The fellowship, sponsored by the State Department, brings 1,000 leaders between the ages of 25 and 35 from across Africa to universities for six weeks.
"We are heartbroken by this tragic loss,” said Ananth Seshadri, chairman of the Department of Economics. “Wenxin was a gracious and thoughtful member of our economics community."
Adam Kern, a professor of Japanese literature and visual culture, and four of his students went to Japan for a week to be profiled on a popular prime-time television program there.
The International Learning Community houses in Adams Residence Hall allow residents to be immersed in a language and learn about another culture.
Wisconsin Without Borders Marketplace (WWBM), a UW–Madison student organization, collaborates with artisan groups from Mexico, Ecuador, Nepal, India and Kenya to sell their jewelry, scarves and bags in Madison.
The new program will help prepare young leaders to fight poverty and improve quality of life around the world.
The UW–Madison ESL program — part of the English Department — recently celebrated the launch of a new interactive learning lab.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been recognized as a top 25 university for campuses with the most students studying abroad and for the most international students on campus.
More than 300 people attend the third annual South Madison International Community Night, held on the grounds of Villager Mall in Madison on June 2, 2016. The free community event included five international food carts, several musical performances and more than 20 family-friendly arts and science activities.
Data reveals increasing trends toward later ice cover formation and earlier spring breakup.
Campus speaker Subhi Nahas made history when he testified at the United Nations about the persecution of gays and lesbians throughout the Middle East by the terrorist group known as the Islamic State.
The chair will be the first in North America to interrelate the three areas through researchers, practitioners and advocates for knowledge exchange and collaboration.
Members of the media can apply for credentials to cover the event “The World We Make” featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Madison, Wisconsin, at the Overture Center for the Arts March 9, 2016.
Gathering perspectives to promote global well-being, the Center for Healthy Minds at UW–Madison will host the event March 9.
We're the 2nd-largest producer of Peace Corps Volunteers, according to the 2016 ranking of colleges nationwide.