Education & Exchange


Education Connects the United States to Nepal

by Sarin Ghimire
The United States has constantly seen an influx of Nepali Students opting for higher education in the country and a rise in American students choosing Nepal as their destination to study abroad.

US-Korea Student Programs Extended

by Alex Forster
Programs that facilitate American students going to Korea, as well as Korean students coming to the US, were extended this week. Under these programs, students are able to study, travel throughout the country, and work as interns.
In August 2013, forty students from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) completed six-week internships at various governmental and civil society organizations all over the United States through the USAID-funded Assessment and Strengthening Program (ASP).

Asians and Immigration

by Damien Tomkins and Grace Ruch
Asians comprised almost 35 percent of the total number of naturalized U.S. citizens and over 40 percent of new legal permanent residents in 2012, according to data from the Department of Homeland Security.

Citizen Diplomats in the Digital Age

by Anoushka Yousuf
In the July/August 2013 issue of the Diplomatic Courier, Adam Kaplan from Sister Cities International writes an editorial on the growing importance of community diplomacy which explains the increasing value of “citizen diplomats”.

Americans Abroad in ASEAN

by Evan Roe
How many United States citizens live in Southeast Asia? This seemingly simple question turns out to be surprisingly difficult, if not impossible, to answer.