education diplomacy

Academics, university leaders, and policy makers from the Asia-Pacific region will gather at a major education conference in Taipei starting on Wednesday that will give Taiwan the chance to forge deeper ties with institutions in nearby countries.

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.

CPD University Fellow Douglas Thomas and USC visiting scholar and advisor to the provost John Seely Brown have just released their new book on the culture of learning in the 21st century.

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.

January 22, 2011

The wife of Israel's ambassador to Kenya has pioneered health promotion In Nairobi's slum schools.