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UW-La Crosse international students joined campus police and others for a day of ice fishing at Pettibone Park. The second-annual event was started as a way to build mutual trust and understanding, and to introduce international students to the Wisconsin wintertime tradition. Breaking the ice Posted 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023 UWL police, international students build bonds through ice fishing Read more about Breaking the ice City leaders in La Crosse City Hall met virtually with colleagues in Luxembourg for an official sister city signing ceremony in January. Campus connection Posted 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023 UWL looks to the future in La Crosse’s new sister city in Luxembourg Read more about Campus connection Miranda Panzer, '10 & 12, is a student and scholar advisor for UWL International Education & Engagement. In January, she received the 2023 Emerging Leader Award from the La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Group. Emerging leader Posted 7:03 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 UWL’s Miranda Panzer recognized for campus, community leadership Read more about Emerging leader Sarah Burch, ’10, center, started working with individuals with special needs when she volunteered at Special Olympics while attending UWL. She has created Enrich Each Other Apparel, a clothing line that provides meaningful employment opportunities and job skills training to individuals with disabilities alongside peers without disabilities.  Distinctive dress Posted 3:04 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023 Alum starts business for those with special needs Read more about Distinctive dress Kathryn Suwa will receive her master's degree in student affairs administration at UWL's winter commencement Sunday, Dec. 18. The ceremony has special significance to Suwa, who will be visiting La Crosse for the first time from her native Nigeria. Determined degree-seeker Posted 8 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022 UWL’s Kathryn Suwa navigated several obstacles — and thousands of miles — to receive her degree Read more about Determined degree-seeker William Savinkova and his father, Dimitri. William is following in his father’s footsteps by attending UWL as an exchange student this fall. A family tradition Posted 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, 2022 Exchange student traces father’s footsteps by attending UWL Read more about A family tradition UWL senior Spark Lim discussed his experiences at UWL as part of National Transfer Student Week. A home away from home Posted 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022 Spark Lim shares how UWL has shaped, inspired him Read more about A home away from home UWL graduate student Jesimiel Banjiram calls UWL his second home. Graduate school at UWL: One student's journey Posted 2:26 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022 International student found networks and new skills in leadership through his graduate program Read more about Graduate school at UWL: One student's journey Ally Hetto, '21, will teach English as a Second Language to students in South Africa thanks to a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. She hopes the experience will strengthen her intercultural skills and provide insight into best teaching practices. Educational expedition Posted 2:24 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2022 Alum Ally Hetto to teach English as a Second Language in South Africa Read more about Educational expedition UWL Alumnus Volodymyr Valkov works for the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv. Defending Ukraine Posted 3:42 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2022 UWL alum working at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, shares his experiences as Russia wages war Read more about Defending Ukraine