Tag: study abroad

Uncovering the Politics of Eritrea

Faculty members and 11 students embark on a two-week trip to Eritrea BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI, STAFF WRITER Last summer, faculty from the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution along with 11 Ph.D. undergraduate and graduate students went on a study…

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Considering Study Abroad to Mason Korea?

Meeting with Mason Korea Coordinator, Grace Lee BY YA-EN SIE, REPORTER Grace Lee, the Mason Korea Campus Coordinator at Fairfax, takes an important role in helping students with study abroad within the Mason community. Lee works closely with University Life, especially…

Third time’s the charm

Mason’s study abroad office rebrands itself for second time BY JENNIFER SHASKAN & NATALIA KOLENKO   Mason’s study abroad office has rebranded itself for the second time in just over a year. Originally named the Center for Global Education, the…

Summer internship: Student releases penguins in New Zealand

This story was originally published in the August 31 issue of Fourth Estate. Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Laurel Mahoney, a junior at Mason, made her dreams a reality this summer when she bought a ticket to travel halfway across…

Studying Abroad in Florence

This story was originally published in the March 25 issue of Fourth Estate. Twenty-three Mason undergraduates are currently living and studying in Florence, Italy through the Center for Global Education’s Florence Semester. The program allows students to earn class credit…

Summer study abroad to Israel-Palestine brought to sudden end

Students studying abroad in Israel-Palestine this summer were forced to evacuate the region four weeks early. As airstrikes between Israel and Hamas began to intensify and violence escalated in Gaza, the university suspended the study abroad program. Yehuda Lukacs, the…

Mason joins initiative to boost study abroad participation

Mason has joined a national initiative aimed at doubling the number of U.S. students studying abroad. The initiative, called Generation Study Abroad, is a program by the Institute of International Education, a Washington D.C. based non-profit. Mason’s goal as a…

Federal financial aid cut for non-Mason study abroad programs

At the beginning of the fall semester, the Office of Financial Aid informed the Center for Global Education that federal financial aid would no longer be applied to non-Mason study abroad programs. Changes to federal financial aid regulations have changed…