Graduate students in the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education have a new opportunity to bring a global perspective into their work as they seek to tackle some of the toughest issues in education.
As the African Studies Program celebrates its 50th anniversary, Harold Scheub remains a constant.
In 1978, while completing coursework towards a Ph.D. in political science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Linda Thomas-Greenfield received a research grant to study in Liberia.
Huntington's disease, the debilitating congenital neurological disorder that progressively robs patients of muscle coordination and cognitive ability, is a condition without effective treatment, a slow death sentence.
Bettina Luescher, United Nations World Food Programme chief spokesperson for North America and UW–Madison alumna, will visit the university on Thursday, March 8, and Friday, March 9.
One of the oldest and most respected polymer engineering research and educational programs in the United States is contributing its expertise to a new plastics university in India.
A committee with representatives from across campus is meeting to evaluate the way international studies are governed and organized at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
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.
While last month's meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban, South Africa, made incremental progress toward helping farmers adapt to climate change and reduce agriculture's climate footprint, a group of international agriculture experts urges scientists to lay the groundwork for more decisive action on global food security in environmental negotiations in 2012.
The Big Ten Network will debut "Impact the World," a powerful new original series that shifts the focus from the playing fields to the world stage, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 8:30 p.m. (CST).
They teach what Bloomberg Rankings has identified as the third-most-important business language in the world, after English and Mandarin. Yet, as budgets for public education continue to tighten, teachers of French are struggling to keep their programs off the chopping block in Wisconsin and across the United States.
As a service learning project within Wisconsin Without Borders, students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have made lasting connections with a village in Ecuador through a microenterprise project.
"In Ghana, textiles are absolutely integrated into every part of life," says Mary Hark. "You're bombarded with music and textile, color and pattern, while walking down the street."
By day, you’ll find him in Bascom Hall, but in José Madera’s spare time, he’s often with MadiSalsa, a music ensemble dedicated to bringing the diversity of Latin music to the Midwest.
A new report published by an independent global commission of eminent scientists states that the world's food system needs an immediate transformation to meet current and future threats to food security and environmental sustainability.
In its 2011 Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange, released this week, the Institute of International Education gives high marks to the University of Wisconsin–Madison in two categories.
Most students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison spend the last Thursday in November with family or friends: bundling up to brave colder weather; gathering around various combinations of turkey, vegetables and pie.
Representatives of the University of Wisconsin–Madison have returned to China this week, where they are seeking to expand the university's engagement and move toward the goal of creating a physical UW–Madison presence there.