Profile for Miranda Panzer

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Specialty area(s)

International Student & Scholar Advising, Fulbright U.S. Student Program Adviser, Fulbright Scholar Liaison, Schwarzman Scholars Program, Global Initiatives Week, IEE Programming

Brief biography

Miranda was born and raised in a small town in central Wisconsin. She loves traveling, cooking, reading, hiking, listening to music, meeting new people and experiencing new cultures. During her undergraduate career, she had the opportunity to study abroad for a year in Frankfurt, Germany at Goethe Universitat. Besides studying in Germany, she has traveled to Austria, Belgium, China, Cuba, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Scotland, and Switzerland. With the love of travel, she dreams of visiting every country.

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you'll land amongst the stars" -Les Brown

2016-2017  UWL Student Employment Supervisor of the Year

2017 State of Wisconsin Student Employment Supervisor of the Year - MASEA

2018 YWCA Honoree - Tribute to Outstanding Women

2018 ALANA Phenomenal Womyn's Award


M.S.Ed., Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 2012
B.A., German Studies, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 2010
Study Abroad - Goethe Universität Frankfurt Am Main, Frankfurt, Germany 2008 - 2009

Teaching history

Fall 2017 - UWL 100, Fall 2018 - UWL 100, Fall 2019 - UWL 100

Professional history

UW-La Crosse - International Student Advisor - October 2013 - Present
Kansas State University - F-1 & J-1 International Student Advisor 2012-2013



Miranda Panzer, International Education & Engagement and Heather Dutcher, University Communications, directed "Global Initiatives Week 2020" on Nov. 13 in La Crosse, WI. Despite a challenging year for international education around the world, Miranda and Heather served as the primary coordinators of this community-wide program.

Submitted on: Nov. 16, 2020



Miranda Panzer, International Education & Engagement, received Outstanding Woman Award at YWCA La Crosse Tribute to Outstanding Women on Sept. 5, 2018 in La Crosse, WI . Panzer was recently selected as a 2018 Outstanding Woman in this year's YWCA La Crosse Tribute to Outstanding Women. The Tribute to Outstanding Women dinner and awards will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 at the La Crosse Center South Hall.

Submitted on: Sept. 20, 2018



and Miranda Panzer, International Education & Engagement; received the award for ALANA Phenomenal Womyn's Award at ALANA's Phenomenal Womyn's Dinner on April 19, 2018 in La Crosse, WI. Asian, Latina, African, Native American (ALANA) Womyn's Student Organization recognizes womyn of color and allies for their significant contributions in the community and for their support of the student organization's members.

Submitted on: May 14, 2018