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August 19, 2003

Students who studied abroad return to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A welcome reception will take place for nearly 700 Purdue University students who studied abroad last year.

The reception will be from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the North Ballroom of the Purdue Memorial Union. Nearly 100 international exchange students who will attend Purdue this fall also will be in attendance, along with faculty members and administrators.

More than 200 programs for studying abroad in 45 countries are available for Purdue students. Students interested in studying abroad can attend the Study Abroad Fair, which will take place on the Purdue Mall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3.

CONTACT: Brian Harley, director of Programs for Study Abroad, (765) 494-2383,

NOTE TO JOURNALISTS: Journalists are welcome to interview students about their experiences overseas. For assistance, contact the staff at Programs for Study Abroad at (765) 494-2383.

Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096;

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