The Global Education Fair presented a series of options through which students can extend their learning beyond Duke.
The fair was held in the Bryan Center Tuesday, with representatives from over 70 programs tabling and disseminating information about the study abroad opportunities available to students. The purpose of these global education programs is to help students explore fields with a new perspective without feeling confined to Duke's campus, said Amanda Kelso, the assistant vice provost for undergraduate education and executive director of the Global Education Office.
"[These programs can] make the world your classroom," Kelso said.
Kelso recommended that applicants be intentional about how they choose programs, especially since Duke offers a selection of programs from a variety of disciplines like public policy, foreign language learning, neuroscience and many others.
When choosing the most suitable program, students should consider "what's right for [them]" and "what comes to [their] mind [when they picture themselves studying abroad]," Kelso said... Read more