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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Travel Photos of 2013

This year has been an unusually active travel year for me. I was able to make a few trips across the country and spend some time exploring Asia and Europe. Now that we’ve all made it to the end of the year (nearly), I’d like to share some of my favorite photos from the past […]

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