• Designing Solutions

    By Charlotte West
    Design and architecture students around the world are tackling global problems such as sustainable development, technological access, and human rights.

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  • Global Mission

    By Christopher Connell
    The University of San Diego aims to educate students “who are globally competent, ethical leaders committed to the common good and empowered to engage a diverse and changing world."

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  • A New Era

    By Jennifer Walker
    Following a period of intense growth, Chinese language programs are poised to develop in new ways as more students enter universities with some knowledge of the language.

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Features

Designing Solutions
By Charlotte West
From creating a healing environment at a pediatric burn treatment center in Chile to designing a coat that transforms into a shelter for Syrian refugees, design and architecture students around the world are tackling global problems such as sustainable development, technological access, and human rights. Art and design programs are preparing their graduates to work in international and interdisciplinary environments through collaborative projects, field research, and a myriad of opportunities to engage with other countries and cultures.

A Global Mission at the University of San Diego
By Christopher Connell
Set on a hilltop just 22 miles from Mexico, the University of San Diego stays true to the mission of its founders and aims to educate students “who are globally competent, ethical leaders committed to the common good and empowered to engage a diverse and changing world.”

Frontlines

International Students Who Started Billion-Dollar Companies
By Stuart Anderson

In Brief

  • New Study on Countries Most Supportive of International Higher Education
  • Australia Releases New International Education Strategy
  • Japan’s International Student Numbers Jump
  • Issue highlights from the May 2016 issue of the Journal of Studies in International Education
  • NAFSA Annual Conference Explores Building Capacity for Global Learning
  • Marlene Johnson, NAFSA Executive Director and CEO, Retiring at End of Year
  • OECD Proposes Global Competence Assessment
  • Book review: Assessing Study Abroad: Theory, Tools, and Practices

Voices

An interview with Ellen Hazelkorn
By Tamar Breslauer

Foreign Student Affairs

Studying Abroad While Studying Abroad
By Karen Doss Bowman

In Focus

Simplicity, Sophistication, and Sustainability
By Nadia Rubaii

Intensive Language Supplement

A New Era for Chinese Language
By Jennifer Walker
Following a period of intense growth, Chinese language programs are poised to develop in new ways as more students enter universities with some knowledge of the language.

Intensive English Programs Embrace Global Learning
By Kim Fernandez
Incorporating global learning into intensive English comes with a host of benefits.

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