The H. C. Ørsted Medal is a medal for outstanding writing of science for a popular audience over several years. This past September, it was awarded to DIS Copenhagen faculty member, Thomas Bolander.
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Charles Schuler and Kris Britt studied with DIS in 1989. This past September they returned to see how much has changed, and what has stayed the same.
As the Arctic is moving to the forefront of environmental studies, DIS has made it a priority to facilitate more research rooted in the environment and realities of this unique polar area. This spring, DIS brought together researchers from nine U.S. partner institutions to embark on an expedition to Greenland.
DIS just opened a new Architecture and Design space on the second floor of the DIS Library, featuring work from former Architecture and Design program assistants as well as pieces crafted in the DIS wood workshop.
Anne Brandt Christensen, Justice and Human Rights faculty at DIS, was part of a panel in connection with the 41st session of the UNs Human Rights Council in Geneva, discussing the critical role of the judiciary in combating trafficking in persons.
DIS welcomed colleagues to DIS to celebrate learning and study abroad at our IEC, which is hosted every fifth year. Under the theme For the Love of Learning, IEC participants engaged in five topics throughout five…
“For our final project, we wanted to understand a few key trends about President Trump and his tweeting habits. Luckily, President Trump tweets more than 10 times per day and has more than 41,600 tweets on his timeline as of May 1st, 2019.” – DIS students, Alex Sahai, Chadd Yuan, Lilian Gjertsson, Marissa Baker, and Yongwook Nam
Curated by Ane Lynge Jorlén, an esteemed Danish fashion scholar who has worked closely with DIS, this exhibit artistically explored the ever-changing relationship between gender and fashion.
DIS Executive Director, Malene Torp, alongside partners from Carleton College, launched their new book, Integrating Worlds: How Off-Campus Study Can Transform Undergraduate Education this spring.
Kristine Freude, faculty member at DIS, Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen, and Director of BrainStem – Center for Excellence in Neuroscience, receives grant for her project on Alzheimer’s Disease.
DIS has acquired two additional buildings in Copenhagen that will become Kollegiums for DIS and local students.
DIS has joined The Fund for Education Abroad as an Access Partner.
Jeanette and Rasmus Frisk, faculty in the Architecture and Design Program, recently published a book titled, The City as a Classroom: Designing for Outdoor Learning.
DIS staff and alumna participate in a panel about the LGBTQIA* experience in Copenhagen
DIS Faculty Thyge C. Bro and co-author Nanna Westergaard-Nielsen release their book “Makedonien – Europas første stormagt” (Macedonia – The First Great Power of Europe).
In October, DIS hosted the biannual International Educators Workshop (IEW) at DIS in both Copenhagen and Stockholm, welcoming a fantastic group of education abroad professionals and faculty from 19 partner institutions.
Last weekend, Furman University hosted the South Carolina Lessons From Abroad conference for returning students.
DIS faculty are influential in their professions and often recognized for their work. Read more to see what a few faculty have recently accomplished.
DIS staff Maja Sbahi Biehl and Jen Duncan-Bendix, and visiting Elon University faculty Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler publish paper on experiential learning.
Faculty Anne Okkels Birk speaks on Demark’s Radio24syv about the Danish Minister of Justice’s views on the Danish prison system.