Global Institute for Secondary Educators
The Center for Global Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) is pleased to host a Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators on behalf of the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This intensive six-week Institute, "The American Dream: The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of a Cultural Heritage," provides 30 secondary educators from around the globe with an interdisciplinary examination of what many call America's most "enduring myth" - the American Dream.
Global Currents Blog
The Global Currents blog provides updates on global studies journals, books, and research materials in economics, business, sociology, history, environmental studies, geography, political science and more.
Global Studies Summer Workshop
This week-long, intensive Global Studies Summer Workshop offers a college-level, interdisciplinary global studies course for motivated high school students. The topic changes each year; students attend lectures and work in groups on a capstone project. Students earn one transferable credit upon successful completion. The 2014 course "Sustainability in a Global Context" is open for registration.