By Jennifer Ditomasso Jacobsen
Stories in this issue include participation in Global Days of Service around the world, the GSDM’s Global Elective Externship program expanding into China, Venice Study Abroad students’ art show awards, BU Law and CELOP’s expanded partnership, BU’s momentum in Asia, a postcard from Baños, Ecuador, and more.
First place photo contest winner Sean Hacker Teper (CAS ’15) writes about his time with Study Abroad in Quito, Ecuador in “Postcard from… Baños.”
Have you studied, conducted research, or worked abroad during Fall 2012, Spring 2013, or Summer 2013? If so, we request your response to a short survey.
The new Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, named for its largest benefactor, will focus on advancing human progress and improving the human condition.
Deans, faculty and staff: Please further BU’s collective global knowledge bank by completing our 2013 Global Program Activities Questionnaire. Deadline: Friday, November 15.
Photo contest winner Tru Hoang (ENG ’15) talks about his experience studying abroad on the Dresden Engineering Program.
Stories in this issue include new resources from Global Programs, the global outreach of the Framingham Heart Study, new opportunities for academic travel to Cuba, international scholars recognized with awards, Study Abroad’s new Rio program, CELOP’s partnership with the College of Engineering, and more.
The new Global Programs website now has more resources for all things global at BU. Find out all about the University’s global happenings – projects, centers, news, stories, and events. Get inspired to start your own global activity – whether in Boston or abroad – and using the information from our former Toolkit, learn the ins and outs of running a project outside the U.S. The site has been designed with faculty in mind and we’d love to hear your thoughts: firstname.lastname@example.org. More
A Maya pyramid beautifully decorated with a rare polychrome-painted stucco frieze was unearthed by CAS researchers in July at the site of Holmul, a Classic Maya city in northeastern Guatemala.
Global Programs would like to inform BU travelers about the State Department Worldwide Travel Alert issued August 2, 2013. This alert and the temporary closure of several U.S. embassies and consulates are good reminders of the need for heightened vigilance and situational awareness while traveling. More