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February 28, 2018
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Illinois International News
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Vice Provost Mabokela recognized for campus leadership, reflects on a changing higher education landscape and what the U.S. can learn from its international partners
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Global Connections: University YMCA partnership with Sierra Leone YMCA fosters international understanding, expands student opportunities
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Illinois International announces recipients of 2017/18 International Achievement Awards
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International Week will take place on the Illinois campus from April 1-7, 2018
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For the seventh time in the past eight years, Illinois recognized as a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students with 13 awards
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Illinois International grants available to support international conference travel, internationally-themed events
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Illinois News Bureau's Behind the Scenes: Weightless in San Luis Potosi

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Illinois News Bureau: University of Illinois librarian to help Puerto Rican libraries with disaster recovery
  sri mulyani indrawati accepts best minister in the world award plaque
Illinois alum, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia, Sri Mulyani Indrawati named "Best Minister in the World" during World Government Summit
    professor karen tabb dina poses with colleagues in brazil
In case you missed it: Illinois professor highlights the needs of minority populations through dialogue, collaboration

Global Engagement Opportunities
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Celebrate and showcase the global impact of your RSO, unit, or college by hosting an event during International Week
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Proposals are now being accepted for the 2018 BRIDGE seed fund in collaboration with the University of Birmingham
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International Student & Scholar Services has launched ISSSTRAINS, a training program designed to help students, faculty, and staff learn how to contribute to the creation of a more culturally inclusive university environment
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Participate in the Communication for Development Workshop by AgReach! The workshop brings together students and professionals to strengthen their communications understanding, skillsets in the field of international development
Upcoming Events & Deadlines
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Celebrate International Women's Day on March 8 with the "12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories" campus event. 12 Illinois faculty members will share the stories of women who have made an impact in their discipline
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Register to attend the 35th Annual International Dinner and Performance Night, co-hosted by the University YMCA and International Student & Scholar Services
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Register to attend Connecting Health & Service in a Global Context, a panel discussion featuring the 2017/18 International Achievement Award Recipients
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