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Chinese Mistranslations of US Movie Titles Show Why Translation Matters

Ryan McMunn | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Ryan McMunn

These movie titles were massacred and illustrate why even organizations with money to burn need to be careful with how they interpret and translate in foreign countries.

Why You Should Leave Home and Experience an Internship in a New Country

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.30.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Allowing for both personal and professional growth is right outside of your bubble. Make connections, immerse yourself in the culture, and find success. Once you step outside of your comfort zone, you'll grow more than you ever thought possible.

Packing for Seven Countries With Three Kids: A Joy or a Nightmare?

Michael DeSa | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

Packing for an international trip can be tricky. Packing for a seven month expedition to a new continent, spanning seven different countries and three seasons, with five family members is overwhelming.

Adopting? Proceed Reverently

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

I welcome the on-going dialogue about adoption, with hope it can lead to better care and protections for children worldwide. I pray for understanding and grace as we all continue this conversation.

Next Step on Road to Climate Agreement in Paris Wraps Up in Geneva

Jake Schmidt | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Countries leave here with a sense of the various options for a new agreement in Paris and some greater clarity on how each country is preparing for their specific commitments that will be captured in this agreement. It will be a difficult negotiation, but some signs emerged this week on the potential shape of the agreement.

Admit You're Dumb: Five Things I Learned From Columbia University

Ryan McMunn | Posted 04.13.2015 | Small Business
Ryan McMunn

No matter how smart you think you are, in order to be successful admit you're dumb and learn from others.

Farsad Labbauf Sees Through the Lines to the Soul

Isa Freeling | Posted 04.05.2015 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Persian artist Farsad Labbauf charmed me right away. He exudes a kind of rare centeredness and humanity that is as light as air, but also very stable and contained, perhaps accounting for the compelling ability of his work to convey the transcendental nature of life.

6 Reasons Why You'll Know It's Time to Move Overseas

Russell V. J. Ward | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Russell V. J. Ward

How many times have you said you're going to do something but change your mind at the last minute? It might be a spontaneous pledge, a throw-away comment or spur-of-the-moment remark but the result is usually the same.

How Saving a Child's Heart Is Crossing Boundaries In the Middle East

Jessica Katz | Posted 04.05.2015 | Impact
Jessica Katz

"I love you too" I told her, as I hugged her back. We both meant those words, even though we didn't know each other's names. She had a large scar that ran across her chest, poking out from her blue tribal print dress.

Why We Need to Know About Current Affairs

Tanya Nadine Khan | Posted 01.30.2015 | Teen
Tanya Nadine Khan

Since we live in a globalized world, every current event affects our daily lives. This is true, regardless of whether of you live in a small town or in a large, international city, like I do.

The Upcoming Battle Over Iran

Matthew RJ Brodsky | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Matthew RJ Brodsky

When Netanyahu makes his third appearance in the House Chamber, the political and strategic gap between Obama and himself will again be thrown into stark relief, with ramifications echoing in both countries' foreign and domestic policies.

Refugees In Iraqi Camps Face Harrowing Winter

HuffPost Spain | Antonio Ponce | Posted 01.24.2015 | World

Despite the latest successes of the Iraqi Army and the forces of the Kurdish regional government, known as the peshmerga, hundreds of thousands of ref...

Unsung Heroine: Dr. Gloria Herndon

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 03.19.2015 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

After more than forty-five years as a public servant and entrepreneur, Dr. Gloria Herndon has lived a notable life worthy of appreciation. Dr. Herndon was born to a father whose own parents were a sharecropper and a midwife.

Direct Action on Racism, Poverty, and War: An Honest Attempt to Honor MLK

Nourish International | Posted 03.21.2015 | Impact
Nourish International

Today there isn't a more fondly remembered and respected public figure than King, but did our opinion of him change because we embraced his ideas of radical justice, or did we simply forget them?

An Untold Story: Learning to Fail Forward

Mary McVeigh | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact
Mary McVeigh

A herd of goats lazily wandered through, and the fact that the town's water had gone out coupled with the blazing heat made us wonder who would come. Cora would be one of them.

Does My Company Have What It Needs to Be Expanded Internationally?

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

For the export to be successful we should obtain a realistic response to the questions that will help us to assess the real situation of the company and whether if the company has a real export potential and capacity.

What Can NGOs Learn From the West's Response to Ebola?

Nourish International | Posted 03.10.2015 | Impact
Nourish International

A "Sexy Ebola Costume" is a dumb joke, but it's also part of a broader attitude.

4 Ways Living Abroad Changes You... Forever

Russell V. J. Ward | Posted 01.05.2015 | Travel
Russell V. J. Ward

You might not realize it immediately but one day you'll see it for what it is. You grew, evolved and moved on. You faced setbacks and dealt with them on your own. You overcame obstacles, beat back the naysayers and you have the scars to prove it.

Obama Administration Brings Global LGBTI Community Together to Advance Human Rights and Development

Todd Larson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Todd Larson

The resounding international LGBTI-affirming commitments in the communique are a direct result of strong U.S. Government support to organize as inclusive a convening as possible.

Activating the Power of Ideas

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 02.18.2015 | World
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Stephen Del Rosso,Program Director, International Peace & SecurityThis article is excerpted from The Carnegie Reporter Five bold initiatives brid...

Five Tips for International Gifting

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Terry Kelhawk

Over decades of international gift-giving I've gathered a few pointers which might put more ho than humbug into your holidays if internationals are on your list. My motto is, "Be generous, but appropriate." Here's how...

Did OPIC Just Finish A Watershed Beyond The Grid Solar Deal?

Justin Guay | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Justin Guay

Access to finance is the single largest barrier hindering clean energy access beyond the grid -- but the tide may be turning. 2014 was a breakout yea...

5 Reasons Why You Won't Want To Come Home Once You Retire Overseas

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 02.11.2015 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Once you are happily living overseas, take it from us, you tend to find more and more reasons to stay overseas. Here are five of the best.

Croatia: Explore This Beautiful Country's Dalmatian Coast

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
InternationalLiving.com

Most of Croatia's coast is along the historic Dalmatian region -- a place that perfectly meshes Italian and Eastern European inspirations in architecture, food, and even language.

Online Education, With Great Investment, Can Provide Extraordinary Opportunities for Students and Faculty

James Goldgeier | Posted 02.08.2015 | College
James Goldgeier

In recent months, news has emerged from universities around the country indicating that a significant level of skepticism remains about online education.