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Enrollment of International Students Begins to Rebound from COVID-19 Decline

International student enrollment numbers appear to be on the rebound following the decline caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and unwelcoming political rhetoric, according to...

Universities Develop Unique Programs That Level the Playing Field for Educational...

Higher education presents life-changing opportunities for students from underserved backgrounds —opening the door to new experiences, successful careers, and much more. For many of...

Announcing the Winners of the INSIGHT Into Diversity Study Abroad Scholarship...

INSIGHT Into Diversity is proud to announce the 2020 winners of the INSIGHT Into Diversity Study Abroad Scholarship for Underrepresented Students. Majesty Drumwright, Melissa...

INSIGHT Into Diversity Offers New Study Abroad Scholarships to Underrepresented Students

Studying abroad can be life-changing. Institutions of higher education and corporate recruiters recognize the value of such an opportunity. In fact, studying abroad is...

RIT Recognized as Top Producer of Study Abroad Scholarships for Students...

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in New York was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of State for its efforts to provide opportunities for...

From Freshmen to Faculty, IU Bloomington Offers a Supportive Home for...

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT Into...

Trump’s Nationalist Agenda Changes the Landscape for American Students Abroad

“America First” — the mantra of the Trump administration — may energize conservative crowds in the U.S., but the response to President Donald Trump’s...

Kennesaw State Develops Successful Students Via Exposure to Diverse Cultures

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT Into...

Rutgers Nursing School to Expand Spanish Language Study Abroad Program

Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden has received funding to begin work on a program to improve health equity for underserved Latino and immigrant populations by strengthening...

Online Index Helps Students Find Most Culturally Diverse Global Campuses

A new online tool helps international students and those seeking to study abroad choose the best campus based on their preferences. With the new...

IIE Re-launches Scholarship Fund for Study Abroad in Asia

The Institute of International Education (IIE) has announced it is reopening the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA), thanks to a $2 million...

Studying Medicines Abroad Makes for Better Pharmacists at Home

This year, Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for her work in developing a drug to treat malaria. The...

Latest Open Doors Report Shows Marked Improvement in Study Abroad Participation

The Institute of International Education (IIE) released its 2015 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange Monday, kicking off International Education Week. The latest...

One Year In, IIE Reflects on the Impact of Generation Study...

Launched in March 2014 with 156 partners, the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative has grown to include more than 600...

Changing Perceptions: Making Study Abroad an Accessible Dream for All Students

Nonprofit organizations are working together to make study abroad more accessible for underrepresented students and students with disabilities Top photo courtesy of Ian Forber-Pratt. Other photos courtesy...

Virtual Study Abroad

Through a new online approach to learning, students at the University of Washington Bothell travel to classrooms across the world via the Internet As the first...

11 Steps to Diversifying Study Abroad

Meaningful study abroad is a high impact co-curricular activity that develops students academically, personally, and professionally and prepares them for leadership in an increasingly...

Jackson State University Offers Students a Passport to the World

How one historically black college is offering its students a once-in-a-lifetime international experience In 2012-2013, a mere 9 percent of U.S. undergraduates studied abroad, according...

Cal State East Bay Focuses on Inclusivity Here and Abroad

A top-down and bottom-up commitment to diversity and inclusion has become a trademark of one of the most diverse universities in the U.S. This team approach...

Learning By Doing

Nutrition Students Travel the World to Learn Impact of Culture on Diet Photos courtesy of Mary Willis Many people grow up hearing the adage, “You are...