Tag Archive: inspirational

William Penn University reflects on the Rwandan genocide

by

Each year, for one week starting on April 7th, the country of Rwanda shuts down to honor the lives lost during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. During the genocide, more than one millions lives… Continue reading

The Thrill is Worth the Scare…or at Least I Hope So

by

I like to think of myself as some-what adventurous. The first time I traveled abroad (Canada doesn’t count when you grew up within an hour of the border), I was 16 years old… Continue reading

Things They Don’t Tell You to Bring When Studying Abroad or Being an International Student

by

You’ve made the decision to study abroad or to go abroad for four years as an international student. Awesome! Whoever is helping you through the process has probably told you the visa regulations,… Continue reading

Cell Phones: Changing the Developing World

by

As a follow-up to Friday’s post on the impact that cell phones have had on the world, here is a link to CNN’s article on seven ways that cell phones have changed developing… Continue reading

Ten Alternative Locations for Studying or Traveling Abroad

by

    When considering where to study abroad – think about what type of experience you want. For example, do you want to “blend in” with a crowd of people in your ethnic… Continue reading

Advice on How to Treat Being Homesick While Abroad

by

Out of all of the posts on this blog, the one titled Missing Home Versus Leaving for Home is the most read. In light of that, I wanted to share more links about… Continue reading

Happy International Day of Peace!

by

Around the world today, various organizations and companies will take a moment to acknowledge the fact that they live in a (relatively) peaceful world. Peace is something that is often taken for granted… Continue reading

Include your study abroad photos on the official International Education Week video!

by

International Education Week began in 2000 as a joint effort between the United States Department of State and the United States Department of Education. Since then, the third week in November has become… Continue reading

Crocheting to Change the Planet

by

Originally posted on Pickled Hedgehog Dilemma:
Yes, crocheting really is that important. In case you don’t quite understand why, I’ll start at the beginning. Two women in LA, Margaret Wertheim and her twin sister, were concerned about…

An insight to who I am…

by

Found at: http://hautefavesdeux.tumblr.com/