Center for International Education News
Blugold grateful for study abroad experience
Liz Ratajski, a communication sciences and disorders major, says her study abroad experience in Spain helped make her the person she is today.
UW-Eau Claire again among top producers of prestigious Fulbrights
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is again among the top master’s universities in the nation for the number of students who receive Fulbright grants through the U.S. Department of State’s international educational exchange program.
Fulbrights gaining experience, confidence teaching in other parts of the world
The saying “if you can dream it, you can do it” is coming true for Greta Wiederhold and Kaitlyn Zenner, recent University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduates now working as English teaching assistants abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Former exchange student at UW-Eau Claire is broadcaster at World Cup
International broadcast journalist Angus Scott, who spent a semester at UW-Eau Claire in 1987, encourages today's students to take advantage of the exchange between UW-Eau Claire and the University of Winchester in England.
Blugolds gain job skills, connections through UW-Eau Claire's new international internship program
Blugolds have completed internships in England, Australia and Ireland thanks to UW-Eau Claire's new international internship program. The eight-week summer internships occur in various locations, helping students build new skills and connections.
Blugold from Alaska finds adventure and knowledge studying abroad in Prague
When Kylie Judd decided to study abroad in Prague, the UW-Eau Claire senior was determined to embrace every opportunity to learn about the culture and history of the Czech Republic. So, Judd said yes to a 35-mile nighttime hike to a holy site.
Central European Travel Seminar: A unique study abroad opportunity
For many UW-Eau Claire students, studying abroad is an important goal, and faculty-led immersion opportunities provide just the right balance of time away and international education.
Perseverance and patience: International student success story
A severe case of homesickness nearly stopped Xuewei Zhang’s Blugold journey before it even began, but with the right set of supports mobilized, her nerves were calmed. She's now beginning her senior year and is on track to graduate next May.
Chancellor takes action to solve problem for Blugold studying in Italy this summer
Chancellor James Schmidt doesn’t wear a cape, but he’s still a hero to one UW-Eau Claire student. Katie Murphy misplaced her credit card while studying in Italy this summer. The chancellor delivered a new card to her when touring her campus in Italy.
International student builds language skills and community through esports
For recent alumnus Yiming Liu, esports at UW-Eau Claire provided not only valuable and rewarding social networking but also a way to help improve his English language skills.
Blugolds win Gilman Scholarships to study abroad this summer
Three University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students have been awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad this summer.
Multiple Blugolds again win prestigious Fulbright awards
Three Blugolds credit a variety of high-impact experiences they had at UW-Eau Claire for helping them earn 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards. Two recent graduates also have been named English teaching assistantship alternates.
Growing number of international students playing tennis for Blugolds
With its reputation for quality academics and a tennis team with a history of success, UW-Eau Claire has long attracted many top tennis players from the Midwest. Now the tennis program also is attracting a growing number of international students.
UW-Eau Claire to celebrate different cultures during CultureFest
People with varying backgrounds will gather on UW-Eau Claire’s campus to celebrate and share their cultures with members of the campus and greater Eau Claire communities. CultureFest will run from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, April 24, in Davies Center.
Dual-diploma students who ‘seized the opportunity’ prepare to graduate
Students from China enrolled in UW-Eau Claire’s dual-degree program had to make a decision in spring 2020 whether to continue their education in the U.S. or return to their homeland during the pandemic. Those who stayed are graduating in May.
UW-Eau Claire ramping up study abroad programs during spring semester
There still is uncertainty around international travel, but study abroad programs at UW-Eau Claire are ramping up again and students are eager to explore and learn in other parts of the globe. Ninety Blugolds are studying abroad this spring.