Staff Contact

The International Reach Team is committed to supporting cross-cultural communication and engagement for all international students at UW-Madison.

International Reach Team

Melissa Murray (she/her/hers)

Position title: International Student Advisor and International Reach Program Coordinator

Melissa serves as an International Student Advisor and International Reach Program Coordinator.  Originally from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, her travels have taken her to Canada, Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Ukraine, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, and the UK.  She completed both her bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.  Prior to joining the ISS team, she served as the International Student Advisor at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.  Melissa loves getting to know international students and connecting them to opportunities to build their confidence and skills both in and out of the classroom.  In her free time, she enjoys all things food related, especially if it involves spending time with friends and family or getting to know new people.

Showcasing Our Work

Each year, our team writes Annual Reports to highlight the great successes of our Reach Ambassadors. Enjoy!