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Election Countdown: Your Weekly Action Item Checklist

The 2020 U.S. election is underway, with just days until Election Day on November 3, 2020. Since late August, each issue of NAFSA.news, NAFSA's weekly email newsletter to members, has included a simple action you can take take to support advocacy efforts for the international education community
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The Peacebuilding Career Connection

We live in a time where global challenges call upon young professionals to contribute to creating change at the micro, meso, and macro social and political levels. For instance, because of the COVID-19 crisis, public health and frontline medical workers are needed to work with affected populations
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The NAFSA Academy: Strengths Shine During an Unprecedented Year

I was huddled in a quiet corner of the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Atlanta, taking a call from a parent of a study abroad student. “We’ll have to be adaptable, ma’am, as the situation unfolds and the university develops our response plans,” I admitted wearily on the phone
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NAFSA’s Annual Election Now Open for Voting

NAFSA’s Annual Election is now open for voting. All current NAFSA members in good standing are eligible and encouraged to vote. The election is a key part of NAFSA’s robust volunteer leadership opportunities, and the process is dictated our the NAFSA Bylaws and Standing Rules. This year’s slate of
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Celebrating Our Future: 30th Anniversary of the ADA

The 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) civil rights regulations offers an opportunity to celebrate our efforts to provide greater inclusivity and emphasizes our shared future in a diverse world. So many individuals and organizations have helped create today’s more
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Best Practices for Integrating the ADA in the ISSS Office

As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the law’s impact on the international education community continues to evolve. International student and scholar services (ISSS) advisers play a critical role in introducing our students to the ADA and how to request
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