Tony Blair's faith foundation works with universities in countries including the US, China, the UK, Canada and Sierra Leone. He also lectures at Yale. Mr Blair gave his views on university globalization to the BBC News website.
The Study Abroad Office announced in an e-mail today that applications for fall programs in Egypt will not be approved. The decision, which will affect the fall 2011 study abroad plans of eight students, including this reporter, came in response to a travel warning posted by the U.S. Department of State in light of the political unrest in Egypt. University policy prohibits processing applications for study in countries with travel warnings.
The USC Center on Public Diplomacy was pleased to host J.P. Singh, Associate Professor at the graduate program in Communication, Culture and Technology at Georgetown University to speak about his new book, "UNESCO: Creating Norms for a Complex World", (2010, Routledge Press).
Carleton University marked the launch of the Year of India in Canada by celebrating a major investment in its Canada-India Centre for Excellence in Science, Technology, Trade and Policy.
The wife of Israel's ambassador to Kenya has pioneered health promotion In Nairobi's slum schools.
Today, the first lady Michelle Obama will speak about the initiative to increase the number of American students studying abroad in China. It is specifically designed to train students and the next generation of professionals on how to orchestrate and communicate in U.S.-China relations in the future decades.