NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

Summer 2014 faculty-led programs released

JFK HeadshotThe Office of International Education is pleased to announce the Summer 2014 study abroad programs. Marquette faculty-led summer programs are an ideal opportunity for students to build on their global experiences. Applications are now open. Explore programs in Argentina, China, Finland and Russia, Jordan, Peru, Spain, South Africa and more.

For more information, visit the study abroad website or stop by OIE (Holthusen Hall, 4th Floor), Office of International Buseinss Studies (Straz 101) or the AMU info desk for a copy of the summer brochure. 

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Study Abroad Fair - Jan. 29

Dr. German Carrillo headshotThe Office of International Education will host its biannual Study Abroad Fair Wednesday, January 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the second floor of the AMU. Marquette's spring study abroad fair highlights all summer study abroad options available to students. Students will have the opportunity to chat with advisors, program coordinators and study abroad veterans. Additionally, the following week, OIE will host a series of study abroad information sessions on specific country programs. Visit the study abroad website for more information about the fair and information sessions.

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International Research Poster Session award winners announced

Group photo of European Alumni NetworkThe Office of International Education hosted the 2013 International Research Poster Session in collaboration with the Forward Thinking Poster Session and Colloquy sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, and the Graduate Student Organization on Tuesday, December 3. The event showcased international research among faculty members from all disciplines and connected faculty and students across the university.

A panel of judges awarded $1,500 international research grants to two faculty members in recognition of their research. The award winners include:

“Untold Stories: An African Society and the Second World War (Nigeria)”
Dr. Chima Korieh, associate professor, History Department

“Designing Human-Computer Interfaces for Elderly People in Taiwan”
Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, professor, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science

The Office of International Education applauds each of the participants who participated this year including Dr. Nur Uysal, Dr. Jean Grow, Dr. Iqbal Ahamed and Dr. Chima Korieh. Their research enriches the international community.

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EVENTS

Peace, Education, Health and Human Security Issues in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges
Tuesday, December 17
7:30-9 a.m.
UWM – Union Ballroom
2200 East Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee

UWM welcomes Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria. An internationally known African leader, Obasanjo is credited with transforming Nigeria into a democracy and fostering economic stability. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo will present the John J. Solon Memorial Lecture. Doors open at 7 a.m. A light continental breakfast will be served. Reservations are required. RSVP to promethusconsulting@ymail.com or call (773) 387-4865. Parking is available in the UWM Union Parking garage.

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Scholarships & Conferences

diplomaCheck out our scholarships and conferences webpage dedicated to keeping up-to-date listings of scholarships, fellowships and academic conference opportunities available to undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff. Click on the links below for details and the complete listing.

Fellowships, Scholarships and Conferences
- Boren Study Abroad Scholarships and Fellowships
- Full MA Scholarship at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at University of Notre Dame
- Institute for Humane Studies $15,000 graduate student fellowship

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Office of International Education
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
414.288.7289