World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) National Conference scholarship opportunity

The World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) is offering a limited number of scholarships to undergraduate students around the country to attend their 2016 National Conference.  The conference will take place from November 16-18 in Washington DC, and feature presentations and discussions by leading foreign policy figures exploring the theme “America and Global Megatrends.”

More information about the conference and speakers is available at http://nationalconference2016.worldaffairscouncils.org/. The scholarship includes the cost of registration and $1000 to support travel and lodging.

Scholarship recipients will be expected to blog and post on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.) before, during, and after the National Conference, and submit a two-page report on their experience after the conference.

CIE’s Institute of World Affairs (IWA) will nominate a student from the Milwaukee area for one of these scholarships, and is accepting applications for potential nominees.  If you are interested in applying, please send a resume and letter of interest to Nicole Palasz (palasz@uwm.edu) by Tuesday, October 4th, 2016.  The letter should outline how you meet most or all of the following criteria for the scholarships:

– Academic interest in international affairs
– Extracurricular activities in international affairs
– Leadership qualities and potential
– Travel experience
– Career aspirations
– Involvement with the Institute of World Affairs
– Ways you would share the experience during the conference and upon your return
– Any other information you think would be relevant

IWA will select one undergraduate student to nominate for a national scholarship by October 5, 2016 and may need additional information from the nominee at that time to submit to the national office for consideration.  Scholarship awards will be announced by October 14, 2016.

If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Nicole Palasz at palasz@uwm.edu.

International Student Recruitment in Sri Lanka

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Meet UWM in Sri Lanka

Where? EducationUSA Fair in Colombo at the Ramada Hotel

When? Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 4:00pm – 7:00pm (16:00 to 19:00)

Greetings! I’m Jen Singer, Assistant Director for International Admissions, at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM), and I would like to invite you to meet with me when I speak with prospective international students in Colombo, Sri Lanka at the EducationUSA Fair at the Ramada Hotel on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 4:00-7:00pm (16:00 to 19:00).

UWM is a large, urban U.S. research university that offers 93 undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree programs and 93 graduate (59 master’s and 34 doctoral) degree programs among its campus of 14 schools and colleges. More than 1,700 international students call UWM home!

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, earned his master’s degree from UWM!

You can learn more about UWM at our homepage at http://www.uwm.edu. If you have further interest in UWM, I hope to speak with you in Hyderabad! However, if you aren’t able to meet with me then but you’d like to receive more information about our academic degree programs, please fill out our questionnaire.

Warm regards,

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Jen Singer (jksinger@uwm.edu)

International Student Recruitment in Hyderabad, India

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Meet UWM in Hyderabad, India

Where? EducationUSA Fair at the Taj Krishna Hotel

When? Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 4:00 – 8:00pm (16:00 to 20:00)

Greetings! I’m Jen Singer, Assistant Director for International Admissions, at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM), and I would like to invite you to meet with me when I speak with prospective international students in Hyderabad, India at the EducationUSA Fair at the Taj Krishna Hotel on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 4:00-8:00pm (16:00 to 20:00).

UWM is a large, urban U.S. research university that offers 93 undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree programs and 93 graduate (59 master’s and 34 doctoral) degree programs among its campus of 14 schools and colleges. More than 1,700 international students call UWM home!

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, earned his master’s degree from UWM!

You can learn more about UWM at our homepage at http://www.uwm.edu. If you have further interest in UWM, I hope to speak with you in Hyderabad! However, if you aren’t able to meet with me then but you’d like to receive more information about our academic degree programs, please fill out our questionnaire.

Warm regards,

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Jen Singer (jksinger@uwm.edu)

International Student Recruitment in South Korea

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Meet UWM in SEOUL

Where? The Conrad Seoul (Park Ballroom), 10 Gukjegeumyung-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu

When?  September 20, 2016, 18:00 – 20:00

Greetings! My name is Sarah, Sponsored Student Coordinator, at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM), and I would like to invite you to meet with me during my upcoming trip to Seoul!

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a large, U.S. research university and holds the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  In Wisconsin, only two Universities received this honor, often referred to as R1.

UWM offers 93 undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree programs and 93 graduate (59 master’s and 34 doctoral) degree programs among its campus of 14 schools and colleges. More than 1,700 international students call UWM home!

You can learn more about UWM at our homepage at http://www.uwm.edu. If you have further interest in UWM, I hope to speak with you in Seoul! However, if you aren’t able to meet with me then but you’d like to receive more information about our academic degree programs, please fill out our questionnaire.

Warm regards,

Immigration Coordinator Sarah Coban

Sarah Coban (coban@uwm.edu)

 

 

International Student Recruitment in Mumbai, India

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Meet UWM in MUMBAI, INDIA

Where? Bombay Exhibition Centre (NESCO), Next to HUB Mall, Western Express Highway

When? September 24, 2016

Registration and event info: http://preconfirm.in/edufest/

Greetings! My name is Garett Gietzen, Assistant Director for International Partnerships, at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM), and I would like to invite you to meet with me when I speak with prospective students in Mumbai at the IMFS Global EduFest 2016 event.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a large, U.S. research university and holds the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  The “highest research activity” rating was given to only 115 of the 4,665 universities evaluated this year. In Wisconsin, only UWM and UW-Madison received the rating, often referred to as R1.

UWM offers 93 undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree programs and 93 graduate (59 master’s and 34 doctoral) degree programs among its campus of 14 schools and colleges. More than 1,700 international students call UWM home!

You can learn more about UWM at our homepage at http://www.uwm.edu. If you have further interest in UWM, I hope to speak with you in Mumbai! However, if you aren’t able to meet with me then but you’d like to receive more information about our academic degree programs, please fill out our questionnaire.

Warm regards,

Garett

Garett Gietzen, PhD (gietzeng@uwm.edu)

Welcome from the CIE Student Staff

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Hello from the Center for International Education Front Office student staff!

Please visit our friendly, helpful staff in Garland Hall 138.  We would love to assist you with applications, setting up appointments, study abroad applications, passport photos, ISIC cards, and other concerns you may have.

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Front row, left to right: Alex, Violeta, Noor, Jasmine, Emma

Have a great semester!

International Student Recruitment in Nigeria

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Meet UWM in NIGERIA
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in Lagos at the EducationUSA College & Career Fair at the MUSON Center from 9:00am – 3:00pm.
  • Wednesday, September 28 & 29, 2016, in Abuja at the EducationUSA College & Career Fair.

Greetings! I’m Alex Foundos, a Senior International Admissions Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM), and I would like to invite you to meet with me when I speak about UWM with prospective international students in Nigeria.

UWM is a large, urban U.S. research university that offers 93 undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree programs and 93 graduate (59 master’s and 34 doctoral) degree programs among its campus of 14 schools and colleges. More than 1,700 international students call UWM home!

You can learn more about UWM at our homepage at http://www.uwm.edu. If you have further interest in UWM, I hope to speak with you in Nigeria! However, if you aren’t able to meet with me then but you’d like to receive more information about our academic degree programs, please fill out our questionnaire.

Warm regards,

Alex Foundos (foundos@uwm.edu)

International Student Recruitment in the United Kingdom

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Meet UWM in LONDON

Where? The Ilec Conference Centre, 47 Lillie Road, London

When? September 23, 4:30am – 7:30pm & September 24, 10:30am – 3:00pm

Greetings! My name is Jennifer Gruenewald, Director of International Student & Scholar Services, at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM), and I would like to invite you to meet with me when I speak with prospective students in London at the College Day London 2016 event.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a large, U.S. research university and holds the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  The “highest research activity” rating was given to only 115 of the 4,665 universities evaluated this year. In Wisconsin, only UWM and UW-Madison received the rating, often referred to as R1.

UWM offers 93 undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree programs and 93 graduate (59 master’s and 34 doctoral) degree programs among its campus of 14 schools and colleges. More than 1,700 international students call UWM home!

You can learn more about UWM at our homepage at http://www.uwm.edu. If you have further interest in UWM, I hope to speak with you in London! However, if you aren’t able to meet with me then but you’d like to receive more information about our academic degree programs, please fill out our questionnaire.

Warm regards,

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Jennifer Gruenewald (jgruene@uwm.edu)

City Biking with International Students

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CIE recently collaborated with Bublr Bikes and Outdoor Pursuits to host a series of “Biking in the City” workshops for new International Students. Participants learned the basics of biking safety through a hands on experience from campus to the Lakefront. They also received their own helmets donated by Outdoor Pursuits. In total, over 10 countries were represented at the workshops and UWM Provost, Johannes Britz, showed his support by joining in a session!