July 14, 2014 

The 5th installment of U.S. CULCON’s World Wise: Study Abroad Blog is now available!

“The face-to-face encounter with an unfamiliar culture is increasingly more valuable in today‚Äôs world of ever expanding globalization and sophisticated communication technology. There is a greater need for a young generation of individuals who are able to collaborate with others of diverse backgrounds and ideologies in finding common values and creative solutions to new crises that challenge the humanity toward the mid-21st century. Study abroad still is a reliable source for opportunities and hopes.”

Click Here to read more about the study abroad experience and reflections of Masako Notoji, retired Professor of American Studies at the University of Tokyo and former Japan CULCON panelist.

(http://studyabroad.jusfc.gov/the-lasting-impact-of-study-abroad/)