On May 6, a UW – Milwaukee student held up a sign bearing a red swastika – symbol of Nazi Germany – for several hours near a group of students celebrating Israeli Independence Day on the UWM campus. The UWM Center for International Education rejects in the strongest possible terms the hateful and violent message conveyed by this sign. No supposedly benign intent or technical legality can excuse conjuring the atrocities committed and hateful views espoused by those who created and have followed this symbol. The Center for International Education and its staff strongly endorse this message from The Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies, and assert with a clear and resolute voice that hate has no home on the UWM campus.
The Center for International Education is surveying UWM faculty and staff about their international interests, experiences and expertise. The information collected will help us to better identify potential speakers, instructors, and committee members, support campus-wide grant proposals, and locate individuals… Read More
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… Read More
CIE’s Institute of World Affairs collaborated with Delta Sigma Theta sorority in developing and training a new Model U.N. Club at Milwaukee School of Languages (MSL) in preparation for UWM’s annual Wisconsin High School Model United Nations conference this past March. The… Read More