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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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New cultures nearby

You don’t have to travel abroad for an amazing cultural immersion experience. In education studies you can gain a better understanding of different cultures by traveling anywhere from Milwaukee to Washington, D.C. and beyond.

Don’t miss out on opportunities to travel and gain a new perspective by immersing yourself in other cultures throughout the country or world. If you are interested, make sure to talk to your advisor early in your program to plan these experiences into your academic coursework.

Examples of immersion trips

  • Aldine School District in Texas
  • Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Minneapolis Somali Experience
  • UW System Urban Institute
  • Washington, D.C.

Breaking down stereotypes to build stronger schools

Several future teachers immersed themselves in the Twin Cities’ Somali community during winter break, helping them better understand a growing immigrant population that is settling into Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities.

Addressing stereotypes

Future teachers gain skills in diverse urban classrooms

English education major Alison Wagener spent just a week working with students in an urban Milwaukee middle school. The experience made an impact that she thinks will last a lifetime.

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