Tag: studyabroad

Linguistic Chauvinism Condemned

Genevieve Finn examines two incidents of influential Americans demanding English be used by speakers of Asian languages which have sparked widespread criticismIn late January, Duke University professor and head of the School of Medicine’s Master of Biostatistics program Megan Neely sent an email to students entitled, “Something to think about,”...

Feb. 14 Deadline for Minority Study Abroad Scholarship

The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship, which is co-sponsored by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), is a scholarship aimed at making study abroad more accessible to students enrolled at MSIs. Ten recipients will participate in a month-long, three-credit summer program abroad,...

French Promotion in the U.S.

President to Announce New Fund for Bilingual Programs French President Emmanuel Macron will launch a new fund to support French-English bilingual programs in the U.S. on September 20 during his trip to New York for...

Community Colleges Go International

According to the Institute for International Education (IIE) Open Doors Report, almost 9% of international students in the U.S. were enrolled at associate-degree granting institutions last year, with students coming mostly from China, South Korea, Vietnam, Japan, and Mexico. Community colleges are increasingly appealing for international students from more price-sensitive areas of the world and both two-year and four-year...

Iran and the U.S. Look Forward to Academic Exchange

While the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries (China, France, Russia, U.K., U.S. and Germany) dominated the news cycle in July, other important diplomatic developments are occurring between Iran and the U.S. The Institute for International Education (IIE) released a report on U.S.-Iran academic relations in the context of warming diplomacy between the two countries after thirty...