Launched in fall 2016, the new concentration is ideal for students who are interested in exploring the causes of war, the workings of international organizations, the complexities of international negotiations, and the politics of foreign economic policy and economic development.
From serving as President of the University of Maryland's Student Government Association, to landing a coveted internship at Google, BSOS Terp Katherine Swanson embodies what it means to Be the Solution.
Learn how Katherine has taken full advantage of the opportunities and connections that UMD has to offer.
Congratulations to Ariel Horn, PSYC '17, the Grand Prize Winner of Education Abroad's Fall 2016 Photo Contest:
"Here I am riding my bicycle on the streets of Amsterdam. Bicycling is the main form of transportation here in Amsterdam, and was something that I really had to get used to. Before I got to Amsterdam, I hadn't ridden a bike in ten years, so when I was finally able to do it here, I really felt like a local, and not an outsider."
Other winners include BSOS students Olivia Pettingill and Sarah Eppley.
Many BSOS majors pursue an advanced degree in their field upon graduation. Graduate school can be a great opportunity that can sometimes expand career possibilities, but it is also a big investment of time, hard work, and money! If you’re considering a graduate degree, click "Read More" to view the Top Ten Tips for Applying to Graduate School, brought to you by the University Career Center @ BSOS!
As part of a sustainable placemaking architectural design project, BSOS Sustainability Task Force members Ricky Fairhurst and Isaac Zhodzishsky completed a series of potential models for the solar-powered charging station to be constructed in the spring 2017 semester.