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Global Studies Alumna Receives Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Global Studies Alumna, Leah Matchett, recent received the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship. Click to read details. Congrats Leah! 

Posted Tue, 27 Feb 2018

Bastian and Thulin Scholarship Applications for Fall 2018 Now Being Accepted!

Click here for applications for the Bastian and Thulin Scholarship.  

Posted Wed, 14 Feb 2018

Apply to be a Global Studies Leader!

All Global Studies majors who will be a junior or senior during the 2018-2019 academic year are invited to apply. Deadline is 5pm on February 28th. Click to apply!

Posted Fri, 19 Jan 2018

Sana Singh is the recipient of the Harold W. Colvin Award for Leadership!

Congratulations to Sana Singh for receiving the Harold W. Colvin Award for Leadership from the University YMCA.  Click here to read about it and see other recipients. The Harold W. Colvin Award For Leadership by an Undergraduate at the University of Illinois will be given to a University of Illinois undergraduate student who has demonstrated superior leadership ability and devotion to the objectives of the University YMCA.
In harmony with Mr. Colvin's commitment to the objectives of the YMCA in higher education, the Colvin Award will be given to a student who has stimulated spiritual and ethical growth, fostered good interpersonal and inter group relationships, promoted social, political and economic justice, while maintaining the integrity of the natural world at the local, state and national levels.

Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2016

The Illini Journal of International Security Publishes Articles by Global Studies Students!

The Illini Journal of International Security has published it's journal online.  Included are articles from some of our majors and minors.  Click to read them. Congratulations to everyone whose article was chosen.  

Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2016

LAS Global Studies Forum on the Campus Racial Climate

Global Studies held a forum on December 2, 2015 to discuss ways to improve the campus racial climate. Read more about the findings and recommendations of the forum and the survey that preceded it.

Posted Wed, 09 Dec 2015

Follow one of our Global Studies students as she studies abroad!

Jane is a Global Studies major and she is currently studying abroad in Senegal.  Click here to check out her blog about her adventures!

Posted Fri, 06 Nov 2015

Entire Global Studies Staff Ranked Excellent for Spring 2015

We are delighted to report that the entire teaching staff of LAS Global Studies made the List of Teachers Ranked Excellent for Spring 2015:

Rebecca Gresh (Teaching Asst) GLBL 100: Introduction to Global Studies
Kate Grim-Feinberg (Lecturer), GLBL 200: Foundations of Research
James Kilgore (Adjunct Lecturer) GLBL 296: Sweatshops or Opportunity?
*Tanu Kohli (Lecturer) GLBL 100: Introduction to Global Studies and GLBL 250: Development
Melissa Schoeplein (Academic Advisor) GLBL 225: Career Development: Internships
Tim Wedig (Assoc. Director) GLBL 392: International Diplomacy and Negotiation

In addition, we congratulate and warmly thank the following faculty members from allied units who taught LAS Global Studies courses last spring and who also made the list:.

Paul Diehl (Political Science) GLBL 296: Peace Operations
Brian Dill (Sociology) GLBL 350: Poverty in a Global Context
*Carol Spindel (English) GLBL 328: First Person Global

* These instructor ratings were outstanding; awarded to instructors who obtained ratings of "High".

Posted Wed, 07 Oct 2015

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