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IE Mar/Apr10

Feeding Mouths and Minds

By David Tobenkin
Students and faculty at colleges and universities are working to battle one of the world’s most challenging international development issues: hunger.

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Hunger Activism By Example




IE Mar/Apr10 Cover story

Borderless via Technology

By Charlotte West
Technology is opening the door to new opportunities for students and faculty to make international and intercultural connections.

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Portland State: Serves the City, and the World

By Christopher Connell
Portland State, already known for deep community partnerships, today works on a broader canvass seeking sustainable solutions to economic, environmental, and social challenges that confront cities everywhere.


From the Editors

An Gorta Mór
By Christopher Murphy

Education Abroad

Time Out: The Gap Year Abroad
By Janet Hulstrand


The Grain of Sand in the Oyster
By Victor C. Johnson and Heather M. Stewart


At Home on Three Continents: An interview with Haleh Esfandiari
By Elaina Loveland


Bologna Beyond 2010: Looking Backward, Looking Forward
By Fiona Hunter


Geographers Help Map Distance Language Learning Network
By Norman Peterson

Intensive Language Supplement

Critically Speaking
By Karen Doss Bowman

Business English Programs Are New and Improved!
By Kim Fernandez

In Focus

IE Mar/Apr10 InFocus
Steven Aiello

In Brief

  • NAFSA Calls for Shift in U.S. Immigration and Visa Policy
  • U.S. State Department Launches New EducationUSA Web Site
  • Say Hello to Free Language Training
  • Study Abroad Featured in AAC&U Magazine
  • Enhancing International Learning via Technology
  • India Issues Student Travel Advisory for Australia
  • Newly Revised Basic F-1 Publication
  • Winner in Student Diplomat Video Contest
  • Ireland Launches New Transatlantic Initiative
  • Bologna Process, International Student Experience Explored in JSIE
  • Book review of The First Time Effect: The Impact of Study Abroad on College Student Intellectual Development