International Educator (IE) is the flagship bimonthly magazine of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

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Cover Story

IE JanFeb Cover story

When One Just Isn’t Enough

Charlotte West

Multicountry education offers an alternative to traditional study abroad programs in a single location by allowing students to deepen their knowledge of particular disciplines, to benefit from cross-cultural comparisons, and to learn the lessons of life on the road.

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IE JanFeb09 Feature Not Enough

Legal Minds

David Tobenkin

Law programs just don’t emphasize domestic issues anymore. International issues are gaining more prominence in law school curricula.

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University of Illinois, Land-Grant Giant, Operates on a Global Stage

Christopher Connell

International roots run deep at Illinois’s flagship campus. Professors were deeply engaged in international education projects spanning the globe in the 1950s and 1960s. Today it keeps an international profile that few institutions can match.


In Focus

IE JanFeb09 InFocus
Lindo Quito De Mi Vida
Elyse Resnick

In Brief

  • Increase in Number of U.S. Students Studying Abroad
  • International Students on U.S. Campuses
  • European Union Launches "Study in Europe" Web Site
  • Canada Releases New Education Brand
  • Global Education at a Glance
  • Fulbright: The Man, The Mission, The Message
  • India is Focus of $50 Million Gift to Cornell University
  • Seven Additional Countries Added to Visa Waiver Program
  • NAFSA Welcomes New Volunteer Leaders
  • Experience NAFSA’s International Education Expo Hall
  • Book Notes: Review of Undocumented Immigrants and Higher Education: Sí se puede!

From the Editors

A Matter of Controversy?

Christopher Murphy

Voices: Provost Peter McPhee

Curricular Change Down Under - The Melbourne Model

Elaina Loveland

Education Abroad

Education Abroad for Adult Students

By David Shallenberger

Foreign Student Affairs

Tips for Starting an International Student Advising Career

By Nick Seamons


Who Cares About Postdocs

By Sam Castañeda