GlobalScope Publications


Below are samples of our latest issues of GlobalScope. Click on the image to see a sample version of the book.


Introduction to Globalization Project of Change Wealth of Nations Introduction to International Relations
Hot Topics and Hot Spots Introduction to International Relations Millennials - On the Path to Global Citizenship Global Perspectives


Year-Long Program


Year-Long Program


Globalization and International Relations is a social science course that introduces students to the forces, events, individuals and issues that define the increasing interaction and interdependence of the people and nations of our 21st century world. The curriculum's central presentations, interactive workshops, readings, computer- writing prompts, team and individual student projects are based on the disciplines of geography, political science, economics, anthropology, sociology, and international studies.


This course was created through a unique collaboration between UCI School of Social Sciences' faculty and graduate students ... read more

History of Global Connect @ UCI



In Fall 2001 the University of California Irvine's School of Social Sciences and the Office of Vice Chancellor Manuel Gomez created a new educational initiative called Global Connect @ UCI. The primary objective behind the initiative was to create a University – secondary school bridge to address the international studies gap in California secondary schools. In its original form, Global Connect was built upon a 25 - lesson per year outreach format. Faculty, graduate students and undergraduate interns worked with secondary educators in specific host calssrooms. Initial participating students were enrolled in either AVID or History-Social Science classrooms and were in 8-10 grade. Over a six-year period... read more

Latest News



All students participating in Global Connect from Laguna Hills, Mission Viejo, and Newport Harbor High School came to visit UC Irvine for Global Connect’s 15th Annual Symposium held on May 27 at the Student Center. This year’s symposium “Building Global Bridges” explored the world’s most pressing concerns and how global actors must unite in constructing essential connections and building global bridges that will ultimately lead to a more peaceful and sustainable world.


Check out photos of the event here: Click here!