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Widening horizons through an exchange
Marta Hardardottir has always wanted to study somewhere outside Iceland. “I thought it would be a good way to widen my horizon, get to know other cultures, as well as my own,” she said.
International Students Named Recipients of the 2022 Mestenhauser Awards for Excellence in Campus Internationalization
Exchange Student Enjoys Experiencing Different Cultures
Bolli Steinn Huginsson, an exchange student from the University of Iceland, spent the fall 2021 semester at the University of Minnesota. He enjoyed the diversity of culture in the U.S.
CARLA Summer Institutes Lead to Deeper Learning in Language Classes
Developing literacy in a language is more than just learning to write, speak, and understand. Using language texts to develop cultural knowledge is also key.
Virtual Internships Enable Global Learning
The COVID-19 pandemic caused more than 1,000 University of Minnesota study abroad students to return home early in the spring 2020 semester and squashed plans for learning abroad over the summer. But that didn’t mean an end to all international experiences.