Ian Khama, president of the Republic of Botswana was presented with a Global Citizen Award byDivision of International Studies in the Alumni Lounge of the Pyle Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on July 28, …
Month: July 2017
UW-Madison students reflect on study abroad experience
While many UW–Madison students spend their summers taking classes in Madison or staying at home with family, others choose to do something a little more out of the ordinary: study abroad.
Wisconsin Language Roadmap to bolster economic competitiveness
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has received a two-year federal grant to conduct a statewide Language Roadmap Initiative to enhance the economic competitiveness of Wisconsin by strengthening language education for students across the state.
Ive Hermans: Building bridges between disciplines, professions and continents
Between growing up in Belgium, a trilingual country with multiple ethnic communities, receiving dual training in chemistry and chemical engineering, and holding faculty positions in both Europe and the United States, Ive Hermans is used …
One Health idea gives Young African fellows new ways to promote health
The idea of One Health – that the health of humans, animals and ecosystems are interconnected—presented new ways to address health challenges for the Mandela Washington Fellows visiting the University of Wisconsin-Madison this summer.
Professor William Cronon honored by British Academy
William J. Cronon, the Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at UW–Madison, has been elected to the newest cohort of Fellows of the British Academy.
Undergraduate Russian Flagship students present research at UCLA conference
Congratulations to Russian Flagship students Alex Steiner and Kendall Werneiwski, who participated in the UCLA Undergraduate Conference on Slavic and East/Central European Studies in Los Angeles on April 29, 2017. Steiner and Werneiwski were nominated by the Russian …
Connecting through Language
Kyle Studnicka Pineda is not your typical freshman. He boasts a comprehensive international background at the ripe age of 19. He now finds himself impassioned by the power of language in his Wisconsin Experience.
Summer internship in Iceland gives ‘new focus and passion’
For Julia Handel, who is spending her summer interning at Reykjavik University in Iceland through the International Internship Program (IIP) at UW-Madison, interning abroad has enriched her life and reaffirmed her passion.
Overflow crowd hears ex-diplomat Rank discuss foreign service
Former acting U.S. Ambassador to China David Rank drew approximately 60 people to the La Follette School on Friday, July 14. After a 15-minute introduction, Rank answered more than a dozen questions from UW–Madison students, …