Disinformation and Democracy: How the Information Environment Impacts Our Elections

Join us at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for a timely program exploring how individuals, entities and systems providing information (and disinformation) in America are shaping our elections. Panelists include: Greg Borowski, Deputy Editor of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Bret Schafer,… Read More

How Gorbachev became the Most Reviled Man in Russia

Read the article, “How Mikhail Gorbachev Became the Most Reviled Man in Russia” written by GS instructor Sommers.

Peace Corps Info Session, March 3, 2022: Meeting Recording

Hosted by Global Studies with Peace Corps Recruiter Megan Stoltenberg and Peace Corps Prep Coordinator Christine Wolf

IWA Interviews Leading Russian Anti-War Activist

This Institute of World Affairs recently interviewed leading Russian anti-war activist Boris Kagarlitsky, Professor at Moscow School for Social and Economic Sciences. Kagarlitsky has published some 2 dozen books in English, Russian, and other languages, and was the Director of… Read More

UWM debuts Peace Corps Prep

UW-Milwaukee has joined a select number of universities around the nation as a Peace Corps Prep institution and one of only three universities in Wisconsin to offer the program. Stay tuned for an information session in the spring and the… Read More

New Global Studies Course: Black Lives Matter, A Comparative Study

UW-Milwaukee’s global studies department announced that it will offer a course studying the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S. and globally as an online class for the Spring 2022 semester. “Global Studies 391: Black Lives Matter, A Comparative Study”… Read More

Spring Pedagogy Workshop for Global Studies and International Studies

Recorded on Friday May 7, 2021 via ZOOM Presentation by Jenny Kehl, Associate Professor & Global Water Security Scholar for UWM at the office of the Provost, Global Studies and Freshwater Sciences. Presentation by Douglas Haynes Douglas Haynes, Professor of… Read More

Elevating Underreported Stories of Resilience in the Classroom through Global News and Media Literacy

Please join the Pulitzer Center and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Wednesday, July 21, Friday – July 23, 2021 for “Elevating Underreported Stories of Resilience in the Classroom through Global News and Media Literacy,” an engaging webinar and workshop series for… Read More


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been awarded an IDEAS grant through the State Department to diversify study abroad at UWM.

Student Internship Webinar Series: Panel 1

Our April 2, 2021 internship panel featured internship opportunities at three organizations: Bembé Drum & Dance, Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, and the International Institute of Wisconsin.