Plans to open a UW-Madison office in China by mid-June are on track, university officials say.
The Shanghai office will be UW-Madison’s first foreign outpost, and officials are planning a conference on innovation to coincide with the opening.
Interim Chancellor David Ward spoke to a group of about 100 faculty and staff last month, calling it a pilot project that will evolve over time, according to a university news release.
Officials say the office will offer non-degree professional training, promote faculty collaborations, expand international opportunities for students and advance the state’s economic interests.
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