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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Schools with the Best Study Abroad Programs

U.S. News & World Report has released a list ranking the nation’s top collegiate study abroad programs. Rankings are based on nominations from college presidents, chief academic officers, deans of students, and deans of admissions at more than 1,500 institutions. School officials also nominated colleges and universities in seven other categories: first-year experiences, co-ops/internships, learning…

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Paul Simon Study Abroad Act Reintroduced to House

Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and John Katko (NY-24) recently reintroduced the bipartisan Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act. The bill would establish a competitive grant program, run by the Department of Education, for colleges and universities to expand study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students. It is named after the late Illinois senator Paul Simon,…

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Ahora es el Momento

There’s never been a better time to study in Spain When Spain adopted the euro as its currency nearly 20 years ago, prices rose overnight, some say by over 25%, and the country was suddenly no longer the budget destination that overseas visitors had taken advantage of for decades. However, the country’s prolonged recession and…

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Study Abroad for All?

Although last month’s news was dominated by the administration’s actions that depressed prospects for increased international educational exchange, on March 1, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) released its much-anticipated report “America’s Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century” (see March 2017, p. 9), which recommended that Congress increase federal funding…