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Asian’s Burgeoning Higher Education Hubs
By Alan Dessoff
To become more competitive in the international higher education market, several Asian countries are establishing themselves as “education hubs.”

Designing Destiny
By Kim Fernandez
Many students travel abroad to study, but very few make their own independent plans and take the leap of faith to act on them. Meet five people who did just that, designing their own study abroad programs that gave them both an education and something of a life direction.

Big Returns on Small Investments
By Charlotte West
Small offices in key locations abroad can offer significant benefits at low cost.

Departments and Columns

From the Editors

The Power of One
By Elaina Loveland

In Brief

  • International Educators Focus on Vision and Practice at Gathering in Houston
  • Four Countries Issue Joint Statement on Ethical Principles
  • Business Schools Connect Through Global Network
  • The Future Looks Bright for International Travel to the United States
  • Homeland Security Department Adds to STEM Programs Eligible for OPT
  • Educity Iskandar Takes Shape
  • First-Ever Ranking of National Education Systems
  • International Graduate Student Applications to U.S. Schools Rise
  • Japan Invests in Study Abroad

Voices: Diplomacy for Peace

An interview with Jan Eliasson, deputy secretary general of the United Nations
By Elaina Loveland

Education Abroad

From Collaboration to Campus-Wide Partnership
By Jenny Huq and Lucy Lewis

International Enrollment Management

Recruiting International Students—Community College Style
By Marian Kisch

In Focus

Unbuilding Walls
By Mark S. Lenhart