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.

Green Bay will host WAIE Conference

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 Look at Japan

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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Images of Italy

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