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No need to dog-ear your pages! Start with a square piece of paper (just trim an 8.5 x 11 sheet down to size) and follow the steps below to create your own bulldog bookmark. by Claire Sedovic, Class of 2015 The Drake Bulldog Bookmark Instruction Sheet (pdf)

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Defining Global Citizenship

Defining Global Citizenship

Exploring the world in order to enrich it By Alyssa Young It’s a world of laughter, a world of tears It’s a world of hopes and a world of fears There’s so much that we share That it’s time we’re aware… It’s a small world after all—a phrase and song ingrained in America’s collective consciousness […]

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Welcome

Welcome

I JOURNEYED TODAY from the United States to Iraq to the Ukraine to Italy. All before 8 a.m. Such is the geography of my morning newspaper. Events across time zones and oceans make news, and we, in turn, must make sense of them. While partisanship in America can often overshadow larger perspectives, international and multicultural […]

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Virtually Speaking

In six words, how would you distill your thoughts, experiences, or observations about international relations? Here’s what some members of our social media community had to say: Studying abroad was about finding home. Heidi (Waldman) Opdyke, JO’01 Exploring new perspectives to forge possibilities. Lauren Phillips, AS’13 Global understanding only through global thinking. Tom Rossley, BN’82, Trustee Pursuing […]

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The Last Word

The Last Word

Driven by the Global Intercultural Imperative “Puedo hablar con Señor Gutiérrez? Me llamo Christa Olson. Estoy una profesora visitante, y hago une investigación …” I can hear the frustration in the voice of the woman on the other end of the phone. I try repeating my carefully rehearsed script in Spanish, but she can’t understand my […]

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