As the world seems to shrink almost daily with the growth of modern transportation and communication systems, it’s more important than ever that people think, and learn, globally. Since its creation in 2000, St. Lawrence’s pathbreaking global studies program has been looking at world topics, issues and conflicts from a multi-disciplinary perspective in order to put them in their largest contexts and build innovative solutions to global and local problems.
Graduates with this major are prepared go into a wide variety of fields such as policy, non-governmental organizations, law, public health, education, journalism, advocacy, all with an ability to look at the big picture.
Global Studies News
Derek Sherrange ’23 is a new kind of multi-hyphenate. He’s a first-generation honors student, an activist-academic, a multilingual global change maker, and most recently, a Fulbright Scholarship award-winner.
Faculty members put their knowledge into action so students and others are able to benefit from it. Recently, faculty shared their expertise in podcast features and during panel discussions, through published articles, co-written books, and much more.
Every year, Laurentians headed for summer internships in Washington D.C. pack their best business attire, prepare to navigate the Metro system, and tap their networks to find temporary housing in our nation’s capital city. Many of these students got their first taste of living and working in D.C. while on a SLU Connect networking trip earlier in the year.