October 2021 Newsletter for Faculty and Staff

A group of CWRU international students from various countries pose together outside on the Case QuadCWRU Experiencing Most Diverse
International Student Population
   This year, Case Western Reserve University has international students from more countries around the world than ever before. There are 92 different countries represented by the university's international students in fall 2021, up from 82 countries in fall 2019. Learn more here.
A headshot of Deborah Lindell
Nursing Professor Awarded Fulbright Grant to Kenya
   Dr. Deborah Lindell, a professor in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, is spending the academic year at the Turkana Basin Institute (TBI) in Kenya after receiving a teaching and research award from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.
   Dr. Lindell arrived in Kenya in mid-September and will be staying through April 2022. Her project is titled "Advancing Nursing Education in Northwest Kenya." 
   She shares advice for other faculty interested in applying for the Fulbright program and details about her experience so far at the link below.
CWRU to Begin Collaboration with
UAE University
   The Center for International Affairs in collaboration with the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, has received funding from the U.S. Department of State for Case Western Reserve University to explore opportunities to partner with United Arab Emirates University (UAEU).
    The U.S. Mission to the UAE grant will allow the universities to develop educational relationships and interactions that could include two-way faculty exchange, joint research and publication, and dual-degree programs. 
   The initial goal is to establish academic activities and faculty/student collaborations in social sciences and humanities, involving multiple schools and departments across campus.
Student Global Perspective
Paola Giammattei
International Student from El Salvador
A photo of Paola in googles, a lab coat and gloves, working in a lab Paola poses in front of a concrete barrier that reads "Cleveland" in script
Paola Giammattei is a chemical engineering major from El Salvador and very active on campus. She shares why she chose to study at Case Western Reserve University, and how her experience has changed her view of the world and given her a new sense of confidence as she plans for her future.
Important Dates

International Education Week
November 15-19

Lunar New Year
January 31
Upcoming Events
Research & Funding Opportunities
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