Tag Archives: Global

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For Our Planet – For Our Health

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:  2017 Global Health Symposium Members of the UW-Madison and extended global health community are invited to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the annual symposium: TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017 Health Sciences Learning Center Keynote Speaker: Jennie Ward-Robinson, CEO and president of the PAHO Foundation Oral and poster global health presentations […]

UW-Madison Retail students and Zhejiang International Studies University (ZISU)

Retail Study Abroad: Madison to China

Students from both the Retailing and Consumer Behavior and Textiles and Fashion Design majors are studying abroad for the Spring 2016 semester in China. The unique program supported by Zhejiang International Studies University (ZISU) fully immerses the students in the Chinese culture while they live on campus in the city of Hangzhou. Chinese host students helped […]

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Global Advocates for Women Convene in Madison

2016 Summit on Women, Gender and Well-being welcomes slate of international women’s advocates Former University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Donna Shalala and international Zimbabwe humanitarian Tererai Trent headline a public slate of speakers for the 2016 4W Summit on Women, Gender and Well-being. Shalala, president of the Clinton Foundation and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, will consider […]

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UNESCO Chair awarded to UW-Madison

UNESCO CHAIR PROVIDES INTERNATIONAL STAGE FOR GLOBAL WORK ON GENDER, WELL-BEING AND PEACE The University of Wisconsin-Madison has been awarded a UNESCO Chair on Gender, Well-being and a Culture of Peace, a first for the university in any area and a global platform for the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies and for the campus-wide […]

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Trends in Europe Traveling Classroom

This faculty-led study abroad program was designed to broaden students’ understanding of global retailing and Europe’s influence on consumer fashion trends. By stepping foot in an unfamiliar territory and navigating their way through, students began to see and understand the world of consumerism in a new light. Students learned about retailing and witnessed fashion product […]

Machine embroidery of traditional blouse worn by indigenous women. UW-Madison Global Health Field Course Site- Imbabura, Ecuador

Baldwin Award: Community Health and Well-being by Design

The School of Human Ecology (SoHE) and campus collaborators will launch a pioneering outreach project in three key areas around the world, aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of women and their communities. With generous funding from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment, the project will work in partnership with artisans […]

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Effective Family-Focused Policy Around the Globe

Karen Bogenschneider, professor of Human Development and Family Studies delivered the keynote address at the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family at the United Nations in New York City. Karen is a Rothermel Bascom Professor of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Family Policy Specialist for University of Wisconsin-Extension. […]

Aubrey Fisher, SoHE student Aubrey Fisher, study abroad in spain

Contribute with Compassion

I’m Aubrey Fisher and I’ve spent the past four months of my college career on the other side of the globe, in Barcelona, Spain. My time spent studying and exploring Spain along with the eight other countries I traveled through while living abroad was the best experience of my life. My time so far in […]