By: Savin Mattozzi ~Staff Writer~ In light of the recent attacks in London that killed five and injured 50 others, Xavier’s study abroad office continues to strive to ensure the safety of students studying abroad. Just under 50 students are studying abroad this semester, including one in Scotland and another in Ireland. Neither was in London at the time of the attacks. Kim Diehl, the assistant director for education abroad at the Center for International Education explains that there is a system set in place if there is an event in a country where a student is studying abroad. The … Continue reading Attacks raise questions of safety
By: Jonathan Hogue ~Jon Hogue Look Alike Runner-Up~ “Students need an opportunity to be in solidarity with communities outside of their own, and we’re excited to offer a fresh, exciting experience for Musketeers,” Marsha Musketeer in the Center for International Education said. For years, Xavier students have immersed themselves in communities around the world in order to work for and with others. The Office of International Education and Center for Faith and Justice, along with outside groups, are offering a weeklong immersion trip to the Norwood Kroger location to bring this fun home. “Xavier students have some less than accurate … Continue reading Sure, solidarity, yeah
By: Maddie Day ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s Center for International Education (CIE) will sponsor a study abroad trip to Nicaragua this spring as part of its “Solidarity Semester.” The Solidarity Semester provides students with the opportunity to fulfill 12 to 15 … Continue reading CIE to sponsor Solidarity Semester
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