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Seven percent more international students studied at U.S. institutions last year, reaching more than 1 million and focusing on engineering, computer science and STEM. This data come from the 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs released each…

LOVE sculpture at Penn by Jeffrey M. Vinocur

The Daily Pennsylvanian reports that the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and the U.S. State Department will offer online courses for English learners. The courses target advanced beginner and intermediate learners, and focus on five areas of concentration, or study areas. Business and Entrepreneurship, English for Journalism, Career Development, Media Literacy and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The five courses…

Yi Xu

Being active in college means constantly breaking out of my comfort zone. As a foreigner who didn’t speak one complete English sentence during my first week in the United States, I bravely joined clubs with the aim of improving my speaking English and understanding American culture. I learned more than I expected. I attended the…