Tag International

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.

Rare ice data collected by early ‘citizen scientists’ confirms warming since Industrial Revolution

April 26, 2016

Data reveals increasing trends toward later ice cover formation and earlier spring breakup.

Syrian refugee shares story of persecution for Out and About Month

April 6, 2016

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.

UW receives UN chair for global work on gender, well-being and peace

April 5, 2016

The chair will be the first in North America to interrelate the three areas through researchers, practitioners and advocates for knowledge exchange and collaboration.

Media Advisory: Dalai Lama credentials

February 29, 2016

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.

14th Dalai Lama to visit Madison for live-streamed event on global well-being

February 23, 2016

Gathering perspectives to promote global well-being, the Center for Healthy Minds at UW–Madison will host the event March 9.

Tradition of serving others keeps drawing UW–Madison alumni into Peace Corps

February 18, 2016

We're the 2nd-largest producer of Peace Corps Volunteers, according to the 2016 ranking of colleges nationwide.