Across the Pond is a dynamic online travelogue that shares the unique and valuable insights of Illinois students and faculty as they explore the social, political, cultural, and economic movements that are shaping the European Union and transatlantic relations today. This summer, students are blogging about their experiences in the “Environment and Society in a Changing Arctic” course taking place in Stockholm, Sweden, and the Arctic Circle.
The LAS Global Studies program is recruiting proposals for Global Studies seminars (1 hour) and seminars abroad (3 hours) for academic year 2013-14.
Christina Cheng stands on one of the coldest spots on Earth as she watches a large cylindrical trap being lowered through a hole in 20-foot-thick ice. She’s inside a heated fish hut in Antarctica, but far below her feet is the coldest water on the planet, with a nearly constant temperature of -1.9° C, or 28° F.
U of I alumna tries to make an impact in the curious, heartwarming country of Vietnam.
Illinois team combines animation and cell phones to reach remote villages.
Seven LAS students receive national scholarships for language studies.