Experiential Learning Programs

Full Year

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Environmental Leadership

Travel the Chesapeake Bay to explore the science, politics, and economics behind the management of clean water.

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Contours of the Middle East

Explore socioeconomic, political, and cultural developments and take a weeklong journey to one of the world’s most complex regions.

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Fall Semester

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Inside Washington

Delve into Washington politics during midterm elections and learn from insiders how politics drives policy.

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Foundations of Strategy and Leadership

Learn the basics of strategic thinking and leadership from expert-in-residence Susan Eisenhower.

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Transforming Industrial Heartlands

Conduct a case study on revitalizing an economically distressed industrial community to present at an international conference.

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Spring Semester

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Emerging Threats in National Security

Examine non-traditional threats to national security, focusing on the impact of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions.

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Inside Civil Rights

Explore how President Eisenhower’s decision to integrate Central High School in Little Rock and other civil rights moments impact urban renewal and social justice today.

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Strategy & Leadership in Transformational Times

Conduct a specialized, small-group case study with Susan Eisenhower focusing on climate change and clean energy in the Gulf of Maine.

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Women and Leadership

Explore intersections between gender and leadership in government, business, law, science, and more.

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