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Academic Values Often Give Way as Universities Expand Overseas Programs

By Paul Hockenos

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on the Scholars at Risk Network Global Congress held in Amsterdam this April. The two-day conference brought together individual and organizational partners, including IIE’s Scholar Rescue Fund, to examine threats to scholars worldwide and the available networks and mechanisms to protect scholars and prevent future threats.

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Protecting Scholars of Art From Persecution

By Allan E. Goodman

IIE President and CEO, Dr. Allan E. Goodman shares how IIE's Scholar Rescue Fund is assisting threatened scholars of the arts with the Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider Scholar Rescue Award in the Arts.

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Creating Global Citizens

By Neal King

IIE Scholar Rescue Fund is a proud partner of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP). IAUP continues to encourage its members to support IIE-SRF by providing threatened scholars with academic positions at institutions around the world.

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Fund to save artists from conflict zones

By Emily Sharpe

The Art Newspaper features IIE Scholar Rescue Fund's Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider Scholar Rescue Award. Ten fellowships of $25,000 are to be awarded to threatened scholars in the arts.

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Struggling to Save a Generation of Syrian School Children on the Second Shift

By Keith David Watenpaugh

An IIE, IIE-SRF, and UC Davis collaborative research team is currently in Lebanon on a fact-finding mission that aims to produce policy-relevant recommendations for meeting the higher education needs of Syrian university students and scholars in refugee communities.  Professor Keith Watenpaugh filed this piece to the Huffington Post.

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Why is Syria launching a space program during a civil war?

By Amar Toor

The war in Syria has had a shattering impact on the higher education and science sectors. IIE's VP Daniela Kaisth is quoted describing how students and scholars have often been caught in the middle of the turmoil.

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Under fire: bearing witness to assaults on the academy

By Matthew Reisz

Education under Attack 2014 is a report by Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) and includes a comprehensive view on the scale of assaults on higher education. The IIE Scholar Rescue Fund is a founding member of GCPEA along with Unesco, other UN agencies and a range of children’s, human rights and educational charities.

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Safe Haven

By Wendy Plump

IIE Scholar Rescue Fund Fellow, Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh, shares details of her experience as a scholar at Rutgers University.

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A Lifeline for Syria's Science Exiles

By Richard Stone

IIE President and CEO, Dr. Allan Goodman, and IIE-SRF Fellow, Dr. Amal Alachkar, discuss the deterioration of Syria's education sector and how IIE is assisting Syrian scholars.

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El Hassan bin Talal Annual Lecture in Post-war Recovery and Development

By Dr. Allan Goodman

Dr. Allan Goodman discusses the importance of IIE-SRF's work in his speech "On the Rescue of Science of Learning". The speech took place at the University of York as part of the El Hassan bin Talal Annual Lecture in Post-war Recovery and Development.

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