Module 10 Honors Assignment Abroad

Throughout Washington, the nation, and the world, more than 5,000 WSU graduates are distinguished for having completed the rigorous program in the WSU Honors College. They work as financiers, entrepreneurs, scientists, and educators, for example, in corporations, governments, start-ups, and non-profits. They make a difference wherever they go. They, along with other friends of the program, also continue to make a difference to Honors through their gifts and support.


Alumni and Friends News


Alumnus Patrick Gavin and Student Elijah Shoemake Publish UAV-related Article

“Car-Top Test Module as a Low-Cost Alternative to Wind Tunnel Testing of UAV Propulsion Systems” is the title of an article published in the Journal of Aerospace Engineering, listing Patrick Gavin (’14) and student Elijah Shoemake as co-authors.

The article details the efforts of a WSU team of students and faculty to assess motor and propeller performance for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) using a car-top test module developed for the test.  Read their paper>>


Researcher Lindsay Sanford Credits Honors Professor Pamela Lee with Important Skill-Building

Alumna Lindsay Sanford (’07 Mechanical Engineering) is a research development specialist at Baylor Scott & White Health in Temple, Texas. The company is that state’s largest not-for-profit health system. More>>


Alumna Authors Book on Raising Children

Tracy Cutchlow (’97 Journalism) based her new book, Zero to Five, on her own experiences with two-year-old daughter Geneva as well as her familiarity with key child development research.  More>>


Alumnu Returns to WSU for Vocal Concert

Kristofer Barber (’00, Vocal Performance and Honors) returned to Pullman and WSU in March 2014 to conduct a master class in Kimbrough Hall and to give a voice recital in Bryan Hall. A Pullman native, Barber is now a singer and actor based in Amsterdam. He has performed more than 35 roles in the U.S. and Europe. More>>


Alumna Earns First Montana State University Award for Women in Science

Joan Blanchette Broderick (’87 Chemistry and Biochemistry), MSU professor, is the inaugural winner of the Woman in Science Distinguished Professor Award, established for promote women in STEM careers. In her lab, she explores how certain types of metals (particularly iron) function in biology; it could have wide applications in biomedicine and green energy. Her extensive vita lists her S. Town Stephenson Award from the Honors College when she was an undergraduate student at WSU. More>>


Alumna’s Career Cleared for Takeoff

Having interned with Boeing as an undergraduate, Honors alumna Lindsay Sandler (’13 Mechanical Engineering and Honors) was offered her first full-time job with the Seattle-based aerospace giant. More>>


Taking a Sip from the Crimson Spoon

After an intriguing offer from WSU’s Executive Chef Jamie Callison, culinary whiz and Honors alumna Linda Burner Augustine (’83 Home Economics and Honors) authored a best-selling cookbook called The Crimson Spoon. More>>


An Author, the Sea, and Desmond Tutu

Jared Brickman (’12, Communication/Journalism and Honors)anteed his Semester at Sea experience into a second published book and thesis project before heading to graduate school. More>>


Honors Hosts McKinney, Baumgartner, and Marler

The Honors College at Washington State University welcomed several guests for discussions and presentations this past year.  Some were alumni of the program, highlighting the successes of graduates from the Honors community. More>>


Alumnus Julian Reyes Awarded 2012 NSF GRFP

Julian Reyes (’10, Civil Engineering and the Honors College), has received a fellowship with the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long-held history of high- achieving recipients.  More>>


Alumnus Andrew Whitaker Electrifies, Graduates MIT

Coauthor of the MIT Future of the Electric Grid Study, Andrew Whitaker (’09 Electrical Engineering, Chinese Language and Culture, and the Honors College) graduated MIT last September with his S.M. in Technology and Policy.  More>>


Alumnus Ahmad Bayomy Begins Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at UW

The University of Washington Orthopaedics and Sport Medicine program accepted eight students from across the nation for its 2012-13 Orthopaedic Surgery Residency (R1) rotation.  One of the students selected is alumnus Ahmad Bayomy (’06 Bioengineering and the Honors College) from Moscow, Idaho.  More>>


Alumna Megan Crenshaw Earns 2012 Gates Public Service Law Scholarship at UW

Alumna Megan Crenshaw(’11 Communications/Broadcasting, Political Science, and the Honors College) is a 2012 Gates Scholar at the University of Washington School of Law.  This scholarship program will pay for Crenshaw’s law degree in return for a five-year commitment to public service law.  More>>


Alumnus John Wyrick Lands $1.6 Million NIH Grant

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $1.6 million to Washington State University scientists in order to understand how reparative enzymes in the body work.  One of the two main collaborators on this work is John Wyrick (’96 Biochemistry and the Honors College).  Wyrick is an associate professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences.  More >>


Alumna and Advisory Board Member Shirley Skidmore Inducted into Murrow Hall of Achievement at WSU

With a nod to her many achievements in the field of communications and her passion for the students in the Murrow College of Communication, Honors alumna Shirley Skidmore (’84 BA Communications, ’89 MA Communications, and ’02 English) was inducted in the Murrow Hall of Achievement on Oct. 20, 2011 in Seattle. Skidmore is a member of the Honors College Advisory Board.More>>


MSU Administrator has WSU Honors

Montana State University’s new dean of students is Honors College alumnus Matt Caires (’97 Liberal Arts).  Chosen from 85 applicants nationwide, Caires was named to the position in May 2011. Prior to this assignment, he served as assistant dean of students for leadership development at the University of Washington. While at WSU, Caires was the undergraduate student body president in 1996-97, and was a Pullman city councilman from 1995-97.


College Roots Honors Benefactor M.E. “Buzz” Johnson Dies in Montana

Manford E. “Buzz” Johnson died in Beaverton, Oreg. in August 2011 from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. With his late wife, Maxine, the couple created an endowed scholarship that has helped many Honors College students with their educations.

 


Alumnus Julian Reyes Receives Fulbright to Germany

Alumnus and WSU doctoral student Julian Reyes (’09, civil engineering)is spending the 2011-12 academic year studying in Germany as a Fulbright Scholar. Reyes is one of three Fulbrights from WSU in 2011—the first since 2004. Though his engineering doctoral program is rigorous, when on the Pullman campus, Reyes makes time to drop by to visit and help Honors and its students.


Alumnus Lewis Lee’s Law Firm Top for Quality Patents

Alumnus Lewis Lee was featured in Seattle Business Magazine (April 2011), following ranking of his firm Lee & Hayes as the #1 firm in the U.S. for securing the highest quality U.S. patents for its clients.  The ranking was commissioned by Intellectual Asset Management magazine. In August 2011, the firm received word that it was awarded the top spot as the highest quality patent law firm in the U.S. for the second year in a row.  In addition to being named top overall, Lee & Hayes was also recognized as the number one U.S. patent law firm in the information technology sector.  More>>


Honors Alumnus Zack Purvis to Study at Oxford

Zack Purvis (’06 Mathematics and Honors) has been accepted to the University of Oxford theology doctoral program beginning this October.

Purvis is completing his M.A. in historical theology at Westminster Seminary California and lives in Escondido, Calif. His interests include modern European intellectual and cultural history and theology, with a particular focus on 19th Century Germany.

In a recent email with Rachel J. Halverson, long-time Honors faculty member and associate professor of German, Purvis reminisced about a German culture class that he took as a student.

“Your and Wes Leid’s joint Honors course helped to cultivate a number of my academic interests, and Honors has greatly helped me before and after I graduated.”

With advice from Halverson, Purvis says he looks forward to applying for Fulbright and German Academic Exchange (DAAD) grants to continue his research and future dissertation.


After a two-year Peace Corps assignment in Morocco, alumna Anjie Bertramson (International Business, minor Chinese) returned to America.  Read her reflections on her time abroad abroad.


Alumnus Samuel Shaddox (’10 Political Science) was named in September 2010 to serve on the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) by Washington Governor Christine Gregoire.  The University of Washington law student represented the WSU student body to the state legislature during his final semester at college.  About his HECB appointment, Shaddox wrote to Dean Walker and Assistant Dean Cassleman, “I could not have done it without the experiences and learning I was able to benefit from in the Honors College.”

Read more about Shaddox and his Olympia experiences in the Spring 2010 e-Excellence newsletter available online.


Alumna Stephanie Pitts (’09 Mechanical Engineering) has received a $150,000 three-year fellowship to conduct research on stainless steel used for nuclear power plant construction.  She is one of 30 graduate students receiving the award from the Nuclear Energy University Programs of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Currently a doctoral student in mechanical engineering at WSU, Pitts was the first engineering student to earn a Certificate of Global Competency from Honors.  She also studied abroad in Germany.  At Honors’ Fall 2009 Commencement, she earned both the Dean’s Award and the S. Town Stephenson Award.

Her story is featured in the Spring 2010 e-Excellence magazine online.


Honors alumna McKenzie Mohler (’10 English) accepted a position as an Honors Academic Counselor in the Honors College at Oklahoma State University. She plans to advise more than 200 Honors students.


Alumni Neill and Julia (Kaiser) Johnson (’69 D.V.M. and ’71 Biology) are lifelong Cougars and have recently made a current-use gift to Honors that supports scholarships for 15 students and boosts the Honors College Excellence Fund.  Neill, who is certified as a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and is retired from a research career in the pharmaceutical industry, now helps Julia, a veterinarian since 1974, in her companion/small animal hospital in New Jersey where she is a solo practitioner.


Honors alumnus Alan Emanuel  (’10 Neuroscience) received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support his graduate studies at Harvard University.  He began undergraduate research as a freshman.  His Honors thesis reflected his research into the functions of catecholamine neurons in the brain.


In fall 2009, Honors alumnus Amos Peterson (’00 Animal Science, with a French minor; ’08 DVM) began a combat tour to a U.S. Navy base in the Horn of Africa, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.  Peterson, a captain in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, has been Officer-in-Charge of the Andrews Air Force Base veterinary clinic in Maryland since 2008, and provides medical and logistical support for 37 military dogs.  Public service is a family interest for Peterson; his sister Ella Peterson, also an honors alumna (’03 International Business, with a minor in French) took a U.S. Peace Corps assignment, and has since become an English teacher in Taiwan.  The two are featured in the fall 2009 edition of Excellence Magazine.


Honors alumnus Michael J. Scott (’70 Economics ) was the guest speaker for the Fall 2009 Honors Commencement Ceremony.  Father of three Honors students, Scott was one of 20 scientists who contributed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which received the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize in equal parts with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.


A hiking mishap led Honors alumnus Brian Gawley (’87 Mass Communications and Journalism) to write and publish a book about his three-day adventure in the Olympic National Forest.   The book details getting lost and injured, a daring rescue by the U.S. Coast Guard, and life after the ordeal.


AlumnusBrian Carlton (’09 Civil Engineering and History, minors in math and Spanish) received numerous accolades for his achievements while at WSU.  Today, he is studying geotechnical engineering at Berkeley and plans to be an expert in aspects of earthquakes.


Honors alumnus Shannon E. Coulter (Mechanical Engineering) reported in July 2009 for his latest assignment as a U.S. Navy officer: assistant professor of Naval Science and executive officer of the University of Auburn Naval ROTC unit in Alabama.  During a military career that began in 1990, Commander Coulter, nicknamed “Flash,” completed numerous assignments; for example, he served with the “Screaming Eagles” in Miramar, Calif., flew reconnaissance missions over Bosnia-Herzegovina, was a Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) in the F-14A/B Tomcat, and served as the Iraqi Civil Aviation Project Officer as part of a 12-month assignment to the Multi-National Force-Iraq Logistics Directorate at Camp Victory in Iraq.


Honors alumna Leslie V. Rowe (French and Education, minor Spanish) presented the V.N. Bhatia Lecture March 6, 2010 during the WSU Honors College 50th Anniversary celebration. She was appointed in fall 2009 to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique, having completed in summer 2009 her assignment as U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanutu. She was featured in the Fall 2008 Honors Excellence pint magazine; an expanded complete interview is available.


Honors alumnus Duane Jacklin (Ag Econ) made a significant gift with his brothers that supports Honors students seeking a better understanding of the world, and the role the U.S. has in it.

 

 

 

Aalto University

Helsinki, Finland

Prestigious Aalto University, located in metropolitan Helsinki, is an excellent option for art and design students.  The small school offers an intimate feel with personalized attention. The richly creative environment approaches “learning by doing”. 

Program TypeExchange Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPA3.3 

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Accelerated Public Health in Cusco

Cusco, Peru

Accelerate your Public Health degree by completing a full semester of coursework during this 9-week summer program in Cusco, Peru. Learn about Peruvian healthcare while serving the local community on topics related to nutrition, respiratory health, clean water, and sustainability. 

Accessible Earth

Orvieto, Italy

This fully accessible program focuses on applications of Earth observation systems and data science technologies to problems in geoscience. It is based in the Umbrian hilltop city of Orvieto, an exceptional location from which to reflect upon the history of science, and gain an appreciation of the global scope of modern Earth observation systems.

Advanced Honors Trip

Multi-city, Netherlands, United Kingdom

**This program will run next in Summer 2019**

The Advanced Honors Trip is open to all honors students, but may be especially interesting to students in the STEM fields.  Students will study culture through the lens of science and engineering.  You will travel and experience new cities and two different countries, exploring ideas about the relationship of art to engineering, and science to literature and music.  You will earn six units of...

American University in Cairo

Cairo, Egypt

The American University in Cairo is an English language university located just outside of Cairo, the Egyptian capital.  UA students on this exchange take classes across disciplines alongside their Egyptian counterparts.  Arabic is also available, either as part of a regular class schedule or intensively through the Arabic Language Institute.

Program TypeExchange Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPA2.5 

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American University in Cairo Summer School (Direct Enroll)

Cairo, Egypt

ALI hosts one of the most acclaimed intensive Arabic language programs in the Arab world. Its distinctiveness lies in the great diversity of its course offerings, the high caliber of its faculty and its excellent faculty-to-student ratio.

Students are taught Arabic in an integrated, proficiency-oriented program. The program accommodates students at all levels of language proficiency and tailors courses to address their specific purposes. The courses offered are...

Arizona Arabic Flagship - Capstone Overseas

Meknes, Morocco

The Arizona Arabic Flagship Program guides undergraduate students from diverse majors to professional Arabic fluency (ACTFL Superior, ILR 3).  The program’s individualized learning pathways and study plans allow students to rapidly progress in their years of Arabic study at the University of Arizona. All Flagship students are required to complete a Flagship Capstone year of overseas intensive study administered by the American Councils for International Education....

Arizona Arabic Flagship - Summer Intensive

Meknes, Morocco

The Arizona Arabic Flagship Program guides undergraduate students from diverse majors to professional Arabic fluency (ACTFL Superior, ILR 3).  The program’s individualized learning pathways and study plans allow students to rapidly progress in their years of Arabic study at the University of Arizona. All Flagship students are required to complete a Flagship Capstone year of overseas intensive study administered by the American Councils for International Education....

Arizona in Alcalá de Henares - Semester

Alcala, Spain

Located only 35km northeast of Madrid, Alcalá de Henares has a student population of 17,000 and offers theaters, shopping, concerts, and an active nightlife. Study on this program and you will be in the same place that Spanish literary heroes Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Nebrija, Juan de la Cruz, and Quevedo studied and taught.

Program TypeUA Faculty-led Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPA2.5 

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Arizona in Alcalá de Henares - Summer

Alcala, Spain

Located only 35km northeast of Madrid, Alcalá de Henares has a student population of 17,000 and offers theaters, shopping, concerts, and an active nightlife. Study on this program and you will be in the same place that Spanish literary heroes Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Nebrija, Juan de la Cruz, and Quevedo also studied and taught. 

Arizona in Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain

Take your Communication degree to the next level by spending your semester abroad in Barcelona, Spain! Students choose from three different tracks that include major communication coursework, internships and elective credits.

Arizona in Brazil

Fortaleza, Brazil

Advance your Portuguese language skills during this six week summer program in Fortaleza, a city off the north coast of Brazil. Immerse yourself in Brazilian culture by living with a local family and exploring this beautiful country through cultural excursions.

Arizona in Costa Rica

Heredia, Costa Rica

Arizona in Costa Rica is an intensive Spanish language immersion program in one of the most beautiful countries in the world.  By the end of the program, students will fully understand the meaning of "Pura Vida," the Costa Rican national phrase. 

Arizona in Hangzhou: Traditional Chinese Culture & Language

Hangzhou, China

Hangzhou, the capital and most prosperous city in China’s Zhejiang Province is an emerging technology hub and renowned for its historic relics and natural beauty. Come explore the rich traditional culture centered on tea in Hangzhou and the role of Chinese calligraphy.

Arizona in India: Religion and Culture in Karnataka

Multi-City, India

Arizona in India will allow students to study and experience religious life and culture in India. Spend 2 weeks on the UA campus learning about the religious culture of India, followed by 3 weeks in India exploring multiple cities within Karnataka, India enriching understanding of contemporary Indian religious traditions through firsthand encounters.

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Arizona in Israel

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Israel

Tentative Summer 2018 Dates: July 12th - August 10th

Imagine spending a month in one of the most fascinating parts of the world, surrounded by thousands of years of history, where ancient and modern coexist in the meeting-place of three of the world's great religious traditions. Earn up to 6 credits, including at least 1 UofA Tier II/Gen Ed course.

Included in this program:

  • Tuition for 6 UA credits, housing, health...

Arizona in Jordan

Amman, Jordan

The Arizona in Jordan program is an eight-week summer program based in the Jordanian capital of Amman, a Middle Eastern metropolis bustling with cafés, restaurants, shops, and nightlife. Amman is a hub of Arab life and along with its cosmopolitan atmosphere it makes for an ideal location to experience Arabic-language and Middle Eastern studies immersion.

Arizona in Kazakhstan: Summer Intensive Russian and Eurasian Studies Program

Astana, Kazakhstan

Arizona in Kazakhstan gives Russian language students a unique opportunity to learn language and experience the culture in one of the most vibrant, successful post-Soviet countries.  The key features of this program is intensive Russian OR Kazakh language and culture study in the beautiful and modern capital of Kazakhstan, Astana; an opportunity to engage with local communities and ethnic groups, and get acquainted with Kazakh...

Arizona in Kyoto: Japanese Food & Pop Culture

Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto, the former capital of Japan for over a millennium, is the heart of the nation’s cultural traditions. Students will explore many aspects of the city delving into the rich food culture of Kyoto while also learning about how Japan’s enormously influential pop culture took root in Japan and flourished.

Arizona in Orvieto

Orvieto, Italy

Arizona in Orvieto is one of the most popular study abroad programs, taught by UA faculty in the beautiful, quaint town of Orvieto, located just one hour from Rome. Students may enrich their studies in a variety of courses including: Classics, Italian, Art, Art History, Communication, Psychology, Journalism, English, Music, and Architecture.

Program TypeUA Faculty-led Term(s)Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPA2.75 

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Arizona in Orvieto: Archaeological Excavation

Orvieto, Italy

The Arizona in Orvieto Archaeological Excavation is a unique 4-week summer opportunity that allows students to actively participate in the Campo della Fiera Field school outside of Orvieto. The excavation examines ancient Etruscan artifacts, including buildings, tombs and roads. It is an excellent introduction to archeological digs as well as very useful for more advanced students. 

Arizona in Paris

Paris, France

This 6-week program in Paris is an excellent opportunity for students to develop advanced proficiency in the French language. Courses begin at the 300-level; instruction integrates classroom activities with visits to local sites of historical and contemporary cultural interest. The program is led by UA faculty and includes a homestay.

Arizona in Russia

Moscow, Russia

Arizona in Russia offers an excellent opportunity for students to perfect their language skills in the real Russian world.  Over 3,500 students from over 100 institutions have used this program to immerse themselves in a firsthand experience of Russian language and culture.  This program runs in all three terms (Fall, Spring, and Summer) and students have the option of completing a business internship alongside their studies.

Program TypeUA Faculty-led Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPA2.5 

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Arizona in Scotland: From Edinburgh to Isle of Skye

, United Kingdom

This study abroad program is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture, language, literature, and history of Scotland. Your professors have close ties to the islanders with whom you’ll live and to the urban riches of Edinburgh. Together, we will examine the impact of the influential scientific, philosophical, and humanistic movement called the “Scottish Enlightenment,” while also exploring the stunning natural landscape in which the movement flourished.

Arizona in Segovia

Segovia, Spain

Segovia has a rich cultural and historic heritage, designated as a "World Heritage City” by UNESCO for its cultural and artistic wonders. These marvels include the Roman Aqueduct, the Gothic Cathedral, the Alcazar, and the Santa Cruz la Real Covenant. Segovia is now home to the Universidad SEK, where classes for the AZ in Segovia program are held. 

Arizona in the Aegean (Greece)

Multi-city, Greece

This program introduces the fascinating world of ancient Greece and its masterpieces in art, architecture, and literature while traveling across the mainland and the islands of Greece. Explore the famous Parthenon, consult the all-powerful oracle at Delphi, visit the palatial seat of Mycenaean King Agamemnon at Mycenae, run in the original Olympic Stadium, discover the pioneering technology of the Cycladic islands, and participate in harvest-to-table gastronomical...

Arizona in Viña del Mar

Viña del Mar, Chile

Arizona in Viña del Mar allows for the fusion of Spanish language and Chilean culture in the beautiful country of Chile, situated between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. Learn local modismos with your Chilean host family and explore the twin cities of Viña and Valpo during this semester-long experience.

Program TypeUA Faculty-led Term(s)Calendar Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPA2.5 

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Arizona in Viña del Mar - CAPLA

Viña del Mar, Chile

Arizona in Viña del Mar allows for the fusion of Spanish language, Chilean culture and the advancement of one's Architecture degree  in the beautiful country of Chile, situated between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. Learn local modismos with your Chilean host family and explore the twin cities of Viña and Valpo!

Arizona Summer Study in Leipzig

Leipzig, Germany

Spend the summer in a historic city in the middle of Germany, immerse yourself in the German language and culture, make new friends, and earn 6 units of credit to fulfill the UA’s second language requirement (taking a 200 level course) and/or work towards a major/minor in German Studies (taking a 300+ level course). Engage in a language/culture exchange with a German student and explore central Germany.

Priority Summer 2018 App Deadline - December 15

Arizona World Soccer Program

Moscow, Russian Federation

This College of Humanities program gives you the opportunity to study in locations hosting some of the world’s biggest soccer tournaments each summer with the guidance and support of the University of Arizona. During this five week program (four weeks in the host country), you will get six Gen Ed credits studying the history and significance of soccer around the world, intercultural competence, and the complex and fascinating culture of the host country. This program will change locations...

Australian National University

Canberra, Australia

The Australian National University is one of Australia's leading national universities, and ranked amongst the top 100 in the world. ANU is ideal for students interested in research lead education - students learn and study alongside world leading scholars. ANU is a celebrated place of intensive research, education and policy engagement. Home to an interconnected community of scholars, the University is located in the heart of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia....

Program TypeExchange Term(s)Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPA3.0 

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Bear Down Under: Sport and Recreation

Multi-city, Australia

Are you a Wildcat Athlete? How about a Sport Enthusiast? Bear Down Under: Sport and Recreation combines the concept of globalization with the opportunity to train and expand one's athletic ability in the vibrant cities of Melbourne, Sydney, and Cairns Australia. Earn 6 credits of UA credit while trying new activities, such as surfing or rugby, working with trainers three times per week and visiting high-level coaching facilities and Olympic sites.

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Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education (BSME)

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education (BSME) is a study abroad program in Budapest, Hungary, designed for undergraduates and recent graduates interested in the learning and teaching of secondary mathematics. BSME was conceived by the founders of Budapest Semesters in Mathematics (BSM), and the two programs share a common goal—to experience the mathematical and general culture of Hungary. BSME is specifically intended for those who are not only...

CAPLA Abroad

Multi-city, Spain, Portugal

The proposed schedule is conceived for a 30-day intensive study abroad curriculum. Formal activities including classes, organized tours, office visits, and guest lectures will be held five days a week. The Spain and Portugal study abroad students and faculty will curate an exhibit of the travel research to be installed at CAPLA during the Fall 2018 Semester. This may be in the form of collage, physical models, photography, and/or a collective printed physical book.

CEA - Costa Rica

San José, Costa Rica

CEA is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider. This affiliation makes it possible for students to attend any CEA program without taking a leave of absence from UA. Within Costa Rica, you can choose from multiple different options in the beautiful capital of San José.

*** Please Note: Deadline dates differ based on city and program, please check CEA's website for...

Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPAVaries 

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CEA - Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic

CEA is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider. This affiliation makes it possible for students to attend any CEA program without taking a leave of absence from UA. Within the Czech Republic, you can choose from several programs in Prague.

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Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPA2.7 

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CEA - England

London, United Kingdom

CEA is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider. This affiliation makes it possible for students to attend any CEA program without taking a leave of absence from UA. Within England, you can choose from several programs in London.

*** Please Note: Deadline dates differ based on city and program,...

Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPA2.8 

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CEA - France

Multi-city, France

CEA is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider. This affiliation makes it possible for students to attend any CEA program without taking a leave of absence from UA. Within France, you can choose from several programs in Paris, French Riviera, French Alps, and Aix-en Provence. 

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Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPAVaries 

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CEA - Ireland

Multi-city, Ireland

CEA is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider. This affiliation makes it possible for students to attend any CEA program without taking a leave of absence from UA. Within Ireland, you can choose from several programs in Galway and Dublin.

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Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPAVaries 

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CEA - Italy

Multi-city, Italy

CEA is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider. This affiliation makes it possible for students to attend any CEA program without taking a leave of absence from UA. Within Italy, you can choose from programs in Rome and Florence.

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Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPAVaries 

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CEA - Other

Multi-city, Multi-country

CEA is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider. This affiliation makes it possible for students to attend any CEA program without taking a leave of absence from UA. Apply through CEA - Other if there is not an application page for your specific country (i.e. for Argentina, Germany, South Africa, etc.)

*** Please Note: Deadline dates differ based on city...

Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPAVaries 

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CEA - Spain

Multi-city, Spain

CEA is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider. This affiliation makes it possible for students to attend any CEA program without taking a leave of absence from UA. Within Spain, you can choose from programs in Seville, Granada, Alicante, Madrid and Barcelona.

*** Please Note: Deadline dates differ based on city and program,...

Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPAVaries 

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Chuo University

Tokyo, Japan

Chuo University offers students a semester or year-long exchange option in the outskirts of Tokyo.  With a strong Japanese language program as well as other offerings in English, Chuo offers an immersion experience for students seeking a slower location with easy access to the heart of Tokyo.  

Program TypeExchange Term(s)Academic Year, Spring Minimum GPA2.5 

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CIEE - China

Multi-city, China

Visit the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and The French Concession. Attend the theater and local markets, spend a week in a rural community with a service project. You can explore sustainability issues in Beijing, intern with a local company in Shanghai, or take your advanced Mandarin to the next level in Nanjing. And with homestays, peer language tutors, cultural activities and excursions to local and regional sites, you’ll witness, first-hand, the history and dramatic...

Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPAVaries 

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CIEE - India

Hyderabad, India

Practice yoga, volunteer with local NGOs, visit Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu temples, explore food bazaars, and navigate inconceivable traffic. Study Arts + Sciences in Hyderabad – the heart of India’s rapidly developing global economy. CIEE study abroad in India allows you to examine the dichotomies of the country while discovering the diversity of language, culture, religion, and economics in one of the world’s most rapidly evolving globalized countries today.

Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPA3.0 

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CIEE - Jordan

Amman, Jordan

CIEE offers programs in Jordan for students who have an interest in Jordan and the Middle East, who have three or more semesters of Arabic and a strong background in international relations, government, political science, or Middle Eastern Studies, or who have a solid foundation in Modern Standard Arabic and seek to attain further proficiency.

Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPAVaries 

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CIEE - Morocco

Rabat, Morocco

Situated in Rabat, CIEE Morocco offers students with basic or advanced Arabic language skills an opportunity to further develop their proficiency while examining Morocco's rich heritage of the Arab world and Europe. Students with strong French language skills can also take elective courses in French. Also built into the program is a week of study in either Fez or Marrakesh.

Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPA2.75 

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CIEE - Senegal

Dakar, Senegal

The CIEE programs in Senegal are geared towards students who want to learn firsthand about Senegalese society and explore issues such as education, politics, the impact of Islam, and development and globalization from a West African perspective.  Students take classes in French and/or English depending on the program, and study Wolof language.

Program TypeThird-party provider Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Minimum GPA2.75 

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City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

Located in one of the most lively and vibrant cities in the world, City University of Hong Kong is a high-ranking world university with a talented team of international and local scholars and an energetic campus community. All classes are taught in English and the exchange is open to nearly all disciplines. Exchanges can be either semester or year-long.

Program TypeExchange Term(s)Academic Year, Fall, Spring Minimum GPA2.5 

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Climate Justice Program

Longo Mai, Costa Rica

At this historic moment when fierce debates over our planet’s natural resources are taking place everywhere, this program—which takes place in Tucson and in Costa Rica and is taught by climate justice leaders, water-, food- and energy experts, and local economy visionaries--focuses on how personal and community resiliency are created in a time of climate change, with compassion.   The program has three parts: 1) an overview of the personal and community character traits and...

Conservation Biology: Field Studies in Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam

This program will introduce participants to one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots and we will use the local environment as a laboratory to learn field research techniques and methodology. Students will experience firsthand the critical role that field biologists play in conservation and gain a perspective of social and cultural context of the region.

Conservation Realities in Northern Mexico

Álamos, Kino Bay, Mexico

This cross-disciplinary program will create a social and environmental curriculum that addresses on-the-ground conservation, focusing on two distinct geographic and cultural case studies. The first module will be based in the Midriff Islands of the Gulf of California in partnership with Prescott College Kino Bay Center and the indigenous Comcaac community. The second will be based in the tropical dry forest and Campesino communities of the Álamos, Sonora region partnering with the Reserva Monte...

Contemporary Cuba: Collective Visions

La Habana, Cuba

Tentative Summer 2018 Dates: June 12 - July 12

During a one-month program to this culturally rich island nation, the student will develop their Spanish skills while earning upper-division or graduate credits. This interdisciplinary field-based program uses a social justice lens to examine Cuba's recent history and contemporary processes of change and continuity, focusing on environmental, political and socioeconomic transformations. The course includes in-country...

Contemporary India: Development, Economy, & Society

Multi-City, India

This faculty-led program is designed to provide student engagement learning by immersing students into the culture of India. The field experience will provide students with exposure to business, product development, education systems, family structures, architecture, and culture.

For the 2017 Winter Session, students will depart for India on December 26th and arrive back on January 9th.

This faculty-led program is led by Dr. Jana Hawley, who is the...

Program TypeShort Term Explorations, UA Faculty-led Term(s)Winter Minimum GPA2.5 

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Costa Rica: International Journalism

San José, Costa Rica

Earn up to six units of direct UA credit in Journalism while completing an internship, and practicing your writing, reporting and photography skills.  Immerse yourself in Spanish language and “Tico” culture by living with a Costa Rican family and participating in reporting field trips to rainforests, beaches, culturally significant sites and science research stations.

Critical Issues in Global Health and Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH)

Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Critical issues in global health and global water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) provides an opportunity for students to learn about global health issues within the context of a developing country. This course will prepare students to work in developing countries especially in limited resource settings in the field of health and water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH). This course describes WaSH approaches for adoption of long-term behavior change to address global health...

Cultures, Land and Politics in Oaxaca

Oaxaca, Mexico

This research-based eight week  program offers students the opportunity to conduct research in social or environmental science while further offering each student the ability to design and conduct their own research project under the supervision of knowledgeable and experienced local researchers. Earn 9-12 units (grad/undergrad respectively) over one summer.

Deaf Studies: Learn Italian Sign Language in Italy!

Siena, Italy

This is a three-week Deaf Studies Program that offers a series of courses in Italian Deaf Culture and Italian Sign Language undergraduates. Students expand their previous linguistic and cultural knowledge through hands-on engagement guided by experienced faculty and staff. The linguistic exchange begins in the formal classroom setting and often naturally continues well into the evening when students and faculty meet in the unforgettably vibrant center of historic Siena to socialize and relax...

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