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#SITVideoContest is here!

Show us what’s happening with your study abroad adventure. The 2017 SIT Study Abroad Video Contest is now open for submissions. Deadline for submissions is Nov. 10, 2017.   We want your best work; any approach, any style, 60 seconds maximum. There are no categories, so subject matter is up…

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FAQs About SIT Changes

GENERAL Q: Is SIT closing? No. The School for International Training, both SIT Graduate Institute and SIT Study Abroad, will continue to be based in Brattleboro, Vermont, and will continue to offer graduate degree programs at home and overseas and accredited undergraduate study abroad programs around the world. The Brattleboro…

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Argentina alum publishes research on ‘human narratives’ in healthcare

When Swarthmore senior Jacob Demree went to Argentina with SIT in fall 2017, he had some specific goals in mind.

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Let’s not squander our investment in international education

by Sophia Howlett The United States has a fine history of opening its doors to those who wish to study here. We offer some of the best schools in the world. We strive for a higher education environment that inspires innovation and creativity, and we attract the best from across…

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A World of Opportunities

SIT’s master’s degree programs span the globe in scope and substance. Through a vast network of faculty, experts, universities, and organizations as well as established SIT facilities in more than 30 countries, we are able to offer elective field courses and access to practicum sites in locations around the world….

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20 years ago: An SIT alumna’s world-changing work is recognized

By Bea Fantini It was Oct. 10, 1997, when Jack Wallace, founder and president of SIT, called me. “Professora,” he said, “your student just got the Nobel Prize for Peace.” I immediately knew of whom he spoke. I called her at her home in Putney, and although she had reporters…

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SIT Global Scholars on Here and Now

SIT Graduate Institute launched the Global Scholars Program in October 2016 in response to the growing global refugee crisis and the rising tide of xenophobia and isolationism in the United States and around the world. Our first cohort of refugee scholars recently participated in a roundtable at the Harvard Faculty…

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A statement from SIT President Dr. Sophia Howlett on the reversal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

The reversal of the executive order shielding young, law-abiding undocumented immigrants from deportation is cruel to the hopes and aspirations of a group of young people who have grown up in our midst. Whereas DACA aimed to provide a pathway to a legal and fulfilling future for these individuals, this…

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Through education, conversation, we stand strong against racism

On Saturday, the same day white supremacists were marching through the streets of Charlottesville, Va., Professor Emerita Beatriz Fantini published a story in the Brattleboro Reformer about the history of the Experiment in International Living, the organization that would produce the School for International Training. For 85 years, Bea wrote,…

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Genocide Prevention in the Real World: A Tale of Four Countries

Donald Steinberg, CEO of World Learning Inc., SIT’s parent organization, was honored July 19 by the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Keene, NH, with the Susan Herman Award for Holocaust and Genocide Awareness. This award is in recognition of Don’s lifetime work in combatting mass atrocities, his…

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