A summer internship with the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) is giving students incredible insights into one of the world’s leading high-speed-rail operators as well as the professional culture of Japan. The internship, developed …
Month: October 2017
UW-Madison’s Hawkins to lead study abroad opportunity in China
If you’re interested in studying comparative education in China next summer, apply to this four-week study abroad program led by School of Education Professor Maggie Hawkins.
Summer internships provide students with experience in U.S., abroad
Summer Internships took La Follette Schools students to Germany, California, Missouri, Chicago, India, Washington, D.C., and other locations during 2017. Several students stayed in Wisconsin, gaining valuable experience at government agencies, with nonprofit organizations, and …
Russ Feingold to teach course on UW-Madison campus next fall
Four decades after walking across the commencement stage, Russ Feingold will return to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in fall 2018 as a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer in International Studies.
Student Takes Language Skills Abroad to Belgium
For 21-year-old Liz Vaala, traveling to Belgium in the summer of 2017 proved more fruitful than she ever imagined.
Yu’s work performed at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, reviewed by Dancing Times
UW-Madison’s Jin-Wen Yu presented “Fine, Without Me/You?” in the Dance-Forms 74th International Choreographers’ Showcase in August. The performance was part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world.
Ugandan Coffee Leads to International Internship Opportunities
If you can build professional connections over a single cup of coffee, imagine what you can do with an entire coffee company. Partnering with the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses & Farm Enterprises (NUCAFE), a …
Mitra Sharafi’s book on Parsi legal culture featured in review symposium
Law & Social Inquiry, the journal of the American Bar Foundation, has published a review symposium on Mitra Sharafi’s “Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947.”
Four UW-Madison Students Win 2017-2018 Fulbright-Hays Awards
The U.S. Department of Education has announced that four students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison have been selected as recipients of the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Awards for 2017.
Fish-Harnack Lecture: Civil Liberties Advocate To Discuss Upholding America’s Promise
Farhana Khera has been a strong presence in advocating to ensure civil liberties for Americans of all religious and cultural backgrounds. At the frontlines in fights against religious and racial profiling in the face of …