International Educator (IE) is the flagship bimonthly magazine of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

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Cover Story

IE MayJune Cover story

Teaching the World

Alan Dessoff

Schools of education are helping future teachers know and teach global perspectives through curriculum innovations, education abroad, new technologies, language immersion, and other valuable experiences.

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IE MayJune09 Jumpstart Careers

Overseas Internships Jumpstart Careers

Kyna Rubin

International internships are drawing growing numbers of students seeking to shore up credentials while securing a more direct entry into other cultures.

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Teaching Medicine Without Borders

Karen Leggett

Medical schools today are incorporating international experiences for future doctors.

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Winning Formula in Internationalization Found in a Kansas Corner

Christopher Connell

A regional university in the Midwest strives to reach students from all over the world.

In Focus

IE MayJun09 InFocus
Holding Hands With the Future
Liza Hensleigh


Building Cosmopolitan Competence
Abraham Lowenthal

In Brief

  • Transatlantic Degree Programs
  • U.S. Educators Visit Iraq to Prepare for Student Scholarship Initiative
  • Boston College Launches Expert Database
  • Study Abroad Leads to Global Engagement
  • State Department Connects Through Social Networks
  • $1 Million Donation to Fund Study Abroad for North Michigan Students
  • State Department Announces New Student Intern Category
  • International Experiences Impact "Internationalization" of U.S. Faculty
  • New and Revised Publications from NAFSA
  • 2009 Campus Internationalization Award Winners
  • Accessing Best Practices in Internationalization
  • Scholarships to Help Palestinians Study at U.S., Palestinian Universities


From the Editors

The Threshold of Our Minds

Christopher Murphy

Voices: Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus

Empowering the Poor

Elaina Loveland


Reshaping International Education

John Hudzik

Foreign Student Affairs

Educating International Students About 'Race'

Gary Althen

International Enrollment

International Students at Community Colleges

Janet Hulstrand


A Unique Three-Way Partnership

David Moore

View from Out Here

South Africa: Engendering a Powerful Sense of Hope

Allan Winkler

Across Cultures

Higher Education Transformation in Pakistan

Fred Hayward