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Where in the world were UW Study Abroad students this summer?

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Strategic International Partnerships Travel award

OGA launches Strategic International Partnerships Travel awards

Awards will fund UW faculty and international institution colleagues to travel in order to connect, innovate and develop lasting strategic partnerships

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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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  • President Young

    October 20, 2014

    UW builds local and global partnerships

    More than ever before, the University of Washington will be a driver of innovation in the Puget Sound region, says President Michael K. Young in a Sunday guest column. Read more from The Seattle Times...

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    October 16, 2014

    Communicating about science? Consider culture, say UW researchers

    Together with colleagues from Northwestern University, the American Indian Center of Chicago and the Menominee tribe of Wisconsin, UW researchers recently published new findings on the impact of cultural orientations on science communication.   “We argue that science communication – for example, words, photographs and illustrations – necessarily makes use of artifacts, both physical and conceptual, and…

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    October 9, 2014

    $16 million grant awarded to Jackson School centers

    The U.S. Department of Education will fund all eight of the Jackson School of International Studies' Title VI centers with grants of more than $16 million. The Department of Education’s Title VI awards were introduced to ensure sufficient foreign language training for U.S. security. Grants are awarded to institutions of higher education every four years…

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    October 8, 2014

    UW Bothell offers grants supporting international course collaborations

    UW Bothell is spearheading a UW-wide effort to deepen global engagement of students in the classroom by supporting online collaborations with international partners. These collaborations support the development of leading-edge, globally-focused student experiences without requiring students to travel abroad. The new COIL International Fellows program is designed to support UW faculty and staff from all UW campuses to develop…

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    October 6, 2014

    The message at Entrepreneur Week? Dare to do.

    Entrepreneur Week is an annual window into the world of entrepreneurship, around the corner and across the globe. This year, from October 13-17, the Buerk Center will host events featuring Seattle’s high-profile thinkers, dreamers, innovators and doers. There's something for everyone: die-hard entrepreneurs, students interested in working for a startup and those who just want to learn more. …