On September 24, the Environmental Philosophy course spent their Wednesday field study at the Hvidovre-Avedøre Wind Farm, a visit that landed them a spot in a local newspaper, Hvidovre Weekend.
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Denmark is home to the world’s largest sperm bank and is a hub for transnational fertility travel. The possibilities offered by reproductive technologies challenge familial structures, making new kinds of kinship feasible.
Students assembled in Studenterhuset to hear from Lasse Lind, architect of Danish firm GXN, as he led this semester’s last feature presentation of the DIS Climate Seminar series.
In 2013, DIS purchased a property located on Holmbladsgade; a building on the island of Amager, with industrial roots that date back to 1944.
Earlier this month, students in the Medical Biotechnology and Drug Development core course visited Novo Nordisk Headquarters. Novo Nordisk is a Scandinavian pharmaceutical company, well-known for their leading research in diabetes.
Last week, students in the Digital Media in Marketing course ventured to Copenhagen Airport to volunteer at TEDx Copenhagen’s ‘Salon’ event, a dynamic conference featuring presentations from global experts.
CNN recently rated Copenhagen as one of the ten Healthiest Cities in the world, and was applauded for the overall happiness illustrated throughout the city.
EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, recently spoke to an audience of DIS students, faculty, and staff on the current issue of climate change and her upcoming presentation for prioritizing global climate action at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNCCC) in Paris.
Out of hundreds of student entries from 123 colleges and universities from 40 countries, DIS Urban Design program alumna Michelle Zucker, Penn State, and Architecture program alumna Emily Saunder, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, won this year’s AECOM ‘Urban SOS: Toward a New Industry’ competition.
Håndbog i konstruktiv journalistik or Handbook of Constructive Journalism has been released this month and is the first textbook of its kind.
In 2010, Julianne Jones, a DIS Architecture alumna from fall 2005, opened Vergennes Laundry, a Scandinavian design-inspired ‘Wood-Fired Bakery’ in Vergennes, Vermont together with her husband, Didier Murat.
The fall 2014 academic semester has officially started, with a dynamic group of students hailing from 157 universities across the U.S. and Canada.
On Friday, August 1st, 174 students in the Architecture and Design Session wrapped up their summer with a final exhibition, where they shared their hard work with faculty, classmates, and friends.
Join DIS students and faculty for two exciting events hosted by the Architecture & Design programs on Friday, August 1st.
Last week, 100 education abroad professionals, faculty, administrators, academic advisors, and student affairs staff joined DIS faculty and staff for the International Educators Conference (IEC) in Copenhagen.
The fall 2013 semester was a busy one for DIS Videographer and Alumnus, David Gwynn, who spent much of his time filming students and their daily routines while living in Homestays, DIS Residence Communities (DRC), Living & Learning Communities (LLC), and Kollegiums.
Each semester every academic program recognizes one outstanding student with an award of Academic Excellence.
DIS alumna from fall 2013, Leah Bowman, Northwestern University, was chosen to intern this summer in the Account Management department at Energy BBDO, along with 15 other interns.
In the final weeks of the spring semester, Business Entrepreneurship Project Students pitched their final product for fellow classmates and a row of local professionals at StartupBootCamp, Europe’s leading accelerator program for startups.
Throughout the spring semester, students in the European Business Strategies core course worked in teams of five with Carlsberg Denmark, to develop a marketing strategy to increase overall market share in the Danish context, and to attract a larger female audience to the brand.