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Global Awareness

Making a Difference in the World Begins with the Courage to Start Today

Pioneers for Change | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Paul Triporo As we journey through life, the opinions of people more often than not get to us. While some opinions trodden us to the ground, ot...

Safety Concerns Shouldn't Trump Students' Global Adventures

Jane Swift | Posted 01.15.2016 | Parents
Jane Swift

For parents with students hoping to study or travel abroad next year, the recent horrific terrorist attack in Paris is a nightmare scenario. With three daughters myself, I understand the impulse to keep the kids in the house for, I don't know, the next decade or so. However, isolationism is not an option for me.

The Art of Being Alive Series: 4 Reasons Millennials are motivated Differently By Justin Lafazan and Adedayo Fashanu  

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Adedayo Fashanu

It is crucial to understand what our millennial generation is all about and what motivates this next generation to stay engaged, empowered and highly motivated especially in the work place.

Why the Future of American Intellectualism Depends on Study Abroad

Jordan Houston | Posted 06.02.2015 | College
Jordan Houston

Yes, the United States may be the wealthiest and most powerful nation -- why should we care about a plane crash in India if no Americans were on board? But in the words of Sullivan, that merely gives us a greater obligation to help others.

2015, A Crucial Year

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

I was born in the early '90s, therefore I have little knowledge of what happened in the '80s about the massive spread of HIV/AIDS and the causes, preconceptions, concerns about the soaring death rates and news coverage about the disease.

What If Your Story Is Mine?

Matt Murrie | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

The one thing that rarely happens is a genuine connection of empathy between those consuming the media stories and those who are living them.

Applying to College? Make Sure You Have Options to Study Languages

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 12.01.2012 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Although college is about learning, it's also about acquiring the necessary skills to land a job when you've graduated. World language skills have increasingly become a differentiator for hiring managers among graduates.

Living Transformation: The Future of Awareness

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 04.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Humanity is already moving into a new paradigm, even as we are standing in the rubble of the old one's demise. In this moment of time, when the chaos and disarray are still mounting and we cannot yet see the formation of what will follow, we can wring our hands and fall into fear, which is how the old domination model has maintained control throughout human history.

World AIDS Day: A Conversation From Uganda With Gideon Byamugisha

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Gideon Byamugisha, an Anglican priest, learned that he was HIV positive in 1991. The first African priest to break the silence, he works tirelessly to fight HIV/AIDS and especially to help the children who are so deeply affected.