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CIEE Liberal Arts in Valparaiso

Why study in Valparaiso?

  • a wide range of courses from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, a top regional university, and the opportunity to explore contemporary Chilean society and culture
  • one of Latin America’s more important economies in a country that ranges from the Andes to the Pacific with elements of indigenous and European cultures
  • volunteer with organizations involved in social policy, community service, and education

Wayne State University Munich Program

Why study on the Wayne State University Program in Munich?

  • Oldest study-abroad program in Germany, designed for advanced-level students
  • German studies courses offered specifically for program participants
  • Classes with German students at local universities:  Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München or Technische Universität München.
  • Internships, service-learning and volunteering opportunities
  • Optional research projects in such subject areas as history, political science, film, theatre, sciences, and philosophy

Chilean Mathematician, Dr. Anita Rojas, Spring 2015 Heath Professor

Dr. Anita Rojas, Chilean Mathematician, hosted by Jennifer Paulhus, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, came for the spring semester, 2015 as the John R. Heath Professor. 

Endowed in honor of John Reardon Heath, Grinnell Class of 1919, who was an active member and President of the Grinnell Board of Trustees and gave steadfast support to Grinnell’s long and continuing engagement with the world, the Heath Professorship brings to Grinnell College the most distinguished international figures for a semester-length stay. 

Spanish Professor Manuel Gadella, Fall 2015 Heath Visiting Professor

Each year the Center for International Studies oversees the Heath Professorship, which brings to Grinnell College the most distinguished international figures for a semester-length stay. For the fall 2015 semester, the physics department hosted Professor Manuel Gadella of the University of Valladolid, Spain. Prof. Gadella taught two special topics courses that are not currently covered in the physics department curriculum.