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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.

International Students should start thinking about OPT long before graduation. (Photo by UW Admissions / Kathrine Katherine B. Turner)

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A program called Optional Practical Training (OPT) allows international students to work in the U.S. for a year if they’re hired within 90 days of graduating.

Emerald City Supporters lead the "March to the Match" from Pioneer Square to CenturyLink Field at last Sunday's home opener. (Photo by Justice Magraw)

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If you are a Seahawks fan, or Mariners fan, or aren't that into sports at all, this is your year to fall in love with the Seattle Sounders.

Sophia Lewis, Sara Parolin, Amalia de la Iglesia, Shannon Long, all members of UW United Students Against Sweatshop, at a protest action pressuring the University Bookstore to more prominently display Alta Gracia apparel. (Photo by Daria Kroupoderova)

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A factory in the Dominican Republic has found a balance between affordable clothing and happy workers — and the orders keep rolling in.

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Last week Scotland’s Glasgow University became the first large university to completely divest from fossil fuel investments. The UW still has $15 million invested in fossil fuels.

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School may nearly be out for summer, but University of Washington international students are still up in arms about a new fee added to...

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With the passage of the Washington Dream Act, undocumented students are ready for college.

The UW's Zimarimba celebration honors the legacy of Zimbabwean marimba (pictured above) music at the UW (Courtesy of Serge Saint via Flickr)

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The UW School of Music hosts a marimba workshop, discussion, and concert Friday Feb. 21st at the UW.

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Yuriana Garcia, 20, is an ambitious, soft-spoken Honors student majoring in Human Centered Design & Engineering at UW. She has a passion for bioengineering, and...

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As the Seattle city council ponders a vote approving bonds for a new arena that could bring back men’s professional basketball, the summer Olympics...

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Olympic fever begins today! Our partners at the Seattle Times have unleashed an awesome info-graphic to help you track how our local athletes are performing...

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Cambodia still suffers from the horrific Khmer Rouge rule of the late Seventies. The entire population was forced into the countryside, and the educated,...

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Global methods of agriculture are changing rapidly. Fast food chains like McDonald's are spreading around the globe. And here in the US, we're eating...