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Vol. II, December 20, 2017
 
In this Edition
 
 
 
Message from the Vice Provost
 
 
 

Dear Colleagues,

As I look back upon the past year, I am grateful to each member of the IIP team and our partners across campus for your tremendous efforts, hard work, and dedication. The past year has been challenging for our international community and the collective efforts of our team have allowed the University to not only survive, but to thrive. As I look ahead to the coming year, I am excited about the opportunities that await and look forward to working with you as we continue to make Illinois a preeminent, global university.

I wish you a holiday season filled with joy, peace, hope, well-earned rest, and success for 2018.

mabokela

 
 
 
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Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela
Vice Provost for International Affairs and Global Strategies

 
Illinois International News
 
 
 
 
Illinois International announces call for applications for faculty and staff funding opportunity
   
Illinois International launches restructured website to improve user navigation, access to services
 
 
Illinois a top global destination for international students, leader in international educational opportunities
   
Happy holidays from Illinois International Programs!

 
 
Illinois grad and Fulbright recipient shares experience through personal "Learning in Lampang" blog
   
Adding commercial soy in developing countries brings unique challenges

 
 
 
Illinois professor highlights the needs of minority populations through dialogue, collaboration

   
Beyond Borders: How two American universities are competing to build the biggest collection of Indian comic books in the world
 
 
 
Illinois News Bureau, Expert Viewpoints: What should we make of Russia's revolution now?

   
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center and the Slavic Reference Service at Illinois receive competitive U.S. Department of State Title VIII Grant
 
 
 
ISSS Social Media Series: International Students Graduating this December
 
 
 
 
ISSS is featuring several international students who are graduating this December on social media. Follow ISSS on Facebook, Twitter (@ISSSIllinois), and Instagram (@ISSSIllinois) to meet these amazing soon-to-be alumni!
 
 
 
Upcoming Events & Deadlines
 
 
 
 
School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics offering low-cost, intensive language classes during Winter Break
   
Finance your study abroad experience with an I4I or IIP scholarship, applications open through February 15
 
 
 
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