U.S. Department of State Partners with International Council of Museums to Fight Illicit Traffic of Yemeni Cultural Heritage

U.S. Department of State Partners with International Council of Museums to Fight Illicit Traffic of Yemeni Cultural Heritage

In response to the civil war in Yemen in 2015-2016 and in an effort to help protect endangered Yemeni art and antiquities for future generations, the Department of State asked the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to produce an Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk for Yemen. It was launched at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on January 31.

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Participant Perspective: Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Participant Perspective: Global Entrepreneurship Summit

James Morrissey, a 2011 alumnus of the Critical Language Scholarship Program, shares his insights on entrepreneurship and attending the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

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Stevens Initiative Announces 13 Grants to Fund International Virtual Exchange

Stevens Initiative Announces 13 Grants to Fund International Virtual Exchange

The Aspen Institute’s J. Christopher Stevens Virtual Exchange Initiative has announced thirteen new grants to expand the Initiative’s reach.

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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

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.

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Two Fulbright Alumni Receive 2017 Nobel Prizes

Two Fulbright Alumni Receive 2017 Nobel Prizes

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs congratulates Fulbright Program alumni Dr. Michael Rosbash and Dr. Kip S. Thorne on their recent recognition as 2017 Nobel Laureates.

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Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting October 23-24

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting October 23-24

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet October 23-24 to consider the proposal to extend the U.S.-Cambodia cultural property agreement (or “Memorandum of Understanding”).

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