Study Abroad

Study Abroad
Mar 30, 2016
Recent attacks in Europe have targeted the most popular region for American study abroad students -- and the one traditionally perceived as safe.

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January 28, 2014

The study abroad provider Living Routes will close its doors after the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, citing health and safety concerns, suspends its affiliation agreement with the organization.

November 11, 2013

Annual "Open Doors" survey finds a 7.2 percent increase in international students at U.S. colleges and a 3.4 percent increase in American study abroad participation.

August 2, 2013

St. Lawrence University's longstanding program in Kenya provides a model of what study abroad can look like when it's seen as a two-way street and when it is deeply embedded in a campus culture.

 

July 24, 2013

As universities increase the numbers of students they send abroad and the diversity of program locales, a growing number of institutions are creating full-time international health, safety and security-related positions.

July 2, 2013

Amid rising protests and following the death of an American student, the future of study abroad in Egypt is once again uncertain.

May 14, 2013

With participation rates in traditional overseas study flat or declining, the University of Pennsylvania seeks to expand interest in international internships and careers.

May 6, 2013

Laid-off faculty at NYU's study abroad campus in Italy are raising concerns about a shake-up in the university's adjunct teaching staff and the governance of the site.

April 9, 2013

At annual gathering of study abroad administrators, speakers describe a need for programs guided by more clearly defined learning outcomes.

March 25, 2013

A University of New Hampshire lecturer is dismissed after administrators question medical decisions she made leading a trip to Nicaragua. She says she could have used more support from the institution -- not condemnation.

March 11, 2013

NYU reinvents itself as a "global network university," but critics at home question the creation of campuses in nondemocratic countries and the effect of rapid international expansion on programs in Greenwich Village.

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