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Cover Story

IE Sep/Oct09 Cover story

Women's Work

Susan Ladika

In the Middle East, a new vision of the roles of women in both education and the workplace are bringing beneficial changes across the region.

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IE Sep/Oct09

Globalizing General Education

Kyna Rubin

Inspired credit requirements may no longer be an oxymoron in students’ eyes. As it internationalizes, general education is becoming a laboratory for innovation.

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Valparaiso University: The China Connection Marks a Bold New Era

Christopher Connell

Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, Valparaiso University has come a long way from its roots as a pioneer in coeducation to the internationalized institution it is today.

In Focus

IE Sep/Oct09 InFocus
The Laborer
Jenny McGill


From the Editors

The Enigma of Women's Education the Middle East

Christopher Murphy


Public Diplomacy: From Rhetoric to Reality

Keith Reinhard

Education Abroad

Attracting Faculty to Education Abroad

Janet Hulstrand

Foreign Student Affairs

Biometrics - So Far, So Good

Alan Dessoff

View From Out Here

The Advantages of Teaching Overseas With a Family

Christopher L. Kukk

In Brief

  • House Approves Simon Study Abroad Act
  • Expanding Study Abroad: Where There's a Will, There's a Way
  • NAFSA Supports Campaign to Open Travel to Cuba
  • David Killion Nominated as U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO
  • NAFSA Honored with Publications, Web Awards
  • Demonstrating the Value of International Student and Scholar Services
  • Get a Glimpse of Stories from Abroad
  • UNESCO Reports Examine Global Trends, Data
  • Obama Administration to Invest in Community Colleges