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BYU Named a National Resource Center for Asian and Latin American Studies

August 19, 2022 01:36 PM
This Department of Education grant provides four years of funding for Asian and Latin American Studies Studies at BYU and the University of Utah.
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The Kennedy Center Announces the 2022 Kennedy Scholars

August 17, 2022 11:40 AM
The Kennedy Scholars award is given to recipients who embody the the vision and goals of the Kennedy Center.
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Fall 2022 Kennedy Research Fellows Announced

July 29, 2022 01:15 PM
"One of the Kennedy Center’s purposes is to support internationally focused research at BYU."
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BYU's Isabella Errigo Awarded 2022 Fulbright Research Grant

July 08, 2022 11:43 AM
"I plan to be an ambassador for BYU, Fulbright, and the U.S. through science communication."
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Learn about Canadian Studies This Canada Day

July 01, 2022 01:57 PM
"Given recent world events, it has never been more important for Americans to understand the Canadian context and for the two countries to further develop understanding and friendship."
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Raquel Petrus Hired as Academic Advisor

June 30, 2022 03:12 PM
“I love to help students have big dreams, then get into the nitty gritty to see how we’re going to make those big dreams happen.”
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Check Out Our New Photo Exhibit in the Education in Zion Gallery

June 30, 2022 02:00 PM
The photos feature structures and worshippers from faith traditions across the world; all photos were taken by BYU students on international study programs in the last decade.
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BYU Ranked #1 in Nation for Boren Scholarships

May 31, 2022 12:43 PM
"This clearly demonstrates the caliber of students studying languages at BYU."
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Kennedy Center Names Valedictorians for 2022

April 29, 2022 10:02 AM
This year, for the first time, the Kennedy Center has named valedictorians for each of its six major programs.
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Practicing Diplomacy in Model Organization of American States

April 28, 2022 10:05 AM
Ten BYU students recently traveled to Washington, DC to participate in a Model Organization of American States event.
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Marc Yamada Named as New Asian Studies Coordinator

April 27, 2022 10:19 AM
“As we move further into the ‘Asian Century,’ it is imperative that we provide more opportunities for students to learn about Asian cultural, political, economic, and social perspectives.”
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Eric Hyer, Asian Studies Coordinator, To Retire

April 27, 2022 09:01 AM
“BYU has been a great career for me; good people, good school, good students. I’ve been very happy.”
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BYU MUN Team Back in Action in New York City

April 26, 2022 10:14 AM
"The best part of the conference, hands down, is working with students from all around the world."
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Six BYU students named Fulbright semi-finalists

March 31, 2022 02:05 PM
The Fulbright Program offers recent graduates and graduate students full funding for a year of research, study, or English teaching.
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Nikki Eberhardt named 2021 Honored Alumna

January 28, 2022 12:00 PM
Check out her October 2021 honored alumni address, "Leveraging Disruptive Innovation to Tackle Intractable Global Challenges."
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New faculty coordinator of MESA program named

December 27, 2021 12:00 PM
Josh Gubler of the Political Science department is the new faculty coordinator of Middle East Studies/Arabic.
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BYU Students Receive Global Leaders Scholarship

December 06, 2021 12:00 PM
“It will have a big impact on how I will move forward in achieving my goals.”
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Model United Nations team at National Conference

November 30, 2021 12:00 PM
BYU’s MUN team received a number of awards and recognitions at the national conference in Washington, DC.
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Bruce Law named International Society Executive Director

September 29, 2021 12:00 PM
Leadership changes for the International Society, an organization for global professionals.
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Leadership changes this summer at the Kennedy Center

July 28, 2021 12:00 PM
The Kennedy Center has a new director and associate director, and Renata Forste has a new position at BYU.
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Praemon prepares students for careers as intelligence analysts

June 30, 2021 12:00 PM
“Many Praemon members have leveraged their experience to gain internships and jobs in the intelligence community.”
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BYU named a top-performing school for Boren scholarships

May 18, 2021 12:00 AM
“The Boren scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships we help students apply for.”
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Hadfield on Nursing in South Africa

May 11, 2021 12:00 PM
“Their training, commitment, and working with rather than against African medicine helped these nurses succeed.”
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Model United Nations team takes home top honors

April 28, 2021 09:51 AM
COVID-19 restrictions couldn’t keep BYU students from excelling at the national Model United Nations competition.
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Model Arab League team shines at national competition

April 28, 2021 09:48 AM
BYU students took home multiple honors in this year’s Zoom-only national Model Arab League competition.
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Sigma student journal helps students make their ideas heard

March 12, 2021 09:54 AM
Sigma makes political science research by BYU students available to a worldwide audience.
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BYU Students Named as Fulbright Semi-Finalists

February 26, 2021 09:56 AM
The Fulbright is a natural fit for BYU students, many of whom have a deep interest in cross-cultural engagement and value international experiences.
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New Ranking for International Study Program

January 21, 2021 09:59 AM
The Kennedy Center’s International Study Program is the 14th largest university study abroad program in the United States, according to the most recent Open Doors report.
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Anna Ortiz, BYU and Statewide Academic Advisor of the Year

January 19, 2021 09:57 AM
“It means a lot to me that my fellow advisors felt like I was someone worth recognizing.”
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Bowen on Gender and Global Security

January 19, 2021 09:00 AM
“The germ for the book’s idea started with the formation of the WomanStats Project…”
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New Ancient Near Eastern Studies Coordinator

December 14, 2020 10:02 AM
The Kennedy Center is pleased to welcome Cecilia M. Peek as the new Ancient Near Eastern Studies (ANES) program faculty coordinator.
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A Champion for Indigenous Languages

December 10, 2020 10:05 AM
“I feel strongly the drive to strengthen, promote and make visible indigenous languages and safeguard the loss of these languages…”
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Shumway on Argentina’s Political History

October 27, 2020 10:04 AM
“[The book] is an introduction for English readers to the amazing Mariquita Sánchez, and it is a fresh look at Juan Manuel de Rosas…”
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New Record for Gilman Scholarships

August 18, 2020 10:06 AM
“Applying for the Gilman Scholarship was easier than I thought it would be. [The Kennedy Center] scholarship advisement is there to help you every step of the way.”
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Hyer on China’s Border Strategy

August 14, 2020 10:08 AM
“While researching the book, I visited most all of China’s border regions to see for myself what was happening along China’s border.”
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Advancing Arabic

July 08, 2020 10:10 AM
“Most students prepare for the yearlong capstone in Morocco by taking four semesters of Arabic and participating in BYU’s study abroad at the Qasid Arabic Institute in Jordan.”
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A Photo Contest for Everyone

July 01, 2020 10:09 AM
“Students can be creative in their interpretation of what it means to ‘Expand your world’ from their homes.”
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Top Language Programs

June 26, 2020 09:58 AM
“According to a recent article from the Daily Universe, based on an independent study, BYU is first in the nation for Arabic, Portuguese, and Russian and third in the nation overall for its language degrees.”
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On Racial Inequality

June 01, 2020 10:17 AM
“It is so easy for us to surround ourselves with what is familiar, but it is when we leave our comfort zone and interact with others that we are able to confront our own racial prejudices and biases.”
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Record for Boren Scholarships

May 20, 2020 10:12 AM
“The more time a student spends on her/his application, the greater the chances are of receiving the award.”
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2020 Virtual Convocation

April 29, 2020 10:15 AM
“Graduates were given a shout-out by name while ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ played.”
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Model EU 2020

April 16, 2020 10:18 AM
“Model EU students hone their research, public speaking, negotiation, and other diplomatic skills.”
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Thirty Years of Service

February 11, 2020 10:21 AM
“We picked a simple theme that the world is improving and focused on that. Most people are surprised to know that the world is getting better.”
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The Foreign Service Path

July 03, 2018 10:20 AM
“Is there a direct path to success in the Foreign Service? If there is, BYU’s international relations students would like to know.”
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