International Education at Washington and Lee strives to create an effective global learning environment by providing leadership, administrative oversight, and broad support for international learning and global engagement.
As global learning has become an important part of our university mission, the Faculty has endorsed the following global learning outcomes to incorporate into courses with a global context:
- Demonstrate an understanding of how global issues, processes, trends, and systems have shaped the subject of study;
- Demonstrate the ability to use globally diverse cultural frames of reference and alternate perspectives to think critically, solve problems, or interpret issues and situations as they relate to the course topic;
- Demonstrate an understanding of how the field of study is viewed and practiced in different cultural contexts.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Professor Nico Prucha to Lecture at W&L as Part of Global Fellows Seminar
Nico Prucha, a Violent Online Political Extremism (VOX-Pol) Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at the Department for War Studies, King's College London, will lecture at Washington and Lee as part of the Winter 2016 Global Fellows Seminar: Tradition and Change in the Middle East and South Asia.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Mellon Seminar on Human Rights in Africa Presents Next Lecture by James J. Hentz
James J. Hentz, professor and chair of the Department of International Studies and Political Science at Virginia Military Institute, will lecture at Washington and Lee University as part of the Mellon Seminar on Human Rights in Africa. The event will be Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
W&L to Show Film "Cry, the Beloved Country" Feb. 4
"Cry the Beloved Country," the 1995 film depicting the struggles of two families one black and white in pre-apartheid South Africa will be shown Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m., at Washington and Lee University's Stackhouse Theater.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Center for International Education Presents Film Series as Part of Seminar on Human Rights in Africa
The Center for International Education at Washington and Lee University, with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, presents the first in a series of African films as part of the 2015-16 Seminar on Human Rights in Africa.