An opportunity awaits nearly 5,000 miles away for students who want to learn through unique mini-adventures, such as cooking classes, scavenger hunts and art workshops with professionals.
Students are invited to explore a beautiful language and spectacular landmarks during a fascinating study-abroad trip to Spain this May.
Jennifer Buckley, Associate Professor of Physical Education, wants students to take a hike…a hike through the Garden of the Gods, Cave of the Winds and various canyons during the May Term Applied Exercise Science course in Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 11–17.
For Assistant Professor Kristen Brendel, the 2014 May Term service learning experience to Costa Rica is an opportunity to apply learning from a global context to social work with Latino populations in the Fox Valley and beyond. “Being in Costa Rica gives us insight into how culture and background have influenced Latinos, shaping who they [...]
Nationwide, STEM education — the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics — is a major focus among educators, legislators and employers, who stress the importance of these subjects to prepare students for thriving careers in the global workforce. However, American public school students have fallen behind their international peers in crucial science and mathematics disciplines. Moreover, fewer U.S. students are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in STEM fields.