April 1, 2022
She has been an advocate for children and women’s rights and has been a long-time supporter of sustainable development and addressing climate change.
November 17, 2021
Students drew international flags in chalk along the Bascom Hill sidewalk in front of the Education Building to mark International Education Week.
May 4, 2018
They're among more than 1,900 U.S. citizens who will study, conduct research, and teach abroad for the 2018–2019 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
February 18, 2015
With 69 Badger alumni currently serving in 34 countries, the University of Wisconsin–Madison continues its tradition as one of the nation’s top producers of Peace Corps volunteers, according to the latest national rankings. Since 2001, when the Peace Corps began releasing its annual list of top universities and colleges, UW–Madison has consistently placed in the top 10, including six years in the top spot. This year, UW–Madison ranks second.
October 10, 2014
To compete in today’s global marketplace, Wisconsin companies need people who have the skills to operate abroad. Studies, however, indicate that this need is not being fully met. A $50,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will enable the University of Wisconsin–Madison to work with eight to 12 small- and medium-sized Wisconsin companies on developing the global talent they need, while creating more opportunities for UW–Madison students to cross the bridge from academics into practice.
October 7, 2014
Seven area and international studies centers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will receive more than $3.4 million in federal Title VI grants for the 2014-15 academic year under the National Resource Centers (NRC) and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships programs, administered by the U.S. Department of Education. According to the department, UW–Madison has been awarded $1,641,580 for NRCs and $1,776,000 for FLAS scholarships for 2014. Over the four-year cycle of these awards, the university stands to receive nearly $13.7 million through 2018.
February 11, 2014
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has regained the distinction as the nation's top producer of current Peace Corps volunteers, with 90 alumni serving overseas.
November 6, 2013
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has a long, distinguished history of international engagement and producing globally talented graduates who create better lives for people in the state and around the world. International Education Week, November 11-15, will provide an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the university community’s ongoing commitment to that tradition.
April 3, 2013
The screenings of two classic features directed by King Hu, a landmark figure in world cinema, mark the latest donations to the unique collection of celebrated Taiwanese films at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
July 24, 2012
Faculty and students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison will lend their expertise to conservation efforts in central Africa as the first university member of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership.
January 25, 2012
The University of Wisconsin–Madison this year ranks third among large universities nationwide in the number of alumni currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers, up from eighth last year.
December 6, 2010
A campus visit on Wednesday, Dec. 8, by 30 high school students of Arabic will unite a U.S. Department of State program and several language and culture initiatives at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
May 14, 2010
A pair of University of Wisconsin–Madison sophomores have organized a three-day bus trip for more than 40 Chinese and U.S. students this weekend, aiming to bring together people from the world's superpowers through what they call "campfire diplomacy."
May 5, 2010
The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s dean of international studies will now also head the university’s globalization efforts.
January 15, 2009
Last September, 40 or so students, faculty, and staff gathered in a small conference room of the Health Sciences Learning Center for what Cindy Haq, director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Center for Global Health, called "a very special occasion."
November 15, 2007
The phrase "once a Badger, always a Badger" often applies to alumni's continued support of University of Wisconsin–Madison athletics after graduation, but in the case of at least one academic program, the Washington, D.C., Undergraduate Semester in International Affairs in the Division of International Studies, it has meant much more.
November 13, 2007
This December in Bali, new international talks will be launched to determine the successor of the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change. The science has spoken. We know the problem is real, but how do we move forward with a solution?
November 6, 2007
The public health costs of global climate change are likely to be the greatest in those parts of the world that have contributed least to the problem, posing a significant ethical dilemma for the developed world, according to a new study.
October 31, 2007
Stuart Hart, one of the world’s leading authorities on the implications of sustainable development and environmentalism for business strategy, will be the keynote speaker at a free public forum on business, environment and social responsibility.