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Two PUF projects awarded the Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education

Guruswami RAVICHANDRAN and Patrick HUERRE - Andrew Heiskell Award 2010

The Institute of International Education (IIE) has announced on January 26th the winners of the ninth annual IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education.

The awards were established to promote and honor the most outstanding initiatives in international higher education among IIE Network, IIE’s membership association of more than 1,000 institutions. The winning programs will be featured in the Spring 2010 edition of the IIE Networker magazine, and on IIE Network’s Best Practices in Internationalization website.

IIE Heiskell Awards are for best practices in the categories of Internationalizing the Campus, Study Abroad, and International Exchange Partnerships. Overall eight U.S. Campuses Recognized For Outstanding International Initiatives.

PUF is proud to announce that the two winners of award in the category of International Exchange Partnerships are PUF projects. The winning initiative is a partnership between California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA) and École Polytechnique (Paris, France), with honorable mention going to North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) and Université Paul Cézanne-IAE Aix-en-Provence (France).

These awards will be presented at the 5th Annual Best Practices Conference at IIE in New York on Friday, March 19, 2010.