Projects Report

This report shows the various collaborative projects between UNO and the community. Various filters are provided to gain a better understanding of how different UNO units collaborate with the community.

Engagement Type: Community-Based Learning
Activity Type: Study Abroad
Start Semester: Fall
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Start Academic Year: 2016-17
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Description: Strasbourg is located on the German border, resulting in a unique blend of French and German influence. It is the seat of the Council of Europe, European Court of Human Rights, and one of the sites of the European Parliament. Students with a strong grasp of the French language and with an interest in politics, language, and international studies are perfectly poised to take advantage of its location. The University of Strasbourg is one of several universities in this student friendly city. Courses may be taken in French at the undergraduate level, and there are some options in English at the graduate level. UNO sends and receives students from the University of Strasbourg through the MAUI-Utrecht Consortium, which was established in 1998 with UNO as a member institution.
Engagement Type: Community-Based Learning
Activity Type: Study Abroad
Start Semester: Fall
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Start Academic Year: 2016-17
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Description: Tartu is the country’s second largest city after Tallinn, with a wealth of museums and art events to serve its young, creative population. It is also characterized by very affordable living costs. Part of the former Soviet Union, Estonia offers an interesting historical mix of cultural influences, from architecture to language. UNO students study in the heart of the Baltics at the University of Tartu (UT). The university is a world-leading research center and ranks among the top 2% of universities worldwide. UT plays host to a large body of international students and offers many courses in English, with lots of opportunities for exchange students to get involved in student life. UNO sends and receives students from the University of Tartu through the MAUI-Utrecht Consortium, which was established in 1998 with UNO as a member institution.
Engagement Type: Community-Based Learning
Activity Type: Study Abroad
Start Semester: Fall
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Start Academic Year: 2016-17
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Description: Utrecht is a bustling city with a young student population in the heart of the Netherlands. As such, it is perfectly situated for travel to other Dutch cities such as Rotterdam, the Hague, and Amsterdam. UNO students study with local and international students in the Netherlands at one of the world's leading research universities with particular strengths in STEM fields. University of Utrecht offers over 200 courses in English and suits both undergraduate and graduate students. UNO sends and receives students from the University of Utrecht through the MAUI-Utrecht Consortium, which was established in 1998 with UNO as a member institution.
Engagement Type: Community-Based Learning
Activity Type: Study Abroad
Start Semester: Fall
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Start Academic Year: 2016-17
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Description: Valencia is the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. It is known as the City of Arts and Sciences, and with museums, the cathedral quarter, Silk Exchange, Old Town, nature parks, and Mediterranean beaches, residents have plenty to do. Spain remains a favorite for study abroad, with Spanish being the leading language. Spain's unique medieval history, Mediterranean weather, lively cultural events, and delicious food and drink make it all the more appealing. UNO students study in Spanish (select courses in English) at the University of Valencia, one of the oldest universities in the western world and one of the top universities in Spain. UNO sends and receives students from University of Valencia through the MAUI-Utrecht Consortium, which was established in 1998 with UNO as a member institution.
Engagement Type: Community-Based Learning
Activity Type: Study Abroad
Start Semester: Fall
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Start Academic Year: 2016-17
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Description: Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) is a specialized art school located in Utrecht, Netherlands, with fine arts tracks in painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, intermedia, and digital media. This exchange is extremely competitive and therefore UNO applicants have a strong academic background and clear motivation behind their plan study abroad plans. UNO sends and receives students from HKU through the MAUI-Utrecht Consortium, which was established in 1998 with UNO as a member institution.
Engagement Type: Community-Based Learning
Activity Type: Study Abroad
Start Semester: Fall
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Start Academic Year: 2016-17
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Description: Vilnius is Lithuania’s capital city, the largest in Lithuania but relatively small in regards to other European capitals. As a city, it is a beautiful example of baroque architecture and contains one of the largest surviving medieval quarters in Europe. UNO students can spend a semester or year studying alongside local students in Lithuania at Vilnius University. Studies are available in English in a major capital city, with a low cost of living and connections to nearby countries. UNO sends and receives students from Vilnius University through the MAUI-Utrecht Consortium, which was established in 1998 with UNO as a member institution.
Engagement Type: Community-Based Learning
Activity Type: Study Abroad
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2016-17
End Academic Year: 2021-22
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Description: Yeungnam University (YU) is UNO’s University Partnership in South Korea. YU is located in Gyeongsan, neighboring the metropolitan city of Daegu and just two hours by train from South Korea’s capital, Seoul. YU offers a large number of courses in English, beginning Korean language classes, a thriving international student population, and is one of the most affordable exchange programs. UNO students have the opportunity to be an English conversation tutor for 4 hours per week in the Language Partner Program at YU, and receive a monthly stipend for their time. This is a wonderful way for students to help cover their expenses while in Korea and to meet local students. Internships are another hands on experience YU can support, and they are able to help qualified exchange students obtain a local internship. As of the 2020/2021 academic year, 41 UNO students have studied at YU and 27 YU students have studied at UNO. YU students have also come to UNO for short-term intensive English programs at ILUNO as part of this partnership.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
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Start Academic Year: 2016-17
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Description: Stephanie Lynam's ILUNO students work with Beth Grimmond's 3rd grade class from Washington Elementary. The first interaction consisted of the elementary students interviewing the ILUNO students to learn about their culture. The second interaction hosted a time for students to create a craft together that was donated the same day to Aksarben Senior Living. ASL also provided a tour to the students.
Engagement Type: Volunteering
Activity Type: Volunteerism
Start Semester: Spring
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Start Academic Year: 2016-17
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Topics: Neighborhood Revitalization

Description: Canvassed to promote upcoming neighborhood events
Engagement Type: Volunteering
Activity Type: Volunteerism
Start Semester: Spring
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Start Academic Year: 2016-17
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Topics: Veteran Support

Description: Assisted with educational activities for over 150 troop members
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