Dr. Andreas Sobisch, Director, Center for Global Education and Associate Professor, Dept. of Political Science, and 13 students traveled to the EU Simulation in Washington, DC. It was their 13th consecutive year of participation in this experiential learning exercise. The group represented Italy this year. Mike Braun won the award for "Best Commissioner", the sixth year in a row that JCU received one of the major awards. Several students held leadership positions, either as party group leaders or as committee chairs. The Department of Political Science subsidizes the program each year.