KU News Release


March 17, 2011
Contact: Jill Jess, University Relations, 785-864-8858

KU bringing home students studying in Japan

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LAWRENCE — Because of a travel warning issued by the U.S. State Department, the University of Kansas is requiring students studying in Japan to return home.

The warning was issued late yesterday. KU policy does not permit study abroad programs to operate in countries where State Department travel warnings have been issued.

The Office of Study Abroad has notified the 10 students in Japan and will assist them in making travel arrangements.


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