This semester, ten DIS students received the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for their semester abroad.
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To conclude the fall semester, DIS faculty members selected students who exemplified engaged learners to receive the Academic Excellence award for their Program.
DIS faculty member Courtney Coyne-Jensen collaborated with her Visual Journal and Urban Design Journal students to create a drawing installation now featured in the ‘Drawn Conversations’ exhibit in the United Kingdom.
The Forum on Education Abroad recently honored DIS faculty member and Program Director Maja Sbahi Biehl with the award of ‘Excellence in Education Abroad Curriculum Design,’ specifically for her curriculum of the DIS core course, Children in a Multicultural Context.
DIS staff and students attended the annual American Chamber of Commerce Family Thanksgiving Dinner, where fall student, Shaina Robinson, Bryn Mawr College, spoke about her study abroad experience.
DIS hosted its first End of Semester Showcase, where students across all programs and organizations presented projects and research they had worked on throughout the semester.
To wrap up their semester-long collaboration with digital media company We Love Digital, students in the Strategic Communications course presented strategies to increase donations for the company’s client Psykiatrifonden to a panel of professionals.
The World Bank ranked Denmark as the third best country in the world for the ease of doing business in their Doing Business 2016 report.
DIS hosted its annual International Educators Workshop, where faculty and study abroad professionals from universities across the United States attended a week of classes, seminars, and field studies to experience a typical week as a DIS student.
The European Clinical Psychology course hosted a panel of psychologists and professors to lead a discussion on anti-depressants in Denmark.
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Lisbeth Borbye and Iben de Neergaard are the new Program Directors of Science & Health programs and Communication & Computer Science programs, respectively.
General Peter Bartram, the Chief of Danish Defense, recently spoke at DIS on the challenges of European security in a Danish context.
This semester, the Urban Design Foundations Studio course joined eighth-grade students from Blågård Skole to participate in Park(ing) Day – a worldwide event where artists transform parking spots into temporary ’public parks.’
The students of Birth of Modern Drama: Ibsen and Strindberg attended a reinterpreted production of ‘A Doll’s House’ at a home in Hellerup for their Wednesday field study.
DIS staff and faculty member Anders Larsen was published in SIGnals, a magazine written for international students and study abroad students who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered.
DIS opened a Gaming Lounge where students can play and design games together.
During Core Course Week, Nobel Peace Prize winner John Robinson visited the European Business Strategy: Case Studies core course to discuss corporate environmental sustainability.
Among a highly qualified pool of applicants, two students, Lauren Krupsaw and Pablo Henning Manrique, were awarded the Anders Uhrskov Leadership Scholarship for $5,000 each toward their semesters at DIS.
NNE Pharmaplan Vice President for Strategic Development, Gert Mølegaard, met with Neuroscience and Biomedicine students during Core Course Week to share future trends in the pharmaceutical industry.