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So You're Studying Abroad During an Election Year...

Thoughts from Peer Advisor, Alie Waller

Studying abroad is notorious for fostering cross-cultural experiences and forcing students out of their comfort zones. Spending time in a foreign country, whether it be for 2 weeks or 2 years,  bestows invaluable life lessons upon the traveler that may not be experienced had they never taken that first step out their front door. 355 more words

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"I, Too, Am Study Abroad" Discussion Series

The Study Abroad Office and the Center for Student Diversity have partnered to provide programming specifically suited to students that are not traditionally represented in study abroad. 210 more words

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Meet the Office: New Associate Director and New Peer Advisors

Please welcome Katie Villamar to Towson University. She joins TU as the new Associate Director for Study Abroad. Katie’s passion for the international education field stems from her own global experiences. 546 more words

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Meet James Williams: the RPO's new MD

Earlier in our milestone year, we welcomed James Williams as our new Managing Director. Hannah Nepil caught up with him in a recent phone interview to find out more about how he’s settling in and future plans for the organisation. 515 more words

Spring 2016 Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all our world-traveling students who submitted their amazing photos from their time abroad! We received nearly 30 entries and totaled over 2,000 votes from social media, orientation meetings and our Bon Voyage social. 26 more words

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Intern Abroad with TU!

Do you want to study abroad, but don’t think you have time to squeeze it into your schedule? Does your major require an internship for graduation? 202 more words

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Tips for LGBTQIA+ Students Abroad

The first blog post in our Tips for Underrepresented Students Series focuses on resources for the LGBTQIA+ community. Although the last couple years have been revolutionary with their increase in inclusive dialogue and equal representation, there’s always room for more. 361 more words

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