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  • Ice core drilling at Summit, Greenland

    April 17, 2014

    International researchers document Clean Air Act's success

    Global Affairs

    Funded by the National Science Foundation, UW researchers partnered with colleagues from the US and France to document changes in the Greenlandic Ice Sheet since the 1970 passage of the US Clean Air Act. Read more from UW Today...

  • Landscape architecture student helps residents with design

    April 3, 2014

    Graduate students partner with Peruvian community to build gardens

    Global Affairs

    In poor communities outside Lima, Peru, green space is limited and fresh food is scarce. An interdisciplinary group of UW professors and graduate students aimed to bring change to one community by supporting residents in constructing and cultivating household gardens. Read more from NewsBeat of UW Health Sciences and watch a video about the project...

  • Art Historian Timea Junghaus talks with UW students

    April 2, 2014

    Study abroad students connect with Roma communities

    Global Affairs

    During winter quarter, Comparative History of Ideas' (CHID) Legacies of Empires study abroad program took students on a journey to Rome, Budapest and Istanbul to connect with Roma communities through experiential learning. Read more from CHID...

  • photo of Lawrence Pintak

    March 31, 2014

    UW Bothell hosts Middle East expert Lawrence Pintak

    Global Affairs

    UW Bothell's American Muslim Research Institute is hosting a lecture by Middle East expert Lawrence Pintak on March 31. Karem Dana, director of the American Muslim Research Institute and a UW Bothell professor, will moderate. The talk will provide insight into "how Islam inside and outside of the U.S. affects the lives of American Muslims, and vice versa, with specific…

  • Philmon Haile

    March 26, 2014

    Michelle Obama praises UW student in Peking University speech

    Global Affairs

    First Lady Michelle Obama praised UW senior Philmon Haile during a recent speech at Peking University, quoting from his remarks at a Washington D.C. event celebrating President Obama’s 100,000 Strong initiative. Philmon has studied abroad several times, interning at the US Embassy Beijing, conducting field research in rural China and volunteering in Jordan. He was recently awarded the Rangel…

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