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campus security: [April 2010]

Universities Suspend Study-Abroad Programs in Areas of Mexico Hit by Drug Violence
From "Universities Suspend Study-Abroad Programs in Areas of Mexico Hit by Drug Violence" by Mary Helen Miller, The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 23, 2010

A travel warning issued March 14 from the State Department has caused several U.S. universities to suspend study abroad programs in some areas of Mexico. The warning urges U.S. citizens to delay travel to three states in northern Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, and Durango - because of drug-related violence. The warning also expresses concerns about safety risks in several cities near the U.S. border: Ciudad Juarez, Matamoros, Monterrey, Nogales, Nuevo Laredo, and Tijuana. In response, Michigan State University will suspend its two programs in Monterrey, but will continue to operate its programs in other parts of the country. The University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire will cancel both its programs in Mexico, and the University of Texas at Austin has also suspended some of its programs there.  

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