Global Initiatives at UW Bothell is building an infrastructure for supporting more robust internationalization programs for students, faculty and staff across campus. We invite you to explore the website to learn about study abroad activity, academic connections around the world, our international student population, and opportunities for global engagement close to home.
Enhancing Global Education in Washington State
Global Washington’s Global Education Initiative aims to improve global education in the State of Washington. A recently released report identifies six major recommendations:
- Build statewide support for global education.
- Identify and promote best practices.
- Increase second language learning.
- Prepare globally competent P-12 teachers.
- Increase global engagement in higher education.
- Build strong partnerships between global development and global education.
UW Bothell is committed to actively pursuing these global education goals.
is a membership association that promotes and supports the global development sector in the state of Washington, comprised of non-profit organizations, foundations, businesses, government and academic institutions. UW Bothell has been a member of GlobalWA since 2012.
Exchange Activities with Ehime University, Japan
In March 2013, several exchange activities took place with our partner institution in Japan, Ehime University. A group of faculty, administrators and students visited UW Bothell to learn about leadership, service learning, and diversity programs. Check out photos from the student leaders panel.
Three UW Bothell undergraduates spent Spring Break in Matsuyama, Japan learning about sustainability in rural Japan. Read about their experiences on the Voices from Around the World blog.
A 5-credit early fall study abroad program, Lessons from the Japanese Experience with Nuclear Power, is planned for August-September 2013. Apply by May 20.
Study Abroad with UWB faculty during Summer/ Early Fall 2013
Preparations are underway for study abroad programs during Summer and Early Fall 2013. Over 60 UW Bothell students are embarking on study abroad adventures all over the world!
We invite your comments and suggestions on new programming or additional content to the website. Please email Natalia Dyba, Manager of Global Initiatives, at firstname.lastname@example.org