Office of Global Affairs

News & Features


  • International ocean experts gather on campus

    July 7, 2015

    Global Affairs

    UW oceanographers Virginia Armbrust and Micaela Parker are helping to host a gathering on campus of 170 diatom scientists from the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden, U.K., Ireland, Israel, Japan, China and Taiwan. The group will discuss the perils and promise of diatoms - the microscopic algae that live throughout the world’s oceans. Read more…


  • Key facts about GIX from Geekwire

    June 24, 2015

    Global Affairs

    Vice Provost for Innovation Vikram Jandhyala offers more details on the pathbreaking new partnership between the University of Washington, Tsinghua University and Microsoft. Read more from Geekwire...


  • UW Bothell to host Global Engagement through Technology Symposium

    June 23, 2015

    Global Affairs

    UW Bothell Global Initiatives and the Teaching and Learning Center will host the Global Engagement through Technology Symposium on September 18, 2015. The event brings together faculty, staff and administrators interested in implementing international collaboration components into courses across the curriculum and sharing best practices to create a physical and virtual learning community. Learn more...


  • DNA evidence uncovers African poaching hotspots

    June 19, 2015

    Global Affairs

    UW researchers are discovering the origin of illegal ivory and helping police an international trade that is decimating African elephant populations. Read more from UW Today...


  • [PHOTOS] Leaders from the UW and Tsinghua University sign historic agreement

    June 18, 2015

    Global Affairs

    UW Interim President Ana Mari Cauce, Tsinghua University President Qiu Yong, and additional leaders from both institutions met on the UW campus to sign an agreement launching the Global Innovation Exchange. See photos...