Office of Global Affairs
Learn about resources available for UW community members concerned about international travel after the January 27 executive order.
Tested and incubated at the UW, this simple invention can do a world of good by allowing people off the electrical grid to charge their cell phones
The 2016 Open Doors Report names the UW a leader in global student engagement
A transformative gift from the Gates Foundation will advance UW efforts to improve human health worldwide
Eric Stowe, '01 and '03, and his non-profit, Splash, are bringing clean water used by restaurants and hotels to schools and orphanages. They provide safe water to hundreds of thousands of children living in urban poverty in Asia and Africa.
February 8, 2017
World leaders in global health are featured speakers at the UW public symposium, "Global Health: Next Decade, Next Generation" today. The public conference marks the 10th anniversary of the UW Department of Global Health as well as the anniversaries of many other Seattle-based global health organizations. The event is free and open to the public.…
February 2, 2017
Along with his family, Frantz Alphonse came to the U.S. at age 7 as a refugee from Haiti. This experience has given him a strong sense of empathy underserved communities. Along with eight years as a U.S. Navy hospital corpsman, this experience makes him a great fit for MEDEX. Read more from MEDEX magazine...
January 12, 2017
Alaska Airlines began the first regular commercial service from the West Coast to Cuba last weekend. President Ana Mari Cauce was part of the delegation that flew to Havana, her birthplace. Read her reflections from the trip...
January 3, 2017
Smithsonian Magazine profiled the work of passionate UW researcher and conservation advocate Samuel Wasser. He is using wild animal dung to trace and end poaching around the world. Read the full article...
December 20, 2016
As 2016 comes to a close, Bill Gates is honoring gifted leaders - including UW President Ana Mari Cauce - who work tirelessly to change the world. Read more...