The God Business (a study abroad story)

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by Wendy Williamson, Director of Study Abroad, Eastern Illinois University One of the reasons why I like working in the field of study abroad is that study abroad changes lives! It changes minds, but it…

The History of Faculty-led Study Abroad

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by Wendy Williamson, Director of Study Abroad, Eastern Illinois University [caption id="attachment_3300" align="aligncenter" width="414"] The History of Faculty-led Study Abroad[/caption] When overseas travel became more accessible through advanced technology, infrastructure, and communication, and tourism boomed…

Faculty-led Study Abroad: Most Popular

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Short-term study abroad programs (summer, January term, or eight weeks and less during the academic year) are the most popular among college students. In fact, fifty-six percent of US college students choose short-term study abroad over mid-term…