Hometown: Walpole, Massachusetts
Activities: jogging the cove, yoga, skyping with friends overseas, reading, watching movies with friends
Why I applied to be peer advisor: I applied to be a peer advisor because I wanted to get to know new students and help others succeed academically and socially while evolving in the same areas myself.
Note: Profiles and photos of all USM Student Academic Peer Advisors are available on the Student Success website.
European Institutions: The European Union
Research in The European Union
With Study in Brussels and The Hague
May 18-June 2, 2013
POS 406: 3 credits (or 6 credits with instructor's permission)
The course is a great opportunity for USM students and for the general public to get direct access to the European Union institutions in Brussels and other international bodies in The Hague, such as the International Court of Justice for instance, as the best way to understand the complexity of international organizations. Participants will also be able to visit the main NATO headquarters in Brussels and attend presentations by NATO officials on current topics in the news with regards to foreign and military policy. Students will acquire a detailed knowledge of how the many bodies of the EU work together and how the EU itself has developed over timeLearn More