Mapping an Everyday Ambassador Road Trip
- July 11, 2015
- Posted by: Audrey del Rosario
- Category: Bucket List
This week, the cries of millions of Texans (and a few other Americans) alike were heard. It’s official: The Alamo will be forever remembered. Earlier this month, the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (popularly known as UNESCO) announced the addition of 25 new World Heritage Sites, or places of cultural or physical significance and that meet
Ebola and Social Media: When Are We Doing More Harm Than Good?
- September 22, 2014
- Posted by: Kate Otto
- Category: Field Notes
For some issues, including the current Ebola epidemic, the emphasis on clicks and views can end up being detrimental to the goal of galvanizing action. We might care about deaths in West Africa for the day (or hour) a headline is up, but the space for caring that carves into our schedules is inevitably filled up soon after, with more headlines that grab our attention and push us, like pawns, to the next drama. In the meantime, have we done anything to meaningfully try and help or change that situation?