Tag: International Education

Office of International Education is looking for friendship families

The Office of International Education is searching for great faculty and staff members who are willing to serve as Friendship Families for new international exchange students. It is not a time consuming commitment. Friendship Families are expected to meet with the students at least one time (dinner at your house or an outing in the community). If you […]

Correction: Study Abroad personnel would like a few minutes of your time

A reminder to all UW-Green Bay faculty: If you are interested in a short classroom presentation on study abroad please email Jemma Lund (Study Abroad Coordinator) at lundj@uwgb.edu by the end of the week. Please send date preferences and class times (Sept. 14 and 21 are not available). Visits are great ways to inform students […]

UWGB, from Green Bay to Peru

Peter, Owner of Alturas Kitchen, Perú

David Verhagen, a 1974 UWGB graduate returned recently from a trip to Peru. For lunch, he found a clean, hospitable place that advertised organic, vegan and local Peruvian menu items. As he tells it… “The owner, Peter, was as enthusiastic and charming as one would ever hope a small business owner to be. He asked where […]

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 […]