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UW Tacoma launches Institute for Global Engagement

UW Tacoma will launch the Institute for Global Engagement October 3rd. The new campus center, grown from the Global Honors program, will increase student access to Global Honors coursework, foster increased campus engagement with the Tacoma community and create additional undergraduate research opportunities. The institute’s first initiatives will include study abroad presentations during International Education Week in November and a lecture series.

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Want to stay healthy on your trip? Seek pre-travel health advice!

More than half of King Country travelers who fall ill while abroad have not sought pre-travel health advice. That’s the finding from a recent survey by Public Health – Seattle & King County in partnership with UW School of Public Health.

International travelers can protect their health by seeking pre-travel health advice and screenings.  The Travel Clinic at UW Medicine’s Hall Health Center offers information, screening and care to UW travelers.

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UW Bothell to host Global Engagement through Technology Symposium

On September 12, university faculty and staff from the Pacific Northwest and beyond will gather at UW Bothell for a symposium on the use of technology to further students’ global engagement. Hosted by UW Bothell Global Initiatives and the Teaching and Learning Center, the symposium will provide strategies for integrating international collaboration components into university coursework and allow educators to share best practices for creating a physical and virtual learning community.

Registration is open now for the Global Engagement through Technology Symposium, and participants may sign up until September 11.  An Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Area and International Studies grant, administered by the UW Jackson School of International Studies, has allowed organizers to offer the event at a reduced rate to participants.  

Learn ore about the Global Engagement through Technology Conference and register to attend…