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  • Sustaining global change, one fellow at a time

    July 30, 2015

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    UW Law Barer Fellows stand outside of the Capitol Building in Olympia.

    The Barer Institute supports Fellows pursuing an LL.M. in Sustainable International Development. Fellows commit to working for at least two years in their home countries, which have ranged from states in East Africa to Southeast Asia and the Caribbean, to improve legal infrastructure. Barer Fellows Herzon Krop Kangerep, Moses Wanyonyi Wanjala and Jonathan Muwaganya stand…


  • Information School podcast explores 'Documents that Changed the World"

    July 30, 2015

    Global Affairs

    University of Washington professor Joe Janes explores the origin and often evolving meaning of historical documents, both famous and less known, in a podcast called Documents that Changed the World. All of the podcasts are available at the Information School website. Read more from UW Today...


  • Easing the worldwide burden of depression

    July 27, 2015

    Global Affairs

    Researchers from the UW Global Mental Health program are working to offer better treatment options to depression sufferers in developing countries. Read more from the School of Public Health...


  • Putting computer security to work for journalists

    July 23, 2015

    Global Affairs

    A new study by University of Washington and Columbia University researchers shows that journalists need better security tools to manage and store information safely. Read more from UW Today...


  • 'The Postcolonial Animal' considers human, nonhuman lives and indigenous ways of knowing

    July 22, 2015

    Global Affairs

    A new cross-disciplinary research project hosted by the UW’s Simpson Center for the Humanities "[puts] the human back into animal studies." Learn more and watch video from UW Today...