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E.g., Wednesday, October 23, 2019
E.g., Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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6/24/2019

UI graduate Alex Bare reflects on his global experiences as an undergraduate

UI graduate Alex Bare sat down with International Programs recently to talk about his Critical Language Scholarship program experience in Oman and his study abroad experience in Bolivia. Bare's international journey continues, as he is currently in Colombia as a result of receiving a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award.
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5/16/2019

The stories I didn't tell

I had grand plans for my study abroad blog. I was going to write an entry every other week. Of course, that didn’t pan out- study, as it turns out, is an essential part of studying abroad and ended up using much of the time I had planned for writing. That plus lots and lots of experiences…
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5/7/2019

WorldCanvass Recap: Why School? Education and Social Transformation

The final production of our tenth season inaugurated this year's Provost's Global Forum, "Why School? International Perspectives on Education and Social Transformation." Host Joan Kjaer and expert panelists discussed school and educational systems around the world, and how schools are both products of society and a process for effecting changes in society. Panelists answered questions such as: What is the purpose of schooling in society? And what are the relationships between educational reform, globalization, and social change?
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