This year, DIS put on a special celebration for 66 homestay hosts, Danish roommates, and visiting families, who collectively have hosted a total of 1036 DIS students over the past many years!
News: DIS Copenhagen Semester
DIS Communication faculty member Cathrine Gyldensted won first prize last weekend at the annual Reinventing the Media – MediaHackDays hosted in Aarhus, Denmark.
Last Tuesday, DIS held an evening panel, ‘Designing Health,’ featuring guest speaker Pernille Weiss Terkildsen, founder and CEO of ArchiMed.
Founder of the ‘Cycle Chic’ movement and CEO of Copenhagenize Design, Mikael Coleville-Andersen, recently spoke at DIS regarding his coined topic of ‘Copenhagenization.’
Last week an exceptional member of the DIS community, Heino Byrgesen, passed away.
Recently, a panel debate held at DIS, ‘Health Care Innovation and Business Seminar,’ discussed the role of innovation in the Danish health care system.
DIS students recently created and launched a musical event, titled Copenhagen Groove (CG).
During the first travel break in March, 25 DIS students traveled to Moscow on study tour with DIS faculty Kristian Sørensen and Jon Kyst.
In early 2014, the civil war in Syria entered its fourth year.
American Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford, presented at DIS last Wednesday on the extremely compatible relationship between Denmark and the U.S.
With over 130,000 attendees, music artists from around the world, and 30,000 volunteers, the annual Roskilde Festival is the largest music and cultural event of its kind in Northern Europe!
The last Climate Seminar of the semester was given in late February, when guest speaker Bonnie Fortune presented her investigation of the relationship between art and the environment.
Jessica Lee, current intern of Environmental Science of the Arctic and Sustainability in Europe programs at DIS, has just published her senior thesis paper for publication with Boreas, an international journal of Quaternary research.
Rufus Gifford will deliver a speech regarding the relations between Denmark and the U.S. at DIS next week with DIS Faculty member, Anders Agner Pedersen, as the moderator.
More than 85 students attended this semester’s International Career Night, where a panel of local professionals presented their experience of obtaining a career overseas, and how students can achieve the same.
DIS celebrated Valentine’s Day at Rådhuspladsen, Copenhagen’s City Hall Square.
Three DIS music students were featured performing in a recent video made by The Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM) during the semester last fall.
DIS faculty, Morten Egholm was interviewed recently on the radio show ‘24syv Morgen.’
DIS is currently exploring exciting new collaborations with two of Denmark’s Journalism Schools, the Danish School of Media and Journalism, as well as the Center for Journalism at the University of Southern Denmark.
On Friday, Feb 7, a panel of Danish experts was asked to debate Denmark’s ability to compete globally in the future in a panel event called ‘How will Denmark Compete in the Future?’