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Take Advantage of your CLA Core Courses

Studying in the United States has been a great experience for me, full of amazing opportunities and discoveries. Part of what has made it so great is the flexibility that an American Liberal Arts degree has to offer, and at the same time the...
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Cornercopia: A student initiative at the U of M and what comes of it!

Just recently I found out that there is a student-run farm at the U of M! It's called Cornercopia and it was founded in 2004 solely thanks to students' initiative. (Doesn't that speak to what impressive, motivate students are here?!) They grow...
Ángela Castro's picture

Some Advice for Incoming Undergrads

Hola! Today I would like to give some advice to incoming undergraduate students who decided to take a literary class or a language class. You can apply this advice to other courses you will take as well. Besides being an international student I’m...
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Ernst & Young Global Perspective Conference 2014

This past week I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the 2014 EY Global Perspective Conference in downtown Chicago. This conference brings in students from universities across the Midwest to learn about EY and the professional services industry...
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Want to get the most out of your freshman year as International Student? Here's how!

My freshman year has been over for almost a month, and I would say, I've had one of the craziest, most rewarding, and most meaningful years of my life. Here's how: 1. LIVE IN THE DORM One of the best decisions I made was to live on campus, in a dorm...
Ángela Castro's picture

My Father's Experience at the U of M (Spanish & English)

Quisiera expresar dos elementos de mi experiencia en esa bella ciudad . El primero tiene que ver con las miradas, que desde otros espacios físicos y/o intelectuales, pueden ser bastante gratificantes, alimentadores y generadores de cambios...
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Graduation Party for International Students 2014

We celebrated the Graduation Party, 2014 for International Students last Friday at the Weisman Art Musseum at the U of M. Here's some impressions and remembrances from the students
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What’s the Council of International Graduate Students?

Council of International Graduate Students (CIGS) is a new recognized student organization established by international graduate students at the beginning of 2014. CIGS is the only one of its kind at Big Ten University (also among leading American...
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Life in a computer lab?

I am sure there are many computer guys/girls out there who might laugh at what I am doing, but I have to tell you that programming in C++ language is quite a challenge for me! In a technological world that we live in, knowing how to use computers is...
Amelia Rivera Barreto's picture

Why the College of Liberal Arts?

Choosing a college within a University was kind of a foreign concept to me, especially when I had to pick College of Liberal Arts instead of "school of anthropology" or "school of music" as I would have to do back home. Most universities in...