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Warhawks flock back to UW-W

Danny Grisanzio, Assistant News Editor

November 18, 2019

The Office of Global Experiences held a dinner for students who recently returned from studying abroad in the Fern Young Terrace Wednesday, Nov. 13.  The “Re-entry Gala dinner” focused on reacclimating students to UW-W culture. John McGuigan, interim director of the Office of Global Experiences, began the ...

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...

Testimonial: Study abroad program changed my life

Testimonial: Study abroad program changed my life

February 4, 2015

  Feb. 4, 2015 I knew before I even got to college I wanted to study abroad. Traveling has always been one of my biggest dreams, and I knew college was the perfect place to accomplish that goal. I remember stepping into my first study abroad fair. There were so many booths, so many options,...

Life-changing events await students abroad

Life-changing events await students abroad

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion Going to college offers students an abundance of opportunities, such as joining various student organizations, getting involved in a fraternity or sorority, taking part in many events on campus and career-building workshops. Unfortunately, however, many...

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...

A warhawk’s life down under

November 28, 2012

  Imagine waking up on your birthday and having to say goodbye to all of your friends and family before you leave the country for six months. That was me, heading to Australia to study abroad for one of my last semesters of college. As excited as I was to be able to embark on this incredible jou...

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....

Speakers share stories from time abroad

October 17, 2012

  Four students will present stories on studying abroad and being an exchange student at the Global Café today at 5 p.m. in the Andersen Library. Global Café is a student run event with a purpose to inform students about the culture and economy of other countries by students who have traveled...

Three UW-W students forced home from Japan

April 6, 2011

Unfulfilled. This is the way sophomore Tomera Sheets feels about being forced to leave from the study-abroad program in Japan by the UW System. “I worked so hard to get where I was and it ended so shortly and so suddenly,” Sheets said. In addition to Sheets, juniors Andrew Miller and Alex Mi...

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