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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

While holding onto nothing but hope, I was fortunate enough to go to Japan during the 2020-2021 academic year — the only UMass student to do so. I studied abroad at International Christian University in Mitaka, Tokyo and fell in love with Japan in a way that I hadn’t before. Ever since I’ve returned to the U.S., all I think about is how to get back to my home away from home.

Thursday, November 4, 2021

In Summer 2021, I was selected to participate in the DAAD RISE program which allows English-speaking undergraduate students to work in a research lab in Germany.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Finding Fun in Florence

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The University of Massachusetts Amherst was among the higher ed institutions recognized today by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for having produced the most Gilman Scholarship recipients over the past 20 years in the Large Institution category. A total of 285 students from UMass Amherst received Gilman awards since 2001.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Meet Fengyue (Lisa) Zhao ‘22, a Math and Linguistics double major, who studied at the University of Konstanz in Germany in the spring of 2021. Fengyue comes to UMass as an international student from Guangzhou, China, and wanted a different perspective on her academic interests. “Academically, United States and Europe are two ideal place to study linguistics, especially computational linguistics. It’s very cool to be exposed to both American and German linguistics courses and research. I benefited a lot from reflecting both the similarities and differences.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Institute of International Education (IIE) announced its annual Senior International Officer (SIO) of the Year Award today, presenting the 2021 honor to Dr. Kalpen Trivedi, Associate Provost for International Programs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.