Honors Community Solidarity Message

June 15, 2021

Message about Israel-Palestine and LGBTQ Pride Month

"UW Pride" sticker with flagpole in background

Dear Honors community,  As the academic year comes to a close, we reach out to emphasize our intention and commitment to stay in communication with our community, to dialogue and sustain thoughtful action-oriented learning, and as our mission statement relays, engage with the complexities of difference and diversity and to take leadership roles in navigating...

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April 22, 2021

The Work Continues for Accountability and Justice

mural honoring George Floyd from black lives matter protest (photo by munshots)

President Cauce’s blog here invites us to reflect on the verdict in Derek Chauvin’s trial and the need for continued action. Accountability, in this case, has happened in the sense that Derek Chauvin was held accountable for murdering George Floyd. However, there is more work to be done to achieve justice, while one person was...

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July 9, 2020

Diversity and equity for all

Protest signs posted on the gate surrounding the White House

The Honors Program stands in solidarity with all those outraged by the recent murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Shaun Fuhr, Charleena Lyles, Manuel Ellis among too many other Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, trans and gender non-conforming lives. These deaths serve as yet another reminder of the pervasiveness of racism and the dehumanization...

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