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Interdisciplinary Service Learning: Study Abroad Programs

Uganda Study Abroad Program: Dec. 28-Jan. 11

Every student accepted for this program will receive a guaranteed PITF scholarship of $500.

Deadline to apply: October 20

  • Spend time with Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe.
  • Visit to Murchison Falls National Park
  • Learn social justice research methods.
  • Work with the Women’s Advocacy Network, an organization focusing on social change.
  • Safari excursion.
  • Sister Rosemary was one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2014.
  • Sister Rosemary has dedicated her life to serving people in northern Uganda through humanitarian work.
  • Sister Rosemary’s story is told in the book she co-authored, Sewing Hope, and also in the documentary by the same name produced by filmmaker Derek Watson and narrated by Oscar winner Forest Whitaker.
  • $2,400 Program Fee.
  • Cost of airfare to and from Uganda.
  • Fall flat rate tuition covers the tuition for this course, but some fees may apply.
  • See online brochure for additional information about fees and scholarships.

    Program fee includes lodging, most food, the Murchison Falls National Park excursion, local transportation in Uganda and international health insurance.

Students will earn three credit hours in one of the following courses:

  • WGS 3233 Women Creating Social Change (Gen. Ed. Western Civ.)
  • RCPL 4970/5970 Women Creating Social

A series of meetings are required prior to departure.

Dr. John Harris
Dr. Lupe Davidson
Dr. Rhonda Dean-Kyncl

For more information, contact John Harris at johncharris@ou.edu.

Uganda Study Abroad: Summer 2018

Every student accepted for this program will receive a guaranteed PITF scholarship of $500.

Deadline to apply: February 26

  • Work on multidisciplinary teams of OU students.
  • Visit Murchison Falls National Park with a safari excursion.
  • Spend time in Gulu, Uganda.
  • Gain insights about social justice work from Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe.
  • Collaborate and learn from colleagues in Northern Uganda.

More information to come.