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first impressions of switzerland: zurich

Hey over there, The first stop on the 2015 Tour was Zurich. It was fun to see place that I had been to before back in 2011 on the larger Europe travel trip with the Honors Scholarship Program. We went … Continue reading

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ETH: Polytechnikum

Hey over there, So during the trip we will be visiting a series of universities in order to see the commonalities and differences between Swiss and American university/higher education methods and implementation. The first one I will cover is ETH, … Continue reading

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flying in a composite tube

Hey over there. I have often found that flying is both a worrying and exciting endeavor. You fly through the air using essentially controlled falling, propelled forward by accelerated explosions, in side a pressurized composite tube. Its like saying cars … Continue reading

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the beginning of an adventure

Hello from afar. This summer, as you know, a group of us will be traveling around Switzerland in an attempt to understand and begin to synthesize a new global pedagogy and understand what a global university is and potentially be. … Continue reading

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one for the road

Hi everyone, I know that this is a little early for a going-away blog, but things get busy and I do not want to forget this one before I go. I think it is amazing that time moves so quickly … Continue reading

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What is Global?

Is global a mindset, a feeling, a process? Is it a gradual increase in connectivity? Is a person global, is a company global? Do these questions talk about the physicality of being global, or is it an understanding of many … Continue reading

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The Facebook, rounding out three different social media sites

HI everyone, This week I will go over the idea of Facebook. So far all of the different social media sites that have been reviewed are primarily consumption, which is that the sites are mainly for fun, but can be … Continue reading

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#Octothorpe

This constant review of social media sites moves into an area of how we as cultures begin to communicate with each other and how these different types of media begin to influence how we can and do communicate. The next … Continue reading

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The Visual World: Imgur

Hi everyone, Today, although its a little behind schedule, we will be talking about the visual world of social media, in this case, Imgur. Imgur is just one of the many different social media sites. This time we will be … Continue reading

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What is so fun about social media?

Hi everyone, The next step is to not only understand, as a definition of what social media is, but also to understand “how” something is. You can define a topic, but to understand something you must also experience it. So … Continue reading

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