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Maryland Global News

  • Jordan Bellamy's exchange with Amsterdam University College

    "I am one of those people who never thought they'd study abroad. I'm here to tell you that it is not only possible, but it is the most enriching experience that I have ever had in my life."

  • Elana Naide's semester in South Africa with CIEE

    "Throughout my semester, I built a support system for myself, with space to talk about experiences and to ask questions. I also watched and became a part of communities, and eventually the 8000 miles between me and my home felt like zero because my community in Cape Town felt just like one."

  • Jack Burke on UMD-Winter: Japan and South Korea

    "Studying abroad really came to bring me a new sense of how my skills could be used internationally rather than domestically, and really pushed me to consider a more global view of business."

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Susan De La Paz

    What can the world teach you about the art of teaching others? Susan De La Paz has spent her career working towards equitable outcomes for students with learning disabilities, and in 2022, she took her work to Vietnam on a Fulbright scholarship.

  • Fearless Fulbrights: Dr. Christopher Foreman

    Dr. Christopher Foreman, former long-time professor in the School of Public Policy, shares his Fulbright experience in Armenia during a historic election year.

  • USCIS Announces Inflation Adjustment to Premium Processing Fees

    Considering filing for premium processing for an OPT application? U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a final rule that will increase the filing fee for Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing, to adjust for inflation. The fee change will go into effect on Feb. 26, 2024.

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