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The NAFSA conference in San Diego is approaching, and once again the Institute of International Education (IIE) will have a booth (#1138), host various information sessions, and present in sessions and workshops on study abroad, international student mobility, U.S. higher education, and other major topics. 

To learn more about IIE or ask questions about your membership or our publications and websites, please come visit us at Booth #1138. We look forward to meeting you in person. Here are some highlights that might be of particular interest:
  • Meet with IIE authors and get a signed copy of a recent IIE publication
  • Pick up the new issue of the IIENetworker magazine on the Impact of Globalization on International Education 
  • Check out our new IIENetwork Handbook for International Educators
  • Receive a special 15 percent NAFSA conference discount on IIE publications
  • Browse through information about IIE's many educational exchange programs
  • Meet with IIE staff and learn about how you can participate in the many programs we administer
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IIE invites all Generation Study Abroad partners and interested parties to visit IIE’s booth to learn more about the Generation Study Abroad initiative and sign up to get involved.
  • Have your picture taken at the Generation Study Abroad Photo Station (at IIE’s booth) to take part in the #GenerationStudyAbroad social media campaign. 
  • Pick up a special Generation Study Abroad pin
  • Collect your certificate of appreciation, if you have already joined as a commitment partner. 
  • Enter a drawing for free registration to the Generation Study Abroad Summit in Fall 2015.

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IIE and EducationUSA will deliver a range of timely and informative panels and workshops at the 2014 NAFSA conference. What follows are highlights from the schedule of IIE presentations.

Sunday, May 25

Workshop: A Primer on U.S. Higher Education
Linda Tobash, University Placement Services

Workshop: Developing Strategic & Sustainable Linkages with U.S. Institutions 
Clare Banks, Center for International Partnerships; Linda Tobash, University Placement Services

Monday, May 26

Workshop: An Introduction to Higher Education and Partnership Opportunities in Europe
Chris Medalis, EducationUSA REAC

Workshop: Recruiting and Retaining Sponsored Students from the Middle East and North Africa
Kristen Cammarata, EducationUSA

Tuesday, May 27

Session: Innovative Education Programs: Exciting Opportunities or Unseen Barriers for Sponsored Students
Kristen McGuire and Peter Raucci, University Placement Services

Session: Education Abroad Funding: Available and Accessible
Lindsay Calvert, Gilman

Wednesday, May 28

Poster Fair: Work, Internship, and Volunteer Abroad
Claire Thornton, Gilman
Managing and Supporting International Student Internships: Brazil Scientific Mobility Program
Laura Giles and Julia Sattler, Academic & Experiential Learning

Poster Fair: Enhancing Learning Before, During, and After Education Abroad
Lindsay Calvert and Aileen O’Donnell, Gilman

Session: International Enrollment Management and Intensive English Programs
Christine Farrugia, Research & Evaluation

Session: Regional Trends and Issues in Global Competence Pathways and International Higher Education
Rajika Bhandari, Research and Evaluation

Poster Fair: Best Practices in International Enrollment Management
Ann Merrill, EducationUSA REAC

Poster Fair: IIE Academic Matchmaters
Zamaly Diaz Lebron, Christine Chan, Julia Guffanti, University Placement Services

Session: Eurasia and Central Asia: Understanding and Recruiting the Post–Cold War Generation
Ann Merrill, EducationUSA REAC

Workshop: IIE Scholarships Programs 
Offsite at University of San Diego, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, 218)
1:30-2:00   Generation Study Abroad
2:10-3:00   Gilman Scholarship
3:10-4:00   Boren Awards
4:10-4:40   Confucius China Studies Program and S&T Programs
4:45-5:30   Fulbright

Thursday, May 29

Session: EducationUSA Tools and Resources for International Recruitment
Maria Mercedes Salmon, Chris Medalis, and Ann Merrill, EducationUSA

Session: Country Context Counts: Partnerships in the Broader Higher Education Landscape
Rita Moriconi, EducationUSA REAC

Session: Economic Impact of International Students Around the World
Christine Farrugia, Research & Evaluation

Poster Fair: Connections Between Peace and Justice, Social Responsibility, and International Education
Sarah Gleisner and Chris Powers, Boren

Session: Strategic Partnerships Between Higher Education Institutions
Daniel Obst, International Partnerships

Poster Fair: Increasing Diversity Outreach and Support in International Education
Lindsay Calvert and Claire Thornton, Gilman; Sarah Gleisner and Chris Powers, Boren
Increasing Diversity and STEM Innovation with the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program
Nikesha Walters and Gabriella Turrisi, Academic & Experiential Learning

Friday, May 30

Session: International Higher Education and International Development: Bridging the Gap
Rajika Bhandari, Research and Evaluation

Session: A Comparison of the U.S. and Bologna Bachelor's Degrees
Linda Tobash, University Placement Services

Session: Key Trends in U.S. Higher Education: Challenges and Innovations
Linda Tobash, University Placement Services

Session: Addressing Challenges in U.S.-Japan Student Mobility
Rosie Edmond, Global EducationUSA Services

Session: Brazil's Scientific Mobility Program: Current Developments and Trends
Collette Reny and Gabriella Turrisi, Academic & Experiential Learning

Session: The New Frontier in International Collaboration: Trilateral and Multilateral Partnerships
Clare Banks, International Partnerships
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Visit IIE's booth to browse the many new books and policy reports published by IIE in the past year, and benefit from a special 15 percent NAFSA conference discount on all books purchased at the IIE booth. 

Titles available at the IIE booth include:
  • Open Doors 2013: Report on International Educational Exchange
  • A Student Guide to Study Abroad
  • Global Perspectives on International Joint & Double Degree Programs
  • 2014 edition of IIENetwork Handbook for International Educators
  • Funding for United States Study 2014: A Guide for International Students and Professionals
  • Intensive English USA
If you wish to purchase any of these books online, please visit www.iie.org/publications.
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IIE will be offering information sessions in San Diego on Wednesday, May 28. Individuals who live in the area or who will be in San Diego for the NAFSA 2014 Annual Conference and Expo are welcome to attend one, two, three, or all five sessions. There is no cost to attend these sessions and you do not need to be registered for NAFSA in order to attend. During these sessions, program staff will summarize the goals of each program, review the application process, and provide tips on submitting competitive applications.

Schedule: May 28, 2014
1:30-2:00pm: Generation Study Abroad
2:10-3:00pm: Gilman Scholarship
3:10-4:00pm: Boren Awards
4:10-4:40pm: Confucius China Studies Program, Whitaker International Program, and Global E3 Program
4:45-5:30pm: Fulbright U.S. Student Program & Scholar Program

The University of San Diego, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

Space is limited, so if you are interested in attending, please RSVP online by May 20, 2014. We will send additional location information to attendees one week prior to the event. If you have any questions or would like to receive more information about the sessions, please email boren@iie.org.

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