8th Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Virtual Seminar Builds Community During the Pandemic

The 8th Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar ended on Saturday, 11/14/20. It was held over three consecutive Fridays and Saturdays: 10/30-31, 11/6-7, and 11/13-14. Nearly 60 faculty, administrators and students attended – the largest number to date. The large number, the virtual setting, and the reduced costs to attend, suggests benefits for virtual gatherings.Continue reading “8th Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Virtual Seminar Builds Community During the Pandemic”

International Education Week 2020

It’s International Education Week this week, November 16-20. Because of the coronavirus, the nature of international education and study abroad has changed in significant ways. This piece in the Washington Post (11/16/20) makes that point. Eventually, we will move back to traditional study abroad, but for now virtual experiences are the strategies that are beingContinue reading “International Education Week 2020”

Fulbright-Hays Virtual Summit, 11/17/2020, 1 p.m. ET

Keynote Speaker Leela Hazzah Leela Hazzah is the executive director and cofounder of Lion Guardians, a conservation organization dedicated to finding and enacting long-term solutions for people and lions to coexist across Africa. Hazzah founded the organization after conducting research in Kenya with the support of a 2008 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship. Hazzah was named among the TopContinue reading “Fulbright-Hays Virtual Summit, 11/17/2020, 1 p.m. ET”