April Student of the Month: Zimo Wang, Overcoming Boundaries and Achieving Passions

Each month we choose a student for the OISS Student of the Month that exemplifies and highlights everything it means to not only be a Spartan but an international Spartan. We choose these students based on their accomplishments and their participation in the community. For the month of April, OISS chose: Zimo Wang. Zimo is … Continue reading April Student of the Month: Zimo Wang, Overcoming Boundaries and Achieving Passions

March Student of the Month: Nikkita Ngalande, The Determination of a Rhodes Scholar

Each month we choose a student for the OISS Student of the Month that exemplifies and highlights everything it means to not only be a Spartan but an international Spartan. We choose these students based on their accomplishments and their participation in the community. For the month of March, OISS chose: Nikkita Ngalande. Nikkita is … Continue reading March Student of the Month: Nikkita Ngalande, The Determination of a Rhodes Scholar

Creating Connections: Global Detroit Cultural Ambassadors Program

Many people find it overwhelming to find internships, jobs or mentors that can guide them through those tasks. Luckily, there are resources available to international students that aim to help with these processes, such as Global Detroit’s Cultural Ambassadors program. OISS Intern Melissa Linden had the chance to speak with one of the many students … Continue reading Creating Connections: Global Detroit Cultural Ambassadors Program

True/False OPT: What you need to know about applying for Optional Practical Training

In the middle of all this snow and polar vortex weather, it’s hard to imagine springtime and graduation season is coming soon. We may still be far from warmer weather, but if you are completing your program this semester, the time to think about Optional Practical Training (OPT) is now! The application process for OPT … Continue reading True/False OPT: What you need to know about applying for Optional Practical Training

10 Fun Facts about Krista – Meet the New Director of OISS

Have you had the chance to meet with Krista, the new OISS Director? Krista has worked in international student and scholar services for over twenty years and loves what she does. She cannot wait to meet you To help our students, campus partners and community members get to know more about her, we had her … Continue reading 10 Fun Facts about Krista – Meet the New Director of OISS