Earth Day Photo Story

Earth Day Photo Story

This month, we celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Throughout April, we will try to become more aware of our environmental impact and how we can do our part to respect the Earth, appreciate its beauty, and keep it clean for generations to come. To demonstrate our commitment to the Earth, Global UGRAD students submitted photos and short stories of …

Serbia University Fair Presentation by Isidora Zlatkovic

I had a wonderful opportunity to represent the university I’ve attended while I was doing my scholarship exchange program called Global UGRAD! This EduFair was the perfect place to talk about how wonderful it is to live and explore the United States while studying, and how living in different cultural circumstances can change your general state of mind. The University of Alabama …

Winter Olympics Special: Athletics and Global UGRAD

Winter Olympics Special: Athletics and Global UGRAD

As the world’s attention turns toward the 23rd Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, we asked current and former Global UGRAD participants to reflect on the importance of sports in their lives. The following are short paragraphs written by students who excel not only in the classroom, but in stadiums and gymnasiums around the world. In shining a spotlight …

The American Global UGRAD Participant

The American Global UGRAD Participant

The American Global UGRAD Participant by Courtney Cummings Courtney joined the Global UGRAD End of Program Workshop to assist with the needs of Milica Knevic, a participant from Serbia who uses a wheelchair and currently atttends Wright State University.  The following article is Courtney’s reflection of her time with the Global UGRAD students.   I met Milica through work. I was/am …

Serbian Global UGRAD Alum Wins Prestigious Anthropology Award

Katarina Mitrović was recently awarded for the best Ethnology and Anthropology Master Thesis by Ethnographic museum in Belgrade. The award is named after Borivoje Drobnjakovic (1890-1961), professor of Ethnology, director of The Ethnographic museum and one of the founders and directors of The Institute of Ethnography SASA, and is one of the most prestigious achievements for graduate students in the …