educational exchange

The Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Indonesia Edward Nalbandian and Retno Marsudi held a meeting in Jakarta today. The parties discussed the development of bilateral relations, as well as a number of urgent issues on regional and international agenda. They attached importance to the intensification of the political dialogue between the two countries, expand the legal framework, encourage educational and cultural exchange.

The Clover Park Technical College Lakewood Campus served as a cross-cultural center of learning last week, as a group of students from Japan’s Osaka Jikei College partnered with CPTC’s Medical Laboratory and Medical Histology Technician programs for a study tour and cultural exchange. [...] It was all the continuation of a partnership between the two colleges stretching back more than a decade.

There’s a lot of growth in Pakistan’s journalism, particularly on the TV side, along with a lot of energy from journalists. An example is Marina Marri, editor of the Express-Tribune. [...] She is participating in a fellowship for reporters sponsored by ICFJ— the International Center For Journalists. 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) signed an agreement on Sunday to increase education and research exchanges and collaborations. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, UMB President Jay A. Perman, MD, and the university’s faculty met with counterparts from the Hebrew University to ratify the extension of a student exchange program which began in 2013 and to explore future collaborative opportunities.

Marko Marcinko traveled the world many times over during his long career as an in-demand jazz drummer. Cuba, however, had long been out of reach for the well-known Scranton musician, just as it had been for most Americans for more than a half century. But the United States’ recent reestablishment of formal relations with the Communist Caribbean country led to new and exciting travel opportunities for Americans, musicians among them.

The article said Pham Quang Hung, a first secretary for educational affairs at the Vietnamese Embassy in Tokyo started studying Japanese at Foreign Trade University in Hanoi in 1994. He never imagined that Vietnamese children would one day be able to learn the language at elementary school.

While educational exchanges between the U.S. and Russia have suffered from the deterioration in bilateral relations, there are still some successful programs that are finding innovative ways to foster collaboration.