Congratulations Graduates!

CONGRATULATIONS TO NEW GRADUATE DEGREE HOLDERS AFFILIATED WITH OUR PROGRAM   Kate Carter | Ph.D. in Political Science | Advisor: Scott Straus Kate is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science. Her research in …

Appreciating Mark Lilleleht

The African Studies Program would like to extend our appreciation for Mark Lilleleht, Assistant Director for Awards at IRIS. Mark’s commitment to African Studies Program spans over two decades. He began his tenure at UW …

Linda Thomas-Greenfield and “The Art of Diplomacy”

African Studies Program Alum, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield was featured in an article with the International Division last week.  On February 23, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the 31st U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. …

APPRECIATING JOEL BARAKA

The African Studies Program is excited to publicly appreciate Joel Baraka. Joel is a 4th-year undergraduate civil engineering major, with a creative approach to education. Joel has worked with our African Studies Program for the …

FLAS Fellowship and Grant Recipients

The Foreign Language and Area Studies Award includes fellowships and grants, funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW’s National Resource Centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and either …

COMMUNITY REACTIONS: #EndSARS

UW-Madison graduate student Ayodeji Adegbite reflects on the meaning of #EndSARS and what he wants the world to know about Nigeria’s youth movement. Ayodeji is a PhD student in History of Science, Medicine and Technology …

Introducing Dr. Kaiping Chen

Kaiping Chen is an Assistant Professor of Computational Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Maison, Department of Life Sciences Communication. She is an affiliate of the UW-Madison Robert & Jean Holtz Center for Science and Technology …