The State Department issues four tiers of travel advisories ranging from Level One, “Exercise Normal Precautions,” to Level Four, “Do Not Travel.” A “Level Three” advisory indicates that one should reconsider travel to a country “due to serious risks to safety and security.”
The Bing Overseas Studies Program’s (BOSP) Overseas Seminars component received fewer applications this year than last year despite offering three more programs.
Following a two-year hiatus of its summer Overseas Seminars, the Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) received over 460 applications this past weekend for its five 2012-13 programs, according to BOSP Enrollment Services Coordinator Alyssa Geiger.
Stanford Overseas Seminars are returning to the University for the 2011-12 academic year. The program, which is run by the Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP), will accommodate between 60 and 75 students in five three-week long seminars during summer 2012. The program should then expand to its peak size of 10 seminars for 150 students in 2013. Specific details on the programs offered have not yet been announced.
Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ‘82 had an informal discussion on the state of the University with the ASSU Undergraduate Senate and the Graduate Student Council (GSC) at last Wednesday’s Joint Legislative meeting, outlining future construction projects for campus and answering questions from senators and council members about his take on several campus issues.
Sinclair, set to become the director of the Bing Overseas Studies Program in September, is particularly invested in making overseas studies more accessible to science and engineering students.