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Washington Wrap-Up

While 2021 was a challenging year for international education—the COVID-19 pandemic ensured that!—together, we in the NAFSA community realized a number of public policy and regulatory practice gains that are of real significance to the field’s recovery. Advocate voices like yours were central to
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Trend Tracing: Four Themes that Defined 2021

It comes as no surprise that much of the work international educators completed in 2021 was molded by the COVID-19 pandemic. But whereas pandemic responses throughout 2020 were often characterized by uncertainty, alarm, and a sense of hopelessness, 2021 traced silver linings, as innovations were
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NAFSA's Year in Review: Reflections on 2021

From the desk of the CEO... As 2021 draws to a close and we turn our attention to the promise of a new year, we at NAFSA have much to be proud of and plenty to look forward to. The effects of COVID-19 pandemic continued to bring extraordinary and unforeseen challenges. But this year also taught us
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Welcoming International Education Week 2021 With Hope and Confidence

Yesterday, NAFSA released its annual international student economic value analysis as it has for more than 20 years. As you will see reflected in the findings, our field has been impacted significantly by the turbulence of the pandemic. Yet, as we celebrate International Education Week, it fills me
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All-Region Summit: Regional Leaders Take Readers Behind the Scenes

In any year, the work that goes into planning NAFSA regional conferences is an impressive undertaking. So what has it been like to plan and put together NAFSA's inaugural All-Region Summit, which takes place in a time of precedented challenges? We spoke with three regional volunteer leaders about
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