study abroad

Courtesy / University of Arkansas

On June 18, The University of Arkansas Office of Study Abroad officially halted all of its sponsored and coordinated international study programs for the fall semester. Sarah Malloy, the office's director, explains what led to the decision and how she believes the pandemic will impact study abroad courses in the future. 

Courtesy / University of Arkansas

In late February, the University of Arkansas Rome Center closed its campus and directed students to return home. Then the university suspened all study abroad programs through this summer. Starting May 26, the Rome Center will offer virtual courses using interactive technology, video tours and interviews as an alternative for the nearly 150 students who would have been travelling to the campus this summer. 

Courtesy / Harding University

Harding University officials are closing its international campus in Florence, Italy for the semester effective Feb. 29 due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in that country. Students will return home and can complete their coursework remotely.