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Study abroad is "stronger than ever"

Ever since sending students home mid-semester in spring of 2020, Notre Dame’s study abroad team has been working to get students back into the program. Their efforts have been successful; upcoming study abroad numbers will exceed pre-pandemic enrollment. A total of 824 students studied abroad in the 2019-2020 academic school...
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Three programs later: Wenhao Yu’s Notre Dame Journey

When Wenhao Yu first came to the United States, he had no idea that a study abroad semester would propel him into a new life and promising future career. Now, almost three Notre Dame programs later, he is not planning on leaving anytime soon.…
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NDI features stories of women who empower in the world of sustainability

"Sustainability is a way of understanding the world, recognizing the role each one of us plays in it as a part of an interconnected and complex web of societies, economies, and ecosystems," says Sofía Del Valle, a 2019 master of global affairs graduate in the Keough School of Global Affairs…
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International Ambassadors welcome students, help them navigate life on campus

Starting college is bound to cause high levels of stress and excitement for any incoming student. But for international students spending their entire college experience abroad, the transition creates its own set of questions and possibilities. To help these students, Notre Dame International created the International Ambassadors…
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New study abroad program in Jerusalem open to students outside of Notre Dame

Notre Dame International (NDI) is now accepting applications from undergraduate students outside of the University of Notre Dame for a residential study abroad program in Jerusalem that will take place in the spring of 2022. The Journey to Jerusalem program is a unique residential learning community which will provide students the opportunity to...
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A Semester, Interrupted: International Student Stories

As the pandemic first exploded in the United States in early spring, international students had to make a tough call: Should they find a way to stay on campus or return to their home countries to wait for the situation to resolve itself? The crisis intensified in many locations across...