Shihoko Fujiwara ’03 is leading a crusade to wipe out human trafficking in Japan.
As president and founder of Lighthouse, a non-profit organization working to eliminate human trafficking, especially sex trafficking, Fujiwara is working diligently to support victims, raise awareness, and change the culture around the problem. It is an uphill fight as Lighthouse is the only organization working exclusively on the issue of human trafficking in Japan. Continue reading
The U.S. Army will have a tough choice to make about William Cocke when he graduates in May 2019.
Cocke, a 4th year PhD student in UW–Madison’s Department of Mathematics and ROTC cadet, has cultivated several skills critical to national security and defense.
Cocke joined the Army ROTC Badger Battalion during his second year at UW–Madison, after his interest was piqued in U.S. Army Cyber Command—a component of the Army dedicated exclusively to cyberspace operations security. Once connected with the ROTC program, he also decided to study Urdu through Project Global Officer (GO). Continue reading
The U.S. Department of State announced that six University of Wisconsin–Madison students are among the 1,201 American undergraduate students from 363 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the summer 2018. Continue reading
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is pleased to announce that 18 students have been selected to receive grants through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2018–2019 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
These UW–Madison students are among over 1,900 U.S. citizens who will study, conduct research, and teach abroad for the 2018–2019 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement as well as record of service and leadership potential in their respective fields. Continue reading
Opportunities around the world have opened to five UW–Madison undergraduate students who have been announced as recipients of Boren Scholarships. Continue reading
The students of Professor Buccini’s Italian 450 class decided to use their language skills to promote the Wisconsin Idea.
NovoMoto, a spinoff from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is finishing its first 100 solar lighting installations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison has been ranked the second in the nation, and first among public universities, for innovative foreign language learning in 2018.