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The MU Local to Global Initiative promotes internationalization at Marymount by providing opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to expand their global perspective without having to leave the country.

The MU Local to Global Initiative promotes internationalization at Marymount by partnering with staff, student groups, and academic departments to provide opportunities to explore global issues, engage with the international community, and develop global competencies that are essential to culturally diverse work environments.

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Interested in hearing more or partnering with MU Local to Global? Contact Sarah LaRosa, CGE Coordinator for Global Engagement, at localtoglobal@marymount.edu.


Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 MU Local to Global Events:


U.S. Response to the Crisis in Syria
On-Campus Speaker: Professor Kahl of the Pentagon -- September 3rd, 2013

Marymount Collaborators:

  • Politics and History Department
  • International Affairs Society
  • International Student Services

Jakarta Stripes and Japanese Kimono: Indonesian Influence on Japanese Textiles
Field Trip to DC Textile Museum -- September 12th, 2013

Marymount Collaborators:

  • Fashion Club
  • Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Design Departments

Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music Exhibit
Field Trip to the National Gallery of Art -- Sepetember 13th, 2013

Marymount Collaborators:

  • Fashion Club
  • Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising Departments

The Encounter Between Music and Narrative in Holocaust Survivor Testimonies
On-campus Speaker: Dr. Lear Wolfson of the Holocaust Museum -- September 27th, 2013

Marymount Collaborators:

  • Department of Literature & Languages

"Girl Rising"
On-campus Film Screening & Discussion -- November 20th, 2013

Marymount Collaborators:

  • Psychology Department
  • Sociology Department
  • Women's Studies Deparment

Study Abroad Storytellers
On-campus Open-mic Night -- April 22nd, 2014

Marymount Collaborators:

  • Study Abroad Alumni
  • Global Ambassadors

Netherlands Embassy Visit
Field Trip -- April 20th, 2014

Marymount Collaborators:

  • Sociology Department
  • International Affairs Society