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Cover Story

IE Jul/Aug09 Cover story

One Earth, One Sky

Nicole Branan

Internationalization in astronomy has intensified in recent decades and this year—the international Year of Astronomy—is no exception.

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IE Jul/Aug09 Fledging the Phoenix

Fledging the Phoenix

Darlene Bremer

Universities are reaching out to help victims in many parts of the world to rise from the ashes of natural disasters. Reconstruction efforts have been formed in many different ways that connect international education to those populations.

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In Focus

IE Jul/Aug09 InFocus
The True Fiji
Bianca Schonberg


From the Editors

Commonality and Interdependence

Christopher Murphy

Voices: David Arnold

Realization of New Campus in New Cairo

Elaina Loveland

Education Abroad

Going Green

Cynthia Banks

Across Cultures

Efforts to Reconstruct Afghan Higher

Michael Daxner

In Brief

  • President Obama: "Exchanges Can Break Down Walls Between Us"
  • White House Relaxes Restrictions on Cuba
  • NAFSA Urges Administration to Enable Educational Travel
  • Congress and the President Expand Opportunities for Volunteer Service
  • Faculty Groups Urge Caution on Overseas Partnering Agreements
  • Web Portal for Campus Internationalization Resources
  • New Reports Focus on Education Abroad in STEM Fields; in Arab World
  • International Graduate Student Application Data
  • Journal Focuses on Internationalization of Higher Education in Japan
  • Are You a Global Citizen?
  • Fostering Global Engagement at NAFSA’s 2009 Annual Conference & Expo
  • Book review of Intercultural Competence: Intercultural Communications Across Cultures