CUNY Black Male Initiative Partners With Birthright Africa to Connect Students to Their Heritage

The CUNY Black Male Initiative (BMI), among its many programs that support underrepresented students, has cosponsored a trip with Birthright Africa for students to explore their cultural roots and meet other members of the African diaspora.

Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education Releases Review of North American Partnership Program

In December 2017, the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) released a new report evaluating 12 Norwegian-North American (United States and Canada) higher education partnerships developed with the support of SIU’s Partnership Programs in Higher Education with North America (PPNA) program between 2012 and 2016.

Mapping Snapshot: Focusing on International Collaboration and Partnerships

Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses: 2017 Edition indicates that global engagement, in terms of international collaboration and partnerships, has attracted the attention of many U.S. institutions.

Mapping Snapshot: Funding for Campus Internationalization, 2013-16

ACE’s recent report, Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses: 2017 Edition, found that for over 70% of institutions, internal funding for internationalization increased or remained the same between 2013 and 2016.

Kicking Off International Education Week

Nov. 13-17 is International Education Week. Brad Farnsworth rounds up the latest news on the state of international higher education in 2017.

Intercultural and International: Student Leadership Exchanges at VCUQatar

Valerie Jeremijenko, assistant dean for Student Affairs for Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUQatar), discusses developing women’s leadership programing in the Middle East.

Gender Identity and Global Assignments: Lessons From My Time in Korea

Drawing on her time as chief operating officer of George Mason University Korea, Gbemi Disu shares how to effectively lead an international institution.

Bridging Administration and Academics: Engaging Students in Campus Planning

ACE’s Robin M. Helms interviews Caroline Neal, a graduate student at Old Dominion University (ODU) and coordinator of ACE’s Internationalization Lab at ODU.

A Winning Recipe for Successful Internationalization Worldwide

Going forward, the United States needs a broad, coordinated set of well-funded initiatives that support the comprehensive internationalization of U.S. higher education, writes ACE’s Lucia Brajkovic.

IIE Study Shows That Studying Abroad Has a Direct Impact on Skills Needed for Career Success

The Institute of International Education (IIE) has released a new study that demonstrates the links between international educational experience and the critical skills needed for employment in today’s workforce.

Largest, Most Popular Business School Programs Worldwide See Application Growth While Smaller Programs Experience Declines

A new survey from GMAC shows that 73 percent of larger graduate business programs (201 or more class seats) report increased applications this year compared to 39 percent of the smallest programs (50 or fewer class seats). Participating programs received a combined 466,176 applications during the 2017 application cycle.

From Inside Higher Ed—International Enrollments: From Flat to Way Down

New data from about two dozen universities indicates that although some institutions are maintaining or even increasing their international enrollment numbers, some U.S. higher education institutions are now witnessing a trend of declines in international student enrollment.