Dr. Vandana Shiva combines sharp intellectual enquiry with courageous activism, speaking out on environmental and social justice issues worldwide. Time Magazine identified Dr. Shiva as “an environmental hero” in 2003, and in November 2010, Forbes Magazine named Dr. Shiva one of the Seven Most Powerful Women on the Globe. For the last two decades, Dr. Shiva’s organization Navdanya has worked with local communities and organizations, serving more than 500,000 farmers, resulting in the conservation of more than 3,000 rice varieties from across India, and the creation of 60 seed banks in 16 states across the country.
Friday, October 20, 2017
Libby Gardner Hall
FLAS scholarships are open to U of U students in any department (except the School of Medicine) for the study of a less commonly taught foreign language and related area studies.
Tuesday, October 24
12:30-1:30pm, CTIHB 211
Wednesday, October 25
12:00-1:00pm, CTIHB 211
4:30-5:30pm, Building 72 Rm 115
Tuesday, November 7
12:00-2:00pm, CTIHB 211
Global Learning Across Disciplines: STEAM’D - Live Web Event
Faculty and students in the sciences, technology, math, art, and design disciplines (STEAM'D) are expected to possess global competencies that will prepare them to succeed in their increasingly globalized fields as well. Explore models of integrating global learning into the curriculum and co-curricular activities of the STEAM'D fields to address world problems and learning goals.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
12:30 - 1:30 PM
Winder Board Room, 300 Park
Global Learning in Foreign Language Instruction: More Than Just Talk - Live Web Event
Foreign language proficiency and cross-cultural understanding should, ideally, go hand in hand. However, foreign language programs do not always successfully incorporate global learning practices into curriculum and miss the opportunity to help students develop global perspectives. Presenters will discuss their research and practice into the deep learning relationship between foreign language instruction and intercultural competencies.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Winder Board Room, 300 Park
It will include many exciting student performances, an international fashion show, a cultural showcase sponsored by the U’s many international student groups, and much more! Please join us in celebrating the U’s diverse international student community!
Friday, November 17, 2017
6:00 - 8:00pm
The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Open to faculty across all disciplines. Fulbright is now offering more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants. Please join us to learn how this opportunity can enhance your career!
Fulbright Scholars Program - Information Session (For faculty only)
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
2 pm – 3 pm
Interested in going on a study abroad program, but not sure where to start?
Learning Abroad 101 is not a credit bearing course, but is a short, one-time, information session that provides students with guidance on how to narrow down our over 500 program options to find the best fit!
Join us for a Learning Abroad 101 session:
Mondays @ 1:30 PM | Union 159 throughout the summer.