News & Events

News & Events

May & Summer Study Abroad Program Expo

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Walter Library Room 101

Explore study abroad opportunities available over May and summer session 2019. Program representatives will be available to answer questions. Pizza will be served at 11:30 a.m.

General May Term Global Seminar Information Session

Monday, January 28, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
120 Coffey Hall (St. Paul Campus)

Global Seminars are three-week, three-credit study abroad programs led by UofM faculty and staff. They are experiential in nature and offer a way for students to explore interdisciplinary topics. Programs will go abroad May term to Peru, Italy, Borneo, New Zealand, Japan, Australia, England, and Greece. Application deadline: February 1 (priority); March 1 (final).

Summer Internships in Panama Information Session

Monday, January 28, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
120 Coffey Hall (St. Paul Campus)

Students can earn credits towards their degree and gain career experience while exploring the beautiful islands of Panama's Bocas del Toro Province. Participants will partake in an 8 week credit-bearing English or Spanish-speaking internship opportunity and an optional credit-bearing Spanish language course taught at a local language schoolInternship opportunities available in the following fields: health care, biology, environmental science, sustainability, teaching and education, photography/videography and marketing. Application deadline: March 1.

Elephants & Marine Ecosystems: Health, Welfare & Biodiversity in Thailand Information Session

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am
120 Coffey Hall (St. Paul Campus)

On this summer program students, will travel to Thailand and explore exotic animal conservation, health and welfare topics. On this program, students will gain a greater understanding of the cultural importance of captive and wild Asian elephants, and experience the rich biodiversity of marine species in the coastal regions of the Andaman sea. Application deadline: March 1.

Global Seminars Info Session

Thursday, February 7, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learning Abroad Center, 230 Heller Hall, West Bank

Global Seminars are three-week, three-credit study abroad programs led by UofM faculty and staff. They are experiential in nature and offer a way for students to explore interdisciplinary topics. Application deadline: February 1 (priority); March 1 (final)

General May Term Global Seminar Information Session

Thursday, February 7, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learning Abroad Center, 230 Heller Hall, West Bank

Global Seminars are three-week, three-credit study abroad programs led by UofM faculty and staff. They are experiential in nature and offer a way for students to explore interdisciplinary topics. Application deadline: February 1 (priority); March 1 (final)

You Can Afford To Study Abroad Info Session

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blegen Hall (Check back for location updates)

At this popular info session, you'll get an overview and tools that will help you choose an affordable program and apply for scholarships & financial aid - all important parts of making your dream of studying abroad a reality. Contact Thuy Doan with questions.

Elephants & Marine Ecosystems: Health, Welfare & Biodiversity in Thailand Information Session

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
214 Heller Hall (West Bank)

On this summer program students, will travel to Thailand and explore exotic animal conservation, health and welfare topics. On this program, students will gain a greater understanding of the cultural importance of captive and wild Asian elephants, and experience the rich biodiversity of marine species in the coastal regions of the Andaman sea. Application deadline: March 1.

Gilman/Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Info Session

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Humphrey Center 289

This general info session covers eligibility requirements, the application process, tips for applying, and additional resources for both scholarships. Registration is not required. You are also welcome to stay for the workshop following the info session.

Gilman/Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop

Friday, February 22, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Heller Hall Room 630

This scholarship essay writing workshop will help you learn how to craft high-quality Gilman and Freeman-ASIA Scholarship essays. Learn strategies that you may use when applying for other competitive scholarships. Email a draft of your essay in advance by February 19 to thuydoan@umn.edu and bring a draft to the session for individual feedback.

You Can Afford To Study Abroad Info Session

Friday, March 29, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Blegen Hall (check back for location updates)

At this popular info session, you'll get an overview and tools that will help you choose an affordable program and apply for scholarships & financial aid - all important parts of making your dream of studying abroad a reality. Contact Thuy Doan with questions.