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"In a global economy, simply telling your potential employer that you have what it takes to get the job done doesn’t cut it anymore. ... you may find yourself outmaneuvered by a well-connected candidate or, in many cases, simply pitted against more accomplished peers. In spite of tough competition, there’s a way for you to stand out: master a foreign language."

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"Two years ago, Eqbal Dauqan was going to work in the morning as usual. She's a biochemistry professor. And was driving on the freeway, when suddenly: 'I felt something hit my car, but I didn't know what it was because I was driving very fast,' she says.

Dauqan reached the parking lot. Got out of the car and looked at the door. What she saw left her speechless.

'A bullet hit the car, just on...
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Two years ago Eqbal Dauqan was going to work in the morning

She May Be The Most Unstoppable Scientist In The World

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Can the power of international education help to promote peace in the Middle East? We think so!

Last year, we awarded the #IIEGoldbergPrize to Sarah Perle Benazera and Ohood Murqaten for leading the YaLa Young Leaders Core Leadership Group, an online community of nearly one million young people committed to safe and productive dialogue across the MENA region. [ Storify.com Link ]

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"I was living and attending college in Damascus, Syria, where civilians’ safety was increasingly at risk. That was when I went from wanting to study abroad to needing to study abroad."

Now a rising senior at Salve Regina University, Araz Khajarian shares how she managed to earn a scholarship through the IIE #Syria Consortium that would bring her to safety: [ Iie.org Link ]

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"I was living and attending college in Damascus, Syria, where civilians’ safety was increasingly at risk. That was when I went from wanting to study abroad to needing to study abroad."

Now a rising senior at Salve Regina University, Araz Khajarian shares how she managed to earn a scholarship through the IIE Syria Consortium that would bring her to safety.

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"What we're hearing (from Syrians) is the desire for reconnection to an academic environment - something that looks like a university, sounds like a university, has teachers walking around, libraries,' said IIE President Allan Goodman in a phone interview. 'And the online education is not a substitute for that." Read on via Reuters: [ Reuters.com Link ]

Prior to the conflict, almost 30% of...
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Between shelling and displacement, Syrian students seek degrees online

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"While the drumbeat of terrorism has complicated study-abroad decisions, Brown and other students say they believe the richness of the experience still outweighs the potential dangers."

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While the drumbeat of terrorism has complicated studyabroad decisions Brown and other

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Today's the last day to get the early-bird registration rate for the #IIESummit2017 on #GenerationStudyAbroad: [ Iie.org Link ]
Todays the last day to get the earlybird registration rate for the
Next week is #WorldRefugeeDay. As of today, there are 60 million refugees worldwide. If your organization, university or college is running or interested in launching a scholarship program for refugee students, join us and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency for an important meeting on best practices next Thursday, June 22 [ Gotowebinar.com Link ]
Next week is WorldRefugeeDay As of today there are 60 million refugees
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Next Tuesday on #WorldRefugeeDay, help us to continue our work to protect and enable threatened and displaced university students and scholars: [ Iie.org Link ]

"The world is currently experiencing the biggest refugee crisis since the end of World War II. Among the millions of people displaced from their homes are those who, under normal circumstances, would be pursuing a university...
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Next Tuesday on WorldRefugeeDay help us to continue our work to protect

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What would you do if you were in imminent danger each time you left to attend a college class? That is the threat Sinan Zeino and thousands of other Syrian students have faced since the conflict began.

Through programs like the IIE Platform for Education in Emergencies Response - PEER and the Scholar Rescue Fund, IIE helps students, scholars and artists around the globe continue their work...
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"Even the most hardened travelers have to admit a certain amount of fear while traveling in this era of heightened global terrorism. But while I can’t seem to outrun the creep of travel anxiety, I remain committed to traveling, and this, I’ve found, is the best tonic."

Share why you're committed to being a #FearlessGlobalCitizen!

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Even the most hardened travelers have to admit a certain amount of

How to Ease Travel Anxiety in an Era of Terror: Travel More

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We always love seeing the cool things that current and emerging foreign leaders do when they participate in the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP)!

IVLP is a professional exchange program to build mutual understanding between the U.S. and other nations through short-term visits to the U.S. It's sponsored by Exchange Programs - U.S. Department of State.

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Meet Evin Robinson from Brooklyn, New York (second from right). While in college, he earned a Gilman Scholarship to volunteer, and to study economics and Mandarin in Hong Kong, which would eventually broaden his vision and redefine his career aspirations.

Evin returned home to co-found New York On Tech, which is preparing the next generation of technology leaders by creating pathways for...
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Do you know anyone who works at a U.S. college or university who’d like to work with higher education institutions in Asia? Tell them to apply for IIE’s International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP) with Thailand; applications are due this Friday!

As Asia continues to rise as a global academic superpower, Thailand has emerged as an important gateway to the region. Whether a university...
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Timely read in The PIE News on #Thailand's efforts to scale-up its higher education capacity and to fill skills gaps.

"Despite being South Asia’s fourth largest international student recruitment market, Thailand's outgoing student cohort is less than a fifth of that in the third largest market, Vietnam.

'For many institutions, Bangkok and Chiang Mai remain stops on the way to (or from)...
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Timely read in The PIE News on Thailands efforts to scaleup its

Thailand to open up to foreign higher education institutions

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Are you a fearless global citizen? Do you travel without fear to explore the world, and routinely step outside of your comfort zone? Our partners at the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS Study Abroad) just launched the Fearless Global Citizen initiative to motivate youth to travel without fear. The mission is to bring the world together by encouraging international exchange and travel...
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U.S. intensive English enrollments dropped by 19 percent last year, according to the newest data from the #OpenDoorsReport on International Educational Exchange. Declines were noted from all world regions with the largest drops from Saudi Arabia and Brazil, which both experienced reductions in their governments' large-scale scholarship programs that previously supported large numbers of IEP...
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US intensive English enrollments dropped by 19 percent last year according to
Do you have a big idea or solution, but need the funding or publicity to help make it happen? Apply for the Rolex Awards for Enterprise!

Rolex is looking to fund proposals that will contribute to advances in science and health, applied technology, exploration and discovery, the environment, and cultural heritage. Applications are due on June 30. [ Rolexawards.com Link ]

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