Tag Archives: field research

2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Finalists: Innovation in Sustainability

News - Thursday, 5 May 2011 - 0 Comments

2011 GoAbroad Innovation Award Finalist: Innovation in Sustainability

We’re pleased to announce the 2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards finalists in the category of Innovation in Sustainability. We received many wonderful nominations and the selection committee has chosen five finalists, listed here in alphabetical order. Augsburg College Center for Global Education Sustainability Initiatives In working towards a just and sustainable world,…

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2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Finalists: Innovative New Program

News - Tuesday, 3 May 2011 - 0 Comments

2011 GoAbroad Innovation Award Finalist: New Program

We’re pleased to announce the 2011 GoAbroad Innovation Awards finalists in the category of Innovative New Program. We received many wonderful nominations and the selection committee has chosen five finalists, listed here in alphabetical order. CEA Global Education / University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Culture & Identity Studies CEA Global…

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DYV10: Focus on your success factors to help differentiate yourself

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 21 February 2011 - 1 Comment

DYV10: Focus on your success factors to help differentiate yourself

In my last post I discussed the three communication pieces every student needs: personal statement, value proposition and one word. In this post, I will focus on the need for students to identify success factors in order to differentiate themselves when applying for employment. Many college graduates often believe that…

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2011 AIDS Ride South Africa Program to run in Summer

Feature - Tuesday, 15 February 2011 - 1 Comment

Aids Ride South Africa

AIDS Ride South Africa offers a unique study abroad/field research opportunity to interact with HIV and AIDS higher education programs in the epicenter of the world’s AIDS pandemic while cycling across South Africa over a 3 week period. Through activist research, participant observation, journaling, ethnographic videography and/or podcasting fieldwork and…

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How do I Find a Study Abroad Program?

Feature - Wednesday, 26 January 2011 - 3 Comments

Studying abroad may be that defining moment in your education that will change your life. Nothing will be quite the same afterwards. Some students enroll for their degrees at institutions abroad, but most students spend a term or two abroad as part of their higher education. So how do you…

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GoAbroad Interview: Julia Wheeler of Danish Institute for Study Abroad

Feature - Friday, 21 January 2011 - 0 Comments

Julia Wheeler

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Is volunteering abroad for you?

Feature - Wednesday, 19 January 2011 - 1 Comment

Volunteer Picture 04

Volunteering requires flexibility, patience, those who are self-starters, and people who genuinely respect the host people and their culture. Volunteers never go to teach the people western ways, nor are they there to save the people. Volunteers go to share their energy and time with the people, to experience their…

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GoAbroad Interview: Richard Walton of Global Vision International

Feature - Friday, 7 January 2011 - 1 Comment

Richard Walton, founder of Global Vision International

GoAbroad interviews the founder of Global Vision International, Richard Walton. GVI has become a leader in quality volunteer abroad programs. What makes GVI different? There are a lot of reasons but, for me, the number one reason would be that we have always taken a long-term view. This means that our…

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World AIDS Day — and organizations that help

News - Wednesday, 1 December 2010 - 0 Comments

HIV/AIDS Red Ribbon

World AIDS Day, observed December 1 each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. Wikipedia says: AIDS has killed more than 25 million people between 1981 and 2007,[1] and an estimated 33.2 million people worldwide live with HIV as of…

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