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Cover Story

IE JanFeb08 CoverStory

Lending a Helping Hand

Nicole Branan

Education abroad programs aren’t just about expanding the minds of today’s college students and teaching the values of global citizenship. These days, it’s also about giving back to the communities where they study.

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IE JanFeb08 FeatureStory

Bridging the Divide

Dana Wilkie

In South Africa, much has changed in terms of equal access to higher education for all students regardless of race since apartheid ended in 1994. Despite the past conflict over race relations, progress has been made and a brighter future is on the horizon.

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Elon University Charts a New Course

Christopher Connell

In the past 15 years, Elon University has transformed itself from regional college into a comprehensive university and has garnerd a reputation as an institution where students become deeply engaged in community service.


From the Editors

Past as Prologue
Christopher Murphy

Front Lines

Teaching Worldliness to a New Generation
Sanford J. Ungar

Past as Prologue

NAFSA: The First 10 Years
Alan Dessoff

Voices: Diplomat and Educator Edward Perkins

The Art of Winning Without Fighting
Christopher Connell

Abroad After Graduation, English Style
Charlotte West

View from Out Here

Beyond 'That Travel Thing'
John Battenburg

International Enrollment

Singapore’s Push for Foreign Students
Kyna Rubin

Web Extra
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Evolving Priorities in Higher Education in Spain


In Focus

IE JanFeb08 InFocus
Stephanie Robins

In Brief

  • New Data Show Gains in International Students Coming to United States, U.S. Students Heading Overseas to Study
  • Report Highlights Innovators in Campus Internationalization
  • Canadian Schools Ramp Up Internationalization
  • NAFSA President: It’s Time to Open the Door More Widely
  • State Department’s Hughes Bids Washington, DC, Farewell
  • NAFSA Member Leaders Take Office
  • Book Review of What’s Up America? By Diane Astimbay