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On June 20-21, 2014, the Law School’s Center for International and Comparative Law and Center for Law and Religion will team with the Department of Law at the Libera Università Maria SS. Assunta (LUMSA) to present an academic conference, “International Religious Freedom and the Global Clash of Values.”
St. John’s University has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade.
Professors Janai S. Nelson and Leonard M. Baynes, who head The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development as associate director and director, respectively, are signatories to a memo of law in support of a petition seeking redress for alleged human rights violations in the Dominican Republic.
Reflecting the University’s focus on fostering a global education and world campus for all students, St. John’s School of Law has launched an academic exchange program with the University of Glasgow School of Law that allows aspiring attorneys from each institution to broaden their legal education on both sides of the Atlantic.
Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., has issued a personal note of support to St. John’s University students from Ukraine and Venezuela.

Blending coursework with a journey of faith, 15 sophomores in St. John’s University’s Catholic Scholars Program spent the weeks prior to the Spring 2014 semester in Europe, where they...

Graduate students in Speech Pathology gain real-world experience during a unique study-abroad opportunity that combines classroom learning, practical experience and service to others. ...

"We want students to understand what that means by exploring new cultures, then taking what they've learned and applying it here."
For students hoping to expand their academic horizons while immersing themselves in other cultures, the Office of Global Studies at St. John’s will strengthen the University’s focus on international education this year by offering exciting Winter Intersession courses, ranging from theater in Paris to North African development issues in Morocco.
Eager to immerse themselves in American culture and master the English language, 30 Fulbright scholars from around the globe attended The Language Connection’s Intensive English for Graduate Studies Program at St. John’s University this summer.

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