Meet Our Summer/Autumn 2017 Opportunity Grant Winners!

The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington is delighted to announce the winners of our Summer 2017 and Autumn 2017 Stroum Center for Jewish Studies Opportunity Grants. For undergraduate students, the primary goal of the Opportunity Grants is to support undergraduate engagement with Jewish Studies through UW-approved study abroad experiences and accredited

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: News, Student Writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What Does It Mean to Be Heard?

Opportunity Grant winner Katja Schatte reflects on her time at the Voice of Witness Oral History training and its impact on her multimedia doctoral project centered on the voices of East German Jewish women.

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Grad Student Writing, Student Writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Dying Dead Sea: Beauty and the Underbelly

In reflecting on the shrinking Dead Sea, Opportunity Grant winner Emily Gade considers the underbelly of beautiful things.

Reflecting on Study Abroad in the Negev

Manuela Rosero, UW 2016, shared her experience of five months studying abroad in Israel at UW-study abroad exchange partner Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva.

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies, Student Writing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Expanding My Jewish Studies Horizons in Australia

Yarrow Linden, a Jewish Studies minor, spent last autumn in Australia with the support of an Opportunity Grant. Hear about her adventures!

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Global Judaism, Personal History, Student Writing|Tags: |0 Comments

Announcing Our Winter 2016/Spring 2017 Opportunity Grant Winners!

Three UW students will expand their research horizons in Spring & Winter '17 thanks to grants from the Stroum Center.

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: News, Student Writing|Tags: , |0 Comments

In Budapest, Experiencing How History Impacts Our Present

Halle Friedland, winner of a Jewish Studies Opportunity Grant, spent last winter in Hungary.

Summer and Autumn 2016 Opportunity Grant Winners Heading to Turkey, Australia, Lithuania, and Israel

This summer, UW students will have in-depth academic experiences near and far, thanks to Opportunity Grants from the Stroum Center.

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: News, Student Writing|Tags: , |1 Comment