2004 Heiskell Award Honorable Mention: Study Abroad

University of Arkansas

Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture Global Studies Program

Nomination submitted by: Dr. Preston La Ferney, Director of International Agricultural Programs

Program Mission
The Global Studies Program (GSP) is a study abroad innovation designed to strengthen international education through uniquely designed (tailor-made) study and research programs to meet the individual needs of each student. GSP has quickly generated tremendous student interest in global issues and study abroad and has already spawned a new undergraduate course in Global Studies, a new undergraduate minor in Global Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, and a new, one-year Transatlantic MS in Agribusiness conducted jointly with Scotland’s National College for Food, Land and Environmental Studies.

Program Implementation
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Selection Panel Members 2004

The members of the selection panel for this year’s awards include the following leaders in international education:

Britta Baron
Director, German Academic Exchange Service

Diane J. Paton
Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Institute of International Education