The president of India, APJ Abdul Kalam, announced today an unprecedented research and education collaboration between the Indian government, several Indian universities, three international corporations and 15 U.S. universities, including UW–Madison.
The Mosse-Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies at UW–Madison will be expanding its mandate under a major grant from Marvin and Mildred Conney.
The work of up-and-coming filmmakers from Singapore will be featured at the 2005 Singapore Film Festival.
A trio of Hispanic writers representing a variety of Latino cultures will bring their distinctive, powerful voices to a reading forum at Madison’s Overture Center for the Arts on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
How do changes in human use of land alter the natural environment? A prominent geographer who has explored this question around the globe will speak at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, at UW–Madison.
Director Marc Rothemund comes to Madison on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for the screening of his new, award-winning film "Sophie Scholl - The Final Days," Germany's official entry for best foreign film in the 2005 Academy Awards.
Saturday, Nov. 5, will celebrate declaration of the Turkish Republic with Turkish culture exhibitions, music by local musicians Haluk and Aydin, dance, a slide show and food by the Dardenelles Restaurant. Munci Kalayoglu, UW–Madison professor of transplantation, will deliver the keynote address.
Paul Baker, senior university relations specialist for the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, hosts the “Caravan”music program at WSUM, 91.7 FM, UW–Madison’s student radio station.
In the next several months, the International Institute will be holding K-16 workshops and conferences that focus on language and cultural instruction and that are a valuable resource for teachers around the state and country.
It seems obvious to assume that marriage rates are waning in the industrialized world because women are more educated and financially independent than ever before. But sociologists say the connection is hardly so black or white.
Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng, a human rights leader, peace activist and director of Isis-Women's International Cross-Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE), will be this year's J. Jobe Soffa and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Distinguished International Visitor.