As part of the university’s successful Carnegie Community Engagement Classification application process, the Office of Research and Engagement has compiled a list of fifty of UT’s best community-campus partnerships. The university will be celebrating its status as an engaged institution throughout the year by featuring these individual examples in articles that highlight their unique contribution to the community.
Agricultural Field Work with International Partners
International field work provides a platform for faculty and students to engage in cutting-edge research on global challenges integral to our agricultural and food systems, as well as experiential learning opportunities throughout the world that often combine academic activities with hands-on engagement during the summer, mini-term, an entire semester or academic year.
Related Story: UTIA Takes International Engagement to Future with New Director “You have to be comfortable with being in other parts of the world, meeting new people, being sensitive of cultures, being willing to be open to new experiences that may be uncomfortable. And most importantly, you have to be a good listener.”