Study Abroad Latest News 2017-06-24T11:49:06-04:00 Zend_Feed_Writer Study Abroad at Michigan State University <![CDATA[Education Abroad Welcomes New Assistant Director]]>

Mr. Lewis Cardenas joined the Office for Education Abroad on May 22, 2017 as the Assistant Director of International Partnerships and Special Programs. In this role, he will focus on strategic partnerships, recruitment and marketing with international partners and institutions.

2017-05-30T09:54:01-04:00 2017-05-30T09:54:01-04:00 Cheryl Ann Benner
<![CDATA[Helping Students Study Abroad]]>

Elementary education student Selena Huapilla-Perez could have missed out on a life-changing, career-affirming experience without the help of the MSU Federal Credit Union Study Abroad endowment.

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2017-05-24T08:22:32-04:00 2017-05-24T08:24:04-04:00 Cheryl Ann Benner
<![CDATA[Education Abroad Tuition Rate for Non-Matriculating Students]]> The Office for Education Abroad would like to announce that MSU has decided to charge non-matriculating students participating in an MSU-sponsored education abroad program the same per-credit tuition rate as MSU undergraduate, resident, upper division students, effective Summer 2017.

2017-01-05T12:38:52-05:00 2017-01-05T12:38:52-05:00 Cheryl Ann Benner
<![CDATA[Spartans awarded Gilman International Scholarship]]>

Eleven Spartans are among approximately 1,200 American undergraduate students from more than 350 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study or intern abroad during the summer of 2017.

2017-04-28T08:50:43-04:00 2017-04-28T08:50:43-04:00 Cheryl Ann Benner
<![CDATA[Soviet Union 1967 - Memories from a Spartans Abroad alumnus]]>

Michael Alberts has compiled a detailed journal of his trip to the Soviet Union as a student in 1967, having studied Russian politics with Alfred G. Meyer at Michigan State University.

2017-04-21T08:54:55-04:00 2017-04-21T08:54:55-04:00 Cheryl Ann Benner
<![CDATA[Office of Study Abroad gets a new name]]> Effective April 1, 2017, Michigan State University's Office of Study Abroad will change its name to the Office for Education Abroad, to better reflect the diversity of program options available to MSU students.

2017-03-31T16:09:17-04:00 2017-03-31T16:09:17-04:00 Rachel Warner
<![CDATA[Taking safety precautions for Michiganders studying abroad]]>

Michigan State University has one of the largest study abroad programs in the country, and recent events have had many on heightened alert.

2016-07-19T16:44:48-04:00 2016-07-19T16:44:48-04:00 Cheryl Ann Benner
<![CDATA[Study abroad journal to help articulate goals]]>

The Study Abroad Journal will allow students to write down their aims, insights, provide some literary support for the experience, prompt an action plan for when students return home and provide a life-long reminder about their life-changing experience.

2016-11-07T17:00:19-05:00 2016-11-07T17:00:19-05:00 Cheryl Ann Benner
<![CDATA[Working with penguins at Napier's National Aquarium a cool experience say US interns]]>

Two United States university students, who have just spent a month at the National Aquarium of New Zealand, say the experience has been "world-class" and would encourage other students to do the same. Kyanna Cadwallader, who is studying environmental and political sciences at Goucher University, Maryland, and animal science major Haley Mae Danks, from Michigan State University's Lyman Briggs College, have just completed internships at the Napier City Council-owned facility.

2016-11-07T16:52:40-05:00 2016-11-07T16:52:40-05:00 Cheryl Ann Benner
<![CDATA[Despite Beau Solomon Death, Few Students Die on Study Abroad]]>

A March 2016 report by the Forum on Education Abroad, a nonprofit that develops standards for the study abroad industry, says that college students are less likely to die abroad. An analysis of insurance data from 2014 showed that the mortality rate for students on study abroad was 13.5 per 100,000 students; for those on U.S. campuses, it was 29.4. That means students are 2.18 times more likely to die on an American college campus than while studying abroad.

2016-11-07T16:42:36-05:00 2016-11-07T16:42:36-05:00 Cheryl Ann Benner