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UW Internationalization Lab


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Internationalization Lab Leadership Team

Anne Alexander, Brent Pickett, Yarong Ashley, Penelope Caldwell, Patrick Call, Carol Frost, Frank Galey, Petra Heinz, Jean Garrison, Jill Johnson, Maria Almendares, Audrey Kleinsasser, Mike Massie, Tami Morse, Mark Peterson, Don Roth, Dick Schmidt


Subcommittees, Charges, and Membership (last update 11/21/11)

Inventory of Internationalization Effort   

     To assess where we are in internationalization opportunities, efforts – will need substantial input from each of the other subcommittees

Co-Chairs: Don Roth and Brent Pickett

Members:  Tami Morse, Anne Alexander, Christine Michel [Law - Expert], Brandon Kosine [Campus Activities - Expert], Audrey Shalinsky [A&S - Expert])



Curriculum and Learning Goals

      Review current curriculum and college programs for trends; begin a discussion of global competency skills and how to assess them out of the curriculum; discuss dual- and joint-degree programs, articulation processes; international coursework/study abroad


Co-Chairs: Jean Garrison and Dick Schmidt

Members:  Don Roth, Audrey Kleinsasser, Penelope Caldwell , Anne Alexander, Kevin Larsen [Head, Modern and Classical Languages - Expert] , Erika Prager [Assessment - Expert])



Campus Climate 

     Student life issues for international students, engaging US and international students together, campus climate


ChairAudrey Kleinsasser

Members:  Patrick Call, Yashvin Madhak [Residence Life/Dining Services – Expert], Meg Skinner [Elbogen Center for Teaching and Learning – Expert], Oliver Walter [Dean, A&S - Expert ], Steve Prager [Geography – Expert], Maria Almendares [for Jill Johnson])



Faculty Research, Education, and Engagement

      Establish baseline metrics for current international research activity and international collaboration; investigate/recommend objectives to increase international research activity and incentives to engagement in international research and education; discuss incorporating faculty international research and engagement with undergraduate, graduate, and professional student research


Co-Chairs: Carol Frost and Frank Galey.

Members: Tami Morse, Jean Garrison, Mark Peterson, Don Roth)



Education Abroad 

      Working with Curriculum and Learning goals committee, articulate student learning outcomes for exchange and study abroad, including faculty-led programs, and suggest assessment methods; identify continuing barriers to study abroad, discuss role of service-learning, internships, student research abroad; examine ways of integrating study abroad experiences into UW community and coursework after return from study abroad; review and discuss existing partnerships; discuss barriers/opportunities for expanding faculty-led and independent study abroad


Co-Chairs: Anne Alexander and Penelope Caldwell

Members: Yarong Ashley  



International Student Recruitment and Retention

      Identify opportunities, challenges, barriers for recruitment, enrollment, retention; define objectives for strategic recruitment; discuss barriers/opportunities for expanding international student recruitment; identify opportunities for improving engagement with / of international students in UW community


ChairPatrick Call

Members: Mark Peterson, Petra Heinz, Maria Almendares [for Jill Johnson], Penelope Caldwell, Yarong Ashley



Communications and Outreach

      Develop communications plan for Leadership team, identify content and distribution methods; communicate ACE project's progress and activities with UW and other interested stakeholders; develop communications plan and recommendations for future outreach/communications of internationalization efforts


ChairMike Massie 

Members:   Anne Alexander, Brent Pickett, Amy McClure [Outreach – Expert], Jim Kearns [Public Relations – Expert]

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