Oh the Places You Can Go: Why Minorities are Underrepresented in Study Abroad Programs

The legislation passed Nov. 13 is similar to measures in New York and San Francisco. It would prohibit short-term rentals on second properties, and not allow property owners to rent spare space in their homes for more than 90 days a year when the principal occupant is away.


Howard University has more than 11,000 students pursing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. Yet the university is struggling to get minority students to study abroad. Howard University News Service reporter Alexis Porter explains the benefits of studying abroad and explores why minority students do not participate in the numbers they should.