The BEACON Newsletter

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:

October 9, 2017
"Science, Interrupted": Discover Magazine Features IIE-SRF Scholars from Iraq, Syria, and Yemen
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September 22, 2017
Harvard's unwavering support for threatened scholars
IIE-SRF Selection Committee awards fellowships to 15 new scholars
Alumna from Syria to receive IIE Global Changemaker Award at annual gala
Molecular Psychiatry journal publishes work of alumna from Syria
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September 14, 2017
50 IIE-SRF Fellows Begin the New Semester at Host Partners in 14 Countries
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August 17, 2017
Scholars Breaking Boundaries: Dr. Housamedden Darwish of Syria
Cornell provides refuge for scholars under threat
IIE-SRF welcomes new host institutions for Summer 2017
Alumna from Syria to be honored at IIE Gala
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July 14, 2017
Liberian scholar brings his legal expertise to Northeastern University
IIE-SRF alumnus presents at a neuroscience symposium in Spain
Allan Goodman, IIE President and CEO, receives award from IAUP
IIE-SRF scholar brings Syrian culture to Saskatoon, Canada
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