Tag: study abroad

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 […]

Reminder: Collection for Slovakia’s needy

A group of 30 students, including 19 nurses who are completing their Public Health Certification, along with UW-Green Bay faculty members Illene Cupit, Sarah Meredith Livingston and Janet Reilly, will be traveling abroad to Slovakia this summer and are asking for help from the campus community for donations they can bring with them as they […]

UWGB group collecting for Slovakia’s needy

A group of 30 students, including 19 nurses who are completing their Public Health Certification, along with UW-Green Bay faculty members Illene Cupit, Sarah Meredith Livingston and Janet Reilly, will be traveling abroad to Slovakia this summer. It’s a Study Abroad interdisciplinary service-learning trip (Health and Social Justice in Slovakia). The nation is rich in […]

More ‘Phactoids’: London, corn tent, recycling

The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. New since our last edition of the Log: • A large contingent of UW-Green Bay students — more than 100 juniors and seniors, which back then was close to 5 percent of the student body — spent January 1970 in London with the new university’s first overseas study […]

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 […]

Phoenix in Glasgow

Our friends in the International Education Office have started a tradition of providing stuffed Phlash Phoenix toys to UW-Green Bay students traveling for study-abroad programs, and then inviting them to document their travels in photos. These snapshots of the wee bird come from Heather Lindahl, a student currently studying in Glascow, Scotland. Click thumbnails to […]