The Stevens Initiative brings International Students to Michigan

The Stevens Initiative brings International Students to Michigan

On November 14, students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and the U.S. participated in a global pitch competition at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor.

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United States and Cambodia Celebrate Cultural Property Agreement and New Preservation Project

United States and Cambodia Celebrate Cultural Property Agreement and New Preservation Project

U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia William A. Heidt and Cambodia’s Minister of Culture, Her Excellency Phoeung Sackona, signed a joint statement recognizing the recent extension of the cultural property agreement between the United States and Cambodia during a ceremony on November 6, 2018 at the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh.

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For Fourth Year Running, International Exchange Participants Will Be New York City Marathon’s Largest and Most Diverse Volunteer Contingent

For Fourth Year Running, International Exchange Participants Will Be New York City Marathon’s Largest and Most Diverse Volunteer Contingent

More than 1,400 participants who are in the United States on the Exchange Visitor Program – students, interns, au pairs, and research scholars – will volunteer at the New York City Marathon, the world’s largest marathon.

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Religious Leaders Arrive in the United States for International Visitor Leadership Program

Religious Leaders Arrive in the United States for International Visitor Leadership Program

Twenty six community and faith leaders from around the world arrived in the United States to begin an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on interfaith dialogue and religious freedom. The participants, representing different religious and faith-based organizations, as well as secular institutions, will engage in discussions with one another and their American counterparts to promote interfaith dialogue and explore ways to ensure the rights of religious minorities are protected.

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Hidden No More: Here’s how the State Department is Empowering International Women Leaders in STEM

Hidden No More: Here’s how the State Department is Empowering International Women Leaders in STEM

The award-winning film Hidden Figures inspired viewers across the world with the true story of the courageous and talented African American women whose contributions at NASA in the 1960s significantly contributed to getting the first U.S. astronaut into orbit.

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The U.S. Department of State’s Global Sports Mentoring Program Receives Peace and Sport’s  “Diplomacy Action of the Year Award”

The U.S. Department of State’s Global Sports Mentoring Program Receives Peace and Sport’s “Diplomacy Action of the Year Award”

On October 18, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Sports Diplomacy Division received the prestigious “Diplomacy Action of the Year Award” from Peace and Sport, an NGO based in Monaco devoted to sport for social change, at the organization’s annual forum in Rhodes, Greece.

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