UW-Madison’s Jennifer Otting is the author of a new study examining education reform in Kosovo that was published in the journal, Compare: Journal of Comparative & International Education.
Month: March 2018
DESIGN STUDIES STUDENTS COLLABORATE WITH KENYAN ACTIVIST JOSEPHINE KULEA
Several weeks ago, Kenyan women’s rights campaigner Dr. Josephine Kulea visited SoHE as part of a partnership initiated by Design Studies instructor Lesley Sager. In 2012, Kulea founded the Samburu Girls Foundation, an organization dedicated to rescuing …
SYMPOSIUM TO EXAMINE WAYS OF HONORING ANCESTORS IN AFRICA AND THE DIASPORA
The African Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will host its annual spring symposium on the topic of honoring the departed in Africa and beyond.
International Scholar Focus: Meet Zengyuan Ren
Visiting international scholars are an important part of the intellectual and artistic community within UW-Madison’s School of Education.
GIGANTIC! BRITISH TEXTILES ON DISPLAY THROUGH MAY 13
Walk by the large window displays on the first floor or Nancy Nicholas Hall, and you’ll see the current exhibit of large-print British textiles from the late 60s and early 70s. According to Natasha Thoreson, …
REFLECTIONS OF LANGUAGE LEARNERS STUDYING IN THE US
Studying abroad in the US might seem like a strange notion for many of the UW-Madison students who were born and raised in the US. But for the over 4,000 international students from over 130 …
Wisconsin in Washington Alumni Spotlight
Name: Justin Livesey
Background in Southeast Asia provides alum with base for career in international security and counter terrorism
Two months spent learning Thai through the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute laid the foundation for a UW–Madison alumnus’ decade long career countering terrorism finance and other national security concerns in the South and Southeast …
Bridging Mountains: The Appalachians and the Himalayas are on opposite sides of the globe, but with surprising connections
In 2006, musician and music teacher Tara Linhardt ’94 was traveling around Nepal with her partner, Danny Knicely, hoping to renew old ties from a UW study-abroad program some 14 years earlier. While the pair …
African Studies undergraduate shortlisted for Brunel International African Poetry Prize
In a statement released Monday morning, African Studies Program certificate student Hiwot Adilow was announced as one of eight poets shortlisted for the 6th Brunel International African Poetry Prize.