Closing off our educational borders will make our world smaller and less compassionate.
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In Tromsø, Norway, a town 200 miles north off the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn't rise between November and January. Some
The strength of the Fulbright Program remains its commitment to immersion through which participants form lasting international connections, gain a deep understanding of other countries and cultures, and work collaboratively to find solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges.
Over the course of my year teaching in Indonesia, I have had some troubling encounters with Nazi symbolism. I have repeatedly seen several students walking around the halls "Heiling" Hitler.
From the Arab spring to the explosive growth in Asia, from the financial crises in Europe to the rapid development of our own hemisphere, this program is global in ways that its founder could barely have imagined when that first group of Fulbright scholars arrived in 1947.
Fulbrighters prove that storytelling is very much alive -- in the wilderness and the city, in medinas and souks and villages, among the cats and storks, in the world's tallest buildings, in the slums and labor camps, on artificial islands lined with McMansions, in the sandstorms of the desert.
The subtle inferences of today, which claim that a single man or organization or nation represents the Kashmir conflict, are both false and dangerous.
Successful democracy is attainable when equality is high or assets are mobile. Egypt has neither.
This is the moment where Kashmiris march for the attention of global institutions and States claiming themselves to be champions of justice and human rights.