Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.66
Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date March 5, 2021
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STARS v2.1

University of Arkansas
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 DeDe Long
Office for Study Abroad
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

Four programs, one undergraduate and three graduate degree programs are relevant when addressing the sustainability-focused immersion program.: BS in Environmental Science, MS in Environmental Science (CSES-Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food, and Life Sciences), Ph.D. in Environmental Dynamics (Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences), and the MS in Biological Engineering (College of Engineering).

The Belize Program (Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences) offers students a multi-disciplinary immersive experience conducting research and service-learning projects in a study abroad atmosphere for 3-4 weeks during the summer. The University of Arkansas is also offering a faculty-led Agricultural and engineered study abroad program around Eurozone. The program features lectures on food production, biofuels, renewable bioresources, sustainability, and more.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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