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  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Matthew Thomann

    Dr. Matthew Thomann traveled to Kenya in 2022 to the University of Nairobi to examine sexuality and the politics of health in sub-Saharan Africa and the United States.

  • First Time Traveler & SLLC Sophomore N’deye Diop Thrives in Korea

    Wondering what studying abroad might look like if you’ve never been on a plane? Meet N’deye Diop ‘26, Arabic student, first-time traveler, Black and Muslim woman. Diop shares her experience with Winter at Yonsei and advice for other students like her.

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Donna Howard

    Professor Emerita of Public Health, Dr. Donna Howard, shares her 2008 Fulbright experience in India and its continuous positive reverberations—16 years later.

  • Symposium Recap: Global Classrooms Students Excel in the Face of War, Displacement

    On April 29, 2024, Global Classrooms course “Borders and Memory Making in Times of War” hosted their end-of-year symposium, showcasing student projects developed across borders and time zones, amid a global conflict.

  • Why Should You Study Abroad as a STEM Student?

    Think study abroad is not for STEM majors? Think again! Study abroad can give you an edge in the job market–expanding your networking and building employable skills. Learn how a Maryland-led winter program helped Jack, a computer science major, stand out during a job interview.

  • UMD-Led Study Abroad Program in Cuba Celebrates 10 Years

    The chance to build cross-cultural relationships and engage in dialogue is a hallmark of the program. Although the Cuba program is marking one decade as a UMD-led, graduate-level experience, its success in building solidarity and fostering intellectual interchanges between Cuban and U.S. educators and scholars goes back to 1994.


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