The Role of International Exchange in the Trilateral Partnership of Japan, Korea, and the United States

By Mallory Meiser

Japan and South Korea hold top 10 spots for the number of students they have studying in the United States. However, when it comes to the number of U.S. students studying in Japan and South Korea, they take 14th and 23rd place respectively.  As the United States increasingly turns its focus toward East Asia, how does international exchange affect the developing relationships?... See More

Connecting with Generation Z

June 11, 2013 | Topics: Annual Conference

By Lisa Schock

“Where’s the beach?” “What health insurance?” “Do I need to bring any spending money?” Do these questions sound familiar? If so, you may be one of the many study abroad advisers who work with “Generation Z” students, a group of young people born anywhere from the early 1990s to the present day.

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Talent and Opportunity

May 31, 2013 | Topics: Annual Conference

By Eric White

Talent is universal, but opportunity is not. How can one play a role in connecting talent with opportunity?

In the Thursday plenary speech of NAFSA’s 2013 Annual Conference, Rye Barcott shared his insights on this question. Insights... See More

Planning for a Healthy Retirement

May 30, 2013 | Topics: Annual Conference

By emilyb

My father will retire at the end of this year at age 68, after decades of work as a certified public accountant in Detroit.

He is not looking forward to it.

When asked what he'd do with his new-found freedom, he... See More

Community Colleges Innovate

May 30, 2013 | Topics: Annual Conference

By Michael Feighner

Community colleges often face more challenges than four-year colleges and universities when trying to expand international offerings. Funding may be difficult to obtain, and business leaders and trustees are likely to make the institutions focus... See More