#StudyAbroadBecause the world as a classroom is an amazing way to learn

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Ashish Bibireddy is a junior at Pitt and a Neuroscience and Urban Studies major. Currently, Ashish is an Event Coordinator for the Student Government Board (SGB) Wellness Committee. Future plans include going on to medical school and/or eventually end up in the public health sector, dealing health policy and change. Ashish studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark during the summer of 2015. Read his interview below to learn more about his experience abroad!

Five reasons why FlightHub thinks you’ll regret not studying abroad during college

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In a time where access to travel has never been more affordable, FlightHub believes that everyone should be afforded the opportunity to study abroad. 
Here are the top 5 reasons why FlightHub thinks you should take the plunge and study abroad

Making lifelong friends 

JustFly’s guide to spending the holidays abroad

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It’s that time of year again where the weather turns cold and we crave nothing more than a warm beverage, thick socks, and good company. But for some, the winter holidays are a time to flee from the cold and into the warm embrace of tropical southern climates. Though a tan in January is something to be envied, JustFly thinks that for the 2016 holiday season, travelers should set their sights on spending the holidays in Europe.

#StudyAbroadBecause there is no better way to learn than experiencing it firsthand

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Alexandria Martinez is earning her Health Service Major-Certificate in Community Health Assessment at the University of Pittsburgh. She's originally from Teaneck, NJ, which is a 15-minute drive from New York City. She considers herself a city girl and loves exploring big cities. She loves music and enjoys discovering and listening to all genres of music. She believes music can be healing and is food for the soul. She's also an avid reader and like music, reads all types of books.

Artist of the Month: Jim Maunder

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Happy Holidays! Wandering Educators has a special gift for you. This month’s Artist of the Month is the Amazing Newfoundland Sculptor Jim Maunder. His work is absolutely thought-provoking and will make you want to know more about this artist.

Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral's Holy Door to Open for the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Dec 01, 2015 /
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A Jubilee is a joyful time for Catholics, a special year for forgiveness, universal pardon, and remission of sins. The Jubilee is personally marked by physical passage through one of 7 Holy Doors in the world. It is a time of pilgrimage, for to pass through the Holy Door is to go through a rite of passage. The door is open to all persons of good will.

Florida Culture for the Week of November 30, 2015 by Josh Garrick

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Florida Culture for the Week of November 30, 2015 by Josh Garrick

Winter in the Western Dolomites: What to See, Do, Eat, and Where to Stay

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High up in the northwest corner of Italy is the town of Andalo, in the province of Trentino.  

Winter in the Western Dolomites: What to See, Do, Eat, and Where to Stay

The Career Path to Nonprofit: an Unexpected - but Rewarding! - Journey

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Julie Padak is a Human Resources Specialist for Partners For Quality, Inc. She’s been working for PFQ since November 2007. Julie earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Robert Morris University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources and Marketing and a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management. Read her interview below to learn more about her experiences. 

Iceland's Rich Writing Traditions Influence the World - and Travel

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What do you do on an island? You tell stories. What you do on Iceland, one of the world's most famous islands, the land of fire and ice? You tell stories, write books, influence the entire world with your landscape, culture, mythology, beliefs, and, of course, writing.

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