Author Archive: Brent Blahnik

Study Abroad First Steps Meetings

Find out how YOU can study abroad!  Attend a Study Abroad “First Steps” meeting scheduled every Tuesday at 2:00 and Wednesday at Noon in the Office of International Education (CL 207).  Meetings begin September 4th.

Spirit of adventure remains with Study Abroad students, post-graduation

Inside recently featured a story on the impact study abroad has had on some UW-Green Bay students.  For a good read, click here.

Travel Alert!

The U.S. Department of State has issued a Travel Alert for Europe.  The alert recommends travelers take particular actions, but does not suggest suspending or cancelling travel in Europe.  For questions about safety in study abroad, contact Brent Blahnik at 001-1-920-465-2889 or blahnikb@uwgb.edu.

Study Abroad Application Deadline Approaching!

The application deadline for winter interim and spring semester studyabroad programs is October 1st.  Get your application in soon, and get out of town when the weather turns cold.  Complete your application now.

Sights and Sounds of Italy

Find the Perfect “Kiwi”

Take advantage UW-Green Bay’s study abroad program in Auckland, New Zealand and you might just discover the World’s greatest fruit, the Kiwi (Native New Zealander’s are also known as “Kiwi’s”)

Stay Warm This Winter

It is not too late to participate in the National Student Exchange during the Spring 2011 semester.  While application deadline has passed, a number of schools remain open for post-conference placements, including universities in warm climates!

Welcome to South Africa

Explore the country that hosted the 2010 World Cup and inspired the recent blockbuster film Invictus by participating in UW-Green Bay’s three-week Travel Course to South Africa.  This fascinating and diverse country will be your classroom and Professor Illene Noppe leads examination of history, race relations, the AIDS epidemic.  To learn more about this program taking place January 2-21, 2011, please see the program destinations page of the OIE website.

Research Shows Outcomes of Study Abroad

The University System of Georgia recently published research findings on the academic outcomes of study abroad.  The research has interesting data on graduation rates, GPA, intercultural understanding, and disciplinary understanding.  A brief overview of the findings is posted online at: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/07/13/abroad

They’re Here…..almost

UW-Green Bay will welcome more than 30 new international students to campus the week of August 23rd.  The students will be arriving from Kuwait, Germany, France, Spain, Denmark, Trinidad and Tobago, China, Canada, South Korea, Brazil, India, Vietnam, Japan, and Taiwan.