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Fall 2012
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From the Directors

UNH Unveils New International Travel Assistance and Insurance Program

Changing Lives, Changing Campus: UNH Enrolls Its Largest International Class

Continuing Success: Emily Chung

International Recruitment 101: How Students Find and Choose UNH

Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 12-18

An Oasis of Knowledge - Project SMART

Fulbright Scholars Jason Gilmore and Meagan Wengrove Embark on Year of Service

Hartter receives prestigious National Geographic Society Research and Exploration Grant

UNH and the Peace Corps

Scholarships and Giving

IA alumni—at UNH and Beyond


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Special Focus:
A Growing International Student Presence on Campus


With a big recruitment effort by Navitas, the Durham campus becomes a more cosmopolitan learning environment.


Changing Lives, Changing Campus: UNH Enrolls Its Largest International Class
This fall, UNH enrolled 206 individuals from countries including Nepal, Vietnam, Korea, Saudi Arabia, India and China.


Emily Chung


Continuing Success:  Emily Chung
Emily appreciates the attention she received during her Navitas year: “I was glad I did the program, it taught me to be more interactive both in the classroom and outside of it.”


International Recruitment 101:  
How Students Find and Choose UNH

...with so many universities worldwide and over 2,800 in the U.S. alone, how do our international students find and ultimately choose UNH?




See this semester's winning study abroad photos on CIE's Facebook page!


 
  Additional Articles

New UNH International Travel Assistance and Insurance Program

Effective immediately, UNH is providing international travel assistance and insurance to all students, faculty and staff traveling abroad on University-related activities.

An Oasis of Knowledge - Project SMART

Project SMART students benefit from practicing science with peers who come from diverse backgrounds, like Althea Jennings of Jordan.

Fulbright Scholars Jason Gilmore and Meagan Wengrove Embark on Year of Service

The Fulbright is one of those fellowships with instant name recognition around the world. This year, two UNH students join this elite group.


UNH and the Peace Corps

Alumna Brittany Hill is building bonds of culture and friendship as a Peace Corps volunteer in Moldova.


Hartter receives prestigious National Geographic Society Research and Exploration Grant

Geography professor Joel Hartter was recently awarded a $20,000 grant to research the impacts of population explosion and climate change on resource availability and conservation efforts in Uganda.

Scholarships and Giving

CIE now offers additional round of study abroad scholarships and Bill and Martha Jackson double their scholarship support of study abroad.

IA alumni—at UNH and Beyond

Alumni are all over the world!

~ Giving back—Changing lives

The Founders Fund for International Affairs was established to enable UNH undergraduate students from any major to expand their interests and career options into the international arena. Consider making a difference.
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Faculty Travel Reports

Faculty Travel Reports

This summer, CIE travel grants enabled UNH faculty to pursue their professional endeavors all over the world. Topics included body mapping, a recital of Brazilian Art Song, and discussions of moose management issues spanning two continents. Summer 2012 recipients include:

  Peter Pekins ------- Poland
  Szu-Feng Chen ---- Singapore
  Meghan Howey --- Uganda
  Jenni Cook -------- Brazil
  Lu Yan ------------- England

New Hampshire International Seminar
Innovations in Sustainable Development

Through NHIS, CIE spotlights international research to encourage a campus-wide conversation on current international issues. This fall, CIE partnered with UNH Net Impact, The Center on Social Innovation and Finance at The Carsey Institute, UNH Sustainability Institute, and UNH Environmental Research Group to focus on innovations to some of the globe's most pressing development challenges.

~ About CIE

The UNH Center for International Education supports campus-wide internationalization and student, faculty and staff engagement on the international level. Center activities include:
International affairs dual major
Study abroad
Scholarship opportunities
International seminars
Faculty development  
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~ About OISS

OISS supports the internationalization goals of the university by serving as the primary resource on immigration compliance matters and by providing services to address the non-academic and transition concerns of students and scholars:
Immigration advising and visa document preparation
In-depth orientation for students and scholars
Work authorization and U.S. permanent residence applications
Educational, social and cultural programming
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