• Multicultural Community Center helps refugees transition to new lives

    WCAX-TV   |   August 4, 2022

    Afghan refugees continue to make their way to Vermont to start a new life. A new multicultural community center in Brattleboro is helping with that transition.

  • Afghan refugees acclimating to new life in Brattleboro

    WCAX-TV   |   April 7, 2022

    While scores of refugees from Afghanistan remain housed on U.S. military bases, some have been resettled in Vermont thanks to a variety of organizations coming together with one goal—providing hope for a brighter future.

  • World Learning builds on its 90 years of intercultural education and programs

    VermontBiz   |   March 9, 2022

    World Learning honors its 90th anniversary since the 1932 launch of its flagship program The Experiment in International Living. The program led to the establishment of both World Learning and the School for International Training.

  • Refugee Group Welcoming Afghans to Southern Vermont

    U.S. News & World Report   |   January 13, 2022

    Up to 100 Afghan refugees were welcomed to southern Vermont by a refugee resettlement organization and a number of community groups.

  • World Learning Welcomes New DEI Leader

    NBC Right Now   |   January 12, 2022

    World Learning Inc. announced the hiring of Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Officer Wagaye Johannes, whose experience, voice, and leadership will advance the organization's core values of social inclusion and justice throughout its operations and programs.

  • How COVID-19 Changed Nonprofit Accounting

    Sage Intacct   |   June 9, 2021

    Kote Lomidze, World Learning CFO and senior vice president of Finance, spoke to Sage Intacct about how the pandemic impacted the ways the organization handles accounting and finances.

  • IDEAS Grants Awarded to 26 U.S. Higher Education Institutions

    The PIE News   |   May 18, 2021

    As part of the Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad, also known as IDEAS (Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students), 26 colleges and universities have received grants to fund programs to create, increase, and diversity study abroad opportunities for U.S. students. The Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad is a program of the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and supported in its implementation by World Learning.

  • “Unforgettable” Journey to Norway with The Experiment

    The Miami County Republic   |   May 15, 2021

    Margaret Hays writes that her 1956 trip to Norway with The Experiment in International Living was a "life-changing" experience that helped her develop a better understanding of the world.

  • Why Sport is Always Political

    Sport and Dev   |   May 12, 2021

    A recent webinar held as part of World Learning’s International Sports Programming Initiative, explored the connections between sports and politics.

  • Discovering Understanding with The Experiment Digital

    TEDx   |   April 28, 2021

    Experiment Digital alum Nicole Muñoz gave a TEDx talk describing her experience with the program, including her virtual homestay. She also discussed her post-program project, Positive I, which examines and discusses the different facets that make up our identities to normalize differences and create a more accepting world.

  • Go Abroad, Young American

    Foreign Affairs   |   March 29, 2021

    Finding ways to expand access to study abroad opportunities, including programs like World Learning's U.S. Department of State-funded IDEAS (Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students) initiative, are crucial to improving U.S. foreign relations.

  • Penn State Professor Named Fulbright Specialist

    Pennsylvania State University   |   March 26, 2021

    Betsy Campbell, assistant professor in Pennsylvania State University's College of Education, has been named to the roster of Fulbright Specialists as an expert in entrepreneurship.

  • Education Advocates Discuss Equitable Leadership Amid COVID-19

    Diverse Issues in Higher Education   |   March 3, 2021

    World Learning Algeria Field Director Leah Bitat took part in a virtual panel on equitable leadership in education against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • A Conversation with Rhode Island College’s First Woman Dean

    Rhode Island College   |   March 2, 2021

    Dorothy Pieniadz, the first woman to hold the position of dean at Rhode Island College, led trips with The Experiment in International Living to Europe in the late 1950's and early 1960's.

  • Julie Taymor Discusses How Travel Shaped her Career

    NBC News   |   December 27, 2020

    Julie Taymor discusses how her time traveling, including on a program with The Experiment in International Living, influenced her award-winning career in theater and film.

  • Lincoln University Receives IDEAS Grant to Expand Study Abroad

    The Philadelphia Tribune   |   November 24, 2020

    Lincoln University is one of 24 colleges and universities from across the United States that will receive an IDEAS grant under the Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad, a program of the U.S. Department of State, with funding provided by the U.S. government and supported in its implementation by World Learning.

  • Indian Journalist Receives U.S. Department of State Grant

    The New Indian Express   |   November 22, 2020

    Indian journalist Nisha Krishnan, who participated in an Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar (Alumni TIES) administered by World Learning, received a grant from the U.S. Department of State aimed at empowering women tech initiatives.

  • College of DuPage Receives Grant to Diversify Study Abroad

    Daily Herald   |   October 26, 2020

    College of DuPage received an IDEAS grant to create, expand, and diversify its study abroad programs under the Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad, a program of the U.S. Department of State, with funding provided by the U.S. government and supported in its implementation by World Learning.

  • Virtual Training for Young Global Leaders with Christina Thomas

    WashingTech Policy Podcast   |   June 29, 2020

    Divisional Vice President for Young Exchange Christina Thomas discusses how World Learning has used virtual programming to expand access to exchange programs and continue providing cross-cultural engagement opportunities during the pandemic.

  • Collaboration for Heritage Conservation

    SPAN Magazine   |   June 1, 2020

    Through the Communities Connecting Heritage program, Bhasha Research and Publication Centre in Gujarat, India, and the University of Northern Colorado’s Anthropology Department collaborated on a project that trained participants from marginalized backgrounds in India and the U.S. to use virtual reality technologies to explore and document their respective cultural and natural heritages. Communities Connecting Heritage was sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by World Learning.