Tag: International Education

We Can’t Look Away: A panel on the world refugee crisis

UW-Green Bay professors David Coury, Katia Levintova and Heidi Sherman along with St. Norbert College faculty and UWGB alumni will present a panel discussion on the current state of the refugee crisis. Panelists will focus primarily on the relationship between Syria and Europe and the current reactions of the European population. The event is at […]

Galloping in the Galapagos, Jan 2016

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Associate Professor (Urban and Regional Studies) Marcelo Cruz shared these photos of the 16 students he led on a January 2016 winter interim trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. They studied the geographic diversity of the northern Ecuadorean Andes and the impacts of urbanization on the Galapagos. Cruz said the students were from many […]

International Ed seeks ‘friendship families’ for spring

The Office of International Education is seeking friendship families from our faculty and staff for a few incoming exchange students for the spring semester.  Friendship families are asked to invite the students over for dinner or go on an outing together and serve as a resource/liaison for and to the Green Bay community.  If you […]

Hutchison earns Santander Chair at Portugal’s University of Lisbon

Prof. Ray Hutchison of Sociology has been awarded the Cátedra Santander (the Santander Chair) in the Faculdade de Ciéncias Socialis e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (the Humanities and Social Sciences at the New University of Lisbon) for the 2016 spring semester.  The New University of Lisbon was founded in 1973 following the collapse of […]

Faculty, staff to present at Ally Conference

The Oct. 24 diversity and equality conference at UW-Green Bay will feature presentations by a good many faculty and staff members of the University. As of this date, presenters include: Christin DePouw, Education; Joel Muraco, Human Development; Kristin Vespia, Human Development; Pao Lor, Education; Stacie Christian, Human Development; Kristy Aoki, Office of International Education; Jemma […]

P-G: UWGB sees growth in NF numbers

UW-Green Bay entered the fall semester expecting a slightly larger freshmen class, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reported last week. The 2015-16 freshmen class was expected to go up about 2 percent from last year to 773 students. In the new class are 53 international students, a group the school is working to increase as both […]

UW-Green Bay International Education and Study Abroad have banner years

They are UW-Green Bay’s ambassadors to the far reaches of the world. A record 229 UWGB students traveled to 30 locations outside the United States in 2014-15. The most popular destinations — Cuernavaca, Mexico, Spain, Italy and South Africa. And 2015-16 enrollment numbers are just as promising. UWGB’s Office of International Education (OIE) also helped […]

Round trip ticket to Cypress opened a new world to Aoki

There was a time when Kristy Aoki wanted to be an athletic trainer. Then she met a group of students who introduced her to international culture, and a friend who convinced her to take a trip to Cypress. It was the first of 30 trips to foreign lands, and she discovered that traveling the world […]