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HECUA Information Sessions

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What the heck is HECUA? Well, if you're staff, faculty or a student and every wondered here is your chance to find out.

Tuesday, March 8th from noon-1p.m. in Blegen 155
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Wednesday, March 30th from noon-1p.m. in Coffman 325

HECUA offers off-campus study programs that address some of the most important issues of our time. Each program takes undergraduate students off campus to engage in hands-on learning through classes, field work, and an internship. During this info session, you'll learn more about these HECUA programs:

City Arts - explore the role of art in creating social change (16 credits - spring semester)

Environmental Sustainability - explore the impact of science, public policy, and community action on the environment (16 credits - Fall semester)

MUST: Poverty, Inequality and Social Change - explore poverty and inequality in the Twin Cities (16 credits - fall or spring semester)

Writing for Social Change - explore the role creative writers, spoken word artists, and literature play in creating social change (16 credits - fall semester)

Civil Rights Movement: History and Consequences - explore the US Civil Rights Movement through a 2-week tour of the South (4-6 credits - May-term)

Environment and Agriculture: Sustainable Food Systems - understand sustainability through the lens of the US food system (4-6 credits - May-term)

They are currently accepting applications for the May-term 2011 programs (Civil Rights Movement and Environment and Agriculture) and the Fall 2011 semester programs (MUST, Environmental Sustainability, and Writing for Social Change). The application deadline for all of these programs is April 15th.

For more information or to apply, please contact a HECUA advisor at 612-626-2044, hecuausa@umn.edu or visit their site here.

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