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Celebrating International Education Week

October 26, 2006

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DATE: October 26, 2006

CONTACT: Ronnie Hess, Director of Communications, Division of International Studies, UW-Madison, (608) 262-5590, rlhess@wisc.edu

UW-MADISON CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK

Madison, WI – The UW-Madison will celebrate International Education Week, November 12 through 18, with a series of, talks, workshops and conferences. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education in an effort to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide, and promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment.

At UW-Madison, events will include:

  • How-to sessions about applying to study abroad, international internship and Peace Corps programs
  • International art and photo exhibits
  • Student slide shows on international study and travel
  • Talks sponsored by international and area studies programs on a variety of subjects
  • Conferences on international children’s literature, globalizing political history and law and politics in Latin America

A full calendar of events is here.

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