January 2011

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.
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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".

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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.

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