In 2006, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) convened a committee of eighteen of the biggest names in engineering—including former US secretary of defense William Perry and Google cofounder Larry Page—to examine the toughest issues facing the world in the twenty-first century.... Read More
Campus Models and Case Studies
Facing today’s most urgent challenges takes more than disciplinary knowledge. It takes good citizens.
To prepare students for their future roles as leaders, humanitarians, and innovators, academic departments across the country are infusing civic learning into the traditional disciplinary... Read More
Even before it became an institution, the University of North Georgia (UNG) had LEAP in its DNA.
North Georgia College & State University (NGCSU) and Gainesville State College (GSC)—which consolidated in 2013 to form the five campuses of UNG—both had institutional commitments to AAC... Read More
In September 2017, the Tulane University community watched in horror as Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, destroying agriculture and infrastructure and leaving most of the population without power, water, or cell phone service.
Tulane felt the island’s pain. A private university... Read More
“I’ve been at Elon University for twenty-one years, and a connection to experiential, engaged learning was part of the DNA of the institution when I arrived,” said Maurice Levesque, associate provost for curriculum and assessment. “But we didn’t really showcase those experiences or help students... Read More
On January 19–23, 2018, more than one hundred faculty, staff, and students from the first ten Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers and nineteen visiting institutions attended the inaugural TRHT Institute, a five-day professional development program focused on... Read More
Each semester, global learning educators set out to change the way their students see the world.
“I tell my students, one of my goals is to disturb you for the rest of your life—in the best sense,” said Eric Wetzel, director of the Global Health Initiative at Wabash College.
Global... Read More
Students in the all-women undergraduate program at Bay Path University often talk about the “sisterhood” and the supportive environment fostered by their instructors, administrators, and each other.
Bay Path, a private university in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, has a long history of... Read More