Recipients of 2023 Klotsche Scholarship

Congratulations 2023 Klotsche Scholarship Recipients! Salvador Prado – majors Global Studies-Management and Japanese Mervat Mihyar – major International Studies

Winners of the Annual Department of Global Studies Ian Elliot Award

Michael McCutcheon Global Studies Communications/Anthropology Major French Minor “I am grateful for the Ian Elliot scholarship this semester. 100% of the award will be going towards my study abroad this summer to Paris. This is fulfilling a dream many years… Read More

Podcast Intern Summer 2023

Interested in all aspects of podcast creation from research to post-production? Apply for the Podcast Intern Summer 2023. Additional information about this posting can be found here.

Interview with Taghreed Najjar

Ms. Najjar is a pioneer of modern children’s literature in Jordan, and the author of over 100 books for children and young adults. She has twice been awarded the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature and has been shortlisted three times…. Read More

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