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Conference Prepares Faculty to Lead Study Away Programs

Jun 22, 2016
Mural tour in Pilsen

On a tour of murals in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.

Overcast skies and a steady rainfall during much of the walking tour in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood didn’t dampen the spirits of about a dozen ACM faculty and staff. What are a few raindrops when you’re preparing to lead field trips and on-site classes in Tanzania or Costa Rica?

The excursion to see and learn about Pilsen and its famous murals capped a packed schedule of professional development sessions at the annual ACM Program Directors and Visiting Faculty Conference on June 7-10. Read more


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Long-time Labour Party MP Dennis Skinner leads a tour of the Houses of Parliament for the London & Florence program.
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Three-day event at Lawrence featured screenings of nearly 70 student-created films and awards for filmmaking, screenplays, and research papers.

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New ACM Program in Amsterdam Features the Sciences and Global Health Jun 27, 2016
Array of courses taught in English at a top university makes program accessible to students in many majors.
Diversity Initiative Supports New Tenure-Track Faculty at Six ACM Colleges Jun 21, 2016
Mellon-funded program focuses on positions in the arts, humanities, and humanistic social sciences.
Fifty ACM Students Receive Two-Year Fellowships to Explore Academic Careers Jun 20, 2016
Support includes faculty mentors, summer research internships, and career development activities.
Albion Professor Dyron Dabney Named Director of Japan Study Program Jun 15, 2016
Michael Schneider from Knox will be the program’s resident director at Waseda University in Tokyo for 2016-17.
Teaching and Learning Are at the Core of Projects Awarded FaCE Grants in Spring 2016 Jun 7, 2016
Faculty will develop resources for musicology, data science, translation studies, and pedagogy based on cognitive science.
Environmental Scientist Will Lead ACM Costa Rica Programs May 29, 2016
Dr. Javier Espeleta has wealth of experience in research, education, and outreach in US and Costa Rica.

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