As director of development and community partnerships for the University of Wisconsin–Madison Odyssey Project, Johnson leads fundraising efforts for a program that has helped more than 500 disadvantaged individuals make strides toward their educational goals.
The intensive one-week course at the UW–Madison French House included an introduction to Belgian French and culture, plus a deep dive into French medical and technological terms.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank welcomed nontraditional students to the “big Badger family.”
Finding a fun, welcoming way to participate in American culture has helped Sun feel more comfortable and confident.
“What History Tells”: European Racism, Anti-Semitism, and the Fate of Liberalism, 1890-1945, an online course featuring archival lectures by renowned history scholar George Mosse, runs Jan. 22 through March 10.
The 30th annual event is April 4-7, at the Madison Concourse Hotel.
In addition to bolstering their English skills and getting acquainted with UW–Madison, students cultivated friendships and visited local businesses and startup incubators to learn about entrepreneurship.
Chee Thao is earning a graduate degree in biological systems engineering at UW-Madison, thanks in part to the PLATO scholarships he received in 2015 and 2017.
The essay contest is the precursor to “A Celebration of Voting,” an event the Odyssey Project will host on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 2-3:30pm, in the Urban League Community Room, 2222 S. Park St.
Big data and big aspirations converged this summer when 20 international students got a taste of University of Wisconsin-Madison in the UW Advance program.
The pre-Halloween benefit takes place Oct. 25, 5-7 p.m., at the University Club.
The Grief Support Specialist Certificate Program prepares counselors, social workers, clergy, and other types of professionals to help people cope with a variety of losses, from deaths of loved ones to layoffs at work.