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Office of Global Affairs

Welcome to the UW’s Office of Global Affairs!

In the Office of Global Affairs, our vision is to educate and engage across geographic borders and divisions by prioritizing equity, opportunity, and a sense of shared global citizenship.


    September 26, 2023

    Apply now! The 2024 UW Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Fellows program will be a tri-campus program open to faculty who teach full-time at UW Bothell, UW Tacoma, or UW Seattle.   Screenshot of a February 2022 COIL Fellows workshop. COIL - also known as international virtual exchange – is a virtual exchange pedagogy that…

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  • Congratulating the Inaugural Cohort of UW Excellence in Global Engagement Award Nominees

    June 12, 2023

    As part of the UW Awards of Excellence Ceremony in June of 2023, UW President Ana Mari Cauce and Provost Mark Richards awarded the inaugural UW Excellence in Global Engagement Award to Dr. Faisal Hossain, John R. Kiely Endowed Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering.  The Excellence in Global Engagement Award honors faculty and staff…

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  • Global Visionaries: Ray Li

    May 11, 2023

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    The Office of Global Affairs is excited to celebrate Ray Li for our April 2023 edition of the Global Visionaries series. The Global Visionaries series highlights the University of Washington's global impact by featuring innovative, globally-engaged faculty, staff, and students. Ray Li, Assistant Vice President for International Advancement and 2023 recipient of University Advancement's Marilyn…

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  • May 15 Worlds of Difference Event

    May 9, 2023

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    Monday, May 15 // 12-1 PM PT Worlds of Difference: Partnerships in an Unequal World: A Workshop to Explore Reciprocity, Institutionality and How We Want to Engage Globally Many of us are grappling with how to do good work and lead meaningful lives in an unjust and unequal world. While our intellectual and political projects…

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2022 Global Photo Contest Winners