NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference Program - 98
FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018
10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Promoting Inclusion in International Education in
a Climate of Exclusion (IEL)
This scenario-based session explores the challenges
in international education that impact the imperative
to promote inclusion. How might the current climate
of nationalism impact students' perceptions of the
value of international education? How can you
manage your commitments to internationalization
and inclusion in this environment?
Chair and Presenter: Heather Barclay Hamir,
Presenters: Eduardo Contreras, Jr., EdD, University of
Portland; James Lucas, PhD, Michigan State University
U.S. Department of State: Current Visa Issues
Develop an understanding of current issues in
visa processing and outcomes and learn how
a consular officer makes decisions regarding
an applicant's visa eligibility. Presenters discuss
strategies, advice, tools, and resources for
addressing visa processing and issues.
Chair and Presenter: David Strashnoy, JD, Stone
Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP
Presenter: Blair Bocook, Wake Forest University
Terry Gross is a renowned journalist and author who asks the questions that millions of radio
listeners want to hear.
Gross is the long-running host and co-executive producer of Fresh Air on National Public Radio. With
her distinct conversational interviewing style, Gross can get her guests, who range from politicians
to cultural icons, to reveal personal insights and candid truths about themselves and issues
impacting the world.
Since 1987, WHYY-FM, a public radio station based in Philadelphia, has produced a daily, one-hour
national edition of Fresh Air. The program is broadcast on nearly 600 stations, and it became the
first nondrivetime show in public radio history to reach more than 5 million listeners a week.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fresh Air With Terry Gross has received numerous awards, including the Peabody Award in 1994.
Gross received the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Edward R. Murrow Award in 2003 for
her contributions to public radio. In 2015 she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and
Sciences. In addition, Gross received the 2015 National Humanities Medal from the National
Endowment for the Humanities.
Gross is the author of All I Did Was Ask: Conversations With Writers, Actors, Musicians, and Artists.
Gross earned her bachelor's degree in English and MEd in communications from the State University
of New York at Buffalo.
Gross will be signing copies of her book, All I Did Was Ask: Conversations With Writers, Actors,
Musicians, and Artists, immediately following the plenary address.
Presiding: Elaine Meyer-Lee, EdD, President of the Association and Chair of the Board, NAFSA:
Association of International Educators
NAFSA 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO