In wake of the recent Japanese earthquake and tsunami, colleges and universities around the country have been canceling their Japan programs and bringing home their students who had planned to spend their semester soaking up the Japanese culture.
Dartmouth college in Hanover, New Hampshire is accepting these students due to their unique quarter system. Last year, Dartmouth accepted students displaced by the earthquakes in Haiti and Italy. Now Dartmouth is taking in seven students from Brown University and Boston University who were planning on spending the semester in Japan, but who had too late a start at their schools whose semesters started in January. Read more