International Newsletter

Husky Global — Summer 2018

Featured Stories

Ready to Converge?

Converge Tokyo logoOur premier event for international alumni, UW Converge, heads to Tokyo this November. Save the date for this unique opportunity to learn, connect and celebrate UW’s global impact. Dates & More Info


Building Bridges

Caleb HuffmanFrom a small Washington town to one of the world’s largest cities, Caleb Huffman, ’18, is on a quest to connect with others. This fall he heads to Beijing to continue his journey of discovery. Read Caleb’s Story


Challenging Mind & Body

Kyki Li“The Dance Department doesn’t teach dance just as a technique, but as a way of viewing and interacting with the world.” Kyki Li, ’18, studied movement in her research on yoga in the U.S. and China. See Her in Action



Husky Hangout: KoreaKorea Huskies

Thurs. June 28 | 7:30 p.m.

UW’s Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Sophie Lee, is traveling to Korea and inviting Huskies to network and socialize at a special event hosted at Paulie’s Brick Oven Pizza in Seoul. For more info, contact Sophie at



International Student Send-offsThailand Huskies

Sat. June 30 — Sat. July 21
Incoming UW students will have a chance to hear about UW first-hand from alumni at events around Asia. Student Send-offs Page



Husky Hangout: SingaporeSingapore Huskies

Tue. July 2, 5:30 p.m.
Join UW’s Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Sophie Lee, for an alumni event in Singapore. It’s the perfect opporutnity to connect with local Huskies and learn about news from campus. For more info, contact Sophie at



Shanghai Summer BBQFootball Image

Wed. July 4 | 7:30 p.m.

It’s World Cup season! The Shanghai Huskies are organizing a BBQ and viewing party. Husky alumni in Shanghai can look forward to delicious BBQ and watching World Cup action with fellow Dawgs. Register Now



Hong Kong Gala & AwardsHong Kong Gala

Sat. Oct. 27
Save the date for the Hong Kong Huskies’ first formal gala. The elegant evening will bring alumni together in support of UW’s Be Boundless Campaign. More details are coming soon.



UW Converge TokyoConverge Tokyo Logo

Sat. Nov. 17
Save the date for UW’s premier international alumni event. This year UW Converge will be held in Tokyo and bring together world-class speakers and opportunities to connect with fellow Huskies. Dates & More Info


Alumni Spotlight

Jeff’s Corner

Jeff Adams HeadshotGeographic Trustee, Jeff Adams, ’04, takes a look ahead at a summer full of Husky events from coast to coast and around the world.
Read Jeff’s Letter



Health Leadership in Taiwan

Kung-Yee LiangKung-Yee Liang, ’82, is the new president of Taiwan’s National Health Research Institutes. He spoke to the UW about his new role and his pioneering work in biostatistics. Read Q&A



Featured Volunteer: Edward Pang

Edward PangWe love celebrating volunteers in Husky Global. This issue’s featured volunteer is Edward Pang, ’97, a Singapore Husky and leader in both business and his local Husky community. Read More About Edward



International Out and About

Eugene SaburiIt’s been a busy quarter for UW alumni. They’ve made generous gifts, gathered to celebrate and helped welcome the next generation of Husky graduates. See all they’ve been up to on our website.   View Photos in the Out & About Section

Did You Know?

UW has 17 International Alumni Communities


Campus Connections

Call for Viewing Party Hosts

Husky alumni hang out at a viewing partyWe’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to host football viewing parties in their community. Whether your party is a den full of dedicated Dawgs or a saloon of superfans, you can be a Husky Host.  Sign Up to Host


Bright Future for Task Force

Donald HellmannTask Force was launched 35 years ago by Donald Hellmann and became a cornerstone of the Jackson School. A recent gift to the program in his name ensures that it will grow in perpetuity. Read More About Task Force



The Legacy Continues

ASUW Shell House RenovationHome to UW Crew, master racing-shell builder, George Pocock, and the hub of aquatic recreation for decades, the historic ASUW Shell House is getting an upgrade, thanks to a $10M campaign. Hit the Water



Marching Around Campus

A student plays a trumpetThe Husky Marching Band is the soul of UW sporting events but rarely are the stories of individual band members told. Take a look at behind the scenes in this photo essay. March On

Keep Connected to UW!