10 juin 2019

National Policies and Internationalization

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. NAFSA releases two reports at its annual conference. One focuses on national policies supporting internationalization. The other responds to declining new international enrollments in the U.S. More...

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International Student Well-Being

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Research suggests that international students are less likely than domestic students to seek mental health treatment -- or even be aware of the availability of services. Speakers at international education conference discuss the barriers and what advisers can do. More...

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Intensive English Enrollments Decline Again

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Enrollments in intensive English programs in the U.S. fell for the third straight year, according to new data from the Institute of International Education presented Thursday at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference. More...

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Recruiting International Students -- Locally

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. At NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference, session focuses on opportunities to recruit international students who are already in the U.S. for high school or short-term programs. More...

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Alarmed Over Relocation of Billy Graham Archives

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Scholars are raising alarms about the relocation of the Billy Graham archives away from Wheaton College, in Illinois, Religion News Service reported. The collection of the famous Christian evangelist is being packed up and shipped to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in Charlotte, N.C. More...

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University Crafted False Narrative After Student's Death

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Officials at the University of Missouri Kansas City crafted a false narrative after an international student was killed while working at an off-campus fast food restaurant in violation of the terms of his student visa, The Kansas City Star reported. More...

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China Issues Warning to U.S.-Bound Students

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. China's Ministry of Education warns students of the risk of visa problems if they come to the U.S. More...

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House Passes American Dream and Promise Act

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives on Tuesday voted 237 to 187 to pass the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, which provides a pathway to citizenship for certain undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers who were brought to the U.S. as children, as well as to individuals who currently hold temporary protected status or who are subject to deferred enforced departure due to dangerous conditions in their home countries. More...

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Cuba Travel Restrictions Won't Affect Study Abroad

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it is ending authorization for Americans to travel to Cuba for group “people-to-people” educational travel, such as for educational tours run by travel companies. More...

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Credit Where Credit Is Due

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. At international education conference, speakers discuss strategies for evaluating prior education qualifications for refugees or other displaced people who have incomplete or unverifiable documentation. More...

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