Celebrating International Education Week (November 16, 2020)

November 16, 2020 International Education Week November 16-20, 2020 is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education with the goal to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, the challenges ahead (November 10, 2020)

Written by: Fazela Haniff Heading up the Urban Alliance on Race Relations in Toronto in 1990 allowed me to build a career through a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion lens before LinkedIn existed; before it was okay to post likes for sharing examples of nudges or outing racist behavior. With the increased visibility of inclusion challenges, […]

Proposal to Replace Duration of Status (October 19, 2020)

Written by Jodi Simek Credential evaluation companies and other businesses that rely on international student mobility may want to review and provide comment on the proposed regulation to replace “Duration of Status” with a fixed time of admission to the United States for international students (of 2 or 4 years depending on a number of […]

Dreaming of a Brighter and Better Education System (October 1, 2020)

Written by: Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert   Photo: Maui, HI / Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert If I had a choice as to who would be our next Secretary of Education, it would be either Dr. Jill Biden or Dr. Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College.  Both have proven years of experience in the field and are genuine about […]

COVID 19 – The meteor to rock the academic world (September 25, 2020)

I recently attended a webinar presentation by Scott Galloway who teaches brand strategy and digital marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business. Professor Galloway was the keynote speaker at the ASU-GSV Summit, a virtual collaborative event between Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV) that strives to connect luminaries from the world […]

Joe Biden’s Education Policy (August 13, 2020)

Let’s take a look at what education under a Biden presidency may look like. According to Anne Dennon’s article of July 20, 2020 posted on Best Colleges, Joe Biden’s education policy can be summarized as such: Biden offers more progressive approach to education than President Trump His proposal is partially modeled after Senator Bernie Sanders’ […]

COVID-19 Survey Reports: Impact on International Students (July 2, 2020)

A recent survey conducted by the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium at the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of California, Berkeley,  the findings of which were published on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, “The coronavirus pandemic that shut down university campuses across the globe this spring has heightened concerns […]