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Six teams competed in the ACM Volleyball Tournament at Grinnell College.

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Getting Lost and Finding Inspiration in London and Florence

Oct 13, 2014
London Underground

Aneesa Ahmed found an "unspoken reassurance" in London's Underground system.

"Being in a new city is all at once exhilarating and terrifying. You'd think that you'd get the hang of it after the first city — after the first time you lose your group while walking around some piazza or turning a corner and suddenly you're at the river when you could have sworn it was way over there. Well, you'd be wrong. Letting yourself get lost is all a part of the abroad experience, as much as studying and classes are."

So begins Lake Forest College student Aneesa Ahmed's reflection on finding the key to experiencing a city during a semester she spent exploring two remarkable European cities — London and Florence.

Ahmed was one of 35 students who contributed photos and short essays to the ACM London & Florence Program's Gallery of Student Images and Writing during the spring 2014 semester. Read the article


Faculty Development and Grants Team Connects People, Campuses, and Resources Faculty Development and Grants Team Connects People, Campuses, and Resources Oct 3, 2014
Brian Williams, Rashida Walker, and Ed Finn have been visiting campuses, planning conferences and RFPs, and reaching out to faculty and instructional technologists.
New Off-Campus Program Opens Shanghai to ACM Students New Off-Campus Program Opens Shanghai to ACM Students Sep 10, 2014
Program's curriculum will give students from a wide variety of majors the opportunity to explore their interests in the context of contemporary China.
Luther Professor Feels at Home Leading the Botswana Program Luther Professor Feels at Home Leading the Botswana Program Jul 3, 2014
Historian Richard Mtisi will share his lifelong experience and deep knowledge of Southern Africa with ACM students in spring 2015.

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For Students at ACM Colleges, a Good Story Could be Worth $1,000 Oct 8, 2014
Call for entries has been issued for the 2015 Nick Adams Short Story Contest.
Faculty and IT Staff to Focus on Technology-Enabled Education at FaCE 3 Conference Sep 25, 2014
Sessions are aimed at making connections and sparking ideas for grant proposals.
FaCE 3 Launches with RFP for Faculty Projects in Innovative Teaching Sep 23, 2014
Technology-enabled education is the theme for first cycle of funding in Mellon-supported program.
ACM Soccer and Volleyball Tournaments Help Kick Off Fall Sports Seasons Sep 2, 2014
Minnesota colleges to host men’s and women’s soccer, while volleyball teams take the court at Grinnell.
Faculty from Carleton, Luther, and Ripon Selected for Visiting Positions in Spring 2016 Aug 22, 2014
Constance Walker, Andrew Whitfield, and Molly Margaretten will bring their experience and expertise to programs in London, Florence, and Botswana.
Biologist Bonnie Furman Selected as Director of ACM's Off-Campus Programs in Costa Rica Jul 10, 2014
Dr. Furman's international experience includes teaching and research in Latin America, South Asia, and the Middle East.

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