The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the top three destinations for international students attending universities in the United States, announced in the annual Open Doors report released Nov.17 by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Visit the link to view the full article.
International Conference and Research Travel Grants will again be offered by the office of International Programs & Studies (IPS) to be used in the summer of 2015 or parts of the 2015-2016 academic year. Prof. Janice Collins, shown here visiting Sierra Leone, was the recipient of a Research Travel Grant in 2013. Visit the link to apply by the December 19, 2014 deadline.
Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela has been named the vice provost for international affairs and global strategies, beginning January 16, 2015. Visit the link to read more about Dr. Mabokela.
Studying abroad this semester? Next semester? Have you studied abroad in the past? Submit a photo for the 2015 International Week/Study Abroad Photo Contest! Visit the link for more details.
Six area studies centers at the University of Illinois have been selected to receive Title VI funding, with a commitment of more than $3 million for 2014-15, and an expected total of more than $12.5 million likely to support selected centers through 2018. The money helps fund initiatives such as the Visiting Scholar program (above) through the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies . Visit the link to read the full news release.