End of Program Workshop Photo Contest

End of Program Workshop Photo Contest

During last month’s End of Program Workshop, the winning images of the Global UGRAD photo contest were featured during the final dinner celebration.┬áThe World Learning team received an overwhelming number of photos from participants this semester, and as is tradition, the team selected a few favorites! – Hali Abdoulaye Aboubacar (Niger, Minnesota State University Mankato) roasting marshmallows with friends. – …

Local Adventures

Local Adventures

As we approach the mid-point of the semester, Global UGRADs across the United States have become acquainted with their new homes and settled into campus life. Now comfortable at their host universities, many have set off to explore their local communities. Global UGRADs are discovering every part of the United States; from Maine to Georgia, New Hampshire to California, their …

What Are Global UGRADs Looking Forward To?

What Are Global UGRADs Looking Forward To?

At this point in the semester, Global UGRADs from around the world have settled into their new homes in the United States. With the stress of relocating to a new country now behind them, most are now looking to the months ahead and have a great deal to look forward to. Here are a few examples of what they have …

End of Program Workshop: Photo Contest

End of Program Workshop: Photo Contest

Last month, Global UGRADs from host campuses around the country gathered in Washington, DC for the first End of Program Workshop in three years. The workshop primarily focused on professional and leadership development, as well as team building. However, at the core of the workshop was an emphasis on cultivating a sense of community among these international exchange students. As …

Global UGRAD and the Love of Language

Global UGRAD and the Love of Language

February 21st marked International Mother Language Day. In celebration of the diversity of languages, two Global UGRAD participants share their passion for learning and speaking multiple languages. Their interest in the study of language has propelled them to continue learning new words, cultures, and ways of thinking about the world around them. We hope you will enjoy reading their perspectives …