How to Make International Learning Opportunities More Accessible to Non-Traditional Learners


Published on: May 3rd, 2018

How to Make International Learning Opportunities More Accessible to Non-Traditional Learners

NASA recently released a photo taken last December from its Kepler space telescope. In case you missed it, Kepler is currently cruising through space in search of alien worlds and this particular image captures the blinding reflection of light bouncing off the Earth. It is not as humbling as the famous “pale blue dot” photo […]



State Department delegation visits Elon to learn about service-learning


Published on: April 23rd, 2018

State Department delegation visits Elon to learn about service-learning

The delegation was part of the International Visitor Leadership Program that is the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program. Each year, approximately 5,000 emerging leaders come to the U.S. as participants in this program; they are typically mid-career professionals between 25-45 years of age.



New study abroad undergraduate research program between Blacksburg and Peru


Published on: April 20th, 2018

New study abroad undergraduate research program between Blacksburg and Peru

The Virginia Tech Department of Economics is teaming with Peru’s Universidad de Piura for a new undergraduate summer research exchange program that focuses on how behavioral economics can inform public policymaking on such topics as environment, health, technology, and education.



Exponen Universitarios Resultados de Trabajos


Published on: April 14th, 2018

Exponen universitarios resultados de trabajos

Con el objetivo de evitar el cambio climático, alumnos de la Universidad de Texas en El Paso (UTEP) y tres institutos del Tecnológico Nacional de México (TecNM), presentaron los resultados de sus trabajos como parte de la Iniciativa Binacional de las Américas (La Fuerza de 100,000 en las Américas).

 



How the US Benefits From Foreign Aid to Paraguay


Published on: April 9th, 2018

How the US Benefits From Foreign Aid to Paraguay

With federal aid, the U.S. has the opportunity to advocate economic and social growth for other countries. This reputation has earned the trust and cooperation of many nations around the world, including Paraguay. Located in South America, Paraguay is a nation with lush tropical forests and agricultural activity.