Daring to dream: GlX crosses borders as it builds bridges to the future

Building a future model for higher education that merges technology, entrepreneurship, and designing thinking.

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Blending technology and biology to make life safer, easier to understand

We’re still on the forefront of seeing what the blending of biology and technology might be able to do.

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Global Innovation Exchange Announces 2018 GIX Innovation Competition

The Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) today announced that it is accepting applications for its third GIX Innovation Competition. The competition, for full-time university students or innovators who have graduated within

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Join us for the 2018 GIX Innovation Competition Kickoff Event

Join the GIX leadership in the kickoff of the 2018 GIX Innovation Competition! Finalists will be awarded cash prizes and a round-trip trip to Beijing. The deadline to register for the

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To breed innovative ideas, start with an innovative space

The ‘heart of the building’ is the second-floor makerspace, where students take their ideas from classes and meetings and turn them into reality.

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The Global Innovation Exchange promises to teach students to think big

Initially launched as a joint venture between the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University with $40 million in foundational support from Microsoft, GIX is attracting support from universities and

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Jill Pfaendtner joins GIX as Director of Operations

We are pleased to announce that Jill Aronson Pfaendtner has joined GIX as Director of Operations. Jill has 15 years of experience working in higher education, most recently as the

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UW, China hope innovation will soar at Bellevue’s GIX (via Seattle Times)

A grand experiment in educating entrepreneurs, to be run by two universities on opposite sides of the Pacific, launched Thursday when the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University opened

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GIX Opens in Bellevue (via KOMO 4 News)

Happening this morning, a ribbon cutting for a new campus that’s expected to be home to the next generation of tech innovators.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recounts his first time meeting Steve Ballmer in 1992 (via GeekWire)

Satya Nadella’s first encounter with Steve Ballmer went down probably just as you’d expect. Nadella spoke at the opening launch event for the Global Innovation Exchange, a new U.S.-China tech institute

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