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WWW Newfoundland: Writing Through Fear Workshop

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 17, 2015 /
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WWW Newfoundland: Writing Through Fear Workshop

For the Writing Through Fear workshop, Carolyn Walker and Jenny Griffin share resources on writing through fear, writing through the hard place,the essay No Name Woman, and several articles on writing through fear. The last part has writing prompts for you to know what will be worked on, in the workshop.

Irish Potato Leek Soup

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 15, 2015 /
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We all know that Ireland's symbol is the shamrock, but did you also know that there's a second symbol? It's the humble, and ever so delicious leek! Legend says that St Patrick was praying with a dying woman, when she had a dream about a certain vegetable.

Chalkboard Heroes: 12 Courageous Teachers and Their Deeds of Valor

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 13, 2015 /
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You know what I love? Stories of awesome people. They inspire, teach, and lead by example. Such is the case with Chalkboard Heroes, a marvelous new book by Terry Lee Marzell.

#StudyAbroadBecause it changes the way you see the world

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 13, 2015 /
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Hannah Olevson is a senior studying Marketing, Communication, and Spanish at the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. She considers Sevilla, Spain her second home, and continually misses the friendly natured Spaniards and scent of freshly squished oranges.

Expert Shares Best Australia Planning and Travel Tips

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 13, 2015 /
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Everyone wants to visit Australia - it's true!

#StudyAbroadBecause The World is Waiting

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 11, 2015 /
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Brad Miner, originally from a small town in northeast Pennsylvania, found his passion for Study Abroad and International Education while studying abroad in Costa Rica and New Zealand and by having the good fortune of traveling to Fiji, Nicaragua, and Panama.

#StudyAbroadBecause It Will Change Your Life!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 10, 2015 /
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My name is Kynsi Saye and I am currently a senior at Colorado State University. I am pursuing a major in apparel merchandising with a minor in business administration. Upon graduation, I hope to pursue a career in the active wear industry and stay in Colorado. I am also a member of a professional dance company called Dream Project Dance Company.

#LiveAbroadBecause it will bring you to things you only dreamed possible

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 06, 2015 /
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Leigh Shulman moves around a lot. She has lived on five continents and worked as everything from website designer for MTV to a university writing professor in NYC to teaching photography to indigenous Wichi children in NW Argentina.

The Essential Guide to Travel Writing

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 04, 2015 /
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You may have seen some of my boards over at Learnist, a site that I just love. What is learnist?

Learnist is a crowd-sourced and organized collection of the world’s knowledge, with curated web, text and video content and Learnboards™ with sequenced lessons and resources on tens-of-thousands of topics.

Laptop Living Room Concerts with Matt and Shannon Heaton

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 03, 2015 /
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Matt & Shannon Heaton bring the world into the Irish music they play--literally. They add bold Thai, Brazilian, jazzy touches to traditional music... and then perform it in venues from Frankfurt to Winnepeg to Bangkok.

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