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In Memoriam: Carol Edler Baumann

Carol Edler Baumann served as Director of the Institute of World Affairs for 33 years, retiring in 1997. In addition to her service at UWM, Dr. Baumann also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State from 1979 to 1982. Further… Read more

Students from WI High School Model United Nations Featured on MPTV

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

Gate 2015: Sowing the Seeds in the Next Generation

The Center for International Education’s Institute of World Affairs (IWA) at UWM has been working towards a goal of a heightened sense of awareness and understanding across communities and cultures through a shared learning experience of high school students who… Read more

Global-to-Local Discussion Series

Institute of World Affairs and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Partner on Global-to-Local Discussion Series. Every year, the Institute of World Affairs partners with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to organize the Fireside Forum on Foreign Policy, a discussion series exploring global issues… Read more

Ebola Outbreak and Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

As the Ebola outbreak ravaged parts of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in late 2014, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars band found themselves stranded in the United States. An internationally known band formed in refugee camps during that country’s bloody… Read more

Translation: CIE’s Annual Conference

UW – Milwaukee’s Center for International Education hosted its Annual Conference on April 24th and 25th in the Hefter Conference Center. This year’s focus, Translation, brought together scholars from across disciplines, locations and institutions. The Conference organizers, Patrice Petro, Vice Provost… Read more