International

International

LACSI Spring 2012 Student Awards

During spring semester 2012 the University of Georgia Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (LACSI) carried out its first Director’s Award, Future Scholar Award and Research Development Award competitions. 

Undergraduate students compete annually for the Director’s Award, given to a LACS major who demonstrates superior academic achievement, and the Future Scholar’s Award, presented to a UGA student in any major for production of a superior research paper on a Latin American or Caribbean topic.  The Research Development Award is given...

Cape Verde Lectures

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The Ambassador from the island nation of Cape Verde to United States, Maria de Fatima Lima da Veiga, will be the guest of the UGA African Studies Institute on April 4 and 5 to deliver a series of lectures and meet with faculty and students. The African Studies institute would like to highlight two public lectures in particular to be given by the ambassador:

On April 4 at 5 p.m. in room 480 of the Tate Center, she’ll deliver a lecture titled “International Relations and...

Lindau-Nobel Laureate Meetings

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And speaking of inventors, the Lindau-Nobel Laureate Meetings have been connecting generations of scientists for over 50 years. These annual meetings offer a chance for young researchers nominated by a worldwide network of Academic Partners to interact with Nobel Laureates in panel discussions, seminars and during various social events scheduled as part of the five-day day event. When you think about it at all, connecting young...

Universities and Internationalization

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In preparing some advance press for a news item, I was interviewing a faculty member about her Fulbright experience earlier this week and it brought us around to a wider discussion about students and faculty going abroad. Our university and Franklin College very much encourage international experiences and collaborations. The art exhibition that was the focus of my interview offers a case in point of the benefits therein...

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