We are pleased to have so many fantastic MSUB faculty have been awarded a $6,000 UISFL travel grant to integrate global learning into course learning outcomes.

Learn more about UISFL Grants and Support for Faculty.

2022 UISFL Grant Recipients

Heather Thompson-Bahm

Award: $6,000

Partner Institution: Hallym University - SOUTH KOREA

Proposal: The College of Business Management departmentis creatingthe course BGEN 494 Supply Chain Management and eliminating the Project Management coursefrom required curriculum. TheSupply Chain course will highlight global operations. The proposal is to build relations with Hallym University to incorperate global learning outcomes in this course and to build faculty expertise in East Asia.

University Lecturer, Hope Dewell GentryHope Dewell Gentry

Award: $6,000

Partner Institution: EM Strasbourg, FRANCE

Proposal:  To introduce students to Global Studies Learning Outcomes at the general education level in the interest of earning a Global Studies Certificate, by re-designing PSCI 230 Introduction to International Relations to include a unit on the European Union and integration. Strasbourg is home to the European Parliment and the EM Strasbourg Summer College, offers various relevant courses, including a European Parliment Role Play course.

 

 

associate professor, Jenn LynnJennifer Lynn

Award: $6,000

Partner Institution: Prefectual University of Kumamoto, JAPAN

Proposal:  To create a new course for the Department of History, History 160: Modern World History (HSTR160), which replaces “Western Civilization II.” The creation of this new course demonstrates thedepartment’s commitment to updating our curriculum to serve the needs of our students. The previous course was outdated and Euro-centric. We want to offer a course which captured global developments and diverse cultures in an historical perspective.

 

University Lecturer, Jessie PeriusJessie Perius

Award: $6,000

Partner Institution: EM Strasbourg, FRANCE

Proposal:  To increase expertise and understanding of how business practices differ in other countries compared to the United States. EM Strasbourg has a prestigeaous and comprehensive short-term Summer College program that offers opportunities to observe and network. The take-aways and relationships built from Summer College in France will be implimented in BGEN 360 International Business  

 

 

Assistant Professor, Joseph BryanJoseph Bryan

Award: $6,000

Partner Institution: Prefectual University of Kumamoto, JAPAN

Proposal:  To supplement the development of a new course: HSTR 159: World History to 1500, and bolster pedagogy for an existing course: HSTR 494: The Historyof Punk Rock in International Context. The intention is to travel to Japan with the purpose of deepening knowledge of Japanese culture and experiencing the devastating effects of atomic warfare that directly impacted the creation of Japanese punk rock.

 

 

Assistant Professor, Rodrigo Cortopassi Goron LoboRodrigo Cortopassi Goron Lobo

Award: $6,000

Partner Institution: GERMANY

Proposal:  To Enhance expertise in international studies in order to adapt courses to include international studies in their scope. Augment the scope of BGEN 499:Capstone, Strategy course, by adding global studies in its international strategy crafting module. The primary objective is to acquire knowledge to develop new courses or course components related to global studies at MSUB College of Business.

2021 UISFL Grant Recipients

MSUB Art Instructor, Jodi LightnerJodi Lightner

Award: $6,000

Partner Institution: Prefectual University of Kumamoto, JAPAN

Proposal:  To incorporate Japanese design and cultural aesthetics understanding into general education course Artz106 Fundamentals of 2D design. Students taking this course will be able to identify the differences between Western and East Asian design theories and utilize Japanese design into their own creative projects.

 

MSUB Education Instructor, Melanie ReavesMelanie Reaves

Award: $6,000

Partner Institution: Prefectual University of Kumamoto, JAPAN

Proposal:  To add a Global Learning Outcome to the EDU 433 - Course Revision/Professional Expertise and Partnership Expansion Project, in order to support pre-serviceteachers’ global self-awareness on articulating how their cultural identities may influence and be influenced by the cultural identities of their future students.