DIS Stockholm’s inaugural semester has commenced, with students hailing from over 30 North American universities. Packed with workshops and introductions, Arrival Week oriented students to their new surroundings: DIS, Stockholm, and their housing. Students will be living…
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After spending the summer working in studio and the workshop, Session 4: Architecture and Design students displayed their work in a final exhibition that was open to all DIS students as well as members of the public.
Every summer, Session 4: Architecture & Design recognizes one outstanding student in each discipline with an award.
Session 1 and 2 students from the Business Start-up course worked with a group of DTU students to create a business plan for their startup venture this summer.
Project Manager for the Science & Health Department, Stephanie Clemente, was one of five volunteers recognized as ‘Roskilde Heroes’ for their outstanding work throughout the festival.
DIS alumna Denae McGaha, Pacific Lutheran University, was selected as the StudentUniverse Snap Gap Contest winner, and will spend the summer documenting her travels across 10 countries and five continents.
This June, DIS attended the annual NAFSA conference in Denver, Colorado.
Canvas, the new learning management system, will create dynamic online learning opportunities for students outside of class and give students and faculty a platform to collaborate on course materials and assignments.
At the end of the Spring 2016 semester, students in each academic program were awarded for their academic achievements, as well as the positive contributions and enthusiasm they brought to their courses.
Mark Peters will be the onsite Academic Coordinator at DIS Stockholm, where he will facilitate and support faculty and students throughout the semester.
After hearing of the school’s financial challenges, DIS donated to the Bullenhuser Damm School to help cover costs for a memorial in honor of the children killed at the school.
During the Spring 2016 semester, DIS faculty member Jesper Petersen used his time away from the classroom in the most efficient way possible – by taking his students with him to Iran.
Last week, DIS hosted its New Faculty Seminar in Stockholm – an exciting step forward toward the inaugural Fall 2016 semester.
Spring 2016 student Chau, Bryn Mawr College, won two awards at DIS: one for her exhibit in the DIS Student Art Space and the second, the Academic Excellence Award for the Gender & Sexuality Studies program.
Olivia Gusmano, Temple University, will study child development and the Danish education system during her two sessions at DIS this summer.
As the end of this spring’s semester drew to a close, DIS students presented their projects from across core and elective courses in a collaborative space. The End of Semester Showcase included student work such as…
Nine DIS staff attended The Forum on Education Abroad’s annual conference for professionals in the industry to discuss Standards of Good Practice for the field of education abroad.
As part of the Seminar Night series, DIS hosted journalist Nagieb Khaja, who spoke to students about his experiences covering the wars in Afghanistan and Syria and as one of the few journalists who has gained access to jihadi groups Al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
At the start of the semester, students in the City of Culture: Humanities Practicum met with members of the National Museum, Huset-KBH, and Distortion to hear challenges within each organization and create creative solutions that incorporate culture and entrepreneurship.
Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University in New York and founder of the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities, Michael Kimmel, spoke to the Masculinities in Scandinavia course to discuss cross-cultural perspectives of masculinity.