International Newsletter

Husky Global – Spring 2019

Featured Stories

Husky Giving Day

Husky Giving Day GraphicApril 4 is UW’s first Husky Giving Day. Join us for 24 hours of opportunities to come together and support the people, programs and causes you care about most. Encourage your fellow Dawgs to join too and use #HuskyGivingDay on social media. Help us bring in gifts from every continent!  Husky Giving Day Site

Tokyo Was the Place to be in 2018

Converge Tokyo GraphicThis fall, over 200 Huskies went to Tokyo for UW Converge 2018. At the summit, guest speakers and panelists shared valuable leadership experiences, which ranged from engaging in entrepreneurship within the local government, to teaching medieval Japanese Waka Poetry. See the Photos

Foster’s Epic Climb

Graphic“Phenomenal” is no overstatement. Since the year 2000, UW’s Foster School of Business has risen 31 places, on average, across the three leading MBA rankings—considered the key indicators of overall school quality. Follow the Journey


Tateuchi Lecture 2019

The Foster School of Business’ Global Business Center hosts Eugene Saburi, ’93, in Seattle on April 18 for a talk about his journey from President of Adobe Japan to Co-Founder of GeoFusion, a company helping tech start-ups expand into Japan and China. RSVP Today!

Converge Taipei 2019

Converge Taipei Graphic
Mark your calendars for UW Converge Taipei which returns on November 8, 2019. Don’t forget to pre-register on our website so you’re at the top of our invite list. You won’t want to miss this year’s premier event for international alumni and friends of the University. Pre-Register

Alumni Spotlight

Q’s Corner

Kyu Lee HeadshotUWAA’s international trustee, Kyu C. Lee (Q), ’00, shares updates from around the world and reflects on a winter full of Husky activity across the globe. Read the Letter

Out and About Around the Husky Globe

Group photo of individuals from the international Husky communityIt’s been a busy quarter for the international Husky community. Learn more about gifts supporting the next generation of international scholars, major awards, new ventures and how one school on campus is taking their expertise to the world. Catch up with the Huskies

Campus Connections

Give the Gift of Time to a Student

President Ana Mari Cauce HeadshotJust one day. That’s all it takes to help a Husky. Huskies@Work is a unique job shadowing program that connects alumni and students for a “day in the life” in the professional world. Job shadowing can be either in-person or virtual and alumni around the world are invited to apply. Apply Today

President Cauce on the Importance of International Education

President Ana Mari Cauce HeadshotUW President Ana Mari Cauce marked International Education Week by writing about how valuable international education is for students, researchers and our global community, and how the UW is creating impact around the world. Read the Full Blog

First GIX Cohort Graduates

Students from the GIX Graduation CeremonyA little more than a year after the launch of the Global Innovation Exchange—a partnership between the University of Washington, Tsinghua University and Microsoft to develop leaders in innovation—the graduate program is conferring degrees upon its first cohort of students. See History in the Making

Thanks for Staying in Touch!

This winter, UWAA reached out to international Huskies and asked them to make sure their contact information was up to date. More than 4,000 of you answered the call and helped ensure our international community remains thriving and connected. If it’s been a while since you’ve updated your contact information, please do so here.