Pacific Islander (API)
Location
Pullman, WA
The Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Student Center is committed to provide holistic services and programs that assist Washington State University to retain, develop and assist AAPI students in achieving their highest education potential.
Community Focus
WA, Jewish
Location
Seattle, WA
The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies promotes the study of Jewish histories, cultures, societies, ideas, languages, and religion and integrates insights from these fields into broader scholarly and public conversations.
Community Focus
WA, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
WA, For All
Location
Seattle, WA
We push boundaries to develop innovative, just and equitable solutions to environmental challenges by inspiring new partnerships bridging UW & community
Community Focus
WA, Canadian
Location
Seattle, WA
The Center offers a major, minor and International Studies Track in Canadian Studies; a minor in Arctic Studies; Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowships and a professional development program for graduate students; an affiliated faculty program; and a K-12 teacher associate program. The Center also offers public programming to increase knowledge and understanding of Canada, the Canada-U.S. relationship and Canada’s role in the world.
Community Focus
WA, Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC)
Location
Seattle, WA
The Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program at Seattle Central College supports historically underrepresented students who intend to transfer to a 4-year institution in pursuit of a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) bachelor’s degree. Our goal is to further pave pathways for community college students to become the next leaders in STEM!
Community Focus
WA, Asian, Asian / Pacific Islander (API), Pasifika
Location
Shoreline, WA
A culturally relevant and student-centered program that seeks to remove barriers for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, & Pacific Islander students.
Community Focus
WA, European
Location
Seattle, WA
The Center for West European Studies and the Jean Monnet EU Center are both housed in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington.