SHU students explore study abroad opportunities
Jun11

SHU students explore study abroad opportunities

Many Seton Hall students and professors take advantage of the summer months to study abroad. Some will take part in study abroad programs headed to Italy and China among other places. Director of International Programs Maria Bouzas explained why students choose to study abroad. “Studying abroad allows students to gain new skills and experiences by going outside of their comfort zone. By living abroad for an extended period of time,...

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Student journeys to Moscow for foreign policy studies
Apr11

Student journeys to Moscow for foreign policy studies

Many students dream of studying a semester abroad. Whether it be in Europe, Australia or Asia, Seton Hall students have crossed multiple oceans to experience different cultures. Alexandro Granata, a junior diplomacy major, has spent the past two semesters studying abroad in Moscow, Russia. Granata has been studying at Moscow State Institute of International Relations, primarily focusing on advancing his studies on foreign policy. The...

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Pirates cross seas for their studies
Feb22

Pirates cross seas for their studies

Seton Hall has a wide array of students from across the globe ranging from Israel to Brazil. Many students come from exchange programs, while others simply move to the United States to follow in their families’ footsteps. SHU has extended its roots by accepting students from different countries, diversifying the student body. Gabriel Viola, a junior business major, is an international student from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Viola spent a...

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GMB works to spread compassion abroad
Feb08

GMB works to spread compassion abroad

The SHU Global Medical Brigades (GMB) is a student-led organization that unites students from different colleges and majors, forming a family with the goal of giving back. GMB aims to resolve global health and economic disparities. According to club members, GMB inspires them to work together toward an equal world. The group often goes on mission trips to under-privileged communities. Natalie Miranda, a sophomore biology major and...

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SHU’s School of Health and Medical Sciences partners internationally
Feb01

SHU’s School of Health and Medical Sciences partners internationally

Seton Hall’s School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) is forming a partnership with both the Australian Catholic University in Sydney, Australia and the University of Canterbury – New Zealand in Christchurch, New Zealand. Dean of the School of Health and Medical Sciences, Brian Shulman, said in a telephone interview that the SHMS has “embarked on an international strategy” to provide students with the opportunity to study abroad....

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Exchange program students and alumni live, learn, and teach in Japan
Oct19

Exchange program students and alumni live, learn, and teach in Japan

Ikebukuro, Japan is a district of Tokyo teeming with youth, spirit and culture and if you attend school there, according to Gerald Mattia, a senior Asian studies major, it is like living life in an anime. Ikebukuro is a neighborhood with countless places for entertainment and with shopping centers, arcades and even places like the Pokémon Center, there is hardly a lack of amusement. This past summer, Seton Hall students a year there...

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Not all study abroad confined to elective credits
Feb24

Not all study abroad confined to elective credits

Seton Hall offers international experiences to students interested in seeing the world, but in some instances, the problems in the world outweigh eager-to-travel students’ ability to do so. One such instance is the Communication Program’s study abroad course, “Intercultural Communication in Nicaragua” (COST 2130), scheduled to take flight this May. While the study abroad trip offers communication students a diverse experience of work...

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Terrorism one of many factors that caused decline in study abroad applicants
Feb04

Terrorism one of many factors that caused decline in study abroad applicants

On average, 350 Seton Hall students study abroad each year, Maria Bouzas, director of Office of International Programs (OIP) said. But some study abroad trips offered to Seton Hall students have seen a decrease in the number of students who enroll in the wake of recent international terrorist attacks. Martha Carpentier, English professor, said in an email that there is a decrease in students signing up for the Spring break trip to...

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