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News: DIS Copenhagen Semester
DIS faculty member Anne Okkels Birk met with California Senators, Hannah-Beth Jackson and Carol Liu, as well as Director of the Senate Office of International Relations, Ezilda Samoville.
Last month a group of DIS staff volunteered at Relay for Life to raise funds for cancer research and those affected by the disease.
A panel of international professionals shared their perspectives on working in intercultural environments and finding a job abroad at DIS International Career Night.
The U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford, recently spoke to DIS students about current global events and how to be proactive and engaged representatives while abroad.
The Positive Psychology program hosted international speaker Dr. Ilona Boniwell for a Positive Psychology workshop during Core Course Week.
DIS Faculty member Toby Musgrave recently published ‘Paradise Gardens,’ a book that examines the symbolic use of gardens in various religions.
The Green Living & Learning Community (LLC) participated in their first Building Workshop where they transformed their courtyard into an urban garden.
This semester the Strategic Communication core course is collaborating with digital marketing agency We Love Digital to develop a strategic communication campaign for one of the agency’s clients, Psykiatri Fonden.
The Architecture & Design Summer Session students hosted an exhibition at the end of the summer, where students from various design courses shared their final projects.
At the conclusion of the Architecture & Design Summer Session, five students received Design Excellence Awards.
This semester DIS introduced its first core course in the Computer Science program.
DIS Faculty member Kari Gustafson recently published an article in the book ‘Researching Marginalized Groups.’
The DIS Library donates 36 books in support of a cause in South Africa and Botswana.
DIS faculty member, Michael Townsend, has been published in a journal in support of the transition to a new sustainable economy.
At the conclusion of each semester, DIS recognizes students with Academic Excellence awards, in response to their semester-long commitment, passion, and engagement to their Program.
To conclude the spring semester, students in the Hamlet: Prince of Denmark elective course brought William Shakespeare’s play to life at Kronborg Castle in Helsingør.
Summer Session 1 student John McInerney from University of Michigan, enrolled in the Design and Society in Denmark’s course, had a unique experience at LEGO headquarters.
The last week of the first summer session featured the final exhibition of students enrolled in the new summer course, Nordic Art in the Studio, taught by Ricardo Gomes.
Earlier this month DIS Academic Director, Helle Rytkønen, joined as a guest on the Danish talkshow, ‘Det feminisktiske talkshow.’