Learning through engagement and discovery

By participating in last fall’s American Model United Nations International Conference, Purdue Calumet students, including (from left) Samuel Boynes of Portage, Marisa Henderson of Valparaiso and David (Kyungho) Lee of Crown Point gained understanding of the challenges facing international organizations.

Experiential learning in liberal arts

For those who wonder what experiential learning opportunities are available for students of political science and other social sciences/liberal arts disciplines, a Purdue Calumet on Campus column, published in Jan. 20 editions of The (NW Indiana) Post-Tribune, focuses on students in Assistant Professor of Political Science Meg Rincker’s International Organizations class. The students assumed roles as United Nations officials during the annual American Model United Nations International Conference in Chicago last November.  Read the entire piece at the link below.

http://posttrib.suntimes.com/news/neighbors/10085377-418/experiential-learning-in-liberal-arts.html