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San Jorge, Nicaragua

Solidarity: A different kind of international education

The other day I ran into a professor from Japan. Our chance meeting would have been unremarkable except for the fact that my wife and I, upon meeting the professor, had found ourselves completely lost on a road that rounds the Laguna de Apoyo, a crater lake about 50 miles outside of Managua, Nicaragua. Nowhere near our intended destination, we were […]

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The DePaul Catholic School in Germantown, Philadelphia

Learning Outside the Classroom

“Who wants to work with the young ones, the first-graders?” Ms. Coleman asked. I raised my hand slowly, thinking I might be a better tutor to children who are around my niece’s and nephew’s ages. “Okay, you’ll be working in Mr. Durnell’s and Ms. Gladys’ classroom.” While I was a bit anxious at first, especially […]

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Image of globe with greetings in different languages

Learning Across Borders

What do English grad students studying creative writing in Birmingham and Mexican college students studying Information Technology in Tabasco have in common? Probably more than you might think, given the fact that they–and we–live in an increasingly connected world. But soon there will be one more point of confluence: Both groups will collaborate across borders with […]

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