Simon Act Included in House Foreign Relations Bill

May 14, 2009 | Topics: Foreign Policy, Education Abroad

By Janice Mulholland

The effort to expand study abroad opportunities for American college students took a big step forward today when the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act was included in the Foreign Relations Authorization Act introduced by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard Berman (D-Calif.).... See More

President Obama in Turkey: "Exchanges can break down walls between us"

April 09, 2009 | Topics: Foreign Policy, Education Abroad, Global Learning

By Ursula Oaks

During his recent visit to Turkey, President Obama spoke repeatedly about the need to reinvigorate efforts to build ties of peace and partnership among the countries of the world. At a town hall-style meeting with university students in Istanbul earlier this week, he made it clear that he believes one of the most effective tools for doing this is international education.... See More