Evan Weisenfeld

Evan Weisenfeld is a dynamic Marketing and Business Development professional with more than 25 years of experience developing and executing successful integrated, multi-channel and digital business programs in ultra-competitive and evolving marketplaces. Prior to his position with U.S. News Global Education, Evan was the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at CollegeWeekLive where his focus was on developing programs and partnerships to support the higher education needs of both domestic and international students. Evan received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, San Diego.

Anant Agarwal Hong Kong

Education, Like the Air We Breathe

Professor Anant Agarwal wants to educate the world. He knows education can help change the course of a person’s life. The challenge, as he sees it, is that some people don’t have access to high quality education in their home...
Larry Hedges Yidan Prize Laureate

Proof that Education is Changing Lives

As a child, the idea of attending university was something that didn’t cross Larry Hedges’ mind. Growing up in rural California in farm country in a relatively poor family, the only exposure he had to university was through his mother,...
(l) Yidan Prize for Education Research 2018 Laureate: Larry Hedges (r) Yidan Prize for Education Development 2018 Laureate: Anant Agarwal

Meet the 2018 Yidan Prize Laureates

Education has the power to change lives. Nobody knows that better than Dr. Charles Chen Yidan, a core founder of Chinese Internet mega-company Tencent. As a child, Dr. Chen’s future was set on a very different course than the one...
(l) Yidan Prize for Education Research 2018 Laureate: Larry Hedges (r) Yidan Prize for Education Development 2018 Laureate: Anant Agarwal

Second Set of Laureates Selected for Yidan Prize

Hedges of the U.S. and India’s Agarwal awarded largest prize in education Fresh off the successful launch of the Yidan Prize in 2017, the judging panels for the 2018 Yidan Prize have selected two distinguished individuals as the next recipients...
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U.S. News Global Education Announces Launch of Scholars Program

BOSTON, MA April 13, 2018 – Attracting and retaining the best and brightest students from around the world is increasingly competitive as countries like Canada and Australia gain market share for international students. To help combat this trend, U.S. News
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Recognizing and Rewarding the Future of Education

Innovation around the world recognized at inaugural Yidan Prize Summit The future of education has long been a hotly debated topic and is not without controversy. In the United States, support for charter schools vs. public schools is a divisive...
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U.S. News Global Education Announces Scholarship Finalists

Boston, Mass. (December 19, 2017) – U.S. News Global Education announced the finalists for its International Scholarship contest. The 12 students who made it to the final round will continue to compete for one of five merit scholarships that provides...
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U.S. News Global Education to Sponsor Intercultural Communication Competence Contest

The contest recognizes Chinese students with excellent intercultural communication abilities Boston, Mass (December 4, 2017) – U.S. News Global Education will sponsor the Apocalypse Academic Research Institute’s Intercultural Communication Competence Contest (ICCC), a competition which recognizes and rewards Chinese high...

10 Universities Where International Students Receive Aid

Finding college financial aid can be challenging for international students, who typically don't qualify for federal student loans. But some schools are more likely than others to help them ease the burden of a costly investment in other ways, including...