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Hidden Gems and Can’t-Miss Events at #NAFSA2021

If you’ve looked at the schedule for the NAFSA 2021 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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Behind the Scenes with the 2021 ACC

In any year, the work that goes into planning the NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo is a daunting, massive undertaking. So what has it been like this year, in a time of precedented challenges? We spoke with four members of the 2021 Annual Conference Committee (ACC) about what it was like to plan a
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Celebrating NAFSA’s Best Asset: Volunteers

It’s National Volunteer Week! This week, April 18–24, we’re celebrating and honoring our vibrant volunteer community. (We also want to hear from you about how you acknowledge and appreciate your own volunteers and team members—more on that at the end of this post.) Any visitor to the NAFSA office
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NAFSA Stands in Solidarity Against Hate

Recent acts of violence have highlighted the challenges many people of Asian descent face in the United States. Unfortunately, the situation is not new. Anti-Asian hatred and bigotry have escalated at various points in U.S. history, and the Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has
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Three Workshops to Spark Out-of-the-Box Thinking

This past year has really challenged us to redefine and reimagine international education. “Designing Our Shared Future” is going to take some out-of-the-box thinking and creativity. Fortunately, there are 16 opportunities to practice innovation and design thinking in the live workshops, which will
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