[CHE] China and the United States: A Tale of Two Views on Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education – June 7, 2011 “China and the United States: A Tale of Two Views on Education” EXCERPT: The following is a guest post by Gilles Bousquet, dean of the Division …

[CALS] Three Weeks in Uganda Or How I Changed My Life Over Winter Break

Each year, students enrolled in a College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) global health class travel to Uganda over winter break to experience the culture, learn about public health issues, and conduct individual research …

Badger Receives Distinguished Student Researcher Award for Work in the Rainforest

Joanna Klass, recent UW-Madison graduate with a degree in zoology and biological aspects of conservation,  had a fascinating experience abroad. With assistance from the School for Field Studies (SFS), Joanna was given the opportunity to go abroad for the first …

Professor J. Mark Kenoyer Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Some of the world’s most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and joining them this year is …

[Global Hot Spots Lecture Series] Pamela Ruegg: A Ground Level Look at Modern Dairy Farming in China

The popular Global Hot Spots Lecture Series will continue Friday, May 20, 2011 with the talk “Milk Safety, Melamine and Manure, A Ground Level Look at Modern Dairy Farming in China” by Pamela Ruegg. This free …

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 …