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International Writing Program - Video

Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.

Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, explains the valuable cultural exchanges that take place each year when writers from around the world gather for a semester in Iowa City to discuss and share their craft.

A Year of Salvation and Professional Development

A Year of Salvation and Professional Development

English Language Fellow in Moscow

Caralyn Bushey takes time to make new friends outside the classroom.

Caralyn Bushey discusses her experience as an English Language Fellow in Moscow.

High School International Student Exchange

World view from outer space.

Each year, the U.S. State Department hosts approximately 2,900 high school students from around the world.

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.

Ozomatli and Cultural Visitors Jam Session

Jammin' with the American band, Ozomatli.

In this video, the American band, Ozomatli, meets with 8 musicians from around the world for a jam session.

Uncharted Waters

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program participant, Beatriz Recinos, teaching students about oceanography

Beatriz Recinos, an undergraduate student from El Salvador, studied oceanography and geophysics at Humboldt State University in Northern California while participating in the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Dorothy Riddle

IVLP, Dorothy Riddle

Dorothy Riddle tells a story of how the simplest of activities can change someone's whole perspective on life and relationships.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Jena Melancon

IVLP, Jena Melancon

Jena Melancon, Executive Director, Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council, talks about the visit of a group of Boy Scout Leaders to the local Boy Scout chapter, and how their interaction has had lasting community effects.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Katka Lessing

IVLP, Katka Letzing

Katka Letzing, Lead Program Officer and Marketing Manager, Institute for International Education, West Coast Center, San Francisco, California tells a story of learning about individual courage while having fun and developing a new hobby on the San Francisco Bay.

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