Scholarship Ceremony Honors more than 130 Students Intending to Study Abroad

Studying abroad offers students the opportunity to experience a new culture through coursework, exploration, and personal growth. A study abroad experience is a life-changing event that helps expand a student’s worldview, deepen language competence, increase …

Congratulations 2011 WISc Scholars!

Photos by Pauline Zhu, Division of International Studies The Wisconsin International Scholars (WISc) Program celebrated this year’s graduating class with a certificate ceremony and reception on Tuesday, May 3, 2010. Vice Provost for Globalization and …

Read the Summer 2010 Wisconsin China Initiative Newsletter!

The Wisconsin China Initiative and the Division of International Studies are pleased to present the Summer 2010 Wisconsin China Initiative newsletter. Newsletter highlights include: a summary of the chancellor’s delegation to China last spring; information …

Haven’t Heard? Chinese Athletes to Arrive on Campus Friday Night

madison.com Deborah Ziff Nine elite Chinese athletes and coaches will be greeted at the Dane County Regional airport Friday night in true UW-Madison fashion – by Bucky Badger and the UW Marching Band. UW-Madison Chancellor …

[CHE] Obama Begins Rebuilding Academic Ties to Indonesia

The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 11, 2010) —  “Obama Begins Rebuilding Academic Ties to Indonesia” EXCERPT: The Indonesian government has recently begun to offer small stipends for overseas study to midcareer faculty members … …

[CHE] Partnerships Link American and Iraqi Universities in Rebuilding Efforts

The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 8, 2010)  — “Partnerships Link American and Iraqi Universities in Rebuilding Efforts” EXCERPT: A new State Department program seeks to build on the lessons learned from past missteps and …

UW-Madison Center for South Asia Celebrates 50 Years at UW

The launching of Sputnik I in 1957 led to the federal government’s most significant participation in modern foreign language and area studies research and training in history – the National Defense Education Act (NDEA) of …

UW Student, Study Abroad Featured in Star Tribune

Study Abroad Myths: BUSTED! After spending six months in Brisbane, Australia, Lauren Rice would like to clear up some myths about studying abroad. Read Lauren’s full article, as it appeared in the June 29, 2010 …