The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Ursula Heaney
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:47

The U.S. State Department has announced the appointment of the new special representative to Muslim communities, the Washington Post reports. Shaarik Zafar’s appointment was formally announced this week.

Ursula Heaney
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:42

International students are enriching not only the U.S. colleges and universities they attend, but also the local U.S communities in which the institutions are based, according to a new report released by the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program.

Ursula Heaney
Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:36

►A recent study shows that organizations that bring together young people from opposing sides of conflicts, have proven to be successful in their attempts to forge friendships and understanding.

 

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Ursula Heaney
Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:22

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/22/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement. Requests are processed on a daily basis. If you would prefer not to receive this listing, email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org or call 202-293-6141.

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Ursula Heaney
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:15

Organizations that bring together young people from opposing sides of conflicts have proven to be successful in their attempts to forge friendships and understanding, an article in the New York Times reports.

Ursula Heaney
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:00

►Over 200 J-1 SWT participants from all over the world, took part in the inaugural J-Day.

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Ursula Heaney
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 09:58

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/15/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement. Requests are processed on a daily basis. If you would prefer not to receive this listing, email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org or call 202-293-6141.

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Lisa Heyn
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:45

Over 200 J-1 Summer Work Travel (SWT) participants from all over the world recently participated in J Day, a celebration of international exchange participants coming together in their communities to share cultural diversity and American customs.

Ursula Heaney
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:30

►The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has only had a modest effect on research and international education programs in the region.

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Ursula Heaney
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:32

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/8/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement. Requests are processed on a daily basis. If you would prefer not to receive this listing, email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org or call 202-293-6141.

Please feel free to contact us for additional questions.