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5 Unexpected Shopping Quirks for Travelers

In case you somehow missed the ads livening up the airwaves, web banners, and—yes—even good ol’ newspapers, Black Friday is this Friday. It kicks off the Christmas shopping season, and…

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¿Por qué celebramos Thanksgiving?

Si vives en los Estados Unidos, probablemente ya sabes que cada cuarto jueves en Noviembre celebramos el Día de Acción de Gracias, o como se conoce aquí, Thanksgiving. Los americanos…

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Repatriation: The forgotten journey home, and the future lost asset

At the just concluded People In Energy conference in Houston, a thought-provoking discussion on global mobility trends ended with a common theme among attendees: what can we do about repatriation?…

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Globally Connected Courses Bring Culture to the Classroom

The short- and long-term benefits of studying abroad are well established, yet only 9% of U.S. undergraduates study abroad. How can faculty and instructors help the other 91% achieve a…

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Speaking More Languages Improves Cognitive Abilities in Older Age

As our bodies age, so do our brains. Many of us have seen our aging family members grow older and slower over time, and aside from physical aches and pains,…

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