Upcoming Programs Led by UWB Faculty
Due to the pandemic, most study abroad programs are cancelled and not being offered this year. For the latest updates on UW travel, check the UW Study Abroad coronavirus page. For a complete list of all UW programs now accepting applications click here.
Following a successful pilot last summer, in which 6 UW students completed 4- to 8-week projects on topics such as reproductive health, transgender rights, and youth leadership, we plan on offering the opportunity to UW students again in 2021. The commitment is part-time, about 10 hours per week dedicated to the project and 2-3 hours per week of mentorship/ reflection activities for processing and deepening learning. Students will have the option to complete the internships for credit or not.
Early Fall 2021
Led by Steve Collins, STEM, and Hiroshi Miyamoto | 5 credits
This upper-division elective for mechanical engineers and others with a background in thermodynamics explores the challenges and opportunities of deploying new energy technologies that are economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable. The geographic focus is Japan, and specifically the island of Shikoku, though comparison will also be made to the US and Pacific Northwest. Read about previous students' experiences on the program on the UWB World blog.
Led by Ursula Valdez and Diana Garcia-Snyder, IAS |5 credits
Note: This is a U.S.-based program with remote connections to Peru.
This interdisciplinary program offers the opportunity for a fully integrated experiential learning in natural history, ecology, conservation and cultural and creative explorations in one of the most fascinating regions in North America: The Pacific Northwest (PNW). We will set up camps in Friday Harbor and the Olympic Peninsula, which are home to important species and ecosystems. While camping in these areas, students will also learn first-hand about the use of resources in local communities, and the current conservation and economical challenges the local communities face in this unprecedented time of ecosystem degradation. Students will also discuss parallel stories between the PNW and mountain, coastal and rainforest ecosystems in Peru and other countries.
Cancelled/ Suspended Programs for 2021
The following programs, which UWB faculty offer on a regular basis (annual or every other year), are not being offered in 2021. We hope to offer them again in 2022:
Led by David Goldstein, IAS
Led by Alka Kurian and Camille Walsh, IAS
MBA Global Study Tour (Winter Break and Spring Break)
Led by various UWB Business faculty
Explorations of Science, Art and Architecture in Europe (Summer A Term)
Led by Andrew Abian, STEM
Critical Perspectives on Ecotourism in Tanzania (Summer Term A)
Led by Ben Gardner, IAS
When in Rome: Interdisciplinary Studio Art and Italian Culture (Summer Term A)
Led by Barbara Noah, IAS
Americans in Europe: Exile & Belonging in France and Spain (Summer Term B)
Led by Alice Pedersen and Jed Murr, IAS
Guatemala: Health Services Delivery in Resource-Poor Settings (Summer Quarter)
Led by Mabel Ezeonwu, NHS
Led by Jeffrey Kim, CSS
Past UW Bothell Faculty Led Programs