Pitter Patter 5K
by Globalist Staff
Announcing the PITTER PATTER 5k! Taking BIG strides for LITTLE lives. Please join the Hudson David McNeel Foundation on October 7th for our annual fundraiser! This family friendly, stroller friendly 5k event is open to anyone who is ready to take a step forward and join us in making a difference! When you participate in […]
Sep 4, 2018
Deaths of Thai students ruled murder-suicide
by Cathy You
The women were identified as Kornkamon Leenawarat, 25, and Thiti-on Chotechuangsab, 32. Both were law students at the University of Washington.
Sep 7, 2018
Thai students found dead in apartment near University of Washington
by Cathy You
A Seattle woman said her friend in Thailand had asked for help looking for one of the women the day before two women were found dead at a University District apartment.
Sep 6, 2018
First-generation college students pursue degrees despite obstacles
by Ester Ouli Kim
Each first-generation student’s story, by definition, begins with their parents’ stories. But being the first in your family to be on track to graduate with a four-year degree also comes with obstacles.
Jun 8, 2018
UW graduate students plan strike over pay, childcare, trans-inclusive healthcare
by Goorish Wibneh
Among the issues, the University of Washington graduate student teachers and research assistants are calling for greater pay, more comprehensive transgender health coverage and increased childcare assistance.
May 11, 2018
Women’s rowing team pulls attention to massive garbage patch in Pacific
by Yuna Kim
The crew will row 2,400 miles from California to Hawaii where they will pass a trash pile bigger than the size of the state they embark from.
Apr 30, 2018
An adoptee reflects after Ethiopia bans international adoptions
by Dagmawit Kemal
Ethiopia banned foreign adoptions this year, amid concerns about oversight. One woman considers how being adopted by a family in the U.S. changed her life.
Mar 13, 2018
Portraits of Resilience: University District
by Karen Maniraho
Karen Maniraho shows what resilience in the University District looks like.
Dec 11, 2017
3 things humanities international students should know while job hunting
by Jeevika Verma
Getting a job is hard for any recent graduate. International students in the humanities need to know their options.
Jun 12, 2017
Shiga’s Imports weathers a half century of changes on the Ave
by Blake Peterson
The Shiga family's businesses endured through Japanese American incarceration, social change and nearby malls. But what about a proposed upzone on the Ave?
Jun 1, 2017
Trump’s Army Secretary nominee sparks criticism from the LGBTQ community
by Blake Peterson
Mark Green's statements contrast with former Army Secretary Eric Fanning, who is gay and backed measures supporting transgender people in the military.
Apr 17, 2017
Police: Fake government official targeting UW international students in scam
by Venice Buhain
A caller falsely claiming to be a government official is targeting University of Washington international students in a phone scam, campus police say.
Mar 1, 2017
Who’s afraid of international students?
by Christina Yuen Zi Chung
Complaints about "bad English" grow as universities enroll more students from abroad. But are there other reasons we're afraid of international students?
Feb 27, 2017
UW graduate students sue Trump over travel ban
by Venice Buhain
Two University of Washington graduate students say the travel ban is hurting their opportunities for research and internships — and possibly their careers.
Feb 7, 2017
Power Globalist Varisha Khan: Rising journalist, political leader making a national impact
by Seattle Globalist
What happens when you give young journalists an opportunity cover their own communities? In the case of Varisha Khan, they become national leaders.
Dec 14, 2016
‘Spark’ of Seattle idea to charge phones without electricity
by Sarah Stuteville
The JikoPower Spark, tested and incubated at UW, is a Mad Max-looking metal cup that can charge phones without electricity, using only the heat of a fire.
Dec 2, 2016
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
October brings hidden history of Filipino Americans to the forefront
by Brynn Tweeddale
October is Filipino American History month, the celebration of an "invisible" minority and their accomplishments in the United States of America.
Oct 20, 2016
Educating the Horn: Paving a path to college for Somali youth
by Ahlaam Ibraahim
UW freshman Ahlaam Ibrahim is launching an ambitious campaign to connect young Somali Americans with help applying to college.
Oct 7, 2016