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 …

Partnership Between UW and Kazakhstan Grows as New University Opens in Astana, Kazakhstan

For up-to-date information, go to the UW-Nazarbayev University Project website: http://international.wisc.edu/nuproject/ A group of leaders in education and members of leading educational organizations were on-hand June 29-30, for the presentation of the new Nursultan Nazarbayev …

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 …

China’s Champions to Arrive at UW-Madison July 23

UW-Madison News (July 15, 2010) — A group of elite Chinese student-athletes and coaches is expected to arrive in Madison on Friday, July 23, marking the start of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Chinese Champions Program. …

[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 …