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EA Faculty News

Spring 2019 Edition


We are happy to share the new Education Abroad (EA) Faculty News. This new publication is intended for current and prospective directors of CU Global Seminars (GS) or CU Global Intensives (GI). It is a way for us to share best practices in faculty-led programming, news from past GS/GI students, and highlights about your fellow faculty directors. We hope you will find it useful.
- Sylvie Burnet-Jones, Director of Program Development

Faculty Highlights

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Why Don't Westerners Eat Off One Plate? by Dr. Laura DeLuca 

Read about cross-cultural lessons learned on her Global Seminar in this article by Dr. Laura DeLuca, from CU's Department of Anthropology, and Faculty Director for the Global Seminar: Conservation and Indigenous Peoples in Tanzania. Published by SapiensRead More

Erick Mueller and family

Five questions for Erick Mueller

Learn more about Erick Mueller, faculty director for CU Leeds Business School Global Seminar: Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa and executive director at Leeds Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, in this CU Connections story. Read More

In November 2018, Erick was named Campus Global Citizen of the Year. Read more about his award.

Student News

Town of Coroico by Carol Conzelman

Coroico StoryMap by Sabina Bastias

Sabina Bastias used her experience on the Global Seminar: Democracy & Development in Bolivia (Coroico, Bolivia) to complete an assignment using Esri StoryMap for a class back on campus. The Bolivia Global Seminar is directed by Dr. Carol Conzelman, from the CU Department of Anthropology and Global Studies Residential Academic Program. Read More

Serene Singh

PLC Global Intensive alumna wins coveted Rhodes Scholarship

Serene Singh, a senior who is majoring in political science and journalism, is among 32 Americans who will receive the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University in England starting next fall. The PLC Global Intensive is directed by Dr. JulieMarie Shepherd Macklin, of the Presidents Leadership Class. Read More

Faculty Director Resources


Mental Health First Aid now offered on campus

Just as CPR training helps a person with no clinical background assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a person assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis such as contemplating suicide. Upcoming training dates on campus. Read More

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Developing Intercultural Competence Workshop now offered on campus

Learn more about intercultural competence and the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). The IDI is a good tool to help assess student intercultural learning on education abroad programs. Consult resources on the IDI and/or register for an upcoming workshop on campus. Read More

New Global Intensives  New Global Seminars


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