While we consider the important questions that are raised by the presence of Confucius Institutes on U.S. campuses – especially in the context of current White House “America First” rhetoric, policies, and personnel – it’s an opportune time to consider how Public Diplomacy through education has been used in the past.
What happens when international student interest in the U.S. dwindles, and how can administrators react? Those questions loom large at institutions throughout America. Nowhere is this more true than at institutions that are, like Kentucky, in the nation’s heartland.
Since early 2017, various iterations of a U.S. government travel ban that targets several Muslim-majority countries have affected international students at campuses across the country. WENR looks at practical supports for affected students.
How can institutions better prepare internationally educated nurses for successful integration into U.S. and Canadian employment markets?
The travel ban fiasco and other actions out of Washington have damaged U.S. higher education, and shaken the long held perception among students, their parents, and others of the United States as an open and welcoming country for international education.
The importance of providing refugees from Syria and elsewhere opportunities to continue and complete higher education is clear to many countries. We look at 4 examples of national refugee integration.
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More than nine percent of all international students in the U.S. attend community colleges. WENR examines enrollment trends, the challenges and benefits of internationalization at community colleges, and practical strategies for both two- and four-year colleges seeking to build on the trend.
Across Latin America, degree recognition failures are common. US HEIs should understand systemic constraints, to help students & recruit more effectively.
An overview of Mexico’s education system, including accreditation and credential evaluation issues, and of recent mobility trends to and from Mexico.
Good career prospects are a major pull factor for international students who come to the U.S., but the career services available on campus often fall short. With an eye toward improved recruitment, retention, and better student experience, the WES research team examined what works and what doesn’t at campuses across the U.S.