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  • June 29, 2022

    International Students in a Post-'Roe’ World

    Could the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision lead to a red state-blue state divide in international enrollments?
  • June 22, 2022

    A Passport to Play

    For international college athletes, the issues can be distinct. And a federal watchdog calls for better assessment of foreign threats to universities.
  • June 15, 2022

    A Push for Immigration Reform

    On Capitol Hill, an effort to change policy for international and undocumented students. Plus, the White House weighs in on academic ties with Russia.
  • June 8, 2022

    From My Reporter’s Notebook

    Here’s what a veteran international-education journalist saw and heard at the NAFSA conference.
  • June 1, 2022

    Live From NAFSA

    At a gathering for international educators, the mood is hopeful. And the U.S. secretary of state weighs in on Chinese students.
  • May 25, 2022

    International Students and Gun Violence

    Fears about gun safety frequently shape international students’ perceptions of studying in America.
  • May 18, 2022

    A New Visibility for International Scholars

    The pressures for foreign-born academics can be complicated and misunderstood. Plus, some Chinese universities are saying so long to global rankings.
  • May 11, 2022

    Complicating the Narrative on Confucius Institutes

    Instructors at the China-funded language centers get little political instruction before going overseas but toe the party line anyway, a study finds.
  • May 4, 2022

    Study Abroad’s Impact on College Completion

    Students who study overseas are more likely to graduate on time and with better grades than classmates who stay home.
  • April 27, 2022

    Global Education’s Climate Crisis

    Can international education maintain its mission while combating climate change?