Global Studies

Gilman Scholarship Sends Two Students to Rwanda

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students are studying in Rwanda this summer thanks to a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

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Senior Reflects on Estonia Experience as Country Celebrates 100 Years of Independence

Rodriguez spent the fall semester in Estonia at the University of Tartu. Nebraska Wesleyan has a bilateral exchange program with the university.

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Professor to Discuss how Genocide Survivors Express Pain, Healing Through Art

Herndon will share her research and experiences during the Faculty Scholarship Presentation on Wednesday, January 24 at 6 p.m. The annual presentation highlights the scholarship of NWU faculty.

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NWU Graduate Receives Critical Language Scholarship to Study Korean

Kaitlin Dugquem, a 2017 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University, has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Korean in Gwangju, South Korea.

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JET Program Will Send Recent Global Studies Grad to Japan

An intensive language program at NWU’s sister school, Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan — made him want to learn more about the country’s history, politics, art and language.

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The Story and Struggle Continue: NWU Alumna Leads Efforts at National Civil Right Museum

Nebraska Wesleyan University was closed for Martin Luther King Day. But January 18 was most certainly a workday for one NWU alumna. In fact, it’s her biggest workday of the year.

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Studying Through Real Experiences: Senior Travels to Switzerland to Learn About Education Reform

Four French classes later she boarded a plane for Switzerland where she would spend her junior year abroad. Add to that a return trip to Switzerland this year for some additional research for her senior thesis.

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Senior Travels to Bolivia to Study Food Insecurity

Sjulin, a Spanish and global studies major from Omaha, joined members of Nebraska Wesleyan’s Global Service Learning and volunteered at FoodNet, a local organization that collects un-purchased perishable food items from grocery stores and distributes it to the hungry in the community.

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Senior Concludes Study Abroad Experience With U.S.-China Summit

Nordby concluded his study abroad experience this summer at the U.S.-China Student Summit, which brings together delegations of Chinese and U.S. university students for two days of interaction, discussions with leading officials and activities to help explore the two countries.

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Documentary Screening, Discussion to Share Lives of Rwandan Genocide Orphan Survivors

Nebraska Wesleyan University will screen the documentary "Komora: To Heal." The film follows orphan survivors of the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwand

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