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NEW FRIENDS — Students gather to discuss their experiences and what they expect from the program.

Languages, Literatures and International Studies Department hosts Fall Kickoff

Amelia Kashian September 8, 2023

At the start of each school year, many departments host kickoff parties to introduce faculty and staff and to create a welcoming environment before classes begin. The Languages, Literatures & International...

NMU International Studies Program

Study abroad informational sessions to be hosted weekly

Andie Balenger January 23, 2023

The International Programs Office will be hosting weekly learning sessions over Zoom for students interested in studying abroad.  With travel opportunities in over 50 different countries, Study Abroad...

Service Project in Cambodia

Superior Edge offers community service opportunities in Greece

Madoline Plattenberg October 12, 2022

At NMU’s Center for Student Enrichment (CSE), Superior Edge is offering students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to delve into community service projects while abroad in Greece.  The tentative dates...

Parque La Libertad in Costa Rica where Peter Griggs has been working as a part of his study abroad experience. Griggs is one of a few students that has been able to have an in-person travel abroad experience during COVID-19.

Study abroad programs reemerging after COVID-19 closures

Annamarie Parker, Contributing writer February 14, 2022

Study abroad options are reopening and the administrators of NMU’s international studies program feel prepared for what’s next, remain adaptable to new changes and are confident with the way they are...

CROSS CULTURAL - Olivia Dunn, a Polish-American student, makes perogies with her German Slavic studies major friend  and Polish exchange student friend in what she calls a true coming together of different cultures to appreciate one. Dunn has made friends from all over the globe in her program in Oldenburg, Germany.

Global experiences during a global pandemic

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor February 2, 2022

Olivia Dunn, third year international studies major, grew up in a Polish American household and knew she loved languages and travel at a young age. She learned Polish and has a language certification...

BIENVENIDOS—As preparation for the Cuba course Professor Sarah Mittlefehldt visited to survey the area the class is intended to visit to ensure the educational experience would progress smoothly.

Students explore Cuba

Justin Van't Hof February 27, 2020

Cuba has long captivated the minds of those curious about its unique and colorful culture and its different political ideology. This spring break, a group of 10 NMU students co-led by Sarah Mittlefehldt,...

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