Charlie Englemann, director of Asia Programming (left); Thandi Dinani, associate dean and director of Global Education for Eckerd College (middle); and Ron Cox, the interim dean of International Programs (right), are the three final candidates for the dean of IP position, according to the Pepperdine website. The University will host student forums from Jan. 11-13, where Seaver … [Read more...] about Seaver College To Host Student Forum for Dean of International Program Selection
Dean of International programs Beth Laux poses with students in front of a sign in Jordan in May 2022. Laux has served as Dean of International Programs since August 2019 and will be stepping down in July. Photo courtesy of Beth Laux After three years at Pepperdine, Dean of International Programs Beth Laux is stepping down from her role and leaving the University at the end of … [Read more...] about Dean of International Programs Steps Down, University Plans for Next Year
Stamp-filled passports lay open. Much like a passport, the journey toward global citizenship is like collecting stamps — gathering diverse perspectives in the pursuit of a holistic worldview. The globe has 195 countries, 19,495 cities and 7.753 billion people. With a world population that large, global citizenship may be a hard concept to comprehend. However, those who take … [Read more...] about What is Global Citizenship?
Lausanne students pose at the lakefront in Lugano, Switzerland, on Nov. 4. Due to COVID-19, Educational Field Trips in Lausanne are now within the country, sophomore Elle Bui said. Photo courtesy of Elle Bui For two months, Pepperdine students have lived abroad at four International Programs, spending time with friends and making memories. Students in Europe and Washington, … [Read more...] about Students Adjust to Abroad Amid Changing Travel Policies
Pepperdine's International Programs office is expanding their global footprint through new summer 2022 programs in Japan and Uganda, Dean of International Programs Beth Laux said. IP hosted trips to these countries before, through Educational Field Trips and previous summer programs. Photo courtesy of Caruso School of Law Pepperdine's International Program's office prepares … [Read more...] about International Programs Builds on Foundations in Japan and Uganda