International Newsletter

Husky Global – Fall 2018

Featured Stories

Why I Give to the East Asia Library

Heija RyooThe UW East Asia Library’s extensive collection is maintained in large part because of donors like Heija Ryoo. When she noticed a glut of unprocessed titles in the Korean Collection, Ryoo saw an opportunity to enable access to resources not available anywhere else in the U.S.  Watch Her Video

UW Named One of The Ten Best Universities in the World

Denny HallUW joins the company of Ivy League schools and the most select public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities of 2019 ranking, which evaluated 1,250 universities across 75 countries. Read About the Ranking

Alumna Helps Restore Water Systems After ISIS

AlumRebuilding Water SystemWhen she accepted a six-month position with a humanitarian aid organization to restore water infrastructure, Heta Kosonen, ’18, knew she’d be working in the Middle East. But she didn’t know she’d actually be working in Iraq. Learn About Her Experience



UW Converge Tokyo 2018

Tokyo City
UW’s premier event for international alumni and friends is just around the corner. Learn More

Husky Night in Korea

Alumni at Husky Night in Korea
Registration is open for the Korea Huskies annual gathering. Don’t miss this night of community and connection. Register


Alumni Spotlight

Meet Kyu Lee, UWAA’s first International Trustee

Kyu Lee HeadshotThis summer, the UWAA Board of Trustees appointed Kyu Lee, ’00, as the first international trustee representing more than 17,000 alumni across the world. Find out what drives him and why he is excited to serve. Meet Kyu

Out and About Around the Husky Globe

Bobby Jones HeadshotWhether they’re traveling the world to play basketball or giving back to those in need, Huskies all over the globe are sharing their news with us. Find out more about their events, honors and adventures. See Who is Out and About

Husky Awards Gala Shines

Husky Awards in Hong KongWhen the Hong Kong Huskies gathered in October, it was a night of celebration, applause and generosity. This year, the annual gala honored two Hong Kong Huskies for their community service and marked the international launch of fundraising efforts for CIRCLE. Read the Gala Wrap-up


Did You Know?

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Campus Connections

A President’s Circle for the Future

President Ana Mari Cauce HeadshotUW has a long history of dedicated supporters but what does the future look like? UW President Ana Mari Cauce weighs this question and shares her vision for the President’s Circle. Read President Cauce’s Blog

Your Guide to Secret Study Spots and Hidden Gems

Campus TourTake a walk around campus without ever leaving home. In this virtual tour, you’ll see lesser-known nooks and relaxation spots hiding in plain sight. Watch the Video

Life Sciences Building Opens Doors to Bring Problem-Solvers Together

Life Sciences BuildingNature is an interconnected web of life. A new Life Sciences building captures that—promoting collaboration among scientists and students who are tackling our most pressing problems. Read the Story in Columns


Take the Next Step in Your Husky Journey

During UW’s Be Boundless campaign, more than 380,000 alumni and friends have taken the next step in their Husky journey by giving to causes they care about through the University. We hope you’ll take a few moments today to join them. If you’re just starting out, consider becoming a UWAA Member. If you are already giving actively, joining the President’s Circle could be the perfect next step. However you choose to give, thank you for your support of UW’s teaching, research and service