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Semester at Sea makes waves

UW-W communication professor Susan Wildermuth snaps a group photo of her students and faculty members in the Semester at Sea program last spring.

Jake Klein, Journalist

September 27, 2020

Wouldn't it be terrific to attend classes in a floating university on a cruise ship? Now imagine that a pandemic hits the globe while on board. You might just change your mind. Still, communication professor Susan Wildermuth says her Semester at Sea program was an amazing overall experience. She started...

Impact college experience with travel

Hannah Jewell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Studying abroad is an opportunity that not all students choose to take advantage of while in college.   Less than five percent of all UW-Whitewater students -- about 400 people -- take advantage of studying abroad each year. The remaining students pass up the chance of a lifetime. “Gaining in...

Tips for planning overseas ventures on student budget

Hannah Maes, Arts & Rec Editor

September 19, 2017

Let’s face it, we’re all completely broke. Whether we realize it or not, our financial abilities as college students are limited, but that shouldn’t stop us from living out our youth to the fullest. Everyone wants to see what the world has to offer and experience new opportunities through trave...

Students travel to Ghana, learn culture

Ghana Travel Study

March 20, 2013

  Junior Cassie Steiner has wanted to travel to Ghana, a country in Africa, since she was in high school. Steiner’s wish came true when she traveled to the country on a travel study trip from Jan. 2 to 17. “It was a great experience, and I learned so much more than I thought I would,”...

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...

Fiskum Gallery displays photographs from around the world

January 18, 2012

The first exhibit of the spring semester in the Roberta A. Fiskum Art Gallery will take viewers on a trip around the globe. “Through the Lens of a Traveler” features photos from Ghana, Ireland, Mexico and Ecuador. All the photos from Ghana, Ireland and Mexico were taken by the Travel Study ...

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