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Ag Econ Professor Publishes a Book “Hunger and Hope”

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Students study animal behavior in the British Isles Photos and Article

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British Isles Article via Education Abroad

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Education Abroad November e-Newsletter

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In VT News: Senegal Photos

http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/photo-galleries/2013/051713-senegal/senegal-gallery.html

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In VT News: Students visit Nepal to examine intersection of culture and agriculture

http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2013/04/040313-cals-nepalvideo.html

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Story: School of Public and International Affairs introduces graduate certificate in Global Planning and International Development Studies

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Report: The Importance of International Studies and Foreign Language Education for U.S. Economic and National Security

As we begin the twenty-first century, technological, economic, political, and social forces  have created a new era. Technological advancements and lower trade barriers have paved the way for the globalization of markets, bringing intense competition to the U.S. economy. Political systems and movements around the world are having a profound  impact on our national security, as well as on our human security. The increasing diversity of our workplaces, schools, and communities is changing the face of our society. To confront the twenty-first century challenges to our economy and national security, our education system must be strengthened to increase the foreign language skills and cultural awareness of our students. America’s continued global leadership will depend on our students’ abilities to interact with the world community both inside and outside our borders.

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VT Education Abroad March Newsletter

March 2013 Newsletter

Highlights:

  • The deadline for all Education Abroad Scholarships for the 2013 Summer and Fall semesters is March 29th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Annual Photo Contest! It’s time to search through your memory cards and photo albums! The annual Education Abroad Photo Contest is now open for submissions.
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The Chronicle of Higher Education- Looking Ahead: 5 International Trends for 2013

In honor of the New Year, we wanted to put forward five trends that we think will affect international branch campuses in 2013. As is always the case with predictions, we run the risk of being completely wrong. A year from now we will revisit this list to see how we did. In the meantime, feel free to add your own predictions—and critiques—in the comments. And we wish everyone a very happy 2013!

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Article: Treatment of International Students Is a Hot Topic at European Conference

http://chronicle.com/article/Treatment-of-International/134394/

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