International Newsletter

Husky Global – Summer 2019

Featured Stories

Task Force: Policy in Action

Maya SullivanThe Jackson School’s Task Force program is training a future generation of international leaders. Find out how this master class in policy inspired Maya Sullivan, ’19, to do a world of good.   Read the Full Story

Japan Raises Funds for Foster

A group of Japan HuskiesThe Japan Huskies are coming together to raise $10,000 for a commemorative bench in Founders Hall. Find out more about the campaign and a new charitable deduction for donors in Japan on the Foster School’s website. Visit the Site

Fueled by Floods

UW researcher and localsUW researchers from environment, engineering and public health are on a mission to understand how changes to the Mekong River will affect nearby communities’ food supplies and to help those communities adapt. Dive into the Research

Global Health Partnerships in China

UW Training Program ParticipantsA UW training program is bringing together students, faculty and scholars from top Chinese universities who share the same mission: Strengthen China’s role in global health. See How We’re Driving Collaboration


International Student Send-offs

A group of international Huskies
This summer, incoming students have an exciting opportunity to connect to campus before they arrive in Seattle. They’ll hear about UW first-hand from current students and alumni at international student send-offs around Asia. Cities and Dates

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 “Q” Lee, ’00, shares updates from around the world, things to look forward to in summer and reflects on a spring full of Husky activity across the globe. Read his Letter

Out and About

A UW HuskyThis issue of Husky Global features an Out and About section filled with significant milestones. We’re celebrating a new provost, cheering on the achievements of an outstanding alumna and mourning the passing of a brilliant professor.  Read Out and About

How One Summer Changed it All

Hyun KimHyun Kim, ’85, talks about his decision to become a maritime lawyer in his home country of Korea. Learn how he’s created a deep bond with the UW legal community while creating impact with his passion. Read his Story

Husky Starts as Princeton Prof.

SanFengFollow Sanfeng Wu’s, ’16, academic path from a physics degree at the UW, to gaining research experience through the Clean Energy Institute Graduate Fellows program and pursuing a professorship at Princeton University.  Follow his Journey

Campus Connections

Global Students Join Husky 100

Husky 100 GraphicA dozen extraordinary international students were named to the 2019 Husky 100 for making the most of their time on campus. Learn more about them and all the students who were honored this year on our website. See all 100

Wind Ensemble in China Daily 

Salzman and the Wind EnsembleTimothy Salzman, conductor of the UW Wind Ensemble, and his students left quite an impression during their 2019 China Tour. The China Daily shares stories of their outstanding performance and Salzman’s personal experience from the tour.  Read the Full Article

Dispatches From Cambodia

Varsha GovindarajuLuce Scholar Varsha Govindaraju, ’15, invites you to follow along on her journey through Cambodia. As she explored a new culture, she adapted to a different lifestyle and helped address gender-based violence at the Cambodian Women’s Crisis Center. Adventure With Varsha

Keep Connected to UW!