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Study Abroad Service-Learning Offers Fresh Perspective on Immigration

Virginia Commonwealth University's Global Education Office has a long legacy of offering students unique, life-enhancing study abroad experiences. This summer, GEO added a dimension to its education abroad opportunities by offering a study abroad program that not only allowed students to participate in language and cultural immersion, but in community service projects at the same time.

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Expanding Horizons: VCU's Inaugural Faculty Development Seminar

Two weeks in a foreign land are certain to change ones perspective on the world. And for the eight VCU faculty and staff who participated in the Global Education Office’s Inaugural Faculty Development Seminar, this was no exception.

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GEO announces Winners of 2013 International Strategic Initiative Awards

The ISIA program funds proposals from academic units to develop new programming in support of the internationalization goals set forth in VCU's strategic plan, Quest for Distinction.

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VCU Launches New Global Education Living-Learning Program

The vision of VCU's strategic plan, Quest for Distinction continues to become a reality with the launch of VCU Globe, a global education living-learning community.

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Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission Visit Highlights Student Success at VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University Saudi Student Organization, Global Education Office, and Office of Strategic Enrollment Management hosted delegates from the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) on Apr. 24-25.

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VCU Global Health Symposium Promotes Awareness, Collaboration

Building awareness and developing opportunities for collaboration was the theme of the VCU Global Health Symposium on Apr. 27 when more than 60 students, faculty and staff gathered at the Hermes L. Kontos Medical Science Building to engage in discussion about international outreach focused on improving health outcomes around the globe.

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VCU men's basketball coach Shaka Smart visits Global Education Office's International Cafe

VCU Men's Basketball head coach Shaka Smart made a surprise guest appearance to a group of more than 100 VCU students from around the world last week. The visit was part of Global Education Office's International Caf&e acute; .

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Thinking Globally, Acting Locally VCU International Community Volunteers in Henrico County

Thirty-four members of Virginia Commonwealth University's international community participated in the food packaging event hosted by international relief organization "Stop Hunger Now" last month at the First Presbyterian Church in Richmond.

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VCU international partnership provides collaboration opportunity for School of Engineering students

In the field of engineering, collaboration is an expected part of the design process. But for four VCU undergraduates in the School of Engineering, that process involved a unique international experience that brought a broadened world view and a deeper knowledge of their respective fields.

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