Director of Custom and Collaborative Programs Opal Leeman wrote a chapter in an edited collection, Global Innovation of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Transgressing Boundaries (Professional Learning and Development in Schools and Higher Education). Opal's chapter, Student Teaching Abroad: Intercultural Learning in Context, is based on a pilot study that she undertook for her dissertation research as part of her doctoral degree at Ball State University.
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Peru Resident Director Named Distinguished Professor
IFSA-Butler's resident director in Peru, Laura Balbuena, has been named a Distinguished Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, where she is a professor of political science. Laura received this award for her positive student evaluations. Congratulations Laura!
Patti Brown Featured on Forum Website
IFSA-Butler's Director of Special Program Initiatives Patti Brown is featured on the Forum on Education Abroad's Curriculum Cooperative website. Click on the screen shot below to view the entire video.
Chris Haynes Wins Advocacy Day Travel Grant
IFSA-Butler Program Advisor Chris Haynes has won a travel grant to attend NAFSA Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. Advocacy Day is an annual event that allows international education professionals to visit their Congressional representatives and senators to promote and discuss issues important to the field of international education. Congratulations Chris!
Peru Resident Director Featured in Magazine
IFSA-Butler's resident director in Peru, Laura Balbuena, has been featured in a magazine interview on gender and climate change. The magazine, Foro Nacional Internacional, is supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, Click here to download a PDF of the magazine; Laura's inteview begins on p. 9.