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Treasure of the Sierra Madre Oriental

By Marshall S. Berdan | Published: September 17, 2019

Once the richest silver mining city in the world, Guanajuato–now a UNESCO World Heritage Site—still dazzles. It is also the site of the first pitched battle in Mexico’s War of Independence, fought 109 years ago this month.

International Camp Counselors Build Bridges of Understanding

By Ilir Zherka | Published: September 10, 2019

​Ilir Zherka, Executive Director of the Alliance for International Exchange, discusses the effects of having young adults from around the world come to the U.S. every summer to work as camp counselors. These exchange visitors strengthen international relations, boost the U.S. economy, and share their cultural knowledge with camps across America.

WorldView Good Reads: August 2019

Published: September 1, 2019

Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention during the month of August.

On the Safety and Well-being of Children

By The Strategic Planning Council of Concordia Language Villages | Published: August 28, 2019

Inspiring Courageous Global Citizens

A statement from the Strategic Planning Council of Concordia Language Villages regarding the safety and well-being of children in immigration detention.

Finding Time to Fit Foreign Language into My Busy College Schedule

By Betty Berdan | Published: August 20, 2019

​Betty Berdan, a sophomore at Georgetown University, discusses the importance of maintaining language skills in college, no matter one’s major.

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