University of Illinois Adapts to Make Chinese Students Feel at Home

by Sarah Wang
With over 5,000 students from China, the University of Illinois has been making strides to make their college experience feel more like home, from opening familiar stores and restaurants to broadcasting football games in Mandarin.

Maryland Schools Strengthening US-Japan Ties

by Raveena Ugale
With sister state and sister school ties going back over three decades, students from Maryland and Japan are important players in the future of the US-Japan relationship.

Signature US-Korea Student Exchange Program Continues, But Underperforms

by Minseong Baek
A combination of factors is preventing the Work, English Study, and Travel (WEST) program from achieving maximum participation, despite great opportunities to pursue language education and internships for career experience in the US.

US Communities Welcome Burmese Refugees in Record Numbers

by Lincoln Lin
The number of Burmese refugees resettling in the United States has increased dramatically in recent years, and US communities from Oklahoma to Pennsylvania and elsewhere are organizing to integrate their new residents.

Jill Biden Helps Blaze Trail in Asia on Recent Visit

by Sarah Wang
Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States, traveled to South Korea, Vietnam, Laos, and Japan to promote women’s education and to pay tribute to the American men and women in uniform who are stationed in Asia.