consortium universities are exchanging undergraduate and graduate
students and faculty in several engineering and science disciplines
(e.g. civil engineering, geological engineering, environmental
engineering, and geology) involved and in the social sciences
(political science, social science, and economics).
consortium has also been running experimental advanced classes using
the internet, where students from many universities can share class
experiences and use a variety of outside experts. The class this
semester (spring 2006) is
kinds of exchanges can be done?
study abroad consists of a one- or two-semester stay at a US, Mexican
or Canadian university, including intensive language training, water
resources coursework, and an internship. Study abroad is allowed only
in the countries outside the student's host university. Students will
register and pay the usual tuition and fees at their home university.
Coursework credits are transferable.
Students will earn a stipend and
most travel expenses will be paid.Short-term
intensive courses are field hazards studies
(two to three weeks) on earth hazards topics in the U.S. Canada or
Mexico. Most field trip expenses will be paid for by the program. No
language proficiency is required. The intensive courses are offered
yearly, and may be taken at any of the partner universities.
Here is our planned schedule of field studies:
May-June 2006 Restless
Calderas of Western US: Long Valley and Yellowstone (led
by US partners with help from other institutions)
Avalanches and Landslides of the Cascade Range (US and
Canada) and Canadian Rockies (led by Canadian Partners)
May- June 2008 Active
Convergent Plate Boundary Volcanism in Mexico (led by
Evaluation Questionnaire - form for EHaz students to fill out to evaluate the exchange process.
Questionnaire Contacts - Patty Kieckhafer and Emil Groth
participate in this exchange?
your host university, you will have access to expanded curricula.
Your internship will provide research or practical experience. Most
importantly, you will experience living within a different culture.
can you go?
As soon as next semester
(Summer 2006), but check with your international office for
can I find out about this opportunity?
Contact one of the people
below--whomever is at your home University.