Throughout the year, the OSDI hosts a series of workshops, seminars, and events targeted to our prospective and current students. These activities vary from professional or academic development to community building and personal support. 

2017-2018 Academic Year

Spring 2018

  • Coffee Tuesdays (Themes:)
    • Spring into the Quarter
    • ECO Student Council Co-Host
    • ASCE Co-Host: CoE Common Boko
    • Pop Culture Trivia
    • Latinx Celebration
    • OMA&D 50th Anniversary Celebration
    • Student Mother's Appreciation Day
    • Hawaiian Lei Making
    • Study Break with OSS
  • Prospective Student Days
  • Safer Zone Training with Q-Center
  • DO-IT Center Disabilities & Inclusion Workshop
  • Global Education Workshop
  • Cultural Showcase & Taste of Culture
  • OSDI Graduation

Winter 2018

  • Coffee Tuesdays (Themes:)
    • Welcome Back
    • Honoring MLK Day
    • Meet the Diversity Ambassadors
    • Crafting Service Project
    • Black History Month Celebration
    • Valentine's Day
    • Chinese Lunar New Year
    • Women of Color Celebration
    • Study Break with OSS
  • Mental Health and Wellness Workshop in collaboration with UW Counseling Center
  • Chinese Mandarin Pronunciation Workshop
  • U.S. Education System Workshop: Pre-K, Special Ed, Higher Ed
  • "Black Panther" Movie Premier Group Outing
  • HUB Bowling Night & Winter Community Potluck

Fall 2017

  • OSDI Graduate International Student Orientation 
  • OSDI Graduate Student of Color Orientation
  • Coffee Tuesdays (Themes:)
    • Mid-Autumn Festival
    • Idigenous People's Day
    • Name Pronunciations
    • UW Homecoming
    • Dia de los Muertos
    • One Year Post-Election Reflection
    • Gender Pronouns
    • ASCE Co-Host
    • Study Break with OSS
  • Kick-off BBQ at Gasworks Park | Photos of the Event
  • Social Justice Workshop 
  • Diversity Ambassador Training and Orientation
  • United States K-12 Education System Workshop
  • OSDI Fall Community Potluck

Featured Stories

Pilar Letrondo is helping Pacific Science Center open access to STEM career opportunities through her senior capstone project.
Doctoral student Nathan Hoston is working to eliminate the over-referral of students of color into special education services.