Office of Education Abroad Update, February 10, 2016: Issue 86
Case Western Reserve University

February 10, 2016: Issue 86

Photo Contest Now Open!

The Fifth Annual Study Abroad Photo Contest is open! Anyone who studied abroad during Spring semester 2015, Spring (May Abroad) 2015, May Term 2015, Summer 2015, Summer I or II 2015, Fall semester 2015, Winter Break 2015-2016, or Spring Break 2016 is welcome to participate. There will be five winners total and several opportunities to win cash prizes!

Students can enter photos into four different categories: 1) Cultural Selfie; 2) Landscapes, Bridges & Buildings; 3) The World is Your Classroom; and 4) General. Each category winner will receive $50 - $75! In addition, we will award a $50 prize to the photo that receives the most likes on our Facebook page, and $75 to the overall winner of the contest. One lucky entrant could win as much as $300!

Look through your old photos or plan on taking a new one if still abroad! Photos should encourage CWRU students to take advantage of study abroad programs, and celebrate the international experience of students who have done so! In all categories, pictures of students (and especially students in CWRU gear!) are encouraged. For more information on the contest and to submit your photos, visit our Photo Context website.

Announcements and Events

Summer Study Abroad Information Session!
What are your plans for this summer? Consider studying abroad! There are many options available, ranging in length from just a few weeks to the entire summer. Join the Office of Education Abroad on Thursday, March 3 at 4pm in 135 Tomlinson Hall to learn more! See you there!

Meet International Delegates at Cleveland Art Museum's MIX event on March 4 at 5:00 pm
Join the Center for International Affairs and Global Cleveland to welcome and network with 15 international delegates from around the world during  the March 4 MIX at the Cleveland Art Museum. A monthly event, MIX offers a fun atmosphere filled with music, art and mingling. The international delegates are on campus and in Cleveland to learn about Higher Education and Business Partnerships/Innovation. Tickets to MIX are $8 in advance, or $10 at the door. CMA members are free. To join with the delegates, please
RSVP.  More details can be found here.

CWRU, Study Abroad, and the Zika Virus
CWRU and the Center for International Affairs have released statements regarding the Zika Virus and its impact on the campus community and study abroad. Read the statements on the Zika virus and CWRU study abroad and CWRU's community statement released last week. The Center for International Affairs strongly encourages students with study abroad plans to consult the CDC. Contact Molly Watkins if you have any questions about the virus and its impact on international travel. 



Application Deadlines

Fall 2016 & Academic Year 2016 Applications Due: March 1

Summer CWRU Study Abroad Courses Application Extended Deadline: March 15

Summer 2016 Applications Due: April 1 (some programs have earlier deadlines)

Summer Study Abroad Information Session: March 3, 4:00 pm, Tomlinson 135

Cleveland Museum of Art MIX with International Delegates: March 4, 5:00 pm

To learn more about all of your study abroad options, contact the Office of Education Abroad at or visit our website at
February 10, 2016

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