UW Students Receive Scholarships for Study Abroad Programs – Congrats!

Seven University of Wisconsin–Madison students studying abroad through International Academic Programs (IAP) received scholarships through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program to help fund their study abroad programs. Katrina Gray, a junior undeclared major, …

[CHE] As Overseas Internships Grow, So Do Challenges for College Officials

The Chronicle of Higher Education — June 3, 2010 Beth McMurtrie, “As Overseas Internships Grow, So Do Challenges for College Officials” EXCERPT: At the annual conference here of Nafsa: Association of International Educators, at least …

Reminder: Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Proposals Due June 27, 2010

The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) announces the 2010 Request for Proposals for WUN Seed Grants. These small awards ($1000-$5000) fund the initiation and continuation of research collaborations with WUN partner institutions. View a list of …

[CHE] The Transformation of Learning in an Interconnected World

The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 4, 2010 Commentary: Jeremy Rifkin, “Empathetic Education: The Transformation of Learning in an Interconnected World” EXCERPT: Maybe it’s time to ask the question of whether simply becoming economically productive …

Secretary Arne Duncan on “International Engagement through Education”

On May 26, 2010,  U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, spoke to the Council on Foreign Relations on “International Engagement through Education.” Read his speech and/or watch the video and Q&A online. Sec. Duncan …