February News and Events from Global Initiatives
February News and Events from Global Initiatives
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Hi, there!
Our February calendar is packed with events, with something for everyoneand the list keeps growing! In this issue of the newsletter, read about activities, opportunities, and the latest news from Global Initiatives.

COVID-19 Campus Reminder

Staff can meet with students in-person, but will also continue to meet remotely via phone, Zoom or Google Meet, if preferred. Miami University requires face coverings indoors at all times, regardless of vaccination status.

Eleven Miami students, alumni named semifinalists in Fulbright competition

Seven Miami seniors, one graduate student, and three alumni have been recommended by the U.S. National Screening Committees for further consideration by the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board in the countries to which they applied. They will learn this spring whether they will receive the Fulbright grants.
Did you know? Miami was named by the Institute of International Education (IIE) as one of the "Top Producing Institutions" for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Read More: Fulbright Semifinalists

Upcoming Information Sessions: Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 2023-2024

Graduating seniors and recent alumni are invited to attend one of our information sessions that will highlight opportunities open to applicants in the Fulbright U.S. Student competition.
  • March 4, noon (Virtual)
  • March 30, noon (McGuffey Hall 418)
  • April 11, 3 p.m. (Upham Hall 131)
  • April 26, 3 p.m. (Irvin Hall 024)
View All Fulbright Info Sessions

Come Work with Global Initiatives!

Be part of a team dedicated to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for students, staff, and faculty! We currently have three open positions. Full descriptions and application link are available on the Miami Jobs website:

Global Initiatives Staff Member Named to NAFSA Academy for International Education

Program coordinator Alicia Castillo Shrestha has been selected to the Region 6 cohort of the 2022 Class of NAFSA’s Academy for International Education, a unique opportunity to develop personal and professional capacities in the field. Alicia's many accomplshments include coordinating Miami's Global Readiness Certificate, an academic program that combines Miami coursework, co-curricular activities, and community involvement focused on global readiness.
Read More: Alicia Shrestha Castillo

Strippel Spring Programming Explores Dialogue Across Difference

Continuing with the theme of "The Responsibility To Act," the Robert E. Strippel Memorial Fund for Continuing Dialogue on Human Rights and Social Justice announces virtual programming for the spring semester. Learn skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground, and affirm the importance of the relationship.
Learn More: Spring Strippel Programming

Co-Sponsored Semester Program Info Sessions

Did you know that Miami offers more than a dozen co-sponsored study abroad programs, across four continents? On co-sponsored programs, students pay Miami tuition and a set program fee which allows them to use their normal Miami scholarships like they were on campus.
Join Education Abroad in February and March for a series of virtual info sessions about these popular programs!
Learn More: Co-Sponsored Info Sessions

Registration for Institute for Learning in Retirement Spring Semester Opens Soon!

Join ILR for our 25th Anniversary year, with virtual, hybrid, and in-person classes across a variety of topics! Registration for spring courses runs from March 1-22, and courses begin on March 28. Visit MiamiOH.edu/ILR for details!
Miami in Luxembourg
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Study in Luxembourg! 

Our Spring 2022 students have settled into their "home away from home" as they enjoy the life-changing experience of studying at MUDEC. Would you like to learn more about becoming part of this Miami tradition? Interested students and families are invited to attend either of these upcoming info sessions, hosted by assistant director of Miami in Luxembourg Kimberly Miller:
(And in case you missed it, read all about Kimberly's MUDEC experience and why you should #FindYourPlace in Luxembourg!)
apply to become an iPOL luxembourg info sessions Fulbright information sessions
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