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Institute of International Education Selects 40 Institutions to Receive Study Abroad Grant
The Institute of International Education (IIE) named Harris-Stowe State University, a historically Black university in Saint Louis, Missouri, as one of 40 recipients for a grant focused on increasing access to study abroad opportunities. As part of the IIE American Passport Project grant, 25 first-year students are selected from each institution to receive U.S. passports […]
July 1, 2021
Verto Education Aims to Make Study Abroad More Affordable
With the COVID-19 pandemic creating uncertainty over the last year, Jennifer Long felt mentally and emotionally unprepared for college. Seeking other options, she was referred to Verto Education, a program founded to increase access to international exchange. Designed to be a “gap year without a gap,” first-year students can spend a semester or year abroad while earning 12-16 college credits.
April 16, 2021
Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Study Abroad, Student Exchange Programs
Due to early travel restrictions imposed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the nature of COVID-19 itself, the ongoing pandemic has changed how study abroad and student exchange programs in higher ed operate across the U.S. and internationally.
October 25, 2020
Colleges Cancel Fall Study Abroad Programs, Look at New Ways of Global Engagement
With many international borders remaining closed to tourists and non-essential travelers to contain the spread of COVID-19, colleges and universities nationwide are making the decision to cancel fall study abroad programs.
June 26, 2020
CIEE and Boston Latin School Announce Study Abroad Scholarships for High School Students
The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and Boston Latin School (BLS) recently announced the creation of the Robert and Joanne Fallon Global Scholarship. Through this scholarship program, the full cost of one of CIEE Global Navigator Summer High School programs will be covered for three students. For this upcoming summer, students can choose between various programs in Japan, South Korea or Thailand where topics range from language, culture, pop culture and environmental justice.
March 1, 2020
Recruitment & Retention
U Michigan’s LSA Debuts New Facility For Transfer Students’ Success
The University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts (LSA) recently debuted a new building on campus with the goal of student access in mind.LSA’s 45,000 square-foot $35 million building includes classrooms, interview rooms, a lounge and event space, 24/7 food and beverage market and a prayer, meditation and wellness room. Planning for the centrally located building started in 2017 and was designed to be a place where students can connect with their fellow peers and meet with potential employers.
January 23, 2020
New Research Analyzes Growth of International Exchange
New research by The Institute of International Education (IIE) and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational Affairs indicates that the number of international students in the United States continues to rise.
November 17, 2019
CIEE Fellowship Program Promotes Study Abroad Equity
Only 10.9 percent of all United States study abroad students from 2016 to 2017 were from minority-serving institutions (MSIs), according to the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE). CIEE, a nonprofit study abroad organization, wants to level the playing field and increase student accessibility to international travel.
August 28, 2019
Northwestern Opening First University Museum in Qatar
Northwestern University in Qatar is opening the first museum in the Gulf focused on journalism, communication and media later this month.
August 8, 2019
Why Study Abroad and the “Year of Return: Ghana 2019” Matter
As Ghana celebrates a “Year of Return,” there is an opportunity to diversify and expand international programming in higher education.
May 20, 2019
Making Global Conversation More Inclusive by Considering our Different Academic Cultures
Internationalization has been one of the main drivers in higher education in the last decade and it relates to several aspects of our academic institutions and professional activities. To some institutions, internationalization has been translated into an effective strategy to boost revenue by attracting students from other countries; it has also meant the increasing importance of study-abroad initiatives in association with partner organizations.
April 19, 2019
Equity Chase: Efforts Narrow Racial Disparities in College Study Abroad
As public discourse increases around issues of equity getting into college, succeeding there and landing a good job after, some researchers are studying racial disparities in often-overlooked areas such as study abroad.
April 17, 2019
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