Tag Archives: Student Mobility

International Higher Education & Professional Government in Ukraine

Hi there! As academic life has been in full swing, I am behind with the blog. And as summer break begins, I’m back with this story – one that isn’t getting much coverage in the western news – about the link between … Continue reading

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Where do those U.S. Doctorates go?

Training of future faculty, researchers, and private and non-profit leaders often happens at foreign universities. “Bright young things,” my tongue-and-cheek term for highly intelligent and talented youth, leave their home countries for the best education they can receive and world-class … Continue reading

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Follow-Up: After you study abroad, you become president

On August 17th, I wrote a post, After you study abroad, you become president. My audacious title attempted to encapsulate my own wonder about the link between foreign study and leadership, especially in contexts where the leader can influence his or … Continue reading

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After you study abroad, you become president

I’ve always wondered about the relationship between foreign education and political leadership.  Did Bill Clinton infuse the knowledge gained and experience from his Oxford University days while in the White House?  Surely. Ultimately, in a well-functioning country, the president – … Continue reading

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Thai university proposes scholarships and exchange with Burma

According to The Irrawaddy Magazine, Thailand’s Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna (RUMTL) is poised to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Burma’s Department of Higher Education.  Here’s a slice of yesterday’s article: The proposed exchange program aims not only … Continue reading

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