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Lessons from a Russian teaching in West Virginia

Teaching in the United States has been a life-changing experience for Mariia Kharina, who lectures at Bluefield State College in West Virginia.

Take your alumni network home with you

International Education Week celebrates students who attend college someplace outside their home countries. Their curiosity builds a more democratic, secure and prosperous world. This week, ShareAmerica...
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Application questions about American universities? Join this webchat for answers

Have you ever wanted to speak with an admissions officer at an American university, but couldn’t because you live too far away? Thanks to an...

Where the wild students are

Many U.S. colleges have extracurricular clubs that offer wilderness experiences or have courses involving field research in the natural sciences.
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Peace in Colombia means opportunity for farmers

After four years away, Frank Fierro saw change in his hometown of Planadas, Colombia. Peace has brought new ideas, new opportunities — and hope.
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This is why students of cybersecurity come to the U.S.

Hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States offer cybersecurity degrees to meet the needs of this growing international industry.
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Exchange students discover diplomacy through virtual simulations

The State Department's National Museum of American Diplomacy is using online simulations to teach students worldwide how diplomacy works.
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Two-year colleges open new worlds for students

Almost 100,000 international students attend U.S. two-year colleges, where they can learn English and get credits to apply toward four-year college degrees.
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Pompeo urges U.S. colleges to defend academic freedom

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo urged U.S. universities to protect academic freedom from the Chinese Communist Party's attempts to undermine it.