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The Annual Conference Poster Proposal Deadline is December 7

If you know me, then you know the Poster Fair is one of my favorite parts of the NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo. This year, I am so excited to be serving as Poster Chair on the Annual Conference Committee (ACC). The Poster Fair provides a unique opportunity for international educators to connect
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International STEM Talent and U.S. Research Competitiveness

The following is a speech delivered to a workshop entitled "Openness, International Engagement, and the Federally Funded Science and Technology Research Enterprise" held on Monday, November 14, 2022. Greetings, my name is Esther Brimmer and I serve as the executive director and CEO of NAFSA
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Answering Your Questions About Simon Award Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. Has your institution implemented creative, innovative approaches to campus internationalization? We want to hear about it! See below for answer to a few commonly asked questions about Simon Award
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Where to Eat and Drink in Denver (Plus a #NAFSA2022 Spotify Playlist)

Denver has a vibrant restaurant scene and is known for its excellent breweries. Whether you’re looking for a happy hour spot, dinner recommendations, or a place to unwind after a full day at the NAFSA conference, we have you covered! See below for suggestions from Denver locals, including the Local
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Hidden Gems and Can’t-Miss Events at #NAFSA2022

If you’ve looked at the schedule for the NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo—and if you haven’t yet, check it out!—you know it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the offerings. Among the hundreds of sessions, workshops, networking events, speakers, exhibitors, special events, it can be hard to know
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Celebrating NAFSA’s Best Asset: Volunteers

It’s National Volunteer Week! This week, April 17–23, we’re celebrating and honoring our vibrant volunteer community. Any visitor to the NAFSA office (our physical Washington, D.C. office or the virtual one) wouldn’t have to wait long to hear a staff member singing the praises of the leaders and
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Let’s Talk Budget: How to Make the Case for Attending NAFSA 2022

After more than 2 years of unprecedented challenges and paradigm shifts, NAFSA is thrilled to bring the global education community together, in person, for the first time since 2019. This year’s event packs so much value into the cost of registration, but we know that 2022 isn’t 2019. Budgets are
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