Education Abroad News
On January 27, 2017 an Executive Order was signed that has suspended entry into the United States for non-immigrants and immigrants who are nationals of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The period of suspension is 90 days from the signing date and is still in effect.
The Office of International Affairs strongly cautions against travel outside the United States if you are a national of any of these countries and has provided answers to frequently asked questions regarding this Executive Order.
These documents may help clarify information regarding the travel suspension. However, please seek the advice of an experienced immigration attorney if you are from one of the seven countries listed in the Executive Order and are considering travel outside the United States.
Francis John Troyan, assistant professor of Teaching and Learning Administration in the College of Education and Human Ecology, is the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant by the U.S. Department of State. Troyan will be affiliated with the Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3 in Montpellier, France, where he will work as a scholar in residence in the PRAXILING group, a community of more than 40 scholars who investigate the intersections of discourse and language systems, praxis and language use in context. As a scholar in residence in this community, Troyan will participate as a member of the Speech and Discourse PRAXILING team.
Stan Thompson, professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, is the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant by the U.S. Department of State. Thompson will travel to the Czech Republic where he will be affiliated with the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague from February – April 2017.