The Unofficial China: the Minority Nationalities
This program provides students the opportunity to study in China and receive 15 credits of language, culture and history. The program features a well-designed combination of on-campus study and cultural tours. Students will be attending Peking University in Beijing with side trips to the following locations: the Great Wall, the Imperial Palace, the Summer Palace, Guizhou University in Guiyang, the Miao villages, Yunnan University in Kunming, Shangri-la, the Tibetans on the edge of China, and the old Dali kingdom. Students from all three campuses are encouraged to apply.
Jan. 21, 2011— The U.S. Department of State is now accepting applications for their 2011 Fall Student Internship Program. Whether you're considering a career in Foreign Service, or in expanding your resume to include work experience abroad, this program would give you a "greatly coveted inside look into the positions and the responsibilities that are possible".
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at UW Tacoma is offering a field course on Tropical Ecology and Community during Summer Quarter 2011. The program will introduce students to issues in tropical ecology, focusing on sustainability and rainforest conservation. This 12-credit course is centered around a three-week stay in and around the rural village of Mastatal, in the Pacific lowlands of Costa Rica.