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ACM Notes - Fall 2016

A newsletter for ACM faculty & administrators

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On the VU Amsterdam campus

Science and global health curricula highlight new ACM off-campus study program in Europe

Partnership with and internationally respected university, VU Amsterdam, gives students opportunities to connect with the global scientific community.


Institute on College Futures seminar

The best resource on college finance is now online

ICF Online delivers the content of ACM’s Institute on College Futures in a mini-course you can take anytime, anywhere.


Take a walk — and canoe trip — on the wild side

Explore the meaning of what “wilderness” means in today’s social and economic context on the 2017 SAIL faculty seminar in the Boundary Waters of Minnesota.


ACM website

Check out the new ACM website!

A new look and mobile optimization make it easy to connect with ACM colleagues and professional development activities.



GSEF opens opportunities for students in the humanities

Graduate School Exploration Fellowships link students with faculty mentors on campus and summer research internships at R-1 universities.


Do your students want to present and publish their research?

Tell them about the Conference of Undergraduate Research & Scholarship on April 21-22, 2017. The event is co-sponsored by Monmouth College and the Midwest Journal of Undergraduate Research (MJUR). Submissions are now being accepted for both the conference and MJUR.



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Opportunities for Faculty

5 days/4 nights in London

Go on the faculty site visit to Londonnext spring to see the ACM Arts in Context program in action! Deadline to apply: December 16, 2016.

Teach in Jordan — Apply to be Visiting Faculty for the Jordan: Middle East & Arabic Language Studies program in fall 2017.

Research & teaching at Oak Ridge National Laboratory — Spend the fall semester at a premier research facility as Resident Faculty for the Oak Ridge Science Semester in 2017 or 2018. Position includes support for up to five weeks of summer research.


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Off-Campus Study Updates

ACM Florence Program video

Why do students love living and studying in Florence?

From homestays to breathtaking art to exploring the city’s fascinating streets, hear what students have to say in a new video about the Florence: Arts, Humanities, & Culture program.


Students experience Chinese reality (TV, that is)

Shanghai program trip to Nanjing blends visits to historical sites with attending the filming of the hit show You Are the One.


Eric Perramond and William Davis

Newberry Seminar explores nature, culture, and the city

Colorado College professors Eric Perramond and William Davis team up to lead students in intensive research in the humanities.


Dorothy Burge

Wednesday, November 16 at 2 p.m. CST

ACM webinar: The Case for Reparations

Tune in to hear Chicago Program Director Dorothy Burge talk about human rights issues in American cities, drawing on reparations for survivors of police torture in Chicago as a case study.



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Fall 2016 issue posted November 2, 2016

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