International Newsletter

Husky Global – Fall 2019

Featured Stories

Huskies@Work wants you!

Students at workWhether you’re rocking the 9 to 5 or blazing your own path, you’re perfect for Huskies@Work. We need alumni mentors just like you to share your experiences with current students, talk shop and inspire the next generation of Huskies. All it takes is a little time and a phone call. Make it work!

A community CIRCLE

play buttonThe Husky Experience is a global experience. That’s why we’re proud to announce the founding of the Center for International Relations & Cultural Leadership Exchange (CIRCLE). A streamlined way for international students to access the support they need to thrive at the UW. Circle around

November is UW Global Month

UW researcher and localsWe’re celebrating the UW’s global impact, network and community. From toasting the launch of CIRCLE to gathering at UW Converge Taipei, November is full of opportunities to explore the University’s engagement around the world. See what’s on the calendar


Indonesia Huskies Gathering

Indonesia landscape
On Thursday, Oct. 31, the Indonesia Huskies host their first official gathering focused on business and networking. Featured speakers include a key government minister and several distinguished alumni addressing the topic of “Indonesia 4.0.”

UW Converge Taipei 2019

Converge Taipei Graphic
On Saturday, Nov. 9, our premier event for international alumni and friends, UW Converge, heads to Taipei. Visit our website and save the date for this special opportunity to learn, connect and celebrate UW’s global impact. Learn More

Alumni Spotlight

Q’s Corner

Kyu Lee HeadshotUWAA’s international trustee, Kyu Lee, ’00, looks forward to a new season full of Husky football and the annual gathering of UW’s international alumni and friends — UW Converge Taipei 2019! Head down to the corner

Jurassic Park Biologist

Misaki SetoMisaki Seto, ’19, was inspired to study biomedical sciences at UW Tacoma by big screen beasts. Growing up in Japan, she remembers being fascinated by “Jurassic Park” and wanted to understand the genetic science portrayed in the film. It turns out that sometimes life finds a way. Take a bite out of her story

Out and about

group photoGatherings galore! It’s been a busy start to fall around the Husky globe and we’ve got the highlights. Relive all the excitement and remissness on big accomplishments from the last few months. See what we’ve been up to

Campus Connections

A nationwide book club

Books in a libraryUWAA is helping Huskies take their reading to the next level. This fall, the UW Alumni Book Club launched as a partnership with UW Libraries. This virtual, self-paced literary educational experience is designed for the eclectic reader and is open to Huskies around the world. Join the Club

Strong showing in new rankings

Suzzallo LibraryThe UW scored top spots on major rankings this summer, including No. 3 and No. 4 among peers in the Academic Ranking of World Universities and by Times Higher Education respectively. It also climbed two spots to No. 5 on Kiplinger’s list of best values among public universities. Read the latest

Save the date for W Day! 

Husky bandIt’s almost time for W Day. On Friday, October 18 the community-wide celebration of the UW’s birthday and Homecoming returns. There will be events and activities all over campus. For Huskies outside of Seattle, remember to wear your best purple and gold gear and help spread UW pride. W Day on the web

Keep Connected to UW!