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 email@example.com.
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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.
Missed the trip to Italy? Here’s the next best thing. Senior Art Major Tyler Gajewski captured HD video of some of the sights and sound of places like Venice, Florence, Siena, and Rome. Enjoy the videos!
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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
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.
UW-Green Bay will host the Wisconsin Association of International Educators (WAIE) conference on April 4 & 5. This is a great opportunity to highlight UWGB, develop a network of associates, and learn about the exciting field of international education. To learn more about the conference please contact the Office of International Education.
A group of UW-Green Bay students and their faculty and staff guides returned in June from a three-week study tour of Japan. The summer course Arts and Culture in Japan was led by theatre Prof. Kaoime Malloy of the Arts and Visual Design faculty with the assistance of Kristy Aoki of the Office of International Education. From exploring ancient temples, mist-shrouded mountains, and pristine coastline or catching a ride on the world’s fastest train into a modern metropolis, students found a range of cultural experiences. (Photos by Molly Lubinsky.)
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Senior Art Major, Tyler Gajewski, recently participated in UW-Green Bay’s Travel Course to Florence, Italy with Professor Christine Style. The course focused on the cities of Florence, Venice, and Rome. Students captured their surroundings through drawing, photography, and printmaking. Here are some of Tyler’s phenomenal images taken with his camera.
Check out more photos at his Flickr