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GPS: Global Projects Showcase

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Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project?
Enjoy a showcase of students' research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations.  Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves.  Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • Virginia Olmsted, Graduate (Masters) Student in History, Pre-dissertation Travel Award, “Dressing the Comrades: The Houses of Design and the Expansion Soviet Women’s Fashion, 1953 -1991 in Moscow, Russia."

  • Vidya Venkataramanan, Ph.D student in Public Health: Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Pre-dissertation Travel Award, "Institutional Analysis of Sanitation Behavior Change Approaches in India"
  • CJ Alfonso, Undergraduate First Year in International/Global Studies, Carolina Global Initiative, Public Health Internship in Tacloban, Philippines, following Typhoon Haiyan"

Past sessions

Tuesday, September 15, 2015  

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • Meredith McCoy, Ph D in American Studies, Pre-Dissertation Travel Award, "Serving Indian" in six American Indian nations

  • Katherine Merriman, Ph D in Religious Studies, Pre-Dissertation Travel Award,"The Intersection of Race and Islam in the (Post) Colonial Metropole: Muslim Histories of Social Activism in London, UK" 

  • Mikayla Tencer, Undergraduate First Year Student, Management & Society,Carolina Global Initiative Award, “Teach English in a Homestay in France while Exploring and Experiencing Parts of Europe"

Monday, October 26, 2015

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • Sheng-Shin Lee, Undergraduate Global Studies, Carolina Global Initiative Award, "BU Study Abroad: International Conflict Resolution" in Switzerland and the UK
  • Joanna Helms, Ph D Musicology, Pre-Dissertation Travel Award, "Radio and the Italian Musical Avant-Garde: Luciano Berio, Bruno Madema, and Luigi Nono at the Studio di Fonologia, 1955-1965" in Italy

Monday, November 16, 2015

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • Humberto Rodriguez, Masters in Public Health, Carolina Global Initiative Award, "Understanding How Contextual Factors Shape the Experience of Living with Diabetes in Rural Dominican Republic"

  • Sydney Lane, Undergraduate Biology and Sociology, Carolina Global Initiative Award, "Global Immersion Elective to India"

  • Julia Stroup, Undergraduate Peace, War, and Defense & Political Science, Carolina Global Initiative Award, "Conflict, Reconciliation, Justice, and International Law in the Hague and Rwanda"

Thursday, January 14, 2016

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

  • Anna Bernard-Hoverstad, Ph D in Romance Language and Literatures, Pre-Dissertation Travel Award, "Spaces of Conflict, Control, and Confinement in Contemporary Francophone Literature" in France

  • Chloe Karlovich, Undergraduate English & Comparative Literature, Carolina Global Initiative Award, "Chole Karlovich's Summer Studying Shakespeare in London and Oxford"

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

12 - 1 PM Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center

Vimy Global Team Award, "Two Lives in Lampedusa: How Global Migration has Changed Life in Italy": 

  • Gabriela Arp, Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism, 

  • William Moose, Masters in City and Regional Planning, &

  • Andrea Patino, Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism

Cicek Beeby, Ph D in Classics, "The Topography of Burials in Early Greece"