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Student Organizations at UW-Madison

The UW-Madison has over 900 registered student organizations, including many aimed at students interested in China, students from China, and Chinese Americans. Here's a sample of some active student groups:

Alpha Kappa Delta Phi (aKDPhi) is an Asian-interest sorority that promotes sisterhood, scholarship, leadership and Asian-American awareness in the University and in the community.

Asian American Student Union (AASU) is a Pan-Asian organization that aims to unite the Asian American community by holding educational workshops and social events to endorse solidarity, networking and community among students.

Chi Sigma Tau is an Asian American interest fraternity tht seeks to improve its members'leadership skills, promote cultural awareness, and build brotherhood.

Chinese Language and Culture Club (CLACC), is a student run organization that strives to promote the understanding of the Chinese Culture and Chinese Language on the UW-Madison Campus

Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) is more than 20 years old, with events that promote cultural exchange, including a major Lunar New Year celebration each winter. This large organization focuses on both students and visiting scholars from China.

Chinese Undergraduate Student Association (CUSA) serves as a supportive student group dedicated to improving the well-being of all Chinese students here at UW-Madison.

Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA) aims to assist HK students to get accommodated to the new environment of the UW-Madison campus, and also organizes various events for anyone interested in learning more about HK culture.

Project Pengyou serve as a hub for badgers and friends committed in building bridges across the U.S. and China. The Madison chapter has received awards as the among the most active in the country for this national organization.

Student Association of Taiwan (SAT) is a student club serving Taiwanese who study at UW-Madison. SAT holds a regular Academic Salon featuring research by graduate students and faculty, and also holds an annual Taiwanese Night Market and other public and social events.

Taiwanese Undergraduate Student Organization (TUSO) is primarily an organization created for Taiwanese students and those who are interested in making contact with Taiwanese students to socialize with each other.

Other UW resources

International Student Services assists the University of Wisconsin-Madison in fulfilling our commitment to international education by providing orientation, advising, documentation, information, programming and education to and about international students and their dependents.

Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) is dedicated to all aspects of research, education and outreach related to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Mongolia.

Parent Program 家长项目 Connects parents and families to the UW-Madison.

See the China Initiative "Programs" page for information on study abroad, visiting international students and various departmental programs.


Past Newsletters:

Wisconsin China Initiative Newsletter - Summer 2010

Wisconsin China Initiative Newsletter - Fall 2009

Wisconsin China Initiative Newsletter – Winter 2009

Wisconsin China Initiative Newsletter - Spring 2009



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