International Newsletter

Husky Global — Spring 2018

Featured Stories

Ready to Converge?

Converge Tokyo logoThe International Alumni Weekend has a brand new name — UW Converge — that reflects its status as our premier event for international alumni and friends who want to connect to UW and each other. UW Converge 2018 Dates


The Heart of Research

Headshot of Hyokyoung Yi and Kristy KwonWhen Kristy Kwon needed help with her thesis on Korean drama, she turned to the East Asia Library. The experience led her to a rediscovery of a culture she once knew well. Read in English / 한국어


Be an International Mentor

a group picture of three Thai students You don’t have to live in Seattle to make a difference in the life of a UW student. Learn more about mentoring students remotely through Huskies@Work and other programs on campus. Be a Mentor



Taiwan Reception with Jeff RiedingerHeadshot of Jeff Riedinger

June 23, 2018

Jeff Riedinger, Vice Provost of Global Affairs, will travel to Taiwan where he will attend a reception organized by the Taiwan Huskies.



International Student Send-offsA group picture of international students

July 21, 2018 – Aug. 12, 2018
Incoming UW students will have a chance to hear about UW first-hand from alumni at events around Asia. Student Send-offs Page



UW Converge Tokyo 2018Converge Tokyo

Nov. 16, 2018 – Nov. 18, 2018
UW’s signature international gathering heads to Tokyo in 2018. More details are coming soon, check back often for updates. UW Converge Website


Alumni Spotlight

Jeff’s Corner

Jeff Adams HeadshotGeographic Trustee, Jeff Adams, ’04, reflects on a winter full of Husky excitement and looks forward to more events and opportunities in the spring. Read Jeff’s Letter



A Life Abroad, with Coffee

Julian Fellerman chats with South American local farmerJulian Fellerman, ’11, grew up in a family of coffee lovers. Now he’s applying his passion to business and improving the lives of South American coffee growers through education and by building sustainable relationships. Read More



International Out and About

Lowerll Thopson doing scoperdiving It’s been a busy quarter for UW alumni, students and supporters around the world. From prestigious appointments to generous gifts and musical premiers to undersea dives, we’ve got tons of Husky news to share. View Photos in The Out & About Section


Did You Know?

UW has more than 8,500 international donors


Campus Connections

Are You Ready to Join the Circle?

A couple walks out of a President's Circle eventThe President’s Club a group of donnors recognized for their generous contributions to the University is now The President’s Circle. The new name is more inclusive of our broad community of supporters. Read The Announcement


Classics & Catapults

two students are making catapultA popular course combines building catapults and other ancient technologies with the study of ancient philosophers. Read The Story



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