Friday, July 22, 2011

Links of Interest from IHEC Blog's Facebook Page for Week of July 15th to 21st

My post today is the second installment of my new feature here on IHEC Blog which I started last Friday.  If you would like to follow along you can do so at  I hope you find some of the posts to be of interest and/or helpful to your work.

‎"How to Raise a Global Kid" [via Newsweek] at

House [U.S.] legislation would eliminate East-West Center and its academic exchange work: [via @GlobalChronicle on Twitter]

The first EAIE Admissions Officers & Credential Evaluators newsletter

‎"#THATintern: The study abroad intern" [via The Washington Post] at - I Love this!!!

"Language cuts endanger U.S." by Madeleine Albright and Chuck Hagel in USA Today at

India and U.S. announce details of #highered summit to be held in October: [via @karinfischer on Twitter]

Looking for international education related blogs? If so you might want to check out my Internatinal Education Blogs & News site at Have a blog to add?

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) released a briefing paper on July 14th by Daniel Costa critical of the Department of State’s Exchange Visitor Program. A summary and the full briefing paper are available on EPI’s website at [via the Alliance Policy Monitor]

Evaluating & Measuring the Impact of Citizen Diplomacy: Current Status and Future Directions a @IIEglobal briefing paper

The Coca-Cola Foundation awards grants totaling $1 million to six U.S. colleges and universities to send approximately 160 students to study abroad in China over the next four years in support of the U.S. State Department's "100,000 Strong Initiative." More at

The Branch Campus Bubble? by Phil Altbach via Inside Higher Ed at

Parliamentary Secretary for Trade Justine Elliot has announced a new brand for Australia’s international education sector, "Future Unlimited". More at

‎"HE internationalisation: why awareness of cultural conflict matters" [via The Guardian] at

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