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IE May/Jun10

Going Mobile

By Alan Dessoff
Students all over the world are increasingly seeking higher education in foreign countries and many nations are pursuing them, but U.S. policy continues to be less engaged.

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IE May/Jun10

Lands of Promise

By Dana Wilkie
International students often have bright futures ahead of them. Sometimes, that bright future includes staying in the country they studied in—and rising through the academic ranks to lead a university in their adopted countries.

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With iPods and Internships, Connecticut College Holds to an International Course

By Christopher Connell

Connecticut College takes interdisciplinary approach to ensure that its 1,900 students learn to become "international citizens."

In Focus

IE May/Jun10 InFocus
Jane Goldstone Sarouhan

In Brief

  • British Council Calls for More UK-U.S. Partnerships
  • Employers’ Views on College Learning Surveyed
  • Business Leaders See Value in Foreign Workers
  • Quebec Speeds Canadian Citizenship for Foreign Students
  • Indian Numbers Up at Canadian Institutions
  • U.S. State Department Ends Ban on Two Renowned Muslim Scholars
  • Japan Aims to Standardize Student Assessment with China and South Korea
  • German Center for Research and Innovation Opens in New York
  • New Research on Diversity in Education Abroad by CIEE Ping Fellows
  • Review of Trends in Global Higher Education: Tracking an Academic Revolution, a Report Prepared for the 2009 UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education


From the Editors

A Mobile Mindset
By Christopher Murphy


U.S. Public Diplomacy Depends on Citizens Learning Other Languages
By Karen Jenkins and John Meyers

Voices: John Zogby

The First Globals Generation
By Elaina Loveland


The Economy, Higher Education, and Campus Internationalization
By John Hudzik


Launching an International Collaborative Master's Degree
By Kathleen Krentler

Education Abroad

Turning Adversity to Opportunity in Education Abroad
By Janet Hulstrand

Foreign Student Affairs

International Students Are an Emerging Market for Study Abroad
By Greg Grassi and Kira Espiritu

International Enrollment

Getting Down to Business - Recruiting International MBA Students
By Kim Fernandez

View From Out Here

Reflections on a Career in International

By Kathryn Gray Skinner