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Annual Leadership Meeting 2020

  • May 28, 2020

STAR Scholars Network Annual Leadership Meeting  April 30th, 2020. Summary of the Meeting The annual meeting of the STAR Scholars Network Leadership Team was held virtually via zoom on April 30, 2020, from 7.00 pm to 8.40 pm Eastern time of the United States. Members from different corners of the world joined the meeting. The meeting started with a welcome note from Dr. Uttam Gaulee, the President of this Network. The President the...

The Impacts and Implications of COVID-19 on Global Higher Education

  • May 4, 2020

When: May 28, 2020, 10:00 AM Eastern Time (the US and Canada) Topic: STAR Webinar: The Impacts and Implications of COVID-19 on Global Higher Education This event is part of the webinar series: Public Health and Education in Transnational Society During this panel, Drs. Cárdenas, Mendoza and Oleksiyenko will discuss the impact of the Covid-19 on higher education in Colombia, the U.S. and Hong Kong. Panelists will discuss the specific e...

Public Health and Education in a Transnational Society – STAR Webinar Series on COVID-19

  • Apr 23, 2020

Understanding the Global Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic April 30, 2020, at 10:00 am Eastern Time.  Speakers Bios: Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota Dr. Sapkota is a medical epidemiologist who works for the federal public health agency. He is also Vice President of Global Public Health for the STAR organization. More information about Dr. Sapkota is available here: https://starscholars.org/dr-sanjeeb-sapkota/ Bio of Peiyi (Peggy) Hu, MD, PhD Dr....

Harvard President Tests Positive

  • Mar 25, 2020

Dear Researchers and Scholars around the world, This is an unusually difficult time for our planet. Higher education is experiencing its topsy-turvy moment. Lawrence S. Bacow, the President of Harvard University is tested positive for COVID-19, and so is his wife. What can we learn from President Lawrence is that we need to be upfront about it. Because the virus passes on from one person to another during the incubation period of abo...

COVID-19: Stay Informed, Keep Safe!

  • Mar 25, 2020

Dear Researchers and Scholars around the world, Our planet is experiencing COVID-19, an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. We want you to be safe and informed. Because most of you are the leaders of your community, we appreciate what you have been doing to keep your community safe. Please know that we are with you during this difficult time.  According to the World Health Organization, the best way to preven...

Impact of COVID-19 on Faculty, Doctoral Students, Researchers

  • Mar 24, 2020

This is not an article about the millions of people worldwide suffering from the pandemic, COVID-19. This is not an article about locked down cities, overwhelmed medical facilities, stock market declines, tattered travel plans or cancelled national and international conferences, sporting events, and concerts. This is an article written for the full-time and part-time faculty, researchers, and doctoral students who have been, and will contin...

BGI Organized a One Day Workshop

  • Oct 9, 2019

September 29, 2019, Chicago On Sunday, September 29, 2019, Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali expressed happiness over the prospect of leveraging the diasporic resources towards achieving economic prosperity in Nepal. In a workshop organized by the Brain Gain Initiative (BGI) America at the Hilton Chicago, Gyawali highlighted that with the promulgation of the new constitution in September 2015 and the successful co...

President Gaulee Moderates Distinguished Panel on Brain Gain

  • Sep 27, 2019

Atlanta, 21 September, 2019 STAR President Uttam Gaulee facilitated a distinguished panel on health challenges and opportunities for the Nepali people around the world during the First Global Nepali Health Conference organized in Atlanta. Sub theme of the panel was human capital, brain drain, and brain circulation in the context of Nepal Government's recent initiative to leverage the diasporic power for nation building. The pa...

Global Connections Award

  • Sep 3, 2019

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 recognized every year. We live in a time when innovation and creativity in support of humanity is of great importance.The Star Scholars Network recognizes the commitment of concerned people able and ...

STAR Scholar Krishna Bista Awarded for New Book

  • Jan 28, 2018

Dr. Krishna Bista, an associate professor in Morgan’s School of Education and Urban Studies Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership and Policy, was selected as winner of the Comparative and International Education Society’s (CIES) prestigious ‘Best Book Award’ for his contribution to the publication Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students. The book, which explores the role of university administration in s...