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Annual Study Abroad Photo Contest Announced

February 4, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Katie Saur, International Academic Programs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, (608) 890-0939, kbsaur@bascom.wisc.edu

Madison, WI –International Academic Programs (IAP), a member program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Division of International Studies, has announced that its annual Study Abroad Photo Contest will take place this February.

Each year International Academic Programs (IAP) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison hosts a Study Abroad Photography Contest in order to promote study abroad programs to the student community. Past participants of UW-Madison-sponsored study abroad programs are invited to submit photos from their time abroad. Entry photos are grouped in four categories: natural landscapes; people and culture; urban landscapes; and “Badgers abroad.”

First, second, and third place winners, as well as honorable mentions, will be determined in each category during a voting period involving students, faculty and staff at the university. Prizes will include gift certificate donations from local businesses and magazine subscriptions.

Photo contest rules and entry forms can be found at http://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/iap/news/Photo_Contest_Rules.pdf. Entries must be turned in to 250 Bascom Hall by Friday, February 8, 2008 by 4:30 pm.

International Academic Programs offers over 100 study-abroad programs on six continents, including academic year, semester, summer and winter inter-session options.

Study abroad offerings include programs for UW-Madison students of any degree or major, freshmen to seniors, as well as graduate students. Students interested in study abroad are encouraged to visit the Study Abroad Resource Room located in 250 Bascom Hall or www.studyabroad.wisc.edu

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