In On Wisconsin Magazine: Bridging mountains

In 2006, International Studies grad, musician and music teacher Tara Linhardt ’94 was traveling around Nepal with her partner, Danny Knicely, hoping to renew old ties from a UW study-abroad program some 14 years earlier. While the pair were ambling along a street in Kathmandu, their instruments strapped on their backs, they encountered a young man playing a sarangi, a wooden, bowed string instrument similar to a fiddle.

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UW–Madison alumna third Badger to win prestigious new international scholarship

Fangdi Pan (B.A.'13, Economics and International Studies) is one of 142 students in the just-announced third class of Schwarzman Scholars. Winners receive full tuition for a one-year master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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UW–Madison scholar will use Marshall Scholarship to further voting rights research

Phoenix Rice-Johnson views her blue-collar background as an asset, one she can draw upon in her scholarship and activism. Rice-Johnson’s voice will be amplified, as she is one of 43 outstanding students from across the country chosen for a prestigious 2018 Marshall Scholarship.

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In the Daily Cardinal: Homegrown: Local leaders jump-start political careers while enrolled at UW

Madison Alderman Zach Wood, a UW-Madison graduate, and recent alum Hayley Young, along with current junior Noah Roberts, were elected into the local government spots they currently hold while studying at UW-Madison.

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Gained in translation

For Patrick Peczerski, who triple majored in International Studies, Spanish and Polish, mastering another language has proven to be a competitive advantage in business. 

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The internship advantage

L&S students like Grace Corry find experience in the working world a powerful launchpad to successful careers.

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In On Wisconsin Magazine: A refuge for hope

At the peak of the refugee crisis in Greece, Amed Khan (B.A.’91, Political Science and International Studies) found a way to bring humanity to an inhumane place.

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A student of the world

By the time Jenny Ostrowski set foot on campus, she’d learned German at her Superior, Wisconsin, high school and studied abroad near Frankfurt. In a gap year, she picked up Spanish while working as a teaching assistant in rural Ecuador. Not surprisingly, her time at UW has been a whirlwind of travel and languages — an ideal mix for this senior majoring in International Studies and African Languages and Literature.

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'Forward Under 40' honors young alumni

The Wisconsin Alumni Association recognizes eight alumni under the age of 40 who are leveraging the benefits of their UW education to better their cities, states, nation and the world. Six of these outstanding citizens are L&S alumni.

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