The Global Experience at Dickinson
Hear how Dickinson’s global opportunities, from study abroad to the internationalized campus community, benefit our students and make us a national leader in global education and long-term study abroad.
Visiting Speaker - Alec G. Hargreaves
Alec G. Hargreaves, Professor of Transcultural French Studies at Florida State University, will speak about A “French Intifada”? Ethnic Relations in Contemporary France.
The New Europeans . . .
Migration project connects our centers in Málaga and Toulouse with our partner
program in Morocco to examine the creation of transnational communities; ethnic
and religious tensions and cooperation; and philosophical orientations toward
Global Scholars: Brisbane
Students in the Global Scholars Honors program
conducted research on the effects of ocean acidification--often referred to as the "evil twin of climate change"--and they continue their work back on campus, preparing their data and findings for publication.
Professors Michael Fratantuono and David Sarcone,
both from Dickinson's international business and management department, think
big. When they received a grant from the US Department of Defense's
Strategic Studies Institute to host a workshop on cross-sector collaboration in
the interest sustainable development they wasted no time in drafting themes for
the three day symposium and inviting distinguished leaders and scholars from
across the globe to come to Carlisle for the academic event.
Quality of Life in Two Communities . . .
Students and faculty at Dickinson and Akita University in Japan team up to tackle rural community health and quality of life, a 21st-century challenge with local and global dimensions.
A Year in South America, Two Global Research Projects
In Peru, AJ Wildey '13 explored the fate of traditional agrarian beliefs and customs in the face modern corporate farming. In Bolivia, she investigated tensions surrounding a national intercultural education initiative.