The Office of International Education is holding the OIE Chili Cook-off on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012. Yes….it’s Leap Day Chili Day. Make sure you stop in to Cofrin Library 207 between the hours of 11:30 am to 1 pm. Try all the different chilis cooked by Brent, Kristy, Jemma, Gwen, OIE interns, and other UWGB staff. Make sure you vote for your favorite.
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.
Inside recently featured a story on the impact study abroad has had on some UW-Green Bay students. For a good read, click here.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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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”)
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!
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.
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