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  • Interactive Map Screen Shot

    September 25, 2014

    Where were UW students this summer? Explore our interactive global map!

    Global Affairs

    Almost 1000 University of Washington undergraduates studied abroad this summer. Together with fellow students and UW faculty, they asked daring questions and discovered new answers, engaging the world through study, research and community engagement. Explore this map for a peek at UW's study abroad programs across the globe, and hear straight from students about their most memorable experiences.

  • Carlos Escutia

    September 25, 2014

    Dream Act supports undocumented students daring to pursue higher ed

    Global Affairs

    Carlos Escutia is just one of many undocumented students entering UW and other universities this autumn with the support of the Dream Act. KPLU tells the story of Carlos' passionate pursuit of a UW education. Read more and listen at KPLU 88.5...

  • Resat Kesaba

    September 24, 2014

    Carnegie Corp. funds Jackson School's work tying international research to policy

    Global Affairs

    The Jackson School of International Studies will split a five million dollar award aimed addressing the disconnect between global research with policymaking. Resat Kesaba, Director of the Jackson School of International Studies, says the award furthers the school's current work. “We have worked with the companies and nonprofit organizations of the globally connected Pacific Northwest to address…

  • September 19, 2014

    Google Maps Test

    Office of Global Affairs

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    September 18, 2014

    38 countries represented in UW's incoming freshman class

    Global Affairs

    President Young will welcome this year's freshman class at Freshman Convocation this Sunday. Together, the 6,400 new students represent 38 countries, 48 states and Washington D.C. Nearly 5,000 hail from Washington state.

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