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July 30, 2015

Sustaining global change, one fellow at a time

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.   Hezron Krop Kangerep believes his mother’s emphasis on education saved him…


October 21, 2014

MBA students pitch poverty solutions in D-Prize competition

Foster School of Business logo

Together, aspiring social entrepreneurs from the Foster School of Business are working to address global poverty. The D-Prize competition, hosted by the Global Business Center, challenges social entrepreneurs to develop better ways to distribute proven life-enhancing technologies, while providing crucial funding and support so that these ideas can launch a pilot.  Read more from the Foster…


August 13, 2014

Grad student gets Young Investigator Award at International AIDS Conference

Jillian Pintye conducting a condom demonstration at a refugee camp

UW School of Nursing Ph.D. student Jillian Pintye has experience fighting health disparities across the globe. She was recognized at the recent 20th International AIDS Conference for her research investigating connections between male circumcision and disease transmission in Uganda and Kenya. Read a conversation with Jillian Pintye from UW Health Sciences NewsBeat…


April 3, 2014

Graduate students partner with Peruvian community to build gardens

Landscape architecture student helps residents with design

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…