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Global Connections Award

The Global Connections Award celebrates the power of human connections. The award recognizes distinguished service to the global mission of the STAR Scholars Network. An individual with deep impact on advancing global, social mobility is...

How Nepal can make its cities smart

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://starscholars.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/AK.mp4"][/video] How Nepal can make its cities smart. Contributed column penned by our STAR Fellows Dr. Ambika Prasad Adhikari and Dr. Keshav Bhattarai i...

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION – BULLETIN # 13 JUNE 22 – 26, 2020

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION MARGUERITE J. DENNIS BULLETIN # 13 JUNE 22 – 26, 2020 “Major crisis have major consequences, usually unforeseen.” Francis Fukugama, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studi...

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION – BULLETIN # 12 JUNE 15-19, 2020

  • Jun 20, 2020

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIGHER EDUCATION MARGUERITE J. DENNIS BULLETIN # 12 JUNE 15-19, 2020 “Moonshot thinking starts with picking a big problem: something huge, long-existing, or on a global scale. Next, it involves articulating a radical solution.” Astro Teller, director, Google X AUTHOR’S Note: I think you would agree with me that Mr. Teller’s quote could apply to how the pandemic has impacted the world and the future of highe...

The Birth of A Virtual Nation

  • Jun 19, 2020

A CALL FOR SOCIAL IMPACT ARCHITECTS TO COLLABORATE IN BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE AFRICAN DIASPORA ECOSYSTEM “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there "is" such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action.” -  Dr. Martin Luther King J...

A Higher Education Response to the Death of Floyd

  • Jun 15, 2020

Another black man needlessly died under the yoke of Law enforcement in Minneapolis in the last few weeks and ignited a firestorm around the globe. It conjured up images of the civil rights movement of the 60s but with a fervor, portrayed by media as being different. For the African American Community, it served as a continuous and painful reminder that as US citizens, they do not enjoy equally the rights of citizenship afforded to whites. At...