Powering the U.S. Tech Engine
By Phil Manzano
Nearly half of all international students in the United States study in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, and their significant contributions to the country’s tech and science industries keep the United States on the leading edge of both.

Innovation Through Partnerships
By Stephen G. Pelletier
New partnerships—among departments on the same campus or between institutions an ocean apart—bring fresh thinking and creative ideas to enhance students’ experiences, especially when leadership fosters and rewards innovation.

Making Tech Work
By Shanna Saubert, PhD
With technology an ever-increasing presence in life, international educators can harness tech solutions and tools to facilitate internationalization, improve education experiences, enable better communication, and advance teaching and learning.

Departments and Columns

From the Editor in Chief

Making Technology Personal
By Elizabeth Hendley

From the Desk Of

Community Connections
By Esther D. Brimmer, NAFSA Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

In Brief

  • Trends and Shifts in Global Soft Power
  • The Safest European Cities for International Students
  • QS International Student Survey 2018
  • Demand Outpaces Student Accomodations Supply
  • Meeting International Students' Mental Health Needs
  • British Council Relaunches Popular MOOC for International Students
  • Education Insights from Africa's Youth Population

Global Spotlight


Quick Questions

Promoting International Education's Role in Global Diplomacy
Marie Royce

Education Abroad

Managing Fears with Effective Communication
By Miko McFarland and Jason Hope

International Student Affairs

Regulatory Agenda Watch: Why It Matters
By Steve Springer

International Enrollment

Recruiting with Pathway Programs
By Karen Doss Bowman

International Education Leadership

Communicating the Value of a Global Education
By Charlotte West


International Students’ Crucial Contributions
By Stuart Anderson

Take 5

A roundup of recommendations for what to read, hear, follow, watch, and attend.