Friday, July 15, 2011

Recent Links of Interest from IHEC Blog's Facebook Page

For my post today I'm simply going through IHEC Blog's Facebook page and copying and pasting various links that I think IHEC Blog readers may find of interest from the past week.  About one or two years ago I provided a weekly round-up of links of interest I pulled from my Twitter posts and this lasted for several months as was popular among readers so I thought I would try it out with Facebook posts.  Perhaps this will become a weekly (Friday) habit...

Virtual Student Foreign Service Expands International Opportunities for U.S. Students [via DopNote] at

University Research Corridor (URC) to launch Global Detroit International Student Retention Program. New Economy Initiative of Southeast Michigan awards three-year, $450,000 grant to harness talent, economic potential of foreign-born students at Michigan's colleges and universities. More at

LL.M. Roadmap: An International Student's Guide to U.S. Law School Programs (Aspen / Wolters Kluwer Law Publisher), 425 pages, release date July 2011 (description copy and pasted from the @llmroadmap Twitter bio)

New Zealand's new international education agency will start operations with nearly double the budget of its predecessors, and with most of the increase directed to marketing. More at

Foreign Service Blogs [U.S.] at​rvice_blogs.aspx

Who Is Global? [via Inside Higher Ed] at

"How often does it happen that we have a president of the United States who studied in Indonesia and a president of Indonesia who studied in the United States" quote by David Merrill, president of the U.S.-Indonesia Society (USINDO), in the May/June 2011 issue of International Educator, p. 34.

QR Codes - What are they? How can they be used to promote Study Abroad? [via The Study Abroad Connection] at

Registration extended until July 22nd for Mobility International's "Linking Knowledge: a Disability Services and International Education Workshop" in Chicago on Thursday, August 11, 2011, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. More information and registration available at

Information on the second Summit for Learning Abroad sponsored by the Learning Abroad Center and Global Programs and Strategy Alliance at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities available at

"2 U.S. Agencies to Promote International Research on Problems of the Developing World" [via the Chronicle of Higher Education] at

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