Local To Global (L2G)

Located in Cambridge Commons Residence Hall

Great Choice for You If…

  • You have a general interest in international issues global1
  • You are interested in a major or minor in Global or International Studies
  • You want to add an international perspective to any other major – from Global Health to International Media
  • You want to gain tools and networks that will take your skills and knowledge from ordinary to extraordinary

Purpose

To engage students from a variety of academic interests in hands-on learning inside and outside of the classroom that builds multicultural and intercultural community connections and understanding, promotes international and cross-cultural exchange, and develops leadership skills through student collaboration, shared courses, and shared cultural experiences.

Picture yourself…L2G2015

  • Enjoying cultural events, film screenings and celebrating international holidays
  • Making intercultural connections
  • Learning about working, interning or studying abroad
  • Discussing global issues
  • Seeing experts on global issues speak on campus
  • Living in a multicultural environment with U.S. and international students
  • Preparing foods from around the world

Required Courses

  • Fall Semester: Global 101 Intro to Global Studies 1: People and Politics (3 credits)
  • Spring Semester: International Studies 260 (2 credits)

In Their Own Words

Elizabeth Ann Chizek, LLC Student:global2
“This LLC is such a great way to meet new people and learn about different cultures! It is so much fun!”

Caitlin Schwerdtfeger, LLC Student:
“I like being able to do activities with my LLC and having the opportunity to talk with students in Japan.”

Natalie Vang, LLC Mentor:
“Being part of the LLC is a great opportunity for students and for myself personally, as it is a fun, engaging, learning experience.”

Aims McGuinness, LLC Instructor
“Students in this course learn about the world through Milwaukee, and about Milwaukee through the world. In the process, we end up learning more–not just about our city and planet, but also about ourselves.”

Contact

Christine Wolf
cawolf@uwm.edu
(414) 229-6925

Dina Wolf
wolfd@uwm.edu
(414) 229-3312

Rob Smith
smithrs@uwm.edu
(414) 229-6327