Health Surveillance in the Arctic: IVLP Participants Convene in Minneapolis and Alaska

Health Surveillance in the Arctic: IVLP Participants Convene in Minneapolis and Alaska

An International Visitor Leadership Program group of nine researchers from member countries of the Arctic Council will meet in the United States over the next 10 days to address public health, medical research and Arctic science issues.

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State Department Recognizes 2018 Emerging Young Leaders

State Department Recognizes 2018 Emerging Young Leaders

Zina Salim Hassan Hamu began her journey as a photographer after fleeing with her family from ISIS-occupied areas in Iraq. Zina found herself at the Khanke camp for Internally Displaced Persons in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.

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Marie Royce Sworn In as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs

Marie Royce Sworn In as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs

Marie Royce was sworn into office on May 9 at the U.S. Department of State. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan provided opening remarks, highlighting Royce’s background participating in and promoting international exchange programs.

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Music & Film Diplomacy at the State Department

Music & Film Diplomacy at the State Department

The U.S. Department of State has long recognized the role of music in diplomacy, with its emphasis on free expression, improvisation, and democratic and collaborative teamwork.

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Permanent Increase in Funding for U.S.-France Fulbright Program

Permanent Increase in Funding for U.S.-France Fulbright Program

The United States and France are marking the 70th anniversary of the U.S.-France Fulbright Program this year with a permanent increase in funding for the program, underscoring the diplomatic importance of this international academic exchange between the two countries.

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Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

To celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month this April, the U.S. Department of State is hosting a panel discussion, jazz performance and cultural diplomacy exhibit at the U.S. Diplomacy Center.

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