“Losing Hearts & Minds” Say What?

(US) American-Iranian Relations & International Education during the Cold War The question remains about how institutions of higher education can thrive economically and promote responsible internationalization. On the one hand, educational exchange can help generate change around the world and enhance American influence and prestige. On the other hand, schools, like nations, should not compromise … Continue reading “Losing Hearts & Minds” Say What?

Du học không khó (Study Abroad is Not Difficult)

This is the matter-of-fact title of a new book written by Trần Ngọc Thịnh, who earned a Master’s degree in 2011 from the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri with the support of a Fulbright scholarship. Du học không khó is a unique A-Z Vietnamese language resource that's chock-full of … Continue reading Du học không khó (Study Abroad is Not Difficult)

“Institute Accused of Falsely Reporting How It Spent State Dept. Funds Settles Lawsuit for $1-Million”

Now that's a headline you don't see very often in The Chronicle of Higher Education, the weekly bible of the US higher education community.  This is not just any run-of-the-mill institute but the Institute of International Education (IIE), one of "the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations," according to its website.    This 16 April … Continue reading “Institute Accused of Falsely Reporting How It Spent State Dept. Funds Settles Lawsuit for $1-Million”