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

#StudyAbroadBecause there was nowhere to go but everywhere!

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Xiaotong (Elaine) Jiang was born in Jiangsu, China. She moved to Pittsburgh in June 2017. She lived in New York for two years before she moved to Pittsburgh. Elaine is currently a junior at University of Pittsburgh and majoring in Finance. Elaine started with the Career Development and Placement Assistance office in March 2018 as an undergraduate Global Career Intern. 

Music: Songs of Hope and Respect

by Kerry Dexter / Apr 16, 2018 /
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Music is one of the world's great ways to connect, to reach across barriers, to get to know people and place. In a time when division seems to be the order of the day in many aspects of life, music can offer ways to think about connecting. Perhaps going to hear a concert will lift your spirits and give you a break from thinking about such divisions. Then again, perhaps a bit of wisdom, an insight, an image you receive by way of a song or a tune will inspire you to carry on with ways to heal, to respect, to connect.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 14, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 14, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

Questing to the Middle of the Earth: Exploring Inside a Volcano in Iceland

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Want to head inside Erebor? You’ll find something quite different than what you may expect – no Smaug, or mountains of gold to slide down gleefully. Instead, you’ll discover an immense interior cathedral, carved by the earth, not dwarves, full of rich colors and interesting geological patterns. 

Questing to the Middle of the Earth: Exploring Inside a Volcano in Iceland

What you should know about traveling with a Pomsky dog

Going on a trip with a dog may be a new and challenging experience for dog owners. The characteristics of the dog breed and their training influence this type of experiences.

What you should know about traveling with a Pomsky dog

Travel Plans This Summer? Don't Let RA Symptoms Stop You

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Apr 09, 2018 /
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The summertime may bring opportunities to travel for business or pleasure, but hitting the road may also bring on aches and pains if you live with rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. So how do you cope with common travel conditions that may lead to an increase in pain from RA?Here now to talk about ways to help managange travel triggers, are rheumatologist Dr. Grace Wright and Maria, a woman living with RA.

Travel Plans This Summer? Don't Let RA Symptoms Stop You

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 7, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of April 7, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

We Just Can't Wait...Why You Need to See the Lion King On Tour

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We shouldn’t have to convince you to go to this musical. The Lion King has been on Broadway for over 20 years. If you haven’t seen it yet, WOW. Just...wow. To top all of the talent off, it has the most stunning costuming – things you can’t have imagined that will stick with you for life.

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