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State Department changing student-exchange program after investigation

JACKSON — The State Department is making major changes to its premier student-exchange program following an investigation by The Associated Press that found widespread abuses. The agency announced new rules today for the J-1 Summer Work and Travel Program, which brings more than 100,000 foreign college students to the Unites States each year. The AP investigation found some participants working ...

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Alcorn hoping to recruit more Russians

LORMAN — More Russian students are expected to come to study at Alcorn State University (ASU) as a result of a recent visit by ASU president George E. Ross and a group of senior administrators to Voronezh, Russia. Presidents of Alcorn State and Voronezh State Agricultural University (VSAU), one of the oldest agricultural schools of Russia, modified and extended the ...

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