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Past Student Projects

Read on for a brief sampling of the many student projects and global learning opportunities created through virtual exchange with international partners in our Global Classrooms.

Virtual Clasroom, Real-World Impact

University of Maryland and Cairo University students collaborate virtually to advance global food safety and security. Read this article and watch this video to learn more.

A new course at UMD is hoping to give voice to the silence that endures around the topic of menstruation–both in the U.S. and internationally. Read about their efforts to end menstrual taboos.

A School of Public Health student presents on waste management in Bangladesh. Watch this video to learn more!

Cross-Continental “Global Classroom” Examines the State of Affordable Housing. Read the School of Architecture's coverage of this partner project for more information. 

In "Technology, Education and Society," students work with Ecuadorian classmates on medicine and tech-based projects. To learn more about this collaborative project, read former students' testimony

Students explore technology in education with Cuban peers in "Búsquedas Investigativas". To learn more about this academic exchange, you can read the College of Education's coverage of a former cohort. 

UMD's Joint Program in Survey Methodology explores big data in immigration research with partners in Germany. To learn more about these cross-collaboration efforts, read the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences coverage for more information. 

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