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News from DIS
Last week, DIS launched its new Swedish website, which reaches out to potential Homestay and Visiting Hosts in Stockholm.
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.
DIS launched three videos that highlight academic and cultural opportunities offered at DIS Stockholm.
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 new DIS website received a Danish WordPress award at the annual WordCamp conference at IT University of Copenhagen.
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.
DIS has designed signature classrooms that incorporate pedagogy into the design to introduce new styles of classroom learning.
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.