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June 12, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

Do you want a crazy weekend Pointers?! Well, look no further than Swakopmund, Namibia. You will have to opportunity to climb the second tallest dune in the world, partake in…

June 11, 2015 - Posted by UWSPcps - no comments

Spring semester grades are in and a total of 482 students had a GPA over 3.75, including 158 with a perfect 4.0, to earn dean’s list honors at the University…

June 11, 2015 - Posted by Alexia Szabo - no comments

Hola from London! I cannot believe it but I am finally here! After two years of waiting and preparing and applying and getting my visa and packing, I am finally…

June 9, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

On June 8-9 the team and I had a wonderful opportunity to share dinner with a few Peace Corps volunteers. These relaxed informative sessions opened our eyes to cultural aspects…

June 8, 2015 - Posted by Haelfrisch, Kelsey C - no comments

Our time in Baotou has been short, but full of great experiences! A long train ride, a night with a host family, a visit to a farm and a camel…

June 8, 2015 - Posted by Bartol-Byers, Cierra L - no comments

I had a true middle school experience this past week. Mrs. Schade, the natural science teacher, is currently continuing her schooling. She took two days off to prepare for an…

June 8, 2015 - Posted by Mares, Kelly M - no comments

The National Institute of Special Education for Visually Impaired in Namibia is quite altered from a school system that one coming from Wisconsin would be familiar with. The physical set…

June 7, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

The team and I traveled to Swakopmund to explore another part of Namibia and become adrenaline junkies June 5-7. On the way to the ocean we stopped at a market…

June 5, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

Before I came to Namibia I mainly informed people I would be teaching at a school, but we have become much more than teachers in our first two weeks! We…

June 4, 2015 - Posted by Morici, Katelyn M - no comments

On Monday, June 1 we started out our day at a Monday meeting. At NISE, or the National Institute for Special Education, each student grabbed their chair from a classroom…