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Intelligence is NOT Enough

November 19, 2015

I’m going to try to pull together my thoughts this day following on the horrific attacks in Paris. I’ve been an international educator for over 40 years. I’ve had to make sense of 60s student protests, the Vietnam War, the assasinations of two Kennedy brothers, of M.L King, of  the murders of Israeli athletes in… Read More ›

Macroeconomics, Inequality & Study Abroad

How do these come together?  I’ve been thinking about this due to the surprising popularity of a new book by Thomas Pinketty called “Capital in the Twenty-first Century.”  While I have not read it, I’ve heard him speak about it and read reviews —bottom line, we are a nation of growing economic inequality and it’s… Read More ›

An Ethical Perspective on Study Abroad

I’m pleased to share this Guest Post by my colleague,  Scott G. Blair, Ph.D. Transnational Learning Consulting, LLC  http://transnationallearningconsulting.com/about-us.html If I were asked to write a message to undergraduate students recently returned home from a study abroad program on the topic of how they might think—in ethical terms—about their time spent overseas, I would write… Read More ›