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100 Questions and Answers About Americans for international visitors

Read this new guide before you vote

In time for the 2016 presidential election, “100 Questions and Answers About Immigrants to the U.S.” contains accurate information about dozens of questions and issues that have been raised during the campaign. The goal is to give readers a starting … Continue reading

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Out soon: “100 Questions and Answers About Immigrants to the U.S.”

In time for the last few months of the 2016 presidential campaign, the Bias Busters series will have a guide that uses research and information you can count on to answer some of the many questions that have been flying … Continue reading

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Can U.S. sustain international student bubble?

International student enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities has risen about 14 percent, according to a March 25 report by the Department of Homeland Security. The Wall Street Journal reported that international enrollments have risen 50 percent since 2010 and … Continue reading

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Cultural competence wins jobs

While you’re planning your career strategies for 2015, you might take a look at this article in U.S. News & World Reports. It suggests four ways to raise your game. The first one is learning a new language as a … Continue reading

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Skills that bosses want but schools seldom teach

Soft skills such as cultural competence got a boost in the Wall Street Journal from CIO Journal columnist Irving Wladawsky-Berger, who wrote about the skills that execs seek in people who have the hard skills of engineering and business. One … Continue reading

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Bias Busters guides spark conversations

We had a great night at the Michigan State University Library Oct. 28 when almost 100 people came out to hear about the Bias Busters project. They answered questions from “100 Questions and Answers About Americans” and then discussed in … Continue reading

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Guide for international students now available

“100 Questions and Answers About Americans,” written by U.S. students for international students, is now available on Amazon. Guides are available in paperback and in digital formats. This cultural competence guide explains American behaviors, values, language and differences. Questions include: … Continue reading

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Chinese enrollment in U.S. colleges attributed to economics, academics

The State News at Michigan State News provides statistics on international enrollment on campus. The charts show the top 10 countries of orign and show how, in recent years, students from China have increased to eclipse enrollment from all other … Continue reading

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Michigan 4-H creates global competence curriculum

“4-H Backpack to Adventure: Youth Leaders in a Global World” has been released by Michigan 4-H. It keys on five qualities that youth leaders need to succeed in our global society. The 4-H describes them as: Knowing about and appreciating … Continue reading

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