Scammers zero in on UW international students
by Bernard Ellouk
UW police report an increase in scams targeting international students, from phony tuition discounts to fake letters from the IRS.
Nov 23, 2016
Are Chinese international students feeding Seattle’s real estate crisis?
by Katherine Jinyi Li
For some wealthy Chinese families hoping to park money offshore, sending a kid to study in Seattle and buying them a new house seems like a great investment.
Oct 3, 2016
Ride the Ducks may resume limited tours in Seattle
by Venice Buhain
Ride the Ducks may resume limited tour operations in Seattle, several months after a fatal crash that killed five International Students.
Dec 21, 2015
UW teams with ‘MIT of China’ on new tech program in Bellevue
by Venice Buhain
The University of Washington and a top Chinese research university Tsinghua University announced a partnership to open a technology program in Bellevue focusing on innovation.
Jun 19, 2015
Asian LGBTQ students speak up on being out at UW
by Shirley Qiu
LGBTQ students at UW who hail from Asian countries talk about the differences between being out in Seattle versus attitudes in their home countries.
Jun 9, 2015
Chinese students swoon at visa extension announcement
by Irene Lu
Longer visa validity will mean a big break for Chinese students, and more Chinese visitors to Seattle.
Nov 20, 2014
Chinese students in Seattle respond to Hong Kong protests
by Katy Wong
Hong Kong is 10,404 km away from Seattle. But that's not stopping students at the University of Washington from supporting the protests in Hong Kong.
Oct 15, 2014
Umbrellas up: UW students turn out in force behind Hong Kong protests
by Gennie Gebhart
Seattle’s skies were clear on Wednesday night, but the University of Washington’s Red Square was a sea of umbrellas.
Oct 2, 2014
Gun violence has foreign visitors fearful of US
by Sarah Stuteville
Do foreigners still see America as the land of opportunity — or as the land of gun violence?
Jun 27, 2014
UW International students say new fees discriminate
by Senhao Liu
School may nearly be out for summer, but University of Washington international students are still up in arms about a new fee added to their tuition last fall. More than 1,300 UW students have signed a petition calling for the repeal of the $45 quarterly fee, which is charged only to international students. The fee replaced […]
May 28, 2014
From China to rural Oregon, cultures come together in “Welcome to Unity”
by Erik Erickson
Seven foreign exchange students move to a tiny Oregon town and join the football team to make friends. No, it's not the latest Will Ferrell movie.
May 23, 2014
12 study abroad resources for students with disabilities
by Hannah Langlie
For students with disabilities, studying abroad can be unchartered territory. Hannah Langlie shares best tips on how to make it work.
Mar 21, 2014
Frustrated with regulations, UW international students turn to illegal work
by Rebecca Yeung
With international student populations at UW increasing every year, more and more are working under the table to make ends meet.
Mar 18, 2014
Challenges facing big numbers of foreign students entering UW
by Sarah Stuteville
The number of international students at University of Washington doubled in the last 5 years. But the resulting cross-cultural experiences aren’t always easy.
Sep 27, 2013
International students from Asia filling more seats at UW
by Valeria Koulikova
Huge numbers of international students are making their mark on UW. But is Seattle making enough of a mark on them?
Mar 5, 2013
World Affairs Council seeking host families for international students this summer
by Brett Konen
Traveling abroad can mean adventure, challenging life lessons, and the chance to kindle friendships across cultural barriers. But it’s not the only way to have an international experience this summer. The World Affairs Council is seeking hosts families for four State Department-sponsored youth programs, bringing students from Mexico, Zambia, Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle […]
Jul 19, 2012