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#StudyAbroadBecause You Can Welcome Adventure

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 07, 2015 /
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Lin Yuhan is an international student from Hangzhou, China. She first came to the U.S as an foreign exchange student when she was 16. She graduated from a high school in Missouri, and is currently a college senior studying political science and global studies. She loves exploring culture, civil justice, playing ping pong, and photography.

Institute of International Education Calls on Teachers to Take Action to Inspire Students to Study Abroad

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 07, 2015 /
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Institute of International Education Calls on Teachers to Take Action to Inspire Students to Study Abroad
Campaign seeks 1,000 Teachers to Join IIE’s Generation Study Abroad

#StudyAbroadBecause It Is the Gateway to a Life Full of Passion and Inquiry

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 07, 2015 /
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Alex Berger is the author of VirtualWayfarer.com (one of my favorite sites!) and specializes in travel advice, stories, photography, and videos. He is also an active researcher and focuses on the intersection between travel and technology.

#InternAbroadBecause ... Clarity doesn't come from a book

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 05, 2015 /
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Jenni Mahnaz is a writer and travels nomadically with her husband, Aaron. A passionate believer in our ability to create the world we live in, she runs the site WitnessHumanity.com as a chronicle of their journey, both physically and internally. Favorite countries include India, Nepal, and Belize.

#StudyAbroadBecause Global is the New Local

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 04, 2015 /
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Catherine Faris is from California, where she spent most of her professional life as a senior administrator at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is married to Brian Faris, a designer, general contractor, and avid cyclist. They have three adult children who live and work in California (two in management positions with international companies).

#StudyAbroadBecause You Create The Life You Live

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 03, 2015 /
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Jacqueline Cofield is a multidisciplinary arts consultant, cultural entrepreneur, educator, and filmmaker with 20+ years international exposure. Cofield has traveled to nearly 50 countries, resided in seven, and is trilingual. She earned Masters degrees from both the University of Southern California and The City College of New York, and a bachelor's from NYU's Tisch School of the Art.

2015 Educator Fellowship Senegal: Professional Development with an International Focus

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 03, 2015 /
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To maintain standards of excellence, teachers are actively engaged professional development throughout their career. J Rêve International is committed to supporting teachers in this pursuit.

#StudyAbroadBecause countries can be adored, too!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 03, 2015 /
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Cat Gaa left the skyscrapers of Chicago for the olive groves of Southern Spain in 2007. Seven years, three jobs and a Spanish fiancé later, she’s planning on Spain indefinitely (and owes her love of Iberia to study abroad).

#WorkAbroadBecause It's An Invaluable Life Experience

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 02, 2015 /
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Penny Sadler is a professional makeup artist, writer, and photographer, with a long list of credits in television and event production. Born with a map of the world in her hand, Penny's adventurous spirit and passion for travel take her far and wide as often as possible.

RENT in Cuba!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 01, 2015 /
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Cuba - the doors have been opened! And we have much to learn about interacting and visiting, learning together, and exploring the Cuban culture. But think of it from the Cuban side, too - there are more opportunities to collaborate with their nearest neighbor. One such collaboration is musical - and exciting.

 

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