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Interdisciplinary Arts Integration in Higher Education: A Global Perspective

The Global Perspectives Program (GPP) offered a unique opportunity to observe and explore ways in which the arts play a role in international higher education. As a member of the GPP, I observed and explored areas of arts impact and interdisciplinary arts integration at various universities throughout Switzerland, Italy, and France. This essay explores the […]

Arts Collisions and the Global Perspectives Program

The Global Perspectives Program was an amazing opportunity to learn about the Swiss education system and to gain new perspectives and insights into European education. As a member of the GPP, I spent two and a half weeks touring numerous universities in Switzerland, Italy, and France. Along the way, I couldn’t help but notice the […]

On the Eve of Departure – A Global Perspectives Experience

“All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go, I’m standing right outside your door, I hate to wake you up to say goodbye.”                               – John Denver Tomorrow I depart at an ungodly hour for my first ever adventure to Europe as part of the Global Perspectives Program through Virginia Tech. This whirlwind experience […]