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Not Ready to Leave Europe Yet
Hannah Sroka enjoyed her spring MUDEC semester so much, she picked up a summer internship in Luxembourg. "One thing this semester taught me is that learning to go with the flow is a great skill to have."
2021 GRC Graduates Honored
Global Initiatives honored five graduating seniors who have completed requirements for the Global Readiness Certificate.
MUDEC Students Reflect on Cold War Politics in Croatia
MUDEC students spent the semester learning about the world on both sides of the Iron Curtain, but their study tour to Zadar, Croatia gave them new insights about the nuances of Cold War geopolitics.
Tarah Trueblood a Guest on 'We Need to Talk' Podcast
The Office of the Dean of Students has launched a podcast, “We Need to Talk," intended to spark conversation on dialogue across difference. On episode 1, director of the Center for American and World Cultures Tarah Trueblood discusses the context for our polarized world and providing tips for engaging in dialogues with people of different viewpoints.
Dr. Elizabeth 'Like' Lokon Selected to Fulbright Scholars Program
Dr. Elizabeth 'Like' Lokon was recently selected for a Fulbright award to Indonesia for academic year 2021-2022. Her project will bring her award-winning and evidence-based Opening Minds through Art (OMA) intergenerational program to Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia.
Faculty Research Profile: M. Elise Radina
Dr. M. Elise Radina currently oversees a comprehensive research effort to understand how the diagnosis, treatment and survivorship of breast cancer impacts family life.
Fulbright Student grantees cultivate experience abroad amid pandemic
Five Miami alumni share their experiences as Fulbrighters during the pandemic (The Miami Student, April 3, 2021)
Strippel Series Tackles Inequities in Pandemic Response
As more information became available on COVID-19’s disproportionately negative impact on poor, elderly, disabled, and communities of color, it became obvious to the Strippel Fund committee that they needed to use their platform to provide social justice leadership perspectives on ensuring equitable access to healthcare and other resources in communities hardest hit by COVID-19.
Critical Language Scholarship Finalists and Alternate Named
Three Miami students were named as Critical Language Scholarship Semi-Finalists in January. Mackenzie Holtz and Nancy Pellegrino have been offered the CLS, with Navkiran Chima as alternate.