Topic: international students

The International Student Experience Center was created in May 2017 as a place to forge a sense of community and support, while simultaneously raising visibility and gathering resources for international students.

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International Student Experience Center fosters community, support

April 16, 2018 0 comments

Following requests to increase support and resources offered to international students, the University created the International Student Experience Center in May 2017, said Christina Phillips, the center’s program director.

Fewer international science, engineering grad students in U.S.

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Fewer international science, engineering grad students in U.S.

March 14, 2018 0 comments

International enrollment in science and engineering graduate programs in the United States saw a 6 percent decrease from fall 2016 to fall 2017, said Diane Souvaine, National Science Board chair and professor of computer science at Tufts University.

ISE*CON was CareerLAB’s first CareerCon for international students. The event concluded a series of four CareerCons for different identity groups.

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ISE*CON offers int’l students career support

March 11, 2018 0 comments

Students from all over the world joined alums and faculty at 85 Waterman St. and Brown/RISD Hillel Sunday for ISE*CON, CareerLAB’s first CareerCon geared toward international students.

Vilsan ’19: Revamping Brown’s work authorization for international students

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Vilsan ’19: Revamping Brown’s work authorization for international students

November 7, 2017 0 comments

As an international student, the path to finding internships or permanent employment opportunities in the United States is paved with obstacles.

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Prasad: Our commitment to international students

September 14, 2017 0 comments

The Herald’s article, “U. Hires new international student experience program director” underscores importance of supporting our international students.

University hires new international student experience program director

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University hires new international student experience program director

September 12, 2017 0 comments

Christina Phillips was appointed the new program director for the International Student Experience to serve both undergraduate and graduate students.

University grapples with suspension of expedited H-1B visa processing

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University grapples with suspension of expedited H-1B visa processing

April 5, 2017 0 comments

On Apr. 3, the Trump administration suspended the expedited approval process for H-1B visas.

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Mitra ’18: Trump is everyone’s problem

January 26, 2017 0 comments

On Inauguration Day, I unplugged my television, turned off the radio and avoided all of my social media accounts.

U.S. colleges provide alternative to China’s rigid education system

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U.S. colleges provide alternative to China’s rigid education system

April 27, 2016 0 comments

Students from China constitute the largest portion of Brown’s international undergraduate body.

Members of the International Life and Advisory Board discussed the need for a student center, stronger mentoring programs and peer advisors for international students to address challenges those students face.

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ILAB reps suggest new resources for international students at UCS meeting

April 7, 2016 0 comments

Members of the International Life Advisory Board spoke on issues facing international students.