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The Beacon

The BEACON is a newsletter of the Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) which features news items about innovative program initiatives and the academic achievements of rescued scholars. The newsletter also includes messages from IIE-SRF allies on why they have committed their essential resources: time, expertise, wisdom, and funding to the mission of rescuing threatened scholars and national academies.

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Previous Editions of the BEACON

June 16, 2016
  • IIE-SRF Featured in BBC
  • GoAbroad Awards Philanthropy Prize to IIE
  • Philipp Schwartz Initiative Selects Awardees
  • IIE-SRF Selection Committee Results
June 2, 2016
  • Host Partner Writes about IIE-SRF Forum Experience
  • New Research Voices in the News
  • Host Spotlight: Jordan
May 19, 2016
  • Video Testimonial from Host Partner
  • Brookings Panel on the Syrian Academy during Crisis
  • Times Higher Education on IIE-SRF and ISIL’s Impact on Academics
  • EAIE Features IIE-SRF Partnership
May 6, 2016
  • IIE-SRF Holds Second Forum
  • Washington Diplomat Features IIE-SRF Fellow
  • IIE-SRF at Brookings Institution Event on Syria
  • AAAS to Hold Symposium on Science Diplomacy
April 21, 2016
  • Gift to IIE-SRF in the Name of Beau Biden
  • Syrian Fellow at his Alma Mater
  • Gordon Brown on Syria’s Higher Education Crisis and Other Media Coverage
  • IIE Supports Syrian and Yemeni Students in the U.S.
April 7, 2016
  • IIE-SRF in the BBC News and Other Media
  • DAAD-IIE Panel Explores Syrian Refugee Crisis and Higher Education
  • Art Event Honoring IIE-SRF Alumna
March 25, 2016
  • Special Edition: As Syrian Crisis Enters its 6th Year, Support for Scholars as Critical as Ever
March 10, 2016
  • Call to Make Syrian Professors Part of the Solution
  • Reminder to Register for the 2016 IIE-SRF Forum
  • March 2016 Selection Committee Results
February 26, 2016
  • IIE-SRF Fellow Co-Organizes Conference on Syria
  • Scholar Spotlight – Syria
  • Host Spotlight – University of Missouri
  • Dinner Held in IIE-SRF’s Honor
February 11, 2016
  • IIE-SRF Fellows Featured in New Journal
  • Scholar Spotlight – Serbia
  • News Roundup – IIE-CIMO Partnership
  • ESF Call for Applications