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News from DIS
While visiting the southern Swedish town of Lund during Core Course Week, the DIS Copenhagen Innovation and Entrepreneurship students were featured in an article by the Lund Municipality titled, “What do American Students do in Lund?”
DIS Stockholm hosted the second academic seminar of the spring semester discussing contagious courage with Dr. Brian Palmer of Uppsala University.
Counter-terrorism expert and DIS Stockholm faculty member, Hans Brun discussed the situation in the Middle East at the first seminar of the semester.
DIS Copenhagen Psychology Faculty Member, Debbie Quackenbush, was recently interviewed for Glamour Magazine’s Frequently Asked Questions in the piece, ‘Why is the Cats Trailer so Upsetting? An Investigation.’
DIS would like to recognize long-standing Faculty Member and academic consultant, Anders Larsen, who sometimes features in drag as Chantal al Arab, for his contributions to various artistic works across Scandinavia.
Highlights from recent research achievements at DIS Stockholm and Copenhagen.
At the Fall 2019 End of Semester Showcase, students presented their final research projects, design exhibitions, computer game demonstrations, and more to Homestay families, classmates, and DIS staff and faculty.
The Karolinska Institute (KI) and DIS are pleased to announce a new co-funded annual fellowship opportunity to DIS alumni from Copenhagen and Stockholm to pursue graduate studies at KI.
The H. C. Ørsted Medal is a medal for outstanding writing of science for a popular audience over several years. This past September, it was awarded to DIS Copenhagen faculty member, Thomas Bolander.
Charles Schuler and Kris Britt studied with DIS in 1989. This past September they returned to see how much has changed, and what has stayed the same.
As the Arctic is moving to the forefront of environmental studies, DIS has made it a priority to facilitate more research rooted in the environment and realities of this unique polar area. This spring, DIS brought together researchers from nine U.S. partner institutions to embark on an expedition to Greenland.
Executive Director, Malene Torp and Team Attended the 7th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference in Boston
Since 2006, DIS has attended the Diversity Abroad Conference to explore and promote diversity and inclusion at DIS.
DIS just opened a new Architecture and Design space on the second floor of the DIS Library, featuring work from former Architecture and Design program assistants as well as pieces crafted in the DIS wood workshop.
Anne Brandt Christensen, Justice and Human Rights faculty at DIS, was part of a panel in connection with the 41st session of the UNs Human Rights Council in Geneva, discussing the critical role of the judiciary in combating trafficking in persons.
DIS welcomed colleagues to DIS to celebrate learning and study abroad at our IEC, which is hosted every fifth year. Under the theme For the Love of Learning, IEC participants engaged in five topics throughout five…
To continue her passion for global health, Natalie Tikhonovsky will return to DIS to study in Copenhagen with the help of her Anders Uhrskov Leadership Scholarship.
“For our final project, we wanted to understand a few key trends about President Trump and his tweeting habits. Luckily, President Trump tweets more than 10 times per day and has more than 41,600 tweets on his timeline as of May 1st, 2019.” – DIS students, Alex Sahai, Chadd Yuan, Lilian Gjertsson, Marissa Baker, and Yongwook Nam
Curated by Ane Lynge Jorlén, an esteemed Danish fashion scholar who has worked closely with DIS, this exhibit artistically explored the ever-changing relationship between gender and fashion.
DIS Executive Director, Malene Torp, alongside partners from Carleton College, launched their new book, Integrating Worlds: How Off-Campus Study Can Transform Undergraduate Education this spring.