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Celebrating the power of cultural exchange

Cultural exchange brings people together and broadens perspectives. Read how America's top diplomat values the experience of living abroad.
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U.S. communities rally around Ukrainian exchange students

Four Ukrainian students are spending the academic year in the U.S. Find out how they are adapting as their homeland is at war.
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Muslim chaplains guide students during Ramadan

Muslim chaplains are a growing presence on many U.S. campuses. Learn how they help guide students through Ramadan.
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U.S. offers Egyptian students English skills and career paths

Two Egyptian students completed a U.S.-backed English learning program that built their self-confidence and prepared them for careers.
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International students thrive at U.S. higher education institutions

International students overwhelmingly choose the U.S. as their top education destination. Here are some of the reasons they keep coming.
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Muslim student associations create cultural ties in the U.S.

The Muslim Students Association of the U.S. & Canada helps bring students together on U.S. and Canadian university campuses. Learn more here.
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Abrahamic Houses: Urban hubs for interfaith understanding

The Abrahamic House initiative grew out of one man's interfaith journey. Learn how he now helps people of different faiths connect.
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What is the Fulbright Program?

Learn how America's Fulbright Program started and how it helps scholars develop as they address global challenges.
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Expanding horizons for Central and South American students

The United States is helping students in Latin America become community leaders. Learn more about the College Horizons Outreach Program.