Office of Global Affairs

Study abroad programs, scholarships shaped grad’s Husky Experience

English literature major Shangé Purnell was chosen for the honor of carrying the Arts & Sciences college banner at this weekend’s graduation. Study abroad played an important part her Husky Experience and helped develop her exciting future goals. Shangé plans to earn a doctorate in English literature and teach at the college level. Through this work, she wants

Tribal leader to receive Odegaard Award

The 2014 Charles E. Odegaard Award will honor Denny Hurtado, a Skykomish tribal leader whose leadership has positively impacted the K-12 education system and the University of Washington. Together with the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House) Advisory Committee, Hurtado is working to build a longhouse on the UW campus. Read more at UW Today…