As a member of The Forum’s Board of Directors, Malene will help direct and implement the strategy for the standard bearer in the field of education abroad.
News from DIS
The employees represent the new Staff and Faculty Appointees to the DIS Board.
Rachel Irwin, a faculty and research mentor in Copenhagen, recently published an article ‘HIV and access to fertility treatment in the European and Swedish contexts’ co-authored with three former DIS students.
For the fourth year, DIS is pleased to partner with KaroIinska Institute (KI) to offer the KI-DIS Fellowship. The co-funded, merit-based fellowship covers tuition fees for two semesters to any of KI’s ten Global Master’s Programs.
DIS launches the DIS Alumni Community to strengthen connections between alumni, DIS, and Scandinavia.
Toby Musgrave recently completed his training as a Submersible Pilot in the Caribbean. He is now ready for underwater adventures in Antarctica and the Arctic in between semesters.
‘I Am Queen Mary’ presents an allegorical portrait of Mary Thomas, a sugarcane plantation worker who led the largest labor revolt in Danish colonial history in 1878.
DIS European Humanities faculty, Tommy Heisz, has written a dramatic narration about the overlooked prelude to the First World War in his new book ‘Blood under the Crescent Moon – Europe’s Forgotten War’.
The merit-based scholarship, funded by the late James “Jim” Larson, aims to support students in exploration of Scandinavian and European culture through hands-on experiences.
Ellen Sayles, Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad at University of Richmond joins the DIS Board of Directors.
KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and one of Europe’s leading technical universities, invited DIS to participate in the first Stockholm Model Event at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C.
DIS Copenhagen welcomed a cohort of Gilman scholars and alumni for a week-long seminar focused on climate change and environmental sustainability.
Students across DIS have been creative in finding ways to help support Ukraine. In total, they have raised more than USD 10,000.
The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science has appointed Trine Højbjerg Sand to serve on the DIS Board of Directors for a four-year term from April 30, 2022, to April 30, 2026.
Andrea Gigliotti, DIS Architecture and Design faculty, worked with DIS students on a series of building drawings for the book, Utzonia: From/To Denmark With Love.
As a Fund for Education Abroad Access Partner, DIS is dedicated to help make international education more equitable and accessible through scholarships.
DIS is pleased to announce that Nikolaj Opstrup will start as the Director of Business Technology in May 2022, overseeing the IT Services as well as IT Development and Infrastructure areas at DIS.
DIS welcomed education abroad professionals to an International Educators Workshop (IEW) at our DIS Copenhagen and DIS Stockholm location this spring.
Students, faculty, and external experts met for debates on the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine and its broader geopolitical, security, and economic context.
DIS strongly condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine and we stand with the Ukrainian people. As an educational organization based in Europe, we have a responsibility to be informed and engaged global citizens and speak out…