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UWM Global Studies faculty Jeffrey Sommers’ article

Global Studies faculty Jeffrey Sommers recently published an article titled America’s Mis-Police State in Project Syndicate. 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: New Global Studies Requirements!

Changes were recently made to the Global Studies Degree Program

Study Abroad Opportunity in Poland

Earn credit for two history courses and experience the history of the Holocaust and Jewish-Christian history in Poland and Lithuania firsthand.

Volunteers Needed for the International Folk Fair!

The Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premier multicultural festival and a program of the International Institute of Wisconsin, celebrates the cultural heritage of the people living in southeastern Wisconsin. You can explore the ways music, food, dance, and art weave together a message of welcome. Student Volunteers are need for this great event!

Congratulations 2019 Gilman and FLAS Fellowship Awardee Anthony Miller!

Global Studies Management track major Anthony Miller is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and the Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship! Anthony will spend the year studying Japanese language, culture and politics at Seijo university in Japan.

Global Studies student Jasmine Viges featured in L&S In Focus

Jasmine Viges is a global studies major and an intern with the Fresh Coast Resource Center, where she helps people install green infrastructure like rain barrels and rain gardens. She’s helping mitigate storm water runoff, which protects Milwaukee’s waterways and sewers alike.

Intern at the Milwaukee Justice Center

The Milwaukee Justice Center is seeking internship candidates for Fall 2019. Training and supervision is provided. Internships are unpaid, but may be completed for academic credit. Interns are expected to serve a minimum of 6-10 hours per week, but may do more if they so desire. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in pursuing a social work, social justice, or legal careers. All majors are accepted and no prior experience is required.

Intern with Senator Tammy Baldwin

University students who possess a passion for public service, a desire to create positive social change, and an interest in gaining knowledge of and experience in constituent services through the office of a U.S. Senator are encouraged to apply.

Apply for the Florence Healy Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies!

The Florence Healy Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies is offering a $3,000 scholarship for the 2019-20 school year. Application deadline is 11:59pm on July 15, 2019.

Call for Abstracts on Local and Global Projects Related to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals!

Healthy People on a Healthy Planet, Interdisciplinary Global Health Conference, Milwaukee, WI on September 27, 2019. Students are encouraged to participate! Abstracts are due by June 15th, 2019.