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School of Law faculty bring global perspectives and connections

International partnerships enhance intellectual property education

School of Law faculty bring global perspectives and connections

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UW Tacoma seniors explore issues relevant locally and globally

Global Honors Colloquium showcases student research

UW Tacoma seniors explore issues relevant locally and globally

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Walter O’Toole, Caitlyn, Alexina Kublu and Prof. Mick Mallon stand in front of a white board and smile

'Future of Ice' initiative prepares students for leadership in the Arctic

Inuktitut language students Walter O'Toole and Caitlyn Evans with instructors Alexina Kublu and Prof. Mick Mallon.

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    September 15, 2014

    UW Tacoma launches Institute for Global Engagement

    UW Tacoma will launch the Institute for Global Engagement October 3rd. The new campus center, grown from the Global Honors program, will increase student access to Global Honors coursework, foster increased campus engagement with the Tacoma community and create additional undergraduate research opportunities. The institute's first initiatives will include study abroad presentations during International Education Week in November and a lecture…

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    September 8, 2014

    UW study finds Chinese childhood obesity rates rising

    Researchers Christopher Murray and Marie Ng at the Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation recently released a study demonstrating a sharp increase in obesity rates among Chinese children. Read more from the Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation... Read more from Bloomberg Business Week... 

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    August 22, 2014

    UW ranks 15th among universities worldwide

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University's 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities gave the University of Washington slot 15 in its ranking of universities worldwide. The schools of pharmacy and medicine were both ranked third. 

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    August 19, 2014

    Want to stay healthy on your trip? Seek pre-travel health advice!

    More than half of King Country travelers who fall ill while abroad have not sought pre-travel health advice. That's the finding from a recent survey by Public Health - Seattle & King County in partnership with UW School of Public Health. International travelers can protect their health by seeking pre-travel health advice and screenings.  The Travel Clinic at…

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    August 13, 2014

    Grad student gets Young Investigator Award at International AIDS Conference

    UW School of Nursing Ph.D. student Jillian Pintye has experience fighting health disparities across the globe. She was recognized at the recent 20th International AIDS Conference for her research investigating connections between male circumcision and disease transmission in Uganda and Kenya. Read a conversation with Jillian Pintye from UW Health Sciences NewsBeat...