Tag International

Four graduate students win Fulbright-Hays doctoral research awards

October 16, 2017

Fulbright-Hays DDRA Awards provide funds to doctoral students to conduct research outside the United States in foreign languages and area studies for up to 12 months.

New summer program helps international students acclimate before the fall rush

August 9, 2017

A new program allows first-year international students to arrive several weeks ahead of the fall semester and take an academic reading and writing class for non-native English speakers.

UW Hmong-American nurse brings her community to the doctor’s office

August 4, 2017

Maichou Lor developed new survey tools that she hopes can help close gaps in access to care among her own community and other underserved populations.

Botswana president receives Global Citizen Award

July 31, 2017

Ian Khama, president of the Republic of Botswana, was presented with a Global Citizen Award by the International Division in the Alumni Lounge of the …

UW-Madison students reflect on study abroad experience

July 31, 2017

This summer, there are approximately 622 UW–Madison students studying abroad through International Academic Programs, up more than 19 percent compared to 2016. The students are scattered across the world, in 48 different countries.

UW team in South Africa to share ‘origin stories’

July 13, 2017

A team from University Communications has traveled to South Africa to tell important UW-focused stories about origins: from the galaxies to life on Earth to the birth of humankind.

African professionals, activists among 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows at UW–Madison

June 12, 2017

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.

UW community mourns loss of student killed in weekend crash; motorist charged

April 17, 2017

"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."

Japanese literature course leads to the ultimate field trip for UW students

March 10, 2017

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.

International Learning Community fosters global connections among residents

March 1, 2017

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 makes a difference throughout globe

February 17, 2017

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.

Scholarship to prepare international students for global development leadership

January 19, 2017

The new program will help prepare young leaders to fight poverty and improve quality of life around the world.

New ESL active learning lab expands learning possibilities for international students

December 5, 2016

The UW–Madison ESL program — part of the English Department — recently celebrated the launch of a new interactive learning lab.

UW-Madison ranked in top 25 for study abroad and international students

November 14, 2016

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.

International flavor

June 6, 2016

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.