Tag: Office of International Education

Students studying abroad meet Nobel Peace Prize winner

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Students on a faculty-led travel course in Poland, lead by Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities) and Asst. Director for Study Abroad Jemma Lund, had the opportunity to meet Lech Wałęsa. Wałęsa is a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and he co-founded and headed the Soviet bloc’s first independent trade union, Solidarity. He was also the president of Poland from […]

Office of International Education is seeking ‘Phoenix Friendship Families’

The Office of International Education is seeking faculty and staff who are willing to serve as Phoenix Friendship Families for new international exchange students. The goal of this program is to help new students with their transition to life at UW-Green Bay as they get to know more about our community. Single person and multiple […]

‘Pakistan: Going Beyond Borders’ event on Wednesday (May 1)

The event “Pakistan: Going Beyond Borders” will take place at the Mauthe Center on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Come and join four exchange-semester students from Pakistan as they share their experience of living in the United States over the past few months. They will present the diversity they enjoy in […]

Reminder: Winter 2020 faculty-led travel course proposals due Monday (April 1)

Winter 2020 faculty-led travel course proposals are due to your Dean by Monday, April 1, 2019. The proposal form and additional information can be found here. Late applications can be accepted, please contact the Office of International Education (OIE). Leading a travel course is a great way to connect with students, teach a unique course and […]

Office of International Education holding book discussion on Tuesday, April 16

Please join the Office of International Education (OIE) for a book discussion of Rick Steve’s “Travel as a Political Act.” The discussion will take place on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Room located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. This is open to faculty, staff and students. A limited amount of free […]

Reminder: Winter 2020 faculty-led travel course proposals due by Monday, April 1

Winter 2020 faculty-led travel course proposals are due to your dean by Monday, April 1, 2019. Leading a travel course is a great way to connect with students, teach a unique course and travel! The Office of International Education can assist with planning, connections and other logistics for your program. If you are interested in leading […]

Office of International Education photo contest winners

UW-Green Bay’s Office of International Education has announced the winners in each category for its annual Study Abroad Photo Contest: People and Culture Libbie Gerondale | Bailarines | Cuernavaca, Mexico Buildings and Monuments (tie) Hayden Boson | Chateau de Chenonceau | Chenonceaux, France Jesse Rehn | Mont Saint Michel | Mont Saint Michel, France Scenery […]

Reminder: Classroom visits about study abroad opportunities available

Classroom visit reminder! This is a reminder to please contact Jemma Lund via email at lundj@uwgb.edu in the Office of International Education (OIE) if you are interested in a brief classroom visit about study abroad opportunities. The OIE is able to schedule a visit anytime during the semester.

UW-Green Bay celebrates Black History Month beginning this week

GREEN BAY, Wis — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will be celebrating Black History Month with a full schedule of activities including a Soul Food Luncheon, Saturday, Feb. 2. Some of the other events are highlighted, below. For more, see www.uwgb.edu/bhm. UW-Green Bay’s 2019 Black History Month Celebration Kick-Off Event will be taking place on […]

International Education wants to talk study abroad

This is a reminder that if you are interested in a classroom visit from the Office of International Education to talk about study abroad please schedule, ASAP. The 5-10 minute (or another length if interested) presentation covers specific topics your students may be interested in. OIE is finalizing the schedule and sending meeting invitations this […]