Working Across Cultures: Outcomes of an Initiative to Improve Student Capacity and Institutional Coordination Related to Global Engagement

Karen E. Kun, Suzanne Mason, Jennifer Foster, John E. McGowan, Courtney N. Coleman, Cornelia Lindenau


The Working Across Cultures Initiative was developed at Emory University to improve undergraduate and graduate student capacity and institution-wide coordination related to global engagement. The Initiative contributed to enhanced student knowledge and skills as well as changes in institutional policies and procedures. It may thus have implications for other institutions of higher education grappling with how best to prepare students for global engagement and how to bring about the changes in the institutional policies and procedures that would best support, enable, and engage students in these activities.

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