Study Abroad

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In the wake of the terror attacks in Paris and Lebanon and massive street protests in South Korea over the past few days, area colleges are making sure students studying abroad are safe.

The days of learning by simply sitting in a classroom and hitting the books are dwindling as colleges are placing increased emphasis on student travel.

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Study abroad programs are expensive programs for colleges and universities.  In Vermont, two small colleges reflect different approaches - one is struggling with costs, while another expands international studies.