Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano will receive the University of Wisconsin–Madison A. E. Havens Center's Award for Lifetime Contribution to Critical Scholarship on May 9 during a rare trip to the United States.
Gilles Bousquet, dean of international studies and vice provost for globalization at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, will rejoin the university’s faculty in July after taking leave to serve as UW-Eau Claire’s interim chancellor during the 2012-13 academic year.
Growing up in Australia, Marie-Louise Mares didn’t have a television. Even then, she still got the occasional glimpse of “Sesame Street.”
A frilly pink dress made its way from Bay View, near Milwaukee, to Addis Ababa just in time for a very sick Ethiopian toddler, dressed as a fairy princess, to celebrate Christmas in the hospital. The story of the pink princess dress is one about the University of Wisconsin’s reach across the state, and around the globe.
Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet — accompanied by her husband, Steve Radelet, chief economist of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) — will be in Madison on Monday, Nov. 26, for two public appearances.
The Ideas and Universities Project of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) is sponsoring a virtual seminar series that brings together leading higher education scholars from around the world to consider the roles of universities in the global knowledge economy and the evolving identity of university teacher-researchers and their changing roles in institutions of higher learning.
A group of University of Wisconsin–Madison students and faculty have received 2012-13 grants from the Fulbright Program, the country's flagship program for international educational exchange.