Ann Hubbard began as the new assistant dean for learning abroad at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities on August 31. One of her priorities is to continue diversifying the Learning Abroad Center's programming options and learning modalities.
The Global Programs and Strategy Alliance is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Award for Global Engagement, which recognizes faculty and staff for outstanding contributions to global education and international programs at the University, or in their field or discipline.
During the three-week Sustainable Food Systems of Sicily and Florence program, students toured local and regional food producers, discussing the ethical and environmental considerations for food production and consumption.
Fulbright Scholar, Whose Study Abroad Experience Was Cut Short by COVID-19, Plans Career in Justice and Advocacy
In early March of 2020, Elyse Eckert packed up her things and flew from the U.S. to Berlin to embark on a months-long study abroad program. Little did she know, the COVID-19 pandemic would cancel her study abroad experience.
In February 2022, Customs and Border Protection documented 65,350 passenger inspections of undeclared agriculture items. The financial risk from pests brought into the country is estimated at $26 billion from invasive pests harming agricultural and natural resources.
Zeel Patel spent the fall 2021 semester on the Learning Abroad Center’s Psychology and Research in Madrid program. She interned at the Cajal Institute, a research center in neurobiology named for the father of modern neuroscience.
Shamaria Jordan was inspired by study abroad to help other young Black girls travel and see new places.
The Mary Tjosvold Graduate Fellowship in Community Development program sends graduate students internationally to participate in six-week, community-based professional internships in the areas of health, social work, microfinance, agriculture, and education.
Before the pandemic struck, several UMN Morris students traveled to Germany as part of the Germany: Leading the Renewables Revolution course coordinated by the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment Climate Smart Municipalities program.
The College of Education and Human Development and Seoul National University of Education mark 10 years of collaboration.