Walt Disney World’s Epcot

While visiting Orlando for a recent conference, I had the opportunity to spend a day exploring Disney’s Epcot Theme Park. I had a pass to visit any of the parks, so I chose Epcot because I wanted to visit the World Showcase (it had been 11 years since my last visit). I was also curious to … Continue reading

A Primer for Student Travel

Traveling internationally is one of the most rewarding, frustrating, exhilarating, humbling, and educational endeavors one can pursue. I haven’t met many people, once they’ve put an overseas trip or two behind them, who expressed no interest whatsoever in doing it again. I’ve been fortunate to share these kinds of experiences with a few of my colleagues … Continue reading

Making a Shift Toward International Journalism

The United States needs more international journalism in its news diet. Recent revelations from Pew Research show public interest in foreign news has been declining, and one likely reason is the increased attention Americans have been giving to domestic problems. (We are paying more attention to Asia than to Europe, but if you live in … Continue reading