Office of Global Affairs

Office of Global Affairs

UW and Tsinghua University launch the Global Innovation Exchange

With $40 million in foundational support from Microsoft, the partnership will pioneer new models of global teaching and learning

The UW in Shanghai

The UW Innovation Summit and Pac-12 China Game will bring the Husky Experience and the UW's spirit of innovation to China

Sharing her passion for global study

OMA&D Rome Program alumna gives back as an adviser

Discovery abroad

Explore our map for UW students' photos and stories

Students take leadership in the Arctic

'Future of Ice' initiative engages across disciplines and geographic boundaries

Latest News


  • Key facts about GIX from Geekwire

    June 24, 2015

    Vice Provost for Innovation Vikram Jandhyala offers more details on the pathbreaking new partnership between the University of Washington, Tsinghua University and Microsoft. Read more from Geekwire...


  • UW Bothell to host Global Engagement through Technology Symposium

    June 23, 2015

    UW Bothell Global Initiatives and the Teaching and Learning Center will host the Global Engagement through Technology Symposium on September 18, 2015. The event brings together faculty, staff and administrators interested in implementing international collaboration components into courses across the curriculum and sharing best practices to create a physical and virtual learning community. Learn more...


  • DNA evidence uncovers African poaching hotspots

    June 19, 2015

    UW researchers are discovering the origin of illegal ivory and helping police an international trade that is decimating African elephant populations. Read more from UW Today...


  • [PHOTOS] Leaders from the UW and Tsinghua University sign historic agreement

    June 18, 2015

    UW Interim President Ana Mari Cauce, Tsinghua University President Qiu Yong, and additional leaders from both institutions met on the UW campus to sign an agreement launching the Global Innovation Exchange. See photos... 


  • International symposium discusses future of Arctic seas

    June 15, 2015

    The UW will host the 10th annual meeting of the international Ecosystem Studies of Sub-Arctic Seas Program, or ESSAS June 15 - 17. ESSAS includes members from the U.S., Canada, Iceland, Norway, Japan and other nations. Members take a scientific look at what increasingly ice-free summers will mean for the Arctic Ocean and surrounding waters. Read more…