Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the Institute for Regional and International Studies National Resource Center (IRIS NRC) supports and enhances global awareness and inspires informed thinking about the complexities of our world.
We provide resources and expertise to K-12 and post-secondary educators, students and the community at large. Working in collaboration with campus, national, and international partners, IRIS NRC strives to put the Wisconsin Idea into action. We are committed to offering cross-regional and globally themed programming in an effort to understand our increasingly interconnected world.
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IRIS NRC is one of eight area studies centers participating in the third annual Area and International Studies Undergraduate Paper Award. This monetary award provides undergraduate students up to $1,000 for the best paper on …
In collaboration with the UW-Madison Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS), Center for European Studies (ES), and African Studies Program (ASP), the Center for South Asia (CSA) announces a series of K-12 teacher training …
The IRIS NRC has opened a summer 2021 supplemental Foreign Language and Area Studies award (FLAS) competition for APTLI participants. If you will be attending APTLI and have not previously submitted a FLAS application to …
On February 23, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the 31st U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Thomas-Greenfield, who received a master’s from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, as well as an honorary doctorate, brings more than …
Spring 2021 Webinar Series: Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin
This webinar series brings together educators, refugee resettlement service providers, college students with refugee background, scholars, employers, and community members to learn about the barriers and supports that impact the college and career success of …
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