White House Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 25, 2016 /
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I truly believe that international education can change the world. From studying abroad, hosting exchange students, working abroad, doing international internships, taking international classes, learning languages, taking a gap year, asking questions and learning about people’s lives, and traveling, there is a plethora of ways to learn about people, places, cultures, and

Wandering Educators Youth Travel Blogging Mentorship Program

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 22, 2012 /
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Kids today face challenges that their parents and grandparents could never imagine.  There are no clear career paths for them, because the way we work and live is constantly changing and evolving.  This has also created opportunities, and a lifestyle, that didn't exist a decade ago.  Now, more than ever, kids can truly live their dreams.  They can create

It's a hit! Runyonland Productions' Epic Take on Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along

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If you want to take a journey from joy to sorrow, and end with a familiar feeling of being melancholy, you would have been entirely at home at a recent production of Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, by Ann Arbor’s Runyonland Productions. With an outstanding cast that drew us in and never let us go, it's hard to believe that this was a college production and not a Broadway tour. 

5 Tips for Making the Most of Portland’s Food Truck Scene

by Culinary Spelunker / Apr 23, 2019 /
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It’s hard to believe food trucks have only revved their foodie engines in the U.S. since 2008. In that relatively short window of time, they’ve become a culinary juggernaut. No longer a novelty in major metropolitan areas, food truck hubs are now common in mid- to small-size cities, too. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce found the food truck industry generated $2.7 billion in revenue in 2017 and has been growing on average at a rate of 7.9% every year.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 19, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 19, 2019 By Josh Garrick

All You Need to Know about Luxury Camping

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If your idea of camping is a moldy canvas pup tent and lots of mosquitoes, think again. Camping has evolved greatly, and everyone can participate! If you’re making your summer travel plans now, we greatly recommend including the newest trend, luxury camping, on your to do list. Whether you’re traveling solo, with your partner, or with your family, this new kind of camping offers so many options that everyone will be happy! 

Arrival, Change, Travel: Music for the Journey

by Kerry Dexter / Apr 15, 2019 /
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Perhaps you have made journeys and travels in landscape which you planned and looked forward to. Perhaps there have been other travels which you've made not so willingly. At times, it may feel as though things are moving even when, geographically, that is not so for you. There are, too, events which spark changes and journeys in imagination, thought, and questions. All this is part of the reason we chose to call this series music for shifting times.  

Why should students study abroad?

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One of the most beneficial experiences for any student is studying abroad. It offers students great opportunities to learn about different cultures and ways of life while studying away from home. There are numerous reasons why students should study abroad. Here are a few:

Why should students study abroad?

Heading to the UK? Read This First.

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England is one of the most popular destinations in the world, and even those who have visited London and other popular cities in England love to return as often as they can. It's amazing how many new spots you can explore in this country full of rich heritage and beautiful views, and how much you can experience during just one trip. Even though the UK is not that big, there is much to see and do.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 12, 2019 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 12, 2019 By Josh Garrick  

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