Tag: study abroad

Lead a travel course at UW-Green Bay, submit proposals by April 1

Do you yearn to travel? Do you want to provide great opportunities for UW-Green Bay students to learn and grow while experiencing another culture? Leading a travel course is a great way to enhance student learning, engage with your students on a new level, get students involved with your research or network with colleagues around […]

Photos Abroad: Office of International Education announces winners

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The Office of International Education has a great way to tell the story of traveling abroad — a photo contest. Members of the campus had an opportunity to vote on their favorites. The winners are as follows: People and portraits: First: Marina Pavon Second: Jesse Rehn Nature and Landscapes: First: Haley Stevenson Second: Haley Falcon […]

Student Teaching with a Side of Culture

Brooke Soto (middle) has little trouble convincing her class in Berlin, Germany to pose for a photo.

When the grade point average is met and the coursework is complete, there is one last step an Education major needs to take before earning a teaching license: practical teaching experience. Some might choose to stay around Northeast Wisconsin. Some return to their hometowns. But UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Education encourages its students to […]

UW-Green Bay students and faculty take journey to Germany and inside the human body

UW-Green Bay Associate Dean Amanda Nelson and Associate Prof. Uwe Pott (Human Biology) guided a team of 18 students in the pre-health professions to Poland and Germany with a four-day workshop at the famous Plastinarium in Guben, Germany. The Plastinarium is the home of the “Body Worlds” exhibits — a scientific method of preserving tissue […]

Reminder: Proposals due April 1 for travel course leaders in January 2018

A reminder to all faculty who are interested in leading a travel course in January 2018 — proposals are due to your dean on April 1, 2017. Links to the proposal download and other information can be found on the Office of International Education website. For questions, contact Jemma Lund (Study Abroad Coordinator) at lundj@uwgb.edu or […]

Study abroad students bring ‘Mannequin Challenge’ to South Africa

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay study abroad students with Prof. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges had the privilege of hanging out with the kids at Maranatha Child and Youth Care Centre in South Africa where they participated in the mannequin challenge at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. Watch the video here.    

UW-Green Bay receives international innovation grant to research water quality issues

Grant supports faculty-led student travel/research both in the region and to Chile GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was one of eight institutions of higher education (and their partners) to be recognized recently with a “100,000 Strong in the Americas” Innovation Fund Award and $25,000 in grant funding. The White House, U.S. Department […]

Congrats to Katers, Zorn on Study Abroad grant

It will mean study abroad experiences for 12 UWGB students to study water issues in Chile. Co-proposers Michael Zorn and John Katers received word that they are one of only eight higher education institutions selected for an international innovation award that includes $25,000 in grant funding for study abroad. Watch this space for the press […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus meets Nobel Peace Prize winner, Columbia President Juan Manuel Santos

Tanner Vodvarka meeting the President of Colombia, Spring 2014

UW-Green Bay alumnus and Spanish graduate Tanner Vodvarka studied in Bucamaranga, Colombia (Spring 2014). During the semester abroad, he had the opportunity to meet the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, who has been announced ads the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Santos, has dedicated his prize to the victims of the devastating violent […]

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 […]