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For Third Year Running, J-1 International Exchange Visitors Will Be New York City Marathon’s Largest and Most Diverse Volunteer Contingent

J1 students, interns, au pairs, and research scholars volunteer at the TCS New York City Marathon, the world’s largest marathon.

Diplomacy Begins Here Summit in Tulsa

The series of citizen diplomacy summits aim increase support for exchange programs by bringing attention to the critical role that public and citizen diplomacy play in building a more peaceful, prosperous world at home and abroad.

State Department Celebrates 75 Years of Exchanges at Global Leadership Forum in Virginia

State Department is sponsoring the Global Leadership Forum in Charlottesville, Virginia from March 29-30, 2016. The two-day forum is part of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ celebration of 75 years of State Department-sponsored exchange programs.

LGBTI International Students Reflect on EducationUSA Interactive

panelists sitting at table

The video feature students from England, Jamaica, Pakistan, and Thailand who reflect on their EducationUSA panel experience.

Ukrainian Youth Gains His Confidence in Iowa

The FLEX program provided Ukrainian high schooler Vadym Bilous with an opportunity to boost his confidence by stepping outside his comfort zone and being exposed to new experiences.

2015-16 Fulbright Top Producing Institutions

Each year the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Institute of International Education, releases the list of higher education institutions sending the most Fulbright U.S. students and scholars abroad. For academic year 2015-16, the list highlights the strong institutional diversity within the Fulbright Program.

Toward a Sustainable Arctic Future - A Message From U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

Video remarks by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for the mid-term meeting of the Fulbright Arctic Initiative in Oulu, Finland.

Secretary Kerry's New Year's Greeting to Alumni

U.S. Secretary of State's New Year's address to International Exchange Alumni.

The Courage to Tell the Story: Murrow Program at 10 Years

Each year, more than 75 journalists from around the world are brought to the United States to explore this ideal and U.S. efforts to maintain and encourage such freedom of expression through the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

Entrepreneurship, Creating Global Links

Female IVLP exchange participants in chocolate factory

The IVLP program, “Entrepreneurship as the Engine of Prosperity and Stability,” brings seven International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) groups to participate in this professional exchange which aims to promote small business development, innovation, and entrepreneurial acumen as paths to socio-economic wellbeing and political stability.

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