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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

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.

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Change of perspective

Many of our Blugolds seek opportunities to learn about other cultures. You can be in new surroundings while getting a better understanding of the different cultures in our world by doing a cultural immersion trip. Ranging from a week to semester-long, these faculty-led experiences focus on a variety of interesting topics. No matter where you go and what you learn, you’ll gain life-changing perspectives.

Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Examples of immersion trips

  • Embracing the Somali Experience in Midwestern Public Schools (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota)
  • Civil Rights Pilgrimage (Alabama, Arkansas, New Orleans, Louisiana)
  • Cultural Identity in Louisiana
  • Hmong Cultural Practices and Ceremonial Immersion (Fresno, California)
  • Yosemite National Park: A Sacred Land
  • Sports Sciences and Kinesiology in Japan
  • Hmong Studies in Thailand
  • Social and Environmental Justice Experience to Guatemala
  • Women's Lives and Experiences in Nicaragua
  • Globalization in China
  • Culture, Society and Economics in Argentina

Exploring diversity of people, cultures in Louisiana

As a criminal justice major with an interest in equity, diversity and inclusivity issues, Taylor Gosz knows certain people are marginalized within the criminal justice system. An immersion trip to Louisiana gave her an up-close look at some of the conditions she’s only read about.

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