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New grants allow UW’s Valdez to expand Fortalezas Familiares initiative for Latina mothers with depression and their families

UW-Madison’s Carmen Valdez was recently awarded two new grants to support the expansion, implementation and further evaluation of the Fortalezas Familiares initiative. Continue reading

Presidential visit sparks conservation discussions

For six weeks, UW–Madison has been home to 25 young Africans taking part in the Mandela Washington Fellowship—an academic and experiential learning program designed to prepare them to be future leaders in their countries. July 25, the final day of the program, was made especially significant through a visit to campus by Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, president of Botswana. Continue reading

Faculty and staff in the Center for German and European Studies acknowledge the loss of their supporter Mr. Sol Bloomenkranz

MIDDLETON, WI – Sol Bloomenkranz, age 93, passed away unexpectedly at home on July 7, 2017. He was born in Chicago, IL to Max and Frieda Bloomenkranz on December 4, 1923. As a teenager, Sol traveled to Poland to visit his relatives which inspired him to study and work internationally. During World War II Sol interrupted his studies at Northwestern University to enlist and serve in the US Army. After the War he completed his studies and moved to Zurich, Switzerland to attend graduate school.

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WSB’s Risk and Insurance Recognized as Global Center of Insurance Excellence

The Wisconsin School of Business’s Risk and Insurance Department has been designated a Global Center of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) by the International Insurance Society (IIS), one of only twenty institutions worldwide to receive the honor.

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