Posts Tagged ‘iie’

Few American students study abroad. Many more should

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 8:39 am, Last Updated: March 25, 2016 at 8:41 am

More than 40% of first-year undergraduate students in America say they intend to study abroad.  By the time they are done with school though, fewer than 10% have. I recently heard a computer science student at Mason say that studying abroad would interfere with his major and hurt his ability to get his dream job. […]

International students bring much value to our universities and our communities

Posted: December 6, 2014 at 9:36 am

With Kirk Heffelmire Here’s a ranking in which the United States comes out on top: American universities attract more international students than any other country (according to UNESCO).  About one in five students in the world who study abroad choose the U.S. as their destination. This is a very good thing, because international students enrich […]

Top 10 reasons to study abroad

Posted: October 13, 2014 at 9:04 am, Last Updated: October 17, 2014 at 2:43 pm

As we prepare for tomorrow’s official opening of Mason Global Center, I thought it would be timely to share my top 10 reasons why every college student should try to study abroad if at all possible: You will learn to appreciate what makes people around the world different You will learn to appreciate what makes people around the world the […]