Office of Global Affairs

News & Features

  • 2015 Boren Scholar will study in Brazil

    May 8, 2015

    Global Affairs

    University of Washington sophomore Gennevi Fam Lu is one of only 171 students nationwide to be selected as a 2015 Boren Scholar. A first-generation Seattle native, Lu hopes to work someday as a regional affairs officer. Read more from Undergraduate Academic Affairs...

  • UW's Nepalese students take action after earthquake

    May 4, 2015

    Global Affairs

    The University of Washington's community of Nepalese students has come together quickly to assist in the wake of Nepal's recent earthquake. They have set up a Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund, which as of midday Thursday had raised more than $11,000. Read more from NewsBeat...

  • Scholarships fuel undergrad's research and study in Asia

    April 24, 2015

    Global Affairs

    UW senior Benjamin Lee will present his Honors thesis this spring on Taiwanese - South Korean diplomacy. Scholarships, including the Fritz, FLAS, UW Early Identification Program Presidential Scholarship, and Mary Gates Research, have supported his studies on campus and abroad. Read more from Undergraduate Academic Affairs...

  • UW scientists partner with spies to save wildlife

    April 22, 2015

    Global Affairs

    Conservation biologists from the University of Washington are working together with spy agencies and international partners to save wildlife worldwide. Read more from NBC News...

  • Sharing her passion for global study

    April 21, 2015


    OMA&D adviser and Rome Program alumna Annabel Cholico relives her study abroad experience through the eyes of her students. Her passion for global discovery ignited by the OMA&D Rome Program, alumna Annabel Cholico now inspires UW students to study abroad.Indra Ekmanis   The first time Annabel Cholico, '08, stepped off of a plane, she felt…