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An Ideology of Ignorance: How Injustice Prevails

Sep 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf offers a perspective on how education abroad benefits students as they explore the nuances and critical differences in culture and society as it pertains to conversations surrounding universal issues such as injustice and inequality outside of their home environments.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Global Infections

Jul 1, 2020 9:23:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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Posted in: International Education, Diversity Abroad

How to Be Anti-Racist and an Ally In 2020 – A Beginner’s Guide

Jun 3, 2020 9:45:20 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We believe Black Lives Matter and we will not be silent while structures that perpetuate systemic racism and inequality remain in place. We all have a lot of work to do, but as a start, as international educators we want to provide our community with resources on how to be anti-racist and allies to the black community.

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Posted in: Diversity Abroad

From G-A-Y to Heaven: A Beginner’s Guide to London’s Queer Underbelly

Jun 1, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by James Nightengale

London is full of welcoming spaces and events for the LGBTQ+ community. In this blog post, James shares a guide to queer life in London, focusing on the places and events he appreciated the most— from book stores to dance floors.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

CAPA Named Recipient of 2020 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

Mar 31, 2020 2:57:54 PM / by Jessie Gibson

We are pleased to announce that Diversity Abroad has named CAPA: The Global Education Network the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Organizational/Institutional Champion Award.

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Posted in: International Education, Diversity Abroad

One CAPA Student’s Thoughts on What We Can Learn From Current Events

Mar 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM / by Lily Tang

A few weeks ago, Lily was attending Griffith College classes in Ireland. Now, she's in self-quarantine at home in the US, and she's in good spirits. Find out more about her thoughts and feelings on the situation, and how studying abroad has helped her learn to embrace unexpected changes.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Diversity Abroad

Dilemma of the Drawer: A Study in Cultural Relativism

Mar 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Mental Health Abroad: What to Do When the Initial Excitement Wears Off

Feb 10, 2020 11:45:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

CAPA blogger Will speaks about why mental health abroad is so important and shares things to consider and do to keep yourself healthy in a completely different country. 

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

The Old School Tie, the Silver Spoon and the Glass Ceiling

Feb 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf dives into the issues of privilege and meritocracy, and discusses how that affects life paths and social mobility. He also writes about how education abroad gives students access to culture and skills for better employment prospects.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Addressing Homelessness: a Systemic, International Issue

Jan 27, 2020 11:45:00 AM / by Guest Posts

The one thing we all have in common is our shared identity of being human. CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Danielle Tahan writes about homelessness in London and what we can do to support the community. She also talks about how she volunteered with a local organization to provide homeless youth a safe place to sleep overnight. Find out how you can also volunteer while studying abroad with CAPA!

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

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