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2018 SWST International Convention

The SWST/JWRS meeting will be held in Nagoya, Japan on November 5-9, 2018. Please note that we have a program that provides support for selected students to attend the meeting. Applications for student travel support as well as all technical abstracts submissions are due on April 30th. We look forward to your participation!

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Nikki Brown Penn State ✉nrb10@psu.edu ☎+1 814.865.7423
Associate Professor, 202 Forest Resources Building, University Park, PA 16802
Program Coordinator, BioRenewable Systems Major, Department of Ag & Biological Engineering
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Apply Now! Grand Challenges Impact Lab: India – WIN19 Study Abroad

Do you want to work on developing solutions that can make a difference, with the real world as your classroom?
Applications are now being accepted for Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India Study Abroad

In Winter Quarter 2019, UW Study Abroad will be offering “Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India” as a 15-credit course
* Study global GRAND CHALLENGES
* Collaborate on INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAMS
* Work hands-on to learn IMPACT INNOVATION
* Design impact VENTURE SOLUTIONS
* Pitch your idea for SEED FUNDING

Grand Challenges are the big problems facing humanity – things like food security, clean water, and climate change. The Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India is a new UW study abroad experience that empowers students to learn about Grand Challenges and propose and test solutions to them. The program offers an active, hands-on learning laboratory and is open to graduate and undergraduate junior and senior students from any department.

Attend an information session to learn more:
· Thursday, April 26 at 3:30-4:30pm, in More Hall 110
· Tuesday, May 1 at 3:30-4:30pm, in Raitt Hall 229
· Friday, May 4 at 12:30-1:30pm, in More Hall 110
· Monday, May 7 at 12-1pm, in Anderson Hall 22

Apply now! Application Deadline is May 15.
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Apply Now! Grand Challenges Impact Lab: India – WIN19 Study Abroad

Do you want to work on developing solutions that can make a difference, with the real world as your classroom? 

Applications are now being accepted for Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India Study Abroad

In Winter Quarter 2019, UW Study Abroad will be offering Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): Indiaas a 15-credit course.

  • Study global GRAND CHALLENGES
  • Collaborate on INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAMS
  • Work hands-on to learn IMPACT INNOVATION
  • Design impact VENTURE SOLUTIONS
  • Pitch your idea for SEED FUNDING

 

Grand Challenges are the big problems facing humanity – things like food security, clean water, and climate change. The Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India is a new UW study abroad experience that empowers students to learn about Grand Challenges and propose and test solutions to them. The program offers an active, hands-on learning laboratory and is open to graduate and undergraduate junior and senior students from any department.

 

Attend an information session to learn more: 

·       Thursday, April 26 at 3:30-4:30pm, in More Hall 110

·       Tuesday, May 1 at 3:30-4:30pm, in Raitt Hall 229

·       Friday, May 4 at 12:30-1:30pm, in More Hall 110

 

Apply now!  Application Deadline is May 15.

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Winter Break 2019 | Sustainability Abroad, Iceland and Peru

 

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Plan ahead with Early Registration! Apply to The GREEN Program and secure your spot by April 23 to save up to $600 USD on your upcoming adventure with us this winter.

*Summer 2018 still enrolling, limited spots available*

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Study in Rome in winter 2019! Info session info attached!

Dear Students,

Italian Studies (Seattle Campus) is offering a program in Rome in winter 2019! Take Italian 101 & 102 and a content course (DIV cr) and return to Seattle’s UW campus in spring to take Ital 103(VLPA)!

http://www.trumba.com/calendars/sea_oga-studyabroad#/?i=1

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To make an appointment with me (PDL C-252) please visit https://frenchanditalian.calendarspots.com

 

Sabrina Tatta

Lecturer, Undergraduate Advisor, and GPA

French and Italian Studies

Box 354361

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Design/Build Study Abroad – Sweden Summer 2018 or Croatia Autumn 2018

Last chance to apply for the Design/Build Study Abroad Programs in Sweden and Croatia!

The Sweden program is from June 14th-August 14th, 2018 and will be in Dals Langden, where we will work with a local community, including recent Syrian refugees, to design and build a community food growing/consumption and sauna spaces.

The project in Croatia is the Autumn Quarter, September 23rd – December 5th, 2018, and we will be designing and building a physical rehabilitation garden, in Rovijn Croatia, in a 19th century hospital on the Adriatic coast.

For info on Croatia see https://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11085

For info on Sweden see https://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11690

Contact Professor Daniel Winterbottom at nina@u.washington.edu , if you are interested to set up an application.

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Study Abroad Design/Build Programs: Sweden – Summer and Croatia – Autumn

Last chance to apply for the Design/Build Study Abroad Programs in Sweden and Croatia!

The Sweden program is from June 14th-August 14th, 2018 and will be in Dals Langden, where we will work with a local community, including recent Syrian refugees, to design and build a community food growing/consumption and sauna spaces.

The project in Croatia is the Autumn Quarter, September 23rd – December 5th, 2018, and we will be designing and building a physical rehabilitation garden, in Rovijn Croatia, in a 19th century hospital on the Adriatic coast.

For info on Croatia see https://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11085

For info on Sweden see https://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11690

Contact Professor Daniel Winterbottom at nina@u.washington.edu , if you are interested to set up an application.

Thank you

Professor Daniel Winterbottom, RSLA, FASLA
University of Washington, Department of Landscape Architecture Director of Design/Build Program
Adjunct Architecture Department
Co-Author: Therapeutic gardens, Designing Healing Gardens: EDRA Great Places 2016 Award Chapter Contributor: Design and Democracy, Island Press

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UW Study Abroad Spring Quarter Workshops

 

Below is the spring quarter schedule for UW Study Abroad workshops. If you are working with students planning to study abroad or those just thinking about it, please encourage them to attend. It’s never too early to connect with resources, especially those that can help students save money. Also, if any of you advisers are interested, you are also welcome to attend any of these workshops. Many thanks again for your continued support.

Financial Planning Workshops

The Financial Planning Workshop provides students with important information about financial aid, scholarships, loans, and how the timing of a program can impact costs. Students will also receive tips on booking airfare, budgeting, and money-saving strategies.

· Tuesday, April 17, 2:30-4pm, MGH 171 (MGH 171)

· Wednesday, April 25, 3:00-4:30pm, SMZ 450 (SMZ 450)

· Wednesday, May 9, 2:00-3:30pm, ECC 208 (ECC 208)

Gilman Scholarship Info Sessions

This scholarships awards up to $5,000 for undergraduate study abroad. Students must be receiving a federal Pell grant as part of their financial aid package to be eligible and be studying in a host country for a minimum of 21 consecutive days. Students planning to study abroad in winter, spring or summer 2018 are strongly encouraged to attend.

o Wednesday, April 18, 12:30-1:30pm, MGH 171 (MGH 171

o Tuesday, May 1, 3:00-4:00pm, COM 226 (COM 226

o Wednesday, May 16, 3:00-4:00pm ECC 206 (ECC 208)

KIANA PARKER
Global Opportunities Adviser
UW Study Abroad

22 Gerberding Hall, Box 351237
206.221.6059 / kmparker / washington.edu/studyabroad

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Unique, short term study abroad program through PoE

This is a unique opportunity to study abroad for ten days (December 9th to the 19th) in Beijing, China to culminate a Fall quarter course exploring sustainability and personal choices (ENVIR 239. Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts). ENVIR 239 is a broad introduction to sustainability, including foci on consumption, waste, food, water, and energy. An exciting component of this course is that students engage in experiential activities, monitoring or changing their sustainability behavior and then reflecting on that change through the dual lenses of academic material and personal experience.

Throughout the Fall quarter, we will explore sustainability through lecture, reading, discussion, writing, experiential activities, and collaborative work with Tsinghua University students in Beijing. Sustainability is a vital and timely topic and an interactive sustainability class lends itself well to discussion among students at partner universities on two continents. In this course, we will examine environmental challenges and the broader social, cultural and economic systems that gave rise to those problems, and how both the challenges and the potential solutions differ in the U.S. and China.

The culminating trip to Beijing is designed to promote connection and conversation between the Chinese and U.S. students while we experience Beijing through the lens of sustainability. How does this city feed itself, take care of its waste, and provide energy and water to its citizens? How does this compare to Seattle and what does this suggest about the ability of each city, each country, and the globe to continue to meet its needs in future generations? As China and the U.S. are key contributors to planetary unsustainability, understanding the sustainability challenges in these two countries is particularly necessary. If we want our students to understand the global nature of environmental challenges and the way that culture affects our perspectives on those challenges and the array of possible solutions considered, collaborating with Chinese students in a quarter-long sustainability class and then visiting those students in their city seems an ideal approach. Of course, while in Bejing, we will also learn about Chinese culture and history and take field trips to The Great Wall and The Forbidden City.

We hope to recruit a broad range of undergraduate students interested in exploring sustainability, and the differences in sustainability challenges and solutions in the U.S. and China. Undergraduate students from all class years and all majors are invited to join us and a diversity of majors will make this a stronger cohort of students. We are excited about the opportunity to recruit students into this shorter study abroad experience who would otherwise be unable to participate in a study abroad opportunity, potentially increasing access to the incredible learning that can come through study abroad.

COST: 1650$ (does not include airfare) but there are a number of full scholarships available for Pell-Grant and Husky-Promise eligible students!

Read a blog-post about PoE China here! Learn more and apply here: bit.ly/POEChina o

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Iceland: Renewable Energy & Sustainability, Summer 2018

 

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Costa Rica Exploration Seminar, deadline extended (march 15th) , only a few spaces left!

Exploration Seminar – The Natural and Cultural History of Costa Rica.

Program dates: August 21st – September 13th

ESRM 489 (5 credits, autumn quarter)

Come experience the breath-taking natural beauty and rich cultural history of Costa Rica. We have 3 to 4 spots remaining, and are in the rolling application period (meaning we will review applications as they are completed).

Program highlights:

* Visit eight different ecosystems, including the remote Corcovado National Park on the Osa Peninsula, and the Savegre cloud forest at Cierra de la Muerte.
* Conservation activities, including turtle rescue, biological corridors, sustainable agriculture and land-use, cacao farms (chocolate).
* Visit Piro Biological Research Station to learn about tropical ecology research * Home stays with local families, and other cultural exchange activities

Send questions to Robert Tournay at tournay@uw.edu

Program Staff:

Dr. John Marzluff, ornithologist

Dr. Patrick Tobin, entomologist

Robert Tournay, PhD student

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Wildlands Studies has a wonderful new website!

Hello from Wildlands Studies:

I would like to use this opportunity to share our new website! With over 450 photos, inspiring headlines, and streamlined navigation, our new website showcases our students engaged in research and conservation while immersed in the field.

Our ability to connect college students with rich learning experiences in the natural world wouldn’t be possible without the support of academic advisors and educators who believe in the transformative effect of field studies. Thank you!

The 2018-2019 academic year promises 15 exceptional programs in 14 countries: Iceland, Belize, Banff (Canada), Yellowstone, Big Sur, the California Channel Islands, New Zealand, Nepal, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Thailand, Indonesia, South Africa, Cuba and Australia. Each program earns 5-15 quarter credits and is taught by credentialed faculty. More on each program is available at https://www.wildlandsstudies.com/programs-overview.

Space is filling up fast, so please alert your advisees of our programs so they don’t miss out. Our Enrollment page has all the information needed to apply: https://www.wildlandsstudies.com/enrollment-instructions.

Leslie Arutunian

Director, Wildlands Studies

http://www.wildlandsstudies.com

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Coastal Ecosystems of Micronesia in a Changing Climate exploration seminar

The application deadline has been extended to March 1st for our Early Fall 2018 (Exploration Seminar) Study Abroad class “Coastal Ecosystems of Micronesia in a Changing Climate”. A flyer is attached, and the link to the class on the UW Study Abroad website is HERE (or copy and paste this link https://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11747).

 

Julian P. Sachs

Professor, Chemical Oceanography

School of Oceanography

University of Washington

(206)221-5630

jsachs@uw.edu

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Foster Explo Sems – India and China new March 1st deadline

Two of the Foster School Exploration Seminars which offer 5 credits of a business elective or JSIS 394 have extended application deadlines to March 1st.

BUSINESS INDIA: Indian Society and Organizations in 21st century

  • Led by: Abhinav Gupta, Management & Organization
  • Dates: Aug 26-Sept 17, 2018 | Cost: $5,150 | Course: MGMT 490 or JSIS 394
  • This new India Exploration Seminar focuses on Corporate Social Responsibility which will visit multiple cities in India. The Indian subcontinent presents numerous opportunities for students to immerse themselves in its centuries’ old culture, traditions and economy. This course is uniquely situated at the intersection of business and society to allow students to explore how the organization of society and markets takes place in a context that is drastically different from the US in multiple ways. The program will visit more than 5 different cities in India including Mumbai and Delhi as well as the Himalayas.
  • Credits, housing, in-country transportation, program activities and all meals are included in the program fee.
  • No prerequisite, program conducted in English, open to all majors
  • March 1st application deadline

BUSINESS CHINA: Comparing and Contrasting the Fastest-Growing Economy under Two Systems

  • Led by: Shaosong Ou, Information Systems & Operations Management
  • Dates: Aug 20-Sept 9, 2018 | Cost: $4,500 | Course: IBUS 490 or JSIS 394
  • This program focuses on the world’s fastest growing economy, China, and it’s rival cross the strait, Taiwan. Students will learn how the use of information and mobile technologies, e.g. smartphones and mobile payment methods, change the way people manage businesses and conduct transactions in China and Taiwan. Being the political, cultural and economic centers of the two Chinese systems, Taipei, Beijing and Shanghai provide a great venue to experience and study business in China.
  • Credits, housing, in-country transportation, program activities and most meals are included in the program fee.
  • No prerequisite, program conducted in English, open to all majors
  • March 1st application deadline

 

THERESA MALONEY
Program Manager, Global Business Center
Michael G. Foster School of Business
University of Washington

Mackenzie Hall 137, Box 353200, Seattle, WA 98195
206.221.2205 / tmaloney / foster.uw.edu/centers/gbc/

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Buenos Aires study abroad deadline extended

The Geography Department and CHID are co-sponsoring a study abroad opportunity to Buenos Aires.

Summer 2018: June 18 – August 17

Program Name: “Political Landscapes of Buenos Aires: Neoliberalism and the Struggle for Alternatives.” Run through CHID and co-sponsored by Geography.

The goal of this program is to understand urban space as an evolving, complex and contested landscape shaped by – and with the power to shape – neoliberal measures and policies. It will study the actions of social and political movements in the city of Buenos Aires that resist, rework and pose alternatives to neoliberal ways of organizing the urban space. The program combines classroom and field-based learning, and it includes two field trips, one to the city of Rosario and another one to the city of Bariloche in Patagonia.

Here are a couple of important links: Online brochure; Program’s CHID Website where you will find the apply button at the bottom of the page; and our own website with some general information and photos.

 

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us:

Mónica Farías: fariasm@uw.edu

Elizabeth Shoffner: esho@uw.edu

Julian Barr, Ph.C

Undergraduate Advisor

Pronouns: He/His/They

PhD Student

UW, Department of Geography

jubarr@uw.edu

“A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.”- Gloria Steinem
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SFS Fall Tanzania Filling Fast

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SFS Fall Tanzania Filling Fast

We would like to inform you that there is limited space remaining in our FALL 2018 WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT STUDIES program in Tanzania. We recommend that interested students submit their SFS application as soon as possible.

For students that are unable to attend the fall program, we are also accepting applications for our two Tanzania summer sessions — WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT & CONSERVATION and TECHNIQUES FOR WILDLIFE FIELD RESEARCH — as well as for the Spring 2019 semester.

Please send any questions regarding enrollment for this program to admissions@fieldstudies.org.

 

 

 
 

 

 

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Tatoosh 2018 | Summer field study and research opportunity in Alaska

Summer field courses and research in Southeast Alaska!

Tatoosh School

Learn more about course costs and our Bridger Scholarship Fund

Apply now as courses are filling fast!

Scroll our Instagram to see pictures and videos from the field.

Questions? Email peter@tatooshschool.org

The Tatoosh School is a nonprofit, university-level field school with a beachfront base camp on Prince of Wales Island and lecture halls in the towns, ocean, and forests of Alaska’s Inside Passage. It is the school’s mission to foster first-hand learning about the ecology and environmental policy of southern Southeast Alaska.

Rigorous academics focus on the development of a sense of place, a passion for civic engagement and a sound knowledge of the Pacific coastal ecoregion. You can earn up to 20 quarter units of credit and leave empowered to explore your surroundings with wide-eyed curiosity and to reach out as an active and informed citizen.

Students are field scientists and participate in several long-term ecological research programs in collaboration with our partners. Gain invaluable experience and professional connections that can last a lifetime.

 

3-week Intensive: May 21 – June 11, 2018

Community Ecology: Salmon, People, Place

 

6-week Summer Session:  June 20 – August 1, 2018

Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology + Politics of Place + Applied Methods


10-week Semester Equivalent:  May 21 – August 1, 2018

Community Ecology; independent travel; Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology; and, Politics of Place


Details:

3-week Intensive: May 21 – June 11, 2018

Community Ecology: Salmon, People, Place

5 semester or 8 quarter units

 

This 3-week intensive focuses on the communities that inhabit the heart of the Pacific Coastal Ecoregion. Conceived broadly, the course theme of community ecology launches explorations from the outer coast to the Inside Passage to study interactions at varying scales and across biological, social, biophysical, and cultural boundaries.

The CE course will begin with a 4-7 day backcountry expedition in the Prince of Wales Island archipelago. The remainder of CE will be spent in the forests and rivers of Prince of Wales, with a base camp in Coffman Cove, and wrap up in the town of Wrangell. Classes will be interdisciplinary, conducted in both lecture- and activity-based formats.

Course Descriptions:

 

Community Ecology: Salmon, People, Place (4 semester or 6 quarter units, 410/510) examines the physical, biological, economic and political frameworks essential to informed stewardship if salmon-producing watersheds, healthy forests, and communities in the Pacific Coastal Ecoregion. Students practice stream, upland forest and community survey and monitoring techniques that contribute to long-term collaborative stewardship work. A community ecology lens adds consideration of organizations and networks on the landscape and in human communities, enhancing students’ knowledge of resiliency and sustainability in the ecoregion.

 

Applied Methods in Field Research and Education (1 semester or 2 quarter units, 410/510) explores methods for the development and implementation of active teaching and research programs that integrate people, leadership, academics, community, and ecology. Course content will explore non-formal teaching and learning techniques, place-based education, and community interaction in higher education.


6-week Summer Session:  June 20 – August 1, 2018

Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology + Politics of Place + Applied Methods

9 semester or 14 quarter units

 

The Core Session expedition includes three upper-division classes taken concurrently, these are ecology, natural resource policy, and applied field research methods.

 

Course Descriptions:

 

Aquatic & Terrestrial Ecology of Southeast Alaska (4 semester or 6 quarter units, 410/510). Students develop an understanding of key ecological principals of aquatic and terrestrial systems, from the nearshore intertidal zone to the high alpine. This class also examines the adaptations and relationships of organisms to their environments over time and space.

 

Politics of Place: Southeast Alaska (4 semester or 6 quarter units, 410/510). Topics include land ownership, public and private land management, conservation strategies, local and regional economies, Alaska Native cultures and communities, and contemporary resource management issues. A focus is placed on the evolution of social and legal structures, and how these structures guide current decision-making.  Inquiry and reason are applied to real-life challenges, and students engage with citizens and policymakers to consider solutions.

 

Applied Methods in Field Research and Education (1 semester or 2 quarter units, 410/510) explores methods for the development and implementation of active teaching and research programs that integrate people, leadership, academics, community, and ecology. Course content will explore ecological and socio-economic research methods, non-formal teaching and learning techniques, place-based education, and community interaction in higher education.


10-week Semester Equivalent:  May 21 – August 1, 2018

Community Ecology; independent travel; Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology; and, Politics of Place, Applied Methods

13 semester or 20 quarter units

 

This program combines our 3-week intensive and our 6-week summer session to offer a full summer in Alaska. From nearshore aquatic habitat monitoring to the impacts of transboundary mining, the Semester Equivalent surveys the complex issues facing North America’s largest temperate rainforest. Lengthy immersion in the backcountry and rural communities from Sea Otter Sound to the Stikine River provides students the opportunity to dig deeper on topics that fit their major or course of study and work closely with faculty and guest lecturers.

Topics covered will include–but aren’t limited to!–Alaska Native studies, climate change, collaborative governance, community development, fisheries, forestry, glaciology, paleontology, public lands management, restoration ecology, sustainable aquaculture, international law and politics, and wildlife conservation.

Students enrolled in the Semester Equivalent will stack the 3-week intensive and the 6-week summer session to build your 10-week program. During the week between, you may travel independently or enjoy downtime in Wrangell. Students enroll in up to 20 quarter units in community ecology, applied methods in field research and education, aquatic and terrestrial ecology, and politics of place.

 

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Education Rome – Priority Deadline Feb. 15th

A quick reminder that the new Education Rome program focusing on masculinities, multiculturalism, and educational pipelines (more details below and on flyer attached) has its priority deadline this Thursday, Feb. 15th.

Rolling admissions will start this Friday and may close before the March 1st deadline if the program reaches capacity. Spots are already looking limited.

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to let me know.

Tory Brundage, M.Ed.

Program Coordinator

Education Rome

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Priority Deadline: February 15th

Program Dates: Aug. 17th – Sept. 7th, 2018

Total Program Fees: Estimated $4,800

Location: UW Rome Center, Italy

Program website: https://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11734

Spartacus to Ali: Masculinity and Multiculturalism – Comparing Educational Pipeline Development in Italy and the U.S. is a three-week Exploration Seminar based at the UW Rome Center in Italy. By comparing and contrasting the development of both Italian and American education systems, we will explore historical, social, psychological, political, and contemporary factors that have shaped and continue to shape the common trajectories among men in the two countries. A true titan of historical civilizations, Ancient Rome is arguably one of the largest and most influential empires the world has ever known. From gladiatorial training to the passing of the Casati Act and current day reform debates, what formal education has looked like and who has access to it are complicated questions. Answering those questions with respect to common male trajectories requires a rich understanding of historical influences, systems of oppression and how we make sense of masculinity in the context of race and class. Rome provides countless opportunities to explore Italian masculinity and male trajectories through history, art, and current day systems. This course will illuminate the factors that inform our understanding of various outcomes and experiences for Italian men as compared to American men. In addition to education, there will be critical discussions of other facets of Italian society and history such as sports culture, compulsory service, and the criminal justice system along with visits to the Colosseum, museums, Italian schools, and other field trips to broaden our understanding of male trajectories. An emphasis is placed on Italian incarceration as opposite education in examining the spectrum of common societal pipelines. This provides an important point of comparison to the school to prison pipeline in the U.S. as an anchoring point for a richer understanding and discussion of the relationship between education, masculinity, multiculturalism, historical disenfranchisement and systems of oppression.

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Azores Island Ecology summer field course 2018

This is a great opportunity for a student looking for an interesting, cost effective summer field science course in a location that is exotic, foreign, and safe. There is the opportunity to study Portuguese language and culture alongside the science,
and I even have a small amount of scholarship funding to help defray costs.​ It would be great to get another student from College of the Environment!

I recently left Woods Hole to move to the Netherlands after working for 23 years at SEA Education Association as a Professor of Oceanography, so I know a number of people at UW. My wife and I (also a biologist and oceanographer) designed a summer field course taught at Univ. of the Azores last summer that went really well so they’ve asked us to teach it again this June.​ Last year we had 8 students from France, Canada, and several US schools including Georgetown, Miami of Ohio, SUNY campuses, and Univ. of Washington (a rising sophomore in the Aquatic and Fisheries Science​ program, and one of the strongest students in my group!). Majors ranged from International business to biology and env.sci., and
the Study in Portugal Network is growing and now has formal affiliations with 15 US universities.​

Erik Zettler, Ph.D.

Guest Researcher

Department of Marine Microbiology and Biogeochemistry
NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research & Utrecht University P.O. Box 59 |1790 AB Den Burg | The Netherlands​

http://www.nioz.nl/en

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Professional development for your students: Career-focused Abroad Programs, Summer 2018

 

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** With limited availability, all GREEN Programs are filled on a first-come, first-serve rolling basis. Upon submission of your GREEN Program application,
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