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Entries in UWSoD (23)

Wednesday
Jun052013

Words and images: UW STUDENTS IN HAITI 


Ed. note: When we learned that UW students would be heading to Haiti, we asked them to write about the people they helped while they were there ­— to tell their stories of courage. Four students — Mehak Ahluwalia, Sean Collette, Esther Ra and  Ryan Zentz  — did just that. Here, in their own words and pictures, are their experiences. 

Mehak Ahluwalia
As I stepped out of the plane onto the terminal I felt a gust of warm wind and the faint sound of the steel drums floating through the air. “Wow,” I thought, “I really must be spending my Spring break in the Caribbean!” Although we certainly landed on a Caribbean Island, our team had just arrived into the poorest country in the western hemisphere, Haiti. 

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Friday
May032013

2013 Dan G. Middaugh Student Leadership Awards

In recognition of their willingness to care, commit, listen and lead, the Dan G. Middaugh Student Leadership Awards were presented to the UW School of Dentistry class officers on April 24, 2013 at a dinner hosted by WOHF and WSDA leadership. 

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Friday
Dec072012

MENTOR RECEPTION

We had a great turnout for this years’ annual Mentor Reception which was held in association with the UW Dental Alumni group and sponsored by WDIA and ASDA. The Mentor Reception is held to provide students and their mentors a chance to meet face-to-face as busy schedules often only allow for phone calls or emails to be exchanged.

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Tuesday
Oct232012

Save the Date for the WSDA's Mentor Reception

Save the date for our Mentor Reception on Thursday, November 29th from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Burke Museum located on the University of Washington’s campus.

This year we have gone back to the drawing board in a sense. We are reimagining and rejuvenating the mentor program so both you, as mentors, and the students, can truly experience all of the program's benefits… starting with Mentor Reception.

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