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Increasing Mutual Understanding Between Morocco and America

Samira Idelcadi, a Moroccan alumna of the 2006 Professional Fellows Program, is the January International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month.

U.S. and Egyptian Educators Benefit from Collaboration

Ez Eldin Salem participated in the State Department’s Teachers of Critical Languages Program, which brings teachers from China and Egypt to teach Mandarin and Arabic in U.S. elementary and secondary schools for one academic year.

What's It Like to Study Arabic in Egypt?

Arabic language student, Margaret Mullins, with friends in Egypt.

Margaret Mullins studied Arabic in Egypt for several months. She describes her time living with a host family, learning Arabic and exploring Egyptian culture.

A Conversation with Ray Bradbury

If you burn books, you burn everything in a society. Ray Bradbury

We talked with Bradbury about his career, writing philosophy, and his feelings about being included in the U.S. State Department's Big Read Egypt/U.S. project.

Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2010 Awards

Stone sculptures from Lore-Lindu National Park in Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

Highlights of the cultural preservation projects around the world that received funding from the U.S. Department of State's U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation in 2010.

The Language of Understanding

An NSLI-Y student learns so much more than language in Egypt.

A National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) student describes her time studying Arabic in Egypt.

Language Lessons

Plaque written in Arabic.

A National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) student describes her time studying Arabic in Morocco.

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program

Kennedy-Lugar program participants express their enthusiasm for their U.S. experience.

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program provides scholarships to high school students.

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2012 and the 2011 Winners

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock encouraged ECA Alumni to sign up for the 2012 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF).

Study of the U.S. Institutes Videos

Around the World in an Afternoon is an event--really a festival--that the State Department puts on for SUSI participants each year.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Academic Programs Meghann Curtis of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) discusses the Study of the U.S. Institutes' inaugural "Around the World in an Afternoon" event, which took place at the State Department on July 28, 2011.