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Global experience fair provides a world view

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

Despite the thunder rumbling and rain pouring over campus last Wednesday, Sept. 21, the Hamilton Room in the University Center buzzed with activity all afternoon as students learned about global possibilities. Once a semester, the Global Experience Fair gives students the opportunity to learn about trav...

‘Pray for Paris:’ UW-Whitewater students gather in solidarity for Paris, other nations

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   The UW-W campus mourned those who were impacted in the Paris terrorist attacks on Nov. 13 during the Peace for Paris event in Hyland Hall on Monday. While the main topic of the gathering was to grieve the 129 people who died in the attacks on French soil, sen...

Global Experience Fair offers students ways to travel, play, study

Global Experience Fair offers students ways to travel, play, study

September 23, 2015

By Emily Lepkowski Sept. 22, 2015 The idea of traveling off home soil can be daunting for students who don’t travel often or have never been out of the country. Dan Colleran, experience coordinator for the Center of Global Education (CGE), said the idea  of traveling while in school should be ...

International diversity displayed at dinner event

International diversity displayed at dinner event

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19, 2014 by Haley Beets   If your Friday night could use extra culture, the International Student Association (ISA) is happy to oblige. The ISA’s annual International Dinner takes place 5:30 p.m., Feb. 28 in the UC Hamilton Room. The theme of this year’s International...

Students enter international photo contest

Students enter international photo contest

February 5, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014 By Emma Cunningham   After returning home from traveling abroad, UW-Whitewater students were given the opportunity to enter photos from their travels into the university’s First Annual International Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest was to highlight and promote...

Funding limits global education

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Faculty, staff and university administration gathered on Jan. 13 for the first forum of International Education to discuss the future of its study abroad program. UW-Whitewater currently has 318 students studying abroad and is home to 238 international...

Global Education opens door to study abroad opportunities

Global Education opens door to study abroad opportunities

December 11, 2013

Dec. 11, 2013 By Thomas Zimmer For years, students have pushed their education beyond the classroom to gain the intangible skills necessary to survive in the working world.  The Center for Global Education has been a catalyst for this by aiding students who want to study abroad.   Leah Wazy, a junior at UW-Whitewater, plans on studying in Liverpool, England, this ...

Global Café series continues at Andersen Library

November 19, 2013

Nov. 19, 2013 By Allyson Karnowski   Andersen Library is regularly home to those who have their noses buried in a mountain of books, but some Wednesdays, a handful of students gather to hear fellow UW-Whitewater students encourage them to study beyond UW-W, and even beyond the U.S. Co-Sponsored...

Someone to rely on

Someone to rely on

September 17, 2013

International students have peer mentors they can count on to help adjust to life in America, learn the school system and more   By Amanda Ong It was a beautiful Wednesday afternoon. The sun was shining along with a cool breeze. Two friends gathered and shared a unique relationship tha...

International Education Week celebrates ‘common ground’

International Education Week celebrates ‘common ground’

February 27, 2013

  Students who are interested in studying abroad or want to celebrate international diversity can partake in International Education Week from Feb. 25 to March 1. The Center for Global Education is hosting the week in order to raise awareness about the international opportunities on campus. “This...

Expanding students’ horizons

Expanding students’ horizons

February 13, 2013

  The Center for Global Education is hosting International Education Week from Feb. 22 to March 1, filled with numerous events to encourage students to branch out. Students will learn about diversity, traveling abroad and what the Center for Global Education has to offer throughout the week. “International...

Information offered for students looking to study abroad

November 28, 2012

  Every year, the Center for Global Education sends approximately 250 students abroad, according to Director Candace Chenoweth. Chenoweth said each of those students will meet with an adviser three to seven times while planning their trip abroad. That is an average of 1,250 meetings every school year....

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