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Scary New World Order

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Jerry Jasinowski

A New World Order- by Jerry Jasinowski The election of President Donald J. Trump has caused consternation in some circles - more than a few normal...

Debunking Myths Surrounding International Marriages

Julia Meszaros | Posted 12.27.2016 | Women
Julia Meszaros

As I have argued in a previous Huffington Post blog, people often have many misconceptions about the relationships that Americans cultivate abroad. I ...

Aleppo: Our Lives Should Matter No Matter Who Is Bombing Us

Atif Choudhury | Posted 12.23.2016 | World
Atif Choudhury

Two months ago, an aging but deadly Russian aircraft carrier laboriously lumbered through the English channel, under the watchful escort of an increas...

Understanding the Fidels of the World requires Empathy-based Nuance: Embrace and Teach It

Atif Choudhury | Posted 12.05.2016 | World
Atif Choudhury

This piece was originally published by ergo In 2006, during my junior year in high school, I had a research assignment in my honors Spanish class whe...

Cooperation on Research and Higher Education - Why Does it Matter?

Kåre R. Aas | Posted 11.14.2016 | Education
Kåre R. Aas

International Education Week is an excellent opportunity to highlight the importance and benefits of global education and the value international coop...

International Students Chime in on U.S.Elections

GVH Live | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
GVH Live

By, Molly McElwee The final stretch is here, in what has felt like the longest, and certainly the scrappiest election in US history. The candidates h...

6 Of The World's Most Stupefyingly Gorgeous Bridges

Thrillist | Posted 10.12.2016 | Travel

So there are a lot of really incredible bridges out there. Seriously, a lot. How do we know this? Because we scaled new heights in the world -- or world wide web, whatever -- to locate the most staggering ones out there.

New Imperative For Global Leaders: Competence and Conscience

Carol J. Carter | Posted 10.07.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

"The future has an ancient heart." -Carol Levi Last month, I was in Amsterdam for the International Broadcaster's Association Conference, a gathering ...

Ça n'arrive qu'aux autres

Gil Kessary | Posted 10.12.2016 | France
Gil Kessary

C'est une petite histoire sans importance, mais elle est très particulière et humaine. Genre légende urbaine, dont les protagonistes devraient se dire -pour une fois avec un grand sourire- "qu'est ce que j'ai fait au bon Dieu pour mériter cela?". Alors que tout le reste -moi, vous, tout le monde- peuvent déplorer: Ça n'arrive qu'aux autres.

The Heart of Mental Health and Well-Being at the United Nations

Jim Luce | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

In the normally staid halls of the U.N., energy exploded as Bolivian musician Hillario Soto entered a large conference room at the back, playing his h...

The Burkini Ban Isn't The Beginning Or The End

Manal Omar | Posted 09.14.2016 | Religion
Manal Omar

Women shouldn't have to choose between liberty and safety -- we should have both unconditionally.

What the TPP Means for Africa

Zandre Campos | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

The 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) signatory nations have a collective population of about 800 million and already account for 40% of world trade....

Food For Thought During Eid-Al-Adha

Whitney Buchanan | Posted 09.12.2016 | Religion
Whitney Buchanan

With the dawn of Eid-Al-Adha rising upon many countries around the world, Muslims everywhere are jubilant for the feasting that is about to take place. However, millions of Muslims and onlookers of the Feast of the Sacrifice are less enthusiastic about this Islamic tradition that has been celebrated for many generations.

I was in the Peace Corps and believe in Hillary. Here's why you should too.

Joel Rubin | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Joel Rubin

This is why we need to expand our engagement with the rest of the world, just as the vision of the Peace Corps demands. We must deepen our commitment to diversity and service; we must strengthen our commitment to education; and we must elect leaders who demand that we aim to meet these goals, not ones who deride them.

Border students are shaping the future with technology and innovation

Miguel Fernandez | Posted 09.06.2016 | Education
Miguel Fernandez

Expanding access to clean water and other natural resources. Ending gender violence. Improving physical and mental health. Increasing educational atta...

International Online Dating May Be Exactly What The Committed-To-Finding-Love-Dater Is Looking For

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 09.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

As a therapist, one of my favorite things to do is help my patients find everlasting love. I suppose I'm just a romantic at heart. When one of my newe...

Founder of 5ive Pillars talks Setbacks & Breakthroughs

Irum Ibrahim | Posted 08.29.2016 | Business
Irum Ibrahim

In a dimly lit room, clothing designer Farrukh Ershad pulls out his notebook filled with doodles made on various flights and train rides. He rips out a page and pins it on the wall for a more precise perspective. After scrutinizing and then adjusting every symbol, motif, and letter that doesn't satisfy his critical, artistic eye, he selects garments to pair each design with and decides on which color schemes to use.

Brazil: Gold Medal in Entrepreneurship

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

In July, I've received an invitation to be the speaker as part of State-sponsored U.S. Speaker Program on Entrepreneurship -TechHubs which quickly put me in the "Ambassador of Entrepreneurship" mindset

Counterterrorism Doesn't Need More Strategy, It Needs Action

The Heller School | Posted 08.12.2016 | World
The Heller School

Today, if we are writing papers and strategies to fight terrorism, we are one step behind terrorist groups who are ready to take action. Writing strategies today cannot predict or stop their plans for tomorrow.

Cleveland Native Needed Just A Chance To Make An Impact

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.12.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

During a muggy and humid weekend in the City of Brotherly Love, Harold Rasul sought a chance for himself, his coaching staff and student-athletes from East Cleveland's Shaw High School.

The Sanctuary of Sport: A Testimony of Olympism in Action

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.

Bringing The World To The Classroom: U.S. Teachers Abroad

Randal Mason | Posted 08.03.2016 | Education
Randal Mason

"I thought I was culturally aware... until I went to Brazil," jokes Ms. Anne Artz, a veteran science educator from San Diego, California who teaches in a minority-majority school serving children from 27 countries.

Thoughtful Thieves Steal Gnome, Return It With Pics Of Its Epic Trip

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Good News

They finally let the truth be gnome. A woman in Victoria, British Columbia had a stolen garden gnome returned to her with a little added bonus — a p...

China Is Hardly Doomed

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 07.18.2016 | World
Jonathan Adelman

The future will surely not be a straight up drive to power, economic and political greatness. But, the direction is clear. In the next 20 years China will emerge on the world stage as an economic superpower and a great military and political power.

The Expendable Value Of Black Life Is A Worldwide Issue

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 07.14.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

The loss of innocent black lives over the past few days is devastating and an atrocity. I pray that in the months and years to come we stay focused on...