August 02, 2021

The UW Disability Studies Program was delighted to announce the 2021 Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund awardees at our convocation. Please read below to learn more about the students and faculty receiving these grants and the important research in which they are engaged.

Ryan DeCarsky (MA...Read more

June 05, 2021

This was an astounding, accomplished class of DS students! The following were selected this year for the award that honors Dennis Lang, a co-founder of the UW Disability Studies Program, for his dedication and service in the creation and growth of the community and program. The award goes to...Read more

June 05, 2021

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

You did it! We celebrated your achievements at the DSP Convocation on June 4th. This was our largest and most accomplished groups of students ever. Rather than having a convocation speaker this year, we invited students to speak for themselves - and we...Read more

May 19, 2021

Brown Bag Student Presentations! Join us for this second roundtable of outstanding undergraduate research! RSVP required.

When: Friday, May 28, 12:00-1:30pm PT

Accessibility information update: We will have CART captioning and ASL...Read more

May 12, 2021

Ian Johnson’s poster, "Mapping Resistance to Institutional Space: Insights from Senior Center Users," won the poster competition at the conference Planning for Seniors Housing: A Cross-National Exchange, May 11-12. The conference was designed to bring together researchers, tenant organizers, and...Read more

May 07, 2021

Join us for a conversation exploring inclusivity in the built environment through discussion of non-compliant bodies, intersectional coalition building, and universal design. "Designing with Bodies in Mind"

Friday, May 21, 2021, 2:00-3:30pm

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May 04, 2021

UW Disability Endowment, Spring 2021 Application

Deadline: May 11th, 2021

The CARL JAMES DUNLAP MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT was established by the Dunlap family to honor the memory of UW student Carl Dunlap. Students with disabilities encounter unique challenges when...Read more

May 01, 2021

In this fabulous brown bag panel, DS graduate and undergraduate students will present their research! RSVP required.

When: Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 01:30-3:00 PM Pacific Time

Accessibility information UPDATE: This event will have CART...Read more

April 26, 2021

For questions or to express interest in the study, please contact the research team at or visit our website at ...Read more

April 15, 2021

Interested in learning about upcoming events and communicating with others involved with Disability Studies the UW? Check out the email list to become part of our online community.Read more