Study Abroad Fair highlights short-term, semester and yearlong programs

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The Study Abroad Fair, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the O’Hare Academic Center lobby, will give students the opportunity to learn more about the Office of International Programs’ short-term, semester and yearlong programs abroad.

Students can meet the faculty leading short-term programs, ask study abroad alumni about their experiences, talk with International Programs staff and meet representatives from the University’s exchange partners and program providers.

Click here for the full list of exchange programs and affiliated program sponsor for semester and yearlong study abroad programs.

The deadline to apply for summer short-term study abroad programs is Friday, Feb. 15. Short-term programs being offered this year include:

Mendoza, Argentina (May 19-June 14)

Led by Dr. Linda Crawford, the program blends a total immersion Spanish language course with a homestay experience and a course on Argentine culture and history. Both courses fulfill the foreign language Core Complement, major or minor requirements for Spanish or free electives for all other majors.

County Donegal, Ireland (May 25-June 8)

Led by Dr. Eileen Gray and Jacqueline Janicki, the program offers an opportunity for students to compare and contrast nursing education and the delivery of health care within Ireland, Northern Ireland and the United State and to apply theoretical concepts of health care policy and nursing in an international setting. The course fulfills the service learning requirement for nursing majors or a free elective for all other majors.

New Zealand (May 12 to June 2)

Led by Dr. JD Swanson, the program provides students with firsthand experiences of the impact humans can have on the native flora and fauna in the diverse geographic landscape of the world’s youngest nation. Students will learn through continuous discussion and instruction, and lectures will be given by professionals throughout New Zealand.

Oxford, England (May 24 to June 22)

Led by Dr. Khalil Habib and Dr. Stephen Trainor, the program allows students to earn six credits by choosing two courses from a variety of offerings taught by faculty from Salve Regina, St. Clare’s College and Oxford University. The program emphasizes experiential learning, with almost daily trips to Oxford sites that feature in class readings.

Rome, Italy (May 27 to June 28)

Led by Rosemary Condella and Dr. James Mitchell, the program at the American University of Rome allows students to earn six credits by choosing two courses from a variety of offerings. On-campus and on-site courses offer students a range of possibilities to study in the ancient city of Rome.

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