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A Call to (Open) Arms for U.S. Higher Education

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December 22, 2015

Originally posted on Higher Education Today:
Heather Ward looks at the vital need for U.S. colleges and universities to promote global citizenship in the aftermath of the violence in Beirut, Paris and other international capitals. It’s been a hard couple of weeks for global citizenship, the notion that the international community is interdependent and that…

Welcoming the Rain in Ireland

This reflective and poignant essay is by a student who did not let her disability get “in the way” during her time abroad in Ireland…it’s a very beautiful piece of writing.  And it’s a courageous statement. Enjoy it and perhaps pass it on…http://www.miusa.org/resource/story/linea

Global Dexterity: How to Adapt Your Behavior Across Cultures without Losing Yourself in the Process

I’m pleased to share this guest post by Andy Molinsky with readers.  I think his book provides a useful new approach to the vexing problem of students’ inability to make meaning of their time abroad. Few people would deny the value in gaining international experience.  But it’s not the experience itself that matters most; it’s… Read More ›