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OWU Travel Learning Class Visits Mexican Zapatistas A philosophy class from Ohio Wesleyan University studied the Zapatista community in Chiapas, Mexico, for a first-hand look at an indigenous community with critical views on the impact of modernity and globalization.
OWU Travel Learning Class Visits Costa Rica An economics class from Ohio Wesleyan University studied sustainability, ecotourism and eco-certification during a spring 2011 course. The students also traveled to Costa Rica for a first-hand look at its ecotourism development.
OWU Travel Learning Class Visits U.S. - Mexico Border Cities A geography class from Ohio Wesleyan University studied cultural and economic globalization, and visited the San Diego-Tijuana border region for a first-hand look at the differences between a U.S. border community and a Mexican border community.
OWU Off-Campus Opportunity: Economics Management Fellows Program 10 to 15 students interested in economics, economics management, accounting or international business are selected to participate in special classes, seminars, networking, and a fully paid faculty-escorted study trip to New York City.
Theory-to-Practice: OWU Students Help Street Children in India Addie Hemmen '12, Perrie Bonner '11, and Danielle Bonner '11 spent a month in India interacting with children living on the streets of India and learning about related social and economic issues.
Theory-to-Practice: OWU Students Study Water Issues in China Three OWU students visited cities and rural areas in China to study its water crisis related to industrial pollution and drought.
The HaitiOWU Initiative at Ohio Wesleyan - Theory into Practice into IMPACT Ohio Wesleyan University students, faculty, staff, and alumni have formed the HaitiOWU Initiative to assist Pwoje Espwa (Project Hope), an orphanage complex in Les Cayes, Haiti.
OWU alumnus Branch Rickey (1904) and the Branch Rickey-Jackie Robinson Legacy Ohio Wesleyan held a special Branch Rickey-Jackie Robinson Week from Jan. 24-27, 2011, to celebrate the extraordinary legacy of these men in integrating Major League Baseball.
OWU Travel-Learning Class Visits Greece A politics and government class from Ohio Wesleyan University studied citizenship in a global context and traveled to Athens, Greece, for a first-hand look at real-world issues related to citizenship today in Greece and the European Union.
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