Monthly Archives: May 2012

Summer Submissions

Thanks to our contributors, the William & Mary international community made our first year of the International W&M blog a huge success! Though we will be taking a blog break until July, please don’t stop writing. View our guest post … Continue reading

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Fond Memories of the International Student Leadership Conference

Finally the D- day arrived. I was so excited to be going to the International Student Leadership Conference (ISLC) hosted by James Madison University for the weekend. I had been looking forward to the event especially after the great experience … Continue reading

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Keeping Cities Green in Crowded Hong Kong

Recent decades marked a landmark shift in human history—for the first time ever, more people lived in urban areas than in rural areas. There are currently 500 cities with over a million residents and Hong Kong is climbing that list … Continue reading

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World Minded: FLAG Program

The Foreign Lands Ambassador Group (FLAG), organized by the Office of International Students, Scholars, and Programs, gives international as well as returned study abroad students the opportunity to share their knowledge of other countries and cultures with local elementary school … Continue reading

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World Minded: Frederick Corney

I still remember my college year abroad very well. As part of my degree in Modern Languages at the University of Bradford in England, I spent six months in France studying Russian, and six months in Germany as a trainee … Continue reading

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World Minded: Jes Therkelsen

The documentary filmmaking process requires a tremendous amount of patience, discipline, creativity, and flexibility. You need to deal with people, but know how to troubleshoot technology; you must be organized, but open to spontaneity; you should be prepared for everything, … Continue reading

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