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International Education Week 2014

November 6, 2014

Please join the Office of International Education as we celebrate International Education Week: November 17-21, 2014. Events include a reception honoring our CU community members, international parade, world trivia competition and photo contest awards! Founded jointly by the US Department of State and the US Department of Education, "International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Global Citizen Award Nominations

September 4, 2014

Global Citizen Award Nominations


The Office of International Education (OIE) is pleased to announce the OIE Global Citizen Awards to honor and recognize outstanding contributions to international understanding by members of the CU-Boulder community.


3 CU-Boulder students awarded Fall 2014 Gilman Scholarships

June 10, 2014

In addition to 3 CU-Boulder students who won Gilman Scholarships for their summer 2014 study abroad programs, 3 more CU-Boulder students have been awarded the prestigious award for fall 2014 study abroad. The Gilman is a competitive scholarship that is awarded to U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant to help fund their study abroad experiences.

OIE staff present at international education conferences

June 5, 2014

At the recent annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, two staff from CU-Boulder's Office of International Education were presenters.  Larry Bell was a panelist for two different sessions.  The first was was on The Recruitment-Retention Connection and Larry's co-panelists were from Great Circle Global Education Consulting, California Lutheran University Scho

3 CU-Boulder students awarded summer 2014 Gilman Scholarships

April 28, 2014

3 CU-Boulder students have been awarded the Gilman Scholarships for their summer 2014 study abroad programs. The Gilman is a competitive scholarship that is awarded to U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant to help fund their study abroad experiences.

CU-Boulder Students Gain International Marketing Experience in Italy

February 25, 2014

In Fall 2013, University of Colorado Boulder students gained hands-on international marketing experience while studying abroad in Perugia, a small medieval city in central Italy. Amy Nguyen, Jiali Wang and Rachel White studied abroad on the program Arcadia Italy: Perugia with the Umbra Institute.

CU Students Bring Lessons from Abroad Back to Boulder

February 6, 2014

CU-Boulder student alumni of the Global Seminar: Conservation and Indigenous Peoples in Tanzania (Arusha, Tanzania) are working to bring lessons learned from their experiences abroad back to the Boulder campus.

Emergency Grants Available for Continuing International Students with Financial Need

December 31, 2013

Every fall and spring semester International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) disburses limited emergency grant funding for CONTINUING international students with financial emergencies. There are limited funds from 3 sources available this spring. Each fund has different eligibility criteria as follows:

Global Seminar Director Wins Design Award

December 19, 2013

Brian Cook, the faculty director for the Global Seminar: Contingent Future (La Paz, Mexico), has received the American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado 2013 Merit Award For Design (in c

International Students Contribute to Colorado Economy

November 21, 2013

NAFSA: Association of International Educators just released an updated report on the economic impact of international students in the U.S.  They found that international students contributed $24 billion to the U.S. economy during the 2012-2013 academic year supporting 313,000 jobs.  The contribution of international students in Colorado was $280,969,000,000 which supported 4,210 jobs.  CU-Boulder international students' portion was $58,024,000 and their presence supported 988 jobs.