Squeezing through a gap called the International Postbox and climbing the jagged Dragon's Back were not in Alia Gurtov's plans for the fall semester, but she made an exception in order to participate in a wildly successful archaeological expedition into a South African cave.
From the left, undergraduates Kai Zhuang Shum and Gwendolyn Chan, both from Malaysia, and Chine Chime, from Nigeria, dance as more than 100 people enjoy the BRIDGE masquerade prom at the University Club on Nov. 15. The student-run event was organized by the Building Relationships In Diverse Global Environment (BRIDGE) program in International Student Services (ISS).
In February, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof selected UW–Madison journalism graduate student Erin Luhmann as the winner of this year's “Win a Trip with Nick Kristof” contest. Her application was picked from among 700 entries.
Michele Hilmes, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Arts, has received a Fulbright Award to enable her to conduct research into "transnational" British and American broadcasting at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom for six months in 2013-14.