Book Review: “Tong Wars” by Scott Seligman


Anna Catalano reviews China-hand and historian Scott Seilgman’s latest book, “Tong Wars: The Untold Story of Vice, Money and Murder in New York’s Chinatown” (Viking 2016), which tells a story of the early generation of Chinese immigrants who settled in New York City.

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A River, Trail, Mountain or Settlement Runs Through It: Going Global by Starting with Features Close to Home


Educator Kelly Clark shares her ideas on how teachers can make the local global by using a natural feature like a river to teach about geography, economics and history. #KentuckyLeads #raisingglobalchildren @KYDeptofEd

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Preparing to Study in the USA: How American Football Inspired IIE’s Newest Book


How an American football game inspired IIE’s latest book for international students. Guest blog by Dr. Allan E. Goodman #internationalstudents #generationstudyabroad

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A Travel-inspired Gift-giver’s Guide for Globetrotters

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Guest blogger, Morgan Abate, a soon-to-be graduate of Elon University, offers up some good gift ideas for the globetrotting friends and family in your life.

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Guest Blogger: Choosing a Study Abroad Destination

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Morgan Abate is a sophomore at Elon University. She shares her thoughtful process on how she decided where and when to study abroad. Read on!

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Tone Down the Rhetoric: Time for a Business Pivot in Washington

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Guest blogger Curtis S. Chin calls for a business pivot from Washington noting that Asia and the United States are important to each other; international business opportunities for Americans will expand if the right policy steps are taken.

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Why Summer Learning Needs to Include International Studies—Even for K-5 Students

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Guest blogger Angela Jackson writes about the easy yet important ways to keep up the global learning over the summer.

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Guest Blogger: Moving to Beijing After Graduation – A Year in Review

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Nathan Nault has spent the last year in Beijing; he moved after he graduated. Read about his adventures so far!

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Guest Blogger: One Soon-to-be Grad’s Advice on Going Global

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Maria Villaquiran, a soon-to-be-graduate from The George Washington University who hails from Colombia, shares what she’s learned about developed and developing markets during her travels.

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Guest Blogger: One Recent Grad’s Leap Abroad

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Interested in interning abroad? Check out this piece by Guest Blogger Jennifer Quayle who shares her POV on interning in Cape Town, South Africa. Go Global!

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