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IN Brief
International Educator Wins editorial and design Awards
International Educator (IE) recently won two 2011 Apex Awards. A Grand Award in the writing category was earned for two installments in IE’s series on higher education and international development. In describing the two articles, “Water, Water…Anywhere?” (July/August 2010) by Karen Leggett and “Feeding Mouths and Minds” (March/April 2010) by David Tobenkin, the judges said that “These moving, in-depth features tell gripping stories of deprivation and solutions. They really capture the attention of the audience.” A design award was also presented to IE for the opening spread of the article “Earth Shattering” (January/February 2011), which examines the assistance provided by international higher education institutions in the rebuilding of Haiti.

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Funding for Libyan-North American Scholarship Program Restored

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HE CANADIAN BUREAU FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION CBIE announced in late June that the Libyan Ministry of Education and Scientific Research confirmed it will transfer funding to CBIE through the Libyan Central Bank in order to continue the Libyan-North American Scholarship Program. The scholarship funds had been frozen in February after the United Nations and Western countries placed economic sanctions on Libya, due to the political situation there. The new funding covers monthly living allowances, health insurance, and tuition fees until May 31, 2012, for more than 2,000 Libyan students and scholars (and their dependents) studying at educational institutions in the United States and Canada. “I gratefully acknowledge the vigorous behind-the-scenes efforts of government officials in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as the United Nations Security Council, in achieving this successful outcome for Libyan students in North America and for their host institutions,” said Karen McBride, CBIE president and chief executive officer. “In particular, CBIE is appreciative of the sustained support and cooperation of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Citizenship, and Immigration Canada, the U.S. State Department, and the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control. The Libyan Ministry of Education and Scientific Research is to be credited for its commitment to ensuring the continuation of this important educational program at a tremendously challenging point in time. For information on how the situation in Libya has affected students and exchange visitors in the United States, and to learn more about NAFSA’s advocacy efforts on behalf of F-1 and J-1 students, visit www.nafsa.org/libya.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - September/October 2011

International Educator - September/October 2011
Contents
From the Editors
In Brief
Building a Literate World
In Sync:  The Peace Corps and International Education
Expanding Cooperative Education Across the Globe
Education Abroad
Foreign Student Affairs
Partnering
A View From Out Here
Forum
In Focus
Supplement: A 360º View
Supplement: Making the Numbers Work
Supplement: International Recruitment and Enrollment Listings
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - Contents
International Educator - September/October 2011 - From the Editors
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 3
International Educator - September/October 2011 - In Brief
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 5
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 6
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - Building a Literate World
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - In Sync:  The Peace Corps and International Education
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - Expanding Cooperative Education Across the Globe
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - Education Abroad
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - 49
International Educator - September/October 2011 - Foreign Student Affairs
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 51
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 52
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 53
International Educator - September/October 2011 - Partnering
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 55
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 56
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 57
International Educator - September/October 2011 - A View From Out Here
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 59
International Educator - September/October 2011 - Forum
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 61
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 62
International Educator - September/October 2011 - 63
International Educator - September/October 2011 - In Focus
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - Cover4
International Educator - September/October 2011 - CoverS1
International Educator - September/October 2011 - CoverS2
International Educator - September/October 2011 - Supplement: A 360º View
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - S3
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S4
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - S7
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S8
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S9
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S10
International Educator - September/October 2011 - Supplement: Making the Numbers Work
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S12
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S13
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S14
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S15
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S16
International Educator - September/October 2011 - Supplement: International Recruitment and Enrollment Listings
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S18
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S19
International Educator - September/October 2011 - S20
International Educator - September/October 2011 - CoverS3
International Educator - September/October 2011 - CoverS4
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