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International students use school breaks for travel

International students use school breaks for travel

By Jaini Shah

February 3, 2015

Some students travel over spring break, while others volunteer or work. Some stay at home, relaxing and watching TV or hanging out and catching up with family and friends. But for the nearly 10,000 international students at the University who may be thousands of miles from home, spring break offers a ch...

Workshop to discuss Americanization, reverse culture shock

By Stephanie Kim

April 21, 2014

They make up 21 percent of the University’s student body, represent 115 countries from around the world and help make the University the most diverse public university in the Big Ten. They are the 8,850 international students on campus. On Tuesday, the Asian American Cultural Center aims to change ...

Students share cultural experience during International Week

March 30, 2014

The University is home to 8,850 international students who represent over 115 countries. International students will be able to show off their cultures during the various events of the University’s International Week. “It is really a time to highlight when the international component of our campus can ...