Office of Global Affairs

Office of Global Affairs

UW Bothell symposium facilitates engagement across boundaries

September 18 Global Engagement through Technology Symposium will connect faculty with tools for collaborative online learning

Husky Presidential Ambassadors mentor international freshmen

5-month mentorship program for international freshmen kicks off in China and continues on campus this fall

The 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

Latest News


  • China, the U.S. and outerspace security

    August 28, 2015

    Saadia Pekkanen

    Saadia Pekkanen of the UW Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies says the U.S. military is partnering with nations worldwide to safeguard space capabilities. Read more from Forbes...


  • World Wide Lightning Location Network led by UW professor

    August 18, 2015

    Catatumbo lightning in Venezula on 28 Jan 2014

    University of Washington professor Robert Holzworth leads an international network of scientists tracking lightening through ground-based observations and satellite networks. Their work helps to predict storms and protect populations worldwide. Read more from the BBC...


  • The UW holds steady at No. 15 in world university ranking

    August 17, 2015

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    The University of Washington remained No. 15 on the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities, conducted by researchers at the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, which was released Monday. Read more from UW Today...


  • "Pre-mammal" fossil unearthed in Zambia

    August 14, 2015

    Photograph of and line drawing the skull of Ichibengops munyamadziensis.

      A team of scientists including Christian Sidor, professor of biology at the University of Washington and curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, discovered the fossilized skeleton of a "Dachshund-sized" creature from a extinct lineage of mammal-like reptiles. Read more from UW Today...


  • An ancient language goes digital

    August 11, 2015

    Devin Naar Ladino Sephardic Jewish Language

    University of Washington professor Devin Naar is building the world’s first digital library of books, letters and other materials in Ladino, with materials donated from Seattle’s large Sephardic Jewish community. Read more from The Seattle Times...