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  • Global health and the arts converge

    April 14, 2015

    Global Affairs

    "The Panacea Project - Global Health & the Arts" performance showcase will debut Friday, April 24 at ACT Theater in Seattle. Community members from global health fields and the arts will converge for a night of interdisciplinary connections and re-imagination of health and healing. UW faculty, staff and students will perform. The performance is organized by…


  • Vanke Holdings chairman visits UW

    April 9, 2015

    Global Affairs

    Wang Shi, Chairman of the Chinese real estate firm Vanke Holdings, will speak on the University of Washington campus. Mr Wang's lecture, The New Normal: Chinese Urbanization and Sustainable Building Practices, will take place on April 22 at 6pm in the Microsoft Atrium at the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering. The event is…


  • CEO of living wage collegiate apparel factory speaks on campus

    April 1, 2015

    Global Affairs

    Joe Bozich, founder and CEO of the world’s foremost collegiate apparel living wage factory speaks on campus today. In 2010, he opened a factory in the Dominican Republic that pays workers three times the minimum wage. Event details...


  • UW students and leaders connect with Ambassador Kennedy in Japan

    March 31, 2015

    Global Affairs

    Dr. Peter Moran, Director of UW International Programs & Exchanges, visited Tokyo to serve on an expert panel and connect with University of Washington and Waseda University students at an event celebrating the exchange of students between the United States and Japan. At the panel discussion, Dr. Moran discussed the UW’s long history of student…


  • Faculty lecture highlights importance of study abroad for underrepresented minority students

    March 18, 2015

    Global Affairs

    In this year's Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Dr. Shawn Wong from the Department of English will discuss his experiences leading study abroad programs and explore the importance of travel for undergraduate students. The free lecture will be held on Thursday, April 16 at 6pm in Alder Hall. Learn more and register to attend...