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Three RISE Alumni on the Impact of the Program

Last week, NAFSA announced the 2024–25 class of the RISE (Representation, Inclusion, Support and Empowerment) Fellowship, the association's flagship diversity, equity, and inclusion program. To celebrate the program and the newest participants, we spoke with several alumni of the program about the
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International Education Week 2023: Five Things to Be Excited About

International Education Week is here, and this year we're celebrating the idea that “International Education is the Future.” This joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education presents the perfect opportunity to reflect on a few things that have us energized about the future of our
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Four Simon Award Recipients on Why You Should Apply

NAFSA’s Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that are making strategic, significant, and well-documented progress toward comprehensive internationalization—especially those using innovative and creative approaches. There are two
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A Journey, Not a Destination

Fostering diversity, equity, access, and inclusion (DEI) is—and has long been—a through line in all of NAFSA’s work. The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision striking down race-based admissions practices in higher education underscores the paramount importance of our work in building bridges between
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