More Gilman Scholarships Available for Studying Abroad
5 CU Denver Awardees for Summer Study Abroad Programs
With the recent change in the Gilman Scholarship program and the commitment of CU Denver faculty and the Global Education: Study Abroad team, more students than ever before are now able …
CU Denver Students Deepen Knowledge Through Study Abroad
Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself in a subject and truly learn it from the inside-out? Through two University of Colorado Denver semester-long study abroad programs, you can dive deeply into faculty-led program studies in communication, business, economics, environmental science, and political science; or sociology and refugee migration, and global climate change. Located in two of the most innovative cities in the world, Beijing and Berlin, students live, study, and explore in leading edge centers where design, business development, and social changes are taking place.
CU Denver Internship Programs Abroad
Dr. Ruben Viramontez Anguiano well understands the dilemmas faced by today’s aspiring first-generation college students. The son of immigrant parents and a former first-gen student himself, Anguiano learned how to navigate through the world of academic admissions, scholarships, and higher education classes to successfully earn his doctorate degree in human development and family studies. Ultimately, he discovered how to navigate the world itself – and share his passion for educational experiences with University of Colorado Denver students.
Global Health Study Abroad Program in Heart of India
“Sharmila is an inspiration,” declared Rohan Christie-David, Dean, Business School, during the October reception honoring University of Colorado Denver alumna Dr. Sharmila Anand, who was recently honored as one of thirteen “Heroines of Health” at the 70th World Health Assembly.
$52,000 in Funding Available for CU Denver Students
In today’s global economy, employers are increasingly interested in candidates’ resumes that include international studies or professional internship experiences. The University of Colorado Denver is preparing its students to meet the challenges of a modern workforce through an exciting new range of study abroad and internship abroad programs.
CU Denver Study Abroad Is Within Your Reach
Studying abroad adds breadth and depth to a college student’s academic experience, however, fewer than 5% of the 300,000 students who study abroad are in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs. The rigor of these disciplines often means there is little time to travel, and students in all majors often face budget challenges. But at the University of Colorado Denver, students are increasingly discovering ways that studying abroad is within their reach through help from the team in the CU Denver Global Education: Study Abroad office.
It seems that 2016 has not been an easy year for anyone. In fact, it’s been so noticeably bad that a quick Google search of the contiguous numbers “2016” yields results such as: Slate’s, “Is 2016 the Worst Year in History“, The Atlantic’s, “How to Deal with 2016 Despair“, and Foreign Policy’s, “2016: The Theory Behind a Very Bad Year (And It’s Only Half Over)“.
With these headlines competing for the most clicks, views, or some other version of media traffic, it can feel like the world is crumbling apart. Then people like University of Colorado Denver Political Science majors Alexander Peck and Max Dalton seem to put those fragile pieces back together.
Preparing Tomorrow’s Globally Competent Citizens & Professionals
Ten thousand international educators from around the world recently converged at the Colorado Convention Center for the spring NAFSA 2016 Association of International Educators conference, the largest annual event of its kind. The goal? To sharpen focus on best practices, emerging trends, and new programs designed to prepare tomorrow’s generation of globally competent citizens and professionals. At the top of the list was an interest in how to maximize educational approaches in increasingly diverse classrooms of first-generation college students, minority populations, and international students.
CU Denver Student Studies Abroad to Jumpstart Career
With an end goal in sight – that of helping communities in rural regions of Africa with sustainable development for climate change — University of Colorado Denver senior Patrick Woodruff knew that learning to speak Swahili and taking a study abroad trip were important next steps. To obtain help in facilitating the process, Woodruff contacted the Global Education: Study Abroad office at CU Denver, where the staff helped him with the course credit transfer and pre-departure orientation.
CU Denver Student Hones Language Skills in Jordan
Did you know that the English words “sugar” and “cotton” come from Arabic? Although different languages may share similar words or derivatives, learning another language can still be challenging; Arabic, for example, takes an average of at least 88 weeks of classroom study for a native English speaker to acquire proficiency. To dive even further into learning Arabic, Aaron Ferencik, a senior at the University of Colorado Denver, took the plunge and spent a summer studying abroad at the Princess Sumaya University of Technology in Amman, Jordan.
“I decided to study abroad because I had been overseas before in the military and wanted to go back outside of the country. I also knew that I would not be able to advance my Arabic language skills as far if I did not go to the Middle East and study intensely among native speakers,” said Ferencik.