Guding Principles

Integrity, Compassion, Family, Responsibility, and Courage.  These were the motivational values that I ranked as my top five during the activity at the most recent Honor’s community meeting.  I really enjoyed the chance to sit, with twenty- five values spread out on the floor around me, take the time to read each one, and reflect […]

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All or Nothing

Last semester, much of what we learned in Climate Change Science, Politics, and Policy culminated in the mock negotiations.  It was through this process that I further developed my problem solving skills. We were each assigned a country, and throughout the semester we studied both domestic politics and our individual country’s involvement in international negotiations […]

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Looking Beyond the Screen

Waiting for the Metro, the topic of conversation is not what one might expect from a group of college students.   If an eavesdropper were to lean in, she would hear discussion about the social construct of popular media. Perhaps the clandestine listener would hear our concern regarding the proliferation of text messaging and our disappointment […]

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