The OIE Chili Cook-off winner is………

The results are in.

Congrats to Gwen who took top honors in our first ever Chili cook-off. Here are the rankings:

1.      Gwen Henslin

2.      Kristy Aoki

3.      Brent Blahnik

4.      Lori Krause

5.      Jemma Lund

OIE Chili Cook-off!!! :)

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.

Yummo!

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

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!

View More on YouTube:

Train Ride to Venice

Venice Fish Market

Fonte Gaia – Siena Italy

Rome Subway

Wet Train Ride

Train Arrival at Pisa

Lucca Bike Ride

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.