What We’re Reading in International Education (November)

More than ever, recent events show us the importance of broadening international understanding. Here are some recent articles and research that aim to do just that.

Speaking of broadening international understanding, did you know that it is International Education Week? See what we’ve been up to for #IEW2015.

Ashley’s War
(Council on Foreign Relations)

Bosch Fellowship alumna tells the story of women soldiers in Special Ops.

Before Elections in Myanmar, Citizens Express Desire for Change
(New York Times)

Myanmar citizens, including two of our YSEALI alumni, discuss its nation’s historic election.

Extreme Study Abroad: The World Is Their Campus
(New York Times)

Some students are choosing programs that are entirely off-campus and overseas.

The Genetic Reason Why Some People Are Born To Travel All Over The World
(Bit Of News)

People with a certain gene tend to be thrill-seeking and migratory, according to a UC Irvine study. We know just the type.

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