UMD: A Globally Connected University

Announcing Global Classrooms Connections!

Announcing Global Classrooms Connections!

The Office of International Affairs is excited to announce the launch of new Global Classrooms Connections, part of our growing signature Global Classrooms program. Global Classrooms are an innovative way to gain international experience, virtually, from wherever you are. Global Classrooms Connections offer a new way to gain that experience -- now as short-term courses during winter break!


Six new courses, taught by UMD faculty, will be offered during Winter Term 2021:

➤  CLAS308G/ARTH369D/CLAS688G: Greek and Roman Culture in Context

➤  PLSC489Z/ENSP489Z: Special Topics in Plant Science: Environmental Sustainability

➤  LARC489N/HONR348N: Sustainable Transformation and Adaptation: Culture and Earth

➤  CHBE405/ENCH605: Global Perspectives on Air Pollution Sources and Control

➤  ENGL391: Advanced Composition: Tolkien in Oxford

➤  AAPS300/GVPT368G: Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana: A Strategy for Sustainable Educational Development


Winter Global Classrooms Connections courses will be available for registration Oct. 20 on Testudo

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All Global Classrooms, including Global Classrooms Connections, qualify eligible Pell Grant recipients to apply for the Gilman International Scholarship.


To learn more about this scholarship opportunity and gain advice on your application, join advisor Maria Barra for an advising session on September 29 or October 5 from 2:00 - 2:30 pm. RSVP HERE. These sessions are only for pell grant recipients.