Chancellor Biddy Martin is leading a delegation of UW-Madison faculty and staff to Greater China, with stops in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Taipei. Dean and Vice Provost for Globalization Gilles Bousquet is part of this delegation. The return visit, which began Monday, November 1, follows the successful spring trip to Beijing, Tianjin, Hangzhou, and Shanghai. Stay updated on the trip via Martin’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, along with a Twitter account specially focusing on the trip, @UWChina.
The Wisconsin State Journal — November 5, 2010
Though she’s some 7,000 miles away in China, UW-Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin still managed to show up on campus to lead a class Friday.
The Daily Cardinal — November 7, 2010
UW-Madison faculty and students assembled at the Bascom Hill Telepresence Classroom in the Education building to unveil a video-conferencing device new to the university Friday.
Chancellor Biddy Martin, who was in Beijing, China, spoke with 14 UW-Madison students from the Grand Strategy Programs, a policy-making student group, through the new Cisco-Telepresence system.
Martin spoke about her week-long trip to China and mentioned how China and Wisconsin are similar.