IAP Study Abroad Student Panel

Study Abroad Student Panel: Ask an Alum
Wednesday, December 6, 12:00-1:00PM
TITU, Red Gym


Hear directly from UW students about their time abroad – the challenges, the triumphs, and the day-to-day routines that made their experiences unique. Past participants will discuss why they chose to study abroad, the program selection process, and how their time abroad complimented their studies at UW-Madison. Audience members will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance, and after a moderated panel there will be additional time for Q&A.  Lunch is provided.  Register for the event here. Use this link to submit your questions for our student panel no later than Wednesday, November 22nd.

Global Engagement Fair

Celebrate International Education Week 2017 by exploring new ways to engage locally with global organizations on campus and in the community. Meet representatives from internationally-related student and community organizations, enjoy performances, and stay for this year’s keynote speaker, Ariela Suster! The Global Engagement Fair is from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. on November 13th in the Gordon Dining and Event Center.

Diplomat in Residence Campus Visit

Melissa Martinez will be on campus to talk with students about internships and careers in the foreign service, specifically as Diplomat in Residence for the State Department. International Internship Program & SuccessWorks are hosting her visit. She will be hosting talks at the following times:

Tuesday, November 14 in 336 Ingraham Hall

2:30-4pm: Drop-ins with a Diplomat. Stop by at any time to chat and ask any questions!

4-5pm: Careers in the State Department Info Session

Wednesday, November 15 in SuccessWorks, 3rd Floor UW Bookstore

10am-12pm: Diplomat Office Hours. Stop by at any time to chat and ask any questions!

12-1pm: Becoming a Foreign Service Officer: Test & Assessments Information


International Scholarships Workshop

Learn about Boren Awards, FLAS Fellowships, Fulbright Scholarships, Schwarzman, and more awards for foreign language or international study programs at this workshop on Tuesday, November 14th from 12:00-1:00PM in 1418 Van Hise Hall.

This workshop will be facilitated by the Office of Undergraduate Academic Awards, the Institute for Regional and International Studies Awards Office, and International Academic Programs. Staff from each unit will share information about a variety of campus-wide and nationally competitive scholarships with a focus on awards for foreign language or international studies.

Pizza will be served!

Gender & Women’s Studies Colloquium Series

Roudabeh Kishi and Najia Hichmine, both part of the Center for Research on Gender & Women Visiting Scholars, will host lectures as part of the Gender & Women’s Studies Colloquium Series on Thursday, November 30th, at 3:45PM in Room 3401 of Sterling Hall. Kishi will be speaking on “Political Violence against Women: Introducing the Gendered Repression Dataset” and Hichmine will be speaking on “Women in the Moroccan Security Forces: Do we Really Know our Cultural Tradition?”

Global Hot Spots: Global Impact: Alumni in Action

As part of International Education Week 2017, Alumni Jake Wood ’05, co-founder and CEO of nonprofit organization Team Rubicon, will discuss military veterans deployed as disaster-response teams. Team Rubicon has responded to more than 200 disasters since the 2010 Haitian earthquake and grown from eight to 50,000 members. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the UW’s top experts! Register here.