Spring 2019

The Global Education Office and the Office of Environmental Sustainability partnered to create the Global Sustainability Fellowship, which aims to cultivate a broad appreciation of the environmental challenges and sustainability strategies adopted by communities with different resources, cultures, and relationships with the natural environment. Fellows research key environmental issues in their host communities during their time off campus and share their findings on the Beyond the Bubble blog.
  • Intro: Food Sustainability in the Arctic

    Intro: Food Sustainability in the Arctic

    2/15/2019 Hi! I’m Olivia, Class of ‘20 and I’m a Geology major from Bend, Oregon. This semester I’m studying at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, which is about halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. UNIS is focused exclusively on Arctic studies, and by definition the school cannot teach any courses that are taught on mainland Norway. This basically means that all of the courses incorporate a ton of field work, which …