News & Events


  • 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

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  • Global Fellows Lecture Series - Wednesday, October 4 2023 @3:00 PM in Curtin Hall 766
    Title-Reframing the "Missing" in China: Towards an Epistemology of the Global Other (Non) Subject
  • Lunch with a Diplomat - September 7th, 2023 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, networking to follow until 2:00 pm, Mitchell Hall 195
    Lunch is Provided - PIZZA!
    Description of event: Susan Falatko is a former U.S. diplomat who served in various roles within the Department of State in the countries of Mali, Cuba, Slovenia, Japan, Czech Republic, Balkins, and more. She also has experience as a teacher and has taught English in several cities around the world. She is going to talk about various of internships, fellowships, and scholarship opportunities within the Government and State Departments. Networking with Susan will be available after the event! 
  • Movie Night: Encanto - September 12th, 2023 7:30pm, Movie start time is at 8:00pm, Pangea Mall on UWM campus
    Movie showing: Encanto
    Sponsored by CIE, CLACS, IEC and the Department of Global Studies
    Bring friends, a blanket or chairs and we will provide the snacks!
  • Career Panel - April 18, 2023 5PM to 7PM Curtin 175   Featuring: Susan Falatko, Midwest Diplomat in Residence, US State Department Koreen Grube (UWM Alumna), Director, US Commercial Service David Abundis, Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps   Join the Center for Latin American... Read More
  • Peace Corps Prep Info Session - Join us at the UWM Peace Corps Prep Info Session on Friday, October 28th, 2022 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm virtual. Peace Corps Prep is a certificate program for undergraduates that prepares you to be a strong candidate for Peace... Read More

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