Winter study-abroad applications due Sept. 15

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Winter study-abroad applications due Sept. 15

Global Immersion - Winter Break Abroad Programs The winter break abroad programs to Panama and to Benin are still accepting applications via MyWorld through Saturday, September 15. These programs are a great opportunity for you to earn business credit whi

Applications for winter study-abroad trips to Benin and Panama are due Sept. 15. Business courses associated with the trips will begin the week of Sept. 30.

The trip to Benin will take place Dec. 16-23 and be led by Kalu Osiri, director of international business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The associated three-credit course, BSAD 491, will cover the potential of the cash-crop export market in Benin and West Africa. It will also continue a project to design a solar-powered center pivot for irrigation. Students can apply at

From Dec. 26 to Jan. 6, students in BSAD 491 or BSAD 191 can travel to Panama City, where they will work on development and export projects. As part of their courses, students will design a marketing and business plan for a high-end sailboat marina in the city and look at the exportation of Nebraska grain through the Panama Canal. Students can apply at

For more information, contact Amy Lester, international business program coordinator, at

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