Biology Major and Study Abroad Info Session

Monday, September 11


11:00 — Noon


Biocommons, Steenbock Library

Are you curious about studying abroad? Do you think you don’t have time in your four-year plan or can’t take science classes abroad?  You can!  Come learn about how study abroad can fit into your major with Biology advisors and students.

This session will help you make the most of the Study Abroad Fair (Sept 13).

September Study Abroad Events

STUDY ABROAD FAIR

Weds, Sept. 13  /  1:30 – 6:00pm
Varsity Hall  /  Union South

If you come to just one study abroad event this semester, make it the Study Abroad Fair. Browse 250+ programs, talk with program leaders and returned students, and attend info sessions that will get your adventure abroad started. learn more >

FUNDING STUDY ABROAD INFO SESSIONS

Thurs Sept. 7  /  1:00 – 2:00pm
Red Gym  /  Check Today in the Union

Weds, Sept. 13  /  2:45pm & 4:45pm
At the Study Abroad Fair  /  Varsity Hall  / Union south

Wednesday, Sept. 27  /  11:00 – 12:00pm
Red Gym  /  Check Today in the Union

Whether you’re currently applying to a study abroad program, or you’ve just started planning, this session will cover the costs of study abroad, program fees, financial aid, scholarships, creating fundraising and saving strategies. Presented by IAP & the Office of Student Financial Aid. learn more about funding >

BOREN GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP INFO SESSION

Thurs, Sept. 15  /  4:00PM
54 Bascom Hall

Biology Abroad

Biology Abroad: How do I get it to count in the major?

Friday, May 5

2:00-3:00

4503 Microbial Sciences Building

Confused about the process of having your biology courses abroad apply to the major?  Don’t know what advisor to see for resources or approvals?  Join Biology advisors to walk you through the process to ensure smoother transition from foreign transcript to your DARS and beyond.  Feel free to bring your laptop if you would like to follow along with your specific program.

This session is for Biology major students who have already identified their study abroad program and have questions about applying credit to the Biology major.  We will host a general session in Fall for those looking for programs that complement the Biology major.

Please RSVP via https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2rgUJm4ZCm1T5Vr

School for Field Studies Info Session

International Academic Programs will be hosting a representative from SFS (School for Field Studies: http://www.fieldstudies.org/) for an info session and Q&A on Tuesday, April 11. Megan Telzrow, Institutional Relations Manager with SFS, will be available for any questions prospective students or accepted participants may have regarding SFS programs. SFS programs focus on environmental studies and sustainability issues, so they may be of interest to many of your students. There will also be pizza, which should also be of interest to many of your students. A walk-in advising session will follow the lunch event.

SFS Lunch and Learn

Tuesday April 11, 2017

12:00pm-1:00pm

15 Science Hall

SFS Walk-in advising

Tuesday April 11, 2017

1:30pm-3:00pm

3rd floor, Red Gym

Study Abroad Open House

This Wednesday, February 15th from 4:30-5:30 p.m., the CALS Study Abroad team will host Grow Global with CALS, an open house for students interested in exploring study abroad options. Pop-up advising, free succulent plants, and refreshments offered. All UW-Madison students, regardless of primary school or college, are welcome on CALS study abroad programs!

Wednesday, February 15
116 Ag Hall (reception area)
4:30-5:30 p.m.

Event link-https://today.wisc.edu/events/view/107755

Study Abroad Pop Up Advising

Returned student Peer Advisors are setting up advising stations around campus to field questions about program selection, funding, academics and anything else you need to know to take your first steps toward studying abroad.

Sellery Hall / Main Lounge, First Floor / 5:30 – 7:30pm
· Tuesday, January 31
· Tuesday, March 15
· Tuesday, April 24

Dejope Hall / First Floor / 5:30 – 7:30pm
· Tuesday, March 7
· Thursday, April 20

Rheta’s Market, Chadbourne Residence Hall / 5:30 – 7:30pm
· Wednesday, February 8
· Monday, March 27
· Tuesday, May 2

Funding Study Abroad Info Sessions

Whether you’re currently applying to a study abroad program, or you’ve just started planning, this session will cover the costs of study abroad, program fees, financial aid, scholarships, creating fundraising and saving strategies. Presented by IAP & the Office of Student Financial Aid. learn more about funding

Wednesday, January 25
11:00am
Red Gym – Check Today in the Union

Tuesday, February 7
10:00am
Red Gym – Check Today in the Union

Thursday, February 23
1:00pm
Red Gym – Check Today in the Union

Wednesday, March 8
11:00am
Red Gym – Check Today in the Union

Tuesday, March 28
10:00am
Red Gym – Check Today in the Union

Thursday, April 14
1:00pm
Red Gym – Check Today in the Union

CALS Study Abroad Summer Programs

CALS is currently accepting applications for a number of CALS summer 2017 study abroad programs. Summer study abroad scholarships are available both through CALS and IAP and all students are encouraged to apply.

The Lyon Agroecology Summer exchange program is offered from June 8th to July 12th. This five week program explores how agriculture is managed in France and the many challenges facing the preservation of natural resources and sustainable food systems. UW-Madison students earn five credits that can count towards breadth requirements in biological science or social science (coded as Y), and Plant Pathology Assistant Professor Erin Silva works closely with the program.

In addition to the Lyon program, there are several other CALS summer study abroad opportunities that are still accepting applications.

CALS summer exchange programs
Application deadline early 2017

CALS research experiences
Application deadline of December 16th or until program fills

CALS and Global Health field studies
Application deadlines of December 16th or until program fills

If you have questions, contact:

Bianca Mecoli
Study Abroad Advisor
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
116 Agricultural Hall, 1450 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608.265.1464
Email: bianca.mecoli@wisc.edu

Sustainable Food Systems & Society Study Abroad in MEXICO

Are you interested in learning about food systems, sustainability, rural development, dairying & poverty alleviation in developing countries?
Then, consider applying for the UW Sustainable Food Systems & Society study abroad program in MEXICO. This 2-credit program runs from Mid-May to Early-June (the first two weeks after final exams) and is led by professor Michel Wattiaux. The field program is limited to 12 students. Applications are now open through November 4th, 2016.
Interested students must enroll in a 1-credit discussion-based course titled: Animal Agriculture and Sustainable Development (cross listed Soil Sci. 472, Food Sci. 472, Anim. Sci. 472 and Dairy Sci. 472) during spring semester 2017 in order to be eligible to participate in the study abroad program (see attachment).

Combined, the 3 credits listed here can serve to fulfill the 3-credit CALS requirements for International Studies. The program also satisfies the Global Health Certificate field course requirement.
Please see the flyer for more details on this program. If you have any questions, please email professor Wattiaux (wattiaux@wisc.edu) or the CALS Study Abroad office (studyabroad@cals.wisc.edu). You can also stop by in 116 Ag Hall during the following peer advising walk-in hours:

Monday: 10:00am – 11:00am
Tuesday: 12:00pm- 2:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 9:30am
Thursday: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Friday: 11:00am – 12:00pm

International Opportunities Fair

The Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS), cordially invites all students interested in international academic programming including majors, certificates, study abroad and international internships to stop by on:

Wednesday, October 5th
4:00-6:30 p.m.
Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street

@ 5:00 p.m. we will be joined by a Ronald Machoian, International Safety and Security Director, International Division, UW-Madison for a special presentation:

“Today and Tomorrow: Studying Abroad in a Changing World”

*FREE* Food and beverages will be served!
Attendees are encouraged to REGISTER in advance HERE.