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Global Festival and Study Abroad Fair Sept. 20
Enjoy traditional foods prepared by numerous international student groups and learn more about exciting opportunities to study...
Leadership development is focus of State Department program bringing 100 Iraqi students to Wayne State July 5-9
100 Iraqi students arrived at Wayne State University July 5 as part of the Iraq Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP), a...
Conversation Hour helps international students understand English language and culture
"The sun shines on shop signs" … "Wishy-washy Wanda watched her watch get washed" … Nevermind trying to say them five...
It takes a village, some cattle, and a new merit scholarship to support Brazilian student's return to WSU for graduate studies
The first recipient of a $3,000 Dean’s Merit Scholarship for Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP) alumni is using the...
English Language Institute library helps international students improve reading skills
Fiction, non-fiction or poetry? International students in the English Language Institute’s (ELI) extensive reading course...
Wayne State alumni’s scholarships enable 13 students to dream big about their futures
Private awards administered by the Center for Arab American Philanthropy, an ACCESS institution The burden of tuition costs...
Cancer symposium highlights partnership between WSU and Fudan University in Shanghai
A delegation of researchers from Shanghai Medical College at Fudan University visited Wayne State to share discoveries and...
Szczęśliwej podróży! Study Abroad and Global Programs receives financial gift, best wishes from local donor supporting trip to Poland
A significant gift from Farmington Hills resident Ray Okonski is benefiting students in a two-week Study Abroad program that...
Ontario's Butler repeats as Midwest Region Softball Player of the Year
Division II Conference Commissioner's Association honors the efforts of pitcher/outfielder Lyndsay Butler (Cambridge, Ont.), as...
Alumna links global peacemakers during Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative fellowship in Colombia
Peace educators worldwide are sharing ideas and curricula through a virtual platform launched in Colombia last month with the...
Summer English program will sharpen reading and writing skills for scholars and business professionals
International scholars and staff who want to refine their academic communication skills, and non-native English speaking...
New study abroad program takes students to Accra, Ghana's evolving capital
While exploring the history and culture of Accra, recently labeled “Africa’s Capital of Cool” by The New York Times,...
Internationals @ Wayne State connects students studying abroad
Nurturing intercultural friendships is what it’s all about for a new student organization, Internationals @ Wayne State,...
Giving back to Guatemala
Check out the humanitarian efforts of three members of WSU’s women’s basketball program during spring break.
Help international students improve language skills - and have fun doing it!
Whether it’s a game of ‘Jeopardy’ or a conversation over a cup of coffee, international students welcome unique...
VP Ezzeddine quoted in article about new travel ban
http://www.chronicle.com/article/New-Travel-Ban-Still-Sows/239419?cid=wsinglestory_433_1
International alumnus creates global business focused on chemicals for life science research
  Over the coming months, look for videos, stories and events that feature some of the many Wayne State initiatives and...
Saudi students thank WSU police for efforts
In a show of appreciation for the safe, secure environment the Wayne State University Police Department provides for students...
Merit scholarships for international students
Highly qualified international incoming freshmen are eligible for these Wayne State merit scholarships: Warrior Award...
Student activities are main focus of International Education Week
A discussion on the hot-button topic of refugees, lunch and learning with a Peace Corps volunteer and pointers on the game of...
International Education Week 2016
International Education Week, a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, focuses...
Podcast focuses on benefits of study abroad
Learn about the benefits of studying abroad during this podcast featuring Margaret Ogg, program manager in Study Abroad and...
International Coffee Hour helps improve language skills
Get a taste of global culture and cuisine during an assortment of noontime gatherings getting underway across campus. The...
Global Festival and Study Abroad Fair Sept. 21
Enjoy traditional foods prepared by numerous international student groups and learn more about exciting opportunities to study...
TU Graz students arive for Engineering Study Abroad program
College of Engineering welcomes five students from Graz University of Technology in Austria for six weeks of study and research.
First project broadens Fulbright Scholar Tim Butler’s business insights
In an increasingly global business world, Timothy Butler, associate professor in the Mike Ilitch School of Business, believes...
Associate Provost Matthew Ouellett heads to Mongolia with Fulbright Specialist award
Summer plans for Associate Provost Mathew Ouellett, who also directs the Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL), include...
Register now for Chinese Corp Summer Camp at Oakland Center
Applications are being accepted for the Wayne State University China Corps Summer Camp in Farmington Hills. This new offering...
To Sir (Elton John), with Love: Fulbright recipient Eldonna May encouraged by performer to pursue career in music
Reflecting on the honor of receiving a 2016-17 Fulbright “Core” teaching and research award for Botswana, Eldonna May, a...
Egyptian scholarship student chooses Wayne State for MBA
Drawn by the strength of the university’s business program and its role in Detroit’s industrial history, Nada Khodir is...
WSU explores academic exchange opportunities with delegation from Lebanese University
A delegation from The Lebanese University recently visited Wayne State University to explore study and academic exchange...
International conversation flows across campus
Like great artists, musicians and writers throughout history, students, faculty and staff are sharing ideas and conversations...
Fulbright application assistance available for faculty who want to share their passion with global audience
Dreams of global teaching and research can become reality for faculty through the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, which is...
Fat Tuesday treat is tasty on snowy morning
Rachel Hackett (right) was among streams of students and faculty walking from all corners of campus to Manoogian Hall in...
New international exchange partners Wayne State with Dutch university
A new international exchange program focused on international business offers students the opportunity to study at Fontys...
Counselors help international students navigate their new world
No matter what continent a college student calls home, concerns that crop up on campus are universal. Every student has a...
International Education Week events focus on students (and will rock!)
The Office of International Programs has created a full schedule of student-focused events – fun, educational and FREE...
International Education Week 2015
International Education Week, a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, focuses...
Fulbright Scholar Workshop: Awards for Faculty
Fulbright Scholar Workshop - Awards for Faculty Wednesday November 18 Noon – 1 p.m. McGregor...
Meet Ambassador Yousif Ghafari, the man behind Ghafari Hall
International Education Week keynote presentation Yousif B. Ghafari, ’74, ’75, ’77 Wednesday, Nov. 18, 4...
Ketchup & Curry: Your Guide to Life and Success in America
Book-signing and visit with alumnus Vivek Sreedhar Tuesday Nov. 17, noon, Hilberry A, Student Center International Week...
¡Bienvenido! Study Abroad welcomes second cohort of students from Mexico
For the second consecutive year, Wayne State is hosting 25 Mexican students who are arriving this week for a month of intensive...
Global Festival and Study Abroad Fair highlight international food, travel
The Wayne State community ate its way around the world without leaving campus during the 45th annual Global Festival and Study...
Fulbright Scholar joins graduate program in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Tunisian Fulbright Scholar Mohamed Kilani has chosen Wayne State University to work on his second master’s degree.
Fulbright Student Program offers new grad award and opportunity in Poland
A Skype interview for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant has given new grad Maria Mellis some ideas for...
From (Detroit to) Russia with love: Undergrad Research grant and scholarships fund Study Abroad dream trip for theatre student
The words “Russia” and “superpower” usually bring to mind the Cold War, nuclear arsenals and espionage,...
U.S. ambassador to Oman visits WSU in Muscat
Greta Holtz (center), U.S. ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman, visited with staff from the Office of International Programs at...
Engineering alumnus visits WSU in Riyadh
Abdulaziz Alohaly, president of The Public Transport Authority in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and a College of Engineering alumnus,...
Alumni help recruit students in Riyadh
Alumni are helping staff from the Office of International Programs recruit new students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, at the...
Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility awards available for U.S. scholars and professionals
Applications due Aug. 1 Nearly 50 grants are available in the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S....
School of Medicine freshmen spend spring break gaining hands-on training during overseas missions
The first year of medical school lays the critical foundation for clinical success, but the intensive hours spent in lectures...
British ambassador discusses Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Sir Peter Westmacott, British ambassador to the United States, was a guest on the Craig Fahle show on WDET-FM April 9. The pair...
Senior Patricia Truong takes first place in statewide Japanese speech contest
For the first time, a Wayne State University student has taken first place in the Michigan Japanese Language Speech Contest, an...
Confucius Institute seeks Quiz Bowl champs
On March 22, hundreds of middle and high school students will converge on Warren’s Chatterton Middle School to see which...
Confucius Cafe offers culture, cuisine and conversation to campus Sinophiles
Take the elevator to the 11th floor of the Maccabees Building at noon on a Thursday and when the doors open you’ll know...
Lebanese American University students foster multiculturalism at WSU
Some of the brightest young minds in the Middle East and North Africa are spending a summer at Wayne State University as part...