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Thought leaders can serve as cultural ambassadors, as Norberto Fuentes has for Cuba. How can the U.S. follow suit to develop soft power?

How a Japanese specialty plays an important role in public diplomacy between two nations.

Using Dennis Rodman as a case study, a new article examines the role of high-profile athletes in sports diplomacy.

President Trump has nominated Marie Royce of Fullerton to be assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs. Her husband, Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), is chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, which has jurisdiction over the State Department, including education and cultural programs.

Just as many universities believed that the financial wreckage left by the 2008 recession was behind them, campuses across the country have been forced to make new rounds of cuts, this time brought on, in large part, by a loss of international students. Schools in the Midwest have been particularly hard hit — many of them non-flagship public universities that had come to rely heavily on tuition from foreign students, who generally pay more than in-state students.

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