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If you have studied abroad, now that you've returned to the U.S., you may find yourself reflecting on your time abroad, the new friends you made, your changed perspective, etc. Maybe you are asking yourself, “What’s next for me?” For help in answering those questions, you should attend the EVOLVE: The Study Abroad Returnee Conference. It was created especially for study abroad returnees from New York’s Capital District and beyond, will be held at the UAlbany on Saturday, September 24 from 9:30AM-3:30PM.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Aug. 8, 2016) – As Super Typhoon Nepartak approached Taiwan, Cidny Ramirez knew she was living her dream. Ramirez, a native of Colombia and junior at UAlbany, is studying abroad in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, as the University’s first National Science Foundation (NSF) Partnership in International Research and Education (PIRE) grant recipient.
Biology/German Major Steers Medical Success
As fate would have it, Dr. Susan Galandiuk’s choice of double major at UAlbany would make a significant impact on her life’s direction.
Galandiuk knew she wanted to pursue a career in medicine. Because she “always loved science,” her decision to major in biology made perfect sense. Opting to take on a second major in German – while less conventional, perhaps – was just as formative.
The University at Albany and Downstate Medical Center will partner on a five-year project to conduct HIV research and training for the country of Kazakhstan. UAlbany's School of Public Health will provide the majority of the training while SUNY Downstate will conduct the research through its New York State International Training and Research Program (NYS-ITRP), directed by SUNY Downstate Medical Center Distinguished Service Professor Jack DeHovitz, MD, MPH.
Two of the most highly ranked private universities in Latin America have become even more affordable options for UAlbany Study Abroad students, thanks to a new scholarship from Spanish mega-bank Santander to the Center for International Education and Global Strategy. This funding from one of Europe's largest financial institutions will support semester-length and summer programs in Argentina’s Universidad del Salvador and a summer program in Brazil’s Mackenzie University.