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Internationalization at Harvard

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dc.contributor.author Strong, Ned
dc.date.accessioned 2015-11-26T16:03:24Z
dc.date.available 2015-11-26T16:03:24Z
dc.date.issued 2013 spa
dc.identifier.citation Strong, N. (2013). Internationalization at Harvard. HLRC. Higher Learning Research Communications, 3(2), 4-13. spa
dc.identifier.issn 21576254
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/4591
dc.description.abstract Founded by European colonists in 17th century New England, Harvard University has historic international roots. By the mid 1900’s it had become an international powerhouse attracting top students, academics and scientists from around the world. Yet, the University is international almost by default as it has reacted to world affairs. Looking toward the future, President Drew Faust has outlined a strategy to become “intentionally global”. One model, begun ten years ago, serves as an example for the future. In 2002 the University established its first overseas office designed to represent the entire institution. The theory was that a modest local infrastructure would encourage students and faculty to expand international collaborations and make a difference in the region benefiting from this presence. The results have been highly successful. The Regional Office in Santiago Chile, representing Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, and Uruguay, has catalyzed engagement of over 3000 faculty and students in the last ten years. Over 50 significant collaborative research programs have benefitted thousands of preschool children, pioneered new approaches to disaster relief, improved health care, revolutionized public housing, and led to scientific breakthroughs. This model of a small physical footprint exerting large academic influence will be one of the central strategies as Harvard looks toward the future. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACIÓN spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.subject.other Internationalization spa
dc.subject.other Harvard spa
dc.title Internationalization at Harvard spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact No data (2013) spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.18870/hlrc.v3i2.117
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Enseñanza superior spa
dc.subject.unesco Enseñanza superior spa
dc.subject.unesco Programas de formación internacional spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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