This fall, DIS hosted the International Educators Workshop (IEW) with over 50 study abroad professionals, faculty, and advisors. The participants experienced a mini-semester in a week, where many lived with Homestays, joined in on field studies,…
News: DIS Copenhagen Semester
Mogens Lykketoft, former Foreign Minister, Speaker of the Danish Parliament, and most recently, President of the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations, shared his insights on the U.S. presidential election at a recent Academic Seminar Night.
DIS recently hosted Leif Beck Fallesen (Columnist, Former editor of Børsen, Danish Financial Times), Nadja Schou Lauridsen (Think Tank Europa), Kristian Weise (CEVEA) David Trads (Journalist, writer, columnist) to share their views on where the EU stands and how it should move forward on burning issues such as Brexit, the refugee crisis, and high levels of unemployment. The central questions of the panel asked: What is the aim of the EU? What are the strengths, the weaknesses, and how should it evolve from here?
DIS has lost one of our most dedicated faculty this week—a great loss to our community. Jacob Buksti passed away due to complications of a heart attack on September 27th. His last act in life was…
This past spring semester, DIS students living at Grundtvigs Højskole organized and ran Diversity and Identity Weekend, a weekend event that focused on diversity and multiculturalism. The Weekend was about sharing stories about life events and meaningful…
A new book by DIS Stockholm faculty member Vendela Grundell, Flow and Friction: On the Tactical Potential of Interfacing with Glitch Art, will be published this month by Art and Theory Publishing in Sweden. Her book…
This year, DIS rallied a team of students and staff together to join the ECCO Walkathon held in early September. The Walkathon raised money for the Danish Heart Foundation and SOS Children’s Villages; for every participant,…
DIS Copenhagen welcomed Fall 2016 Semester students on Saturday, August 20, and Arrival Week commenced the semester with workshops that oriented students to their new surroundings. Highlights of the week included the DIScover Copenhagen activity to…
After spending the summer working in studio and the workshop, Session 4: Architecture and Design students displayed their work in a final exhibition that was open to all DIS students as well as members of the public.
Every summer, Session 4: Architecture & Design recognizes one outstanding student in each discipline with an award.
Session 1 and 2 students from the Business Start-up course worked with a group of DTU students to create a business plan for their startup venture this summer.
Project Manager for the Science & Health Department, Stephanie Clemente, was one of five volunteers recognized as ‘Roskilde Heroes’ for their outstanding work throughout the festival.
DIS alumna Denae McGaha, Pacific Lutheran University, was selected as the StudentUniverse Snap Gap Contest winner, and will spend the summer documenting her travels across 10 countries and five continents.
This June, DIS attended the annual NAFSA conference in Denver, Colorado.
Canvas, the new learning management system, will create dynamic online learning opportunities for students outside of class and give students and faculty a platform to collaborate on course materials and assignments.
At the end of the Spring 2016 semester, students in each academic program were awarded for their academic achievements, as well as the positive contributions and enthusiasm they brought to their courses.
After hearing of the school’s financial challenges, DIS donated to the Bullenhuser Damm School to help cover costs for a memorial in honor of the children killed at the school.
During the Spring 2016 semester, DIS faculty member Jesper Petersen used his time away from the classroom in the most efficient way possible – by taking his students with him to Iran.
Spring 2016 student Chau, Bryn Mawr College, won two awards at DIS: one for her exhibit in the DIS Student Art Space and the second, the Academic Excellence Award for the Gender & Sexuality Studies program.
Olivia Gusmano, Temple University, will study child development and the Danish education system during her two sessions at DIS this summer.