News and Events

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

May 23, 2018
  • Iraqi Scholars in the Diaspora Deliver University Courses in Iraq through New IIE-SRF Initiative
May 17, 2018
  • 'Education under Attack 2018' Report Launches at IIE
  • IIE Recognized by Portuguese Government for Work with Displaced Students and Scholars
  • IIE PEER Expands Higher Education Opportunities for Displaced Students Worldwide
  • Fellow Sreang Heng Writes from Harvard about Justice in Cambodia 
April 26, 2018
  • Alumna Calls for International Community to Involve Syrian Faculty in Support Programming for Displaced Students
April 12, 2018
  • Physics Today spotlights four IIE-SRF scientists
  • Thank you to the first-time host institutions of Winter 2018
  • Selection Committee awards fellowships to new scholars from six countries
  • “Science in Exile” documentary premieres at IIE-SRF Forum
March 29, 2018
  • IIE-SRF Hosts Third Forum on Partnerships in Support of Threatened and Displaced Scholars
January 23, 2018
  • IIE-SRF: 2017 in Review  
December 14, 2017
  • "After IIE-SRF": Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Al Saidi of Iraq
  • Thank you to the first-time host institutions of Fall 2017
  • Selection Committee awards fellowships to new scholars from six countries
  • IIE-SRF scholars in the media
November 22, 2017
  • IIE President and CEO Allan Goodman writes on IIE delegation to Jordan
  • TWAS releases trailer for "Science in Exile"
  • IIE-SRF Director Sarah Willcox published in UNESCO Courier
  • IIE-SRF on the road from Chicago to the Dead Sea
November 10, 2017
  • IIE leads delegation to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, host of the second most IIE-SRF scholars since 2002
November 3, 2017
  • Save the Date: IIE-SRF Forum will be held on March 9, 2018