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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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