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The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.More information
your economic studies, you are confronted with everything from the decisions of
individuals to the policies of foreign governments; here is your chance to face
it all head-on. Cultural immersion programs can last from a few weeks to an
entire semester and take you to other parts of the country or the world. You
will gain credits towards your degree and fresh perspectives from a diverse
number of peers and faculty around the globe.
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With faculty researching economic issues all over the world, there is sure to be an immersion opportunity perfect for you. Here are three examples of programs from four different continents:
Two professors and four students travel to China to gather data on what Chinese citizens think about climate change in comparison to U.S. citizens.Hot topic
Interested in participating in a cultural immersion program but aren't sure what to expect? Here is a great example of a program, a three-week summer program with Dr. Rose-Marie Avin and Dr. Karen O’Day to the Mendoza region of Argentina. Located at the foothills of the Andes mountains, it features tours of the city, museum visits and much more, with classes at Universidad de Congreso aimed at introducing contemporary Argentina and the social, political and economic issues facing the country.Explore Argentina
Traveling to China is one of many cultural immersion experiences the Economics department has to offer. For three weeks, Professor DaCosta and Professor Thalacker guided eleven students to Southern China to learn about their culture, values, and business economy. The students were able to experience four different cities, including Hong Kong and Zhuhai, while taking classes and touring businesses to gain a deeper understanding of China's culture.Experiencing China
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