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    Border buddies: A merger between the United States and Canada? Published: Monday, 24 Mar 2014

    Is a U.S.-Canada merger already partially underway?? Is it feasible??

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    PM declares May 9 as day of honour as Canadian soldiers return home Published: Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper Welcomes The Last Of Canadian Soldiers Who Were Stationed In Afghanistan, Declares May 9 To Be A National Day Of Honour For Canadian Forces.

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    Canada's 50 Places of a Lifetime Published: Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014

    Canada is a world-class country that offers a captivating array of scenic, cultural, urban, and intellectual wonders.Furthermore, Canada's 50 Places of a Lifetime reveal a country more nuanced and inviting discovery than even Canadians themselves realize. Forget the clichés. Youâ

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    10 myths about taxes that mislead Canadians Published: Friday, 28 Feb 2014

    Misinformation, misunderstandings abound when it comes to our tax system

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    Top 10 for International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Published: Wednesday, 04 Dec 2013

    A news release detailing ISP's successes in the 2012-2013 school years.

  • First Place winning photo from the 2012 Global Focus Competition, by Cayla Johnson  
    Global Focus Photo Competition Opens the People's Choice Award Published: Friday, 11 Oct 2013

    The annual Global Focus international photography competition entries are in and the voting page for People's Choice is up!

    Tags: africa  contest  Internationalizing  photo  
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    The American Town That's Secretly Canadian Published: Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013

    A fascinating piece on the nuances of the US/Canadian border and the interaction between the two cultures.

    http://www.cntraveler.com/daily-traveler/2013/09/hyder-alaska-maphead-ken-jennings

    Tags: canada  travel  culture  border  
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    Dispute Over Canadian Intership Laws Published: Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013

    Interesting article on Canadian intership and labor laws

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/09/06/bc-interndeath.html

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    VIPP's Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner Published: Thursday, 15 Nov 2012

    On Tuesday, November 20, VIPP will be providing the traditional American Thanksgiving Dinner at 6:00 pm in Room 303 of the International Center for staff, faculty, and participants.

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    Canada's Rationale for a New Crossing Published: Friday, 14 Sep 2012

    DETROIT – So why is Canada hot to build a new bridge across the Detroit River; so hot that their government has offered to pay all Michigan‘s costs? Is there some dark, hidden agenda? Matty Moroun wants you to think so. He is the billionaire owner of the 1929-era Ambassador Bridge, which carries more than $100 billion in heavy automotive components across the border each year.

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    Get to Know Canada Day Published: Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012

    The relationship between Canada and the United States is not one to be undermined. So many people are not aware of what this relationship consist of, or why it is so important. They don’t know why it matters to them.

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    Get to Know Canada Day Published: Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012

    The relationship between Canada and the United States is not one to be undermined. So many people are not aware of what this relationship consist of, or why it is so important. They don’t know why it matters to them.

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    VIPP Welcomes Dr. Enkhee Diffendal Published: Monday, 23 Apr 2012

    VIPP is proud to announce another new member to our program - Dr. Enkhee Diffendal, the new Assistant Director for VIPP!

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    The Great Lakes International Trade and Transport Hub Summit Published: Monday, 17 Oct 2011

    The Great Lakes International Trade and Transport Hub (GLITTH) held a summit from OCTOBER 16TH-19TH, 2011 at the Kellogg Center.

  • The Ambassador for Nigeria to the U.S. Adebowale Adefuye discusses African Development issues with scholars including Michigan State University Distinguished Professor John Kaneene  
    Development Rockstars Discuss New Ideas for African Development Published: Friday, 01 Jul 2011

    The U2 concert had everyone in the Spartan community talking — but not just about rock and roll. Michigan State University gathered nearly 50 scholars and international leaders, rock stars in their own right, at the Kellogg Center  June 25 and 26 for the Midwest Summit on African Development.

    Tags: africa  united states of america  food  development  embassy  
  • Amy Coleman in Australia  
    Amy Coleman - Summer Sports Program Down Under Published: Monday, 04 Apr 2011

    Soon after my family dropped me off at the airport for my study abroad program, I was overwhelmed with feelings of excitement, wonder and panic.  I was about to leave the country for longer than I had ever been away from home without knowing a single person going with me, not being able to come home anytime I felt like it, and unsure how often I would be able to talk to family or friends.

    Tags: australia  studyabroad student stories  
  • Sean Crump in Australia  
    Sean Crump: Sustainable Food, Environment and Social Systems Published: Monday, 04 Apr 2011
    I originally wanted to go on this trip as not only a new way to learn, but because it was Australia, of course. While we were there I learned so much about sustainability.  The fact that our whole trip was tours or museums made it so much easier to learn.  It was a true hands-on experience, unlike any way I’ve ever learned.
    Tags: australia  studyabroad student stories  
  • Yao in the UK  
    Christina Yao: Comparative and International Experiences in Higher and Adult Education Published: Monday, 04 Apr 2011

    I can honestly say that this study abroad experience has changed me in two ways. First, this experience affected me on a personal level. I went on a family trip to England many years ago, and I thought that through my week in London, I had a good grasp on the culture and history of England.

    Tags: europe  studyabroad student stories  
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    CANADIAN OF THE MONTH - ALEXANDRE BILODEAU Published: Sunday, 31 Jan 2010

    In spirit of the XXI Olympic Winter Games currently taking place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, I’ve decided to pick a member of the Canadian National Olympic Team. However, this is not just any average athlete. He is extraordinary! He is also an extraordinary person as well. Not only is he a current gold medalist but he is a national hero! Without further adieu... Our Canadian of the month is freestyle skier and the 2010 Men’s Moguls Olympic gold medalist Alexa

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    University Faculty to Explore Great Lakes Transportation Transformation, New Initiative Published: Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010

    MSU, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University are collaborating in the design of a broad-based, multi-disciplinary research agenda focused on the transportation of transportation in the Great Lakes.
    Critical issues crossing the U.S. and Canadian boundaries are expected to be addressed. Among them: alternative energy development, regional economic development, urban transit.

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