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Luis Vivanco The Global and Regional Studies Program continues to hum with energy. We have never had so many students in our programs—we now have 362 students either majoring or minoring in our nine programs. You did read correctly: nine programs. Message from the Director continued...

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GRS Wins Grant to Build a Consortium of Six Universities to Support Exchange Students

The Global and Regional Studies Program has, along with Georgia Southern University, won a FIPSE North American Mobility in Higher Education Program grant. Commonly called a “NAFTA Mobility Grant” because the free-trade agreement calls for student mobility, it is a substantial grant that provides funding to create a consortium of six universities in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada to send and receive exchange students. Over the next four years, the grant provides our GRS program with funding to help create the consortium, as well as scholarships for eight UVM students to study abroad at other consortium universities between Fall 2012 and Spring 2015. Read More...


UVM Asian Studies Program Hosts NEAAS Conference as Part of Full Fall Schedule

Samurai Poster The UVM Asian Studies Program juggled a full schedule of events in fall 2010, including having the distinction of hosting the New England Association of Asian Studies (NEAAS) Conference this past fall. Read more...




GRS Launches New Course on Global Careers and Pathways

Students benefit from reflecting on living a deliberate and meaningful life right now, and fitting a career into that framework...

During Fall 2010, GRS director Luis Vivanco and Assistant Director of Career Services Holly Wilkinson co-organized an innovative new 1-credit course called “Global Careers and Pathways.” The course was sponsored financially by Global Village Residential Learning Community, and its director John Sama. Read more...