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Study Abroad

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More and more students from the University of Michigan are studying abroad.  For the second year in a row, U of M has seen an increase of fifteen percent of students studying overseas.  And with the recent terrorist attacks in Paris France, the university is more alert than ever to make sure their students are safe.


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  An Eastern Michigan University professor is undertaking a 450-mile cycling trip starting June 29 in order to raise $4000 dollars to support Study Abroad programs at Eastern.

Even more amazing, he will making the 12-day journey at age 70, something many people in their 70's could not undertake.

John Fike is a part time lecturer in Eastern's political science department. He says Study Abroad programs are important because students who go to other countries to study come back more mature, more focused, and more rounded in their understanding of the world.