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International Student Photo Contest

Colette Eustace

Student of Economics, Sociology, and International Relations at Stony Brook University

U.S. Citizen

While in Tanzania, I stayed with the Maasai for a day in Mto Wa Mbu. It was a beautiful experience and a wonderful cultural exchange. We were able to…

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Added by Colette Eustace on October 18, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

North Korea Witness to Transformation Weekly Update October 12 - 18

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Director of Studies & Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard:…

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Added by Kent Boydston on October 18, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

I am Amsterdam!

In Amsterdam there is a saying goes “Leef en laat leven” or “Live and let live”.

It doesn't matter how you see, live and experience the city simply because Amsterdam is the home of over 170 nationalities. That reflects the open, multicultural and tolerant spirit that not only the…

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Added by Olga Papadopoulou on October 18, 2013 at 6:57am — No Comments

Pluralism: Living with Differences

Name: Irina Shcheglova

School Affiliation: Kent State University, Ohio, USA

Nationality: Russian 

There are around 196 countries and 2000 nationalities in the world. All people are different but still we are all human beings.

Many nations came across hard time caused by wars…

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Added by Irina Shcheglova on October 16, 2013 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Entry for Photo Contest

One of the most representative examples of pluralism is the Kos Island in Greece. Kos constitutes a physical border between two countries (Greece and Turkey) so different but with so many common characteristics. It’s a crossroad of borders but mainly a crossroad of civilizations, where Greek,…

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Added by Olga Papadopoulou on October 15, 2013 at 7:39am — 2 Comments

What does moral leadership mean to you?

Moral Leadership is a very different kind of leadership. Rather than aspiring to being followed, Moral Leaders aim to serve. Instead of showcasing their own skills, Moral Leaders tend to develop the capacities of others.  Moral Leadership is not about rank – any person holding any position can be a Moral Leader, but such individuals are always characterized by a deep sense of ethics, are driven by core ideals (such as justice) and are…

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Added by Tayyaba Abbas on October 13, 2013 at 4:30am — 14 Comments

Seeing, knowing and understanding

Seeing who and where you are, knowing each other then understanding the diversity among us. 

Name: Mahendra Dwi Putra

School Affiliation: South China University of Technology

Nationality:…

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Added by Mahendra Dwi Putra on October 12, 2013 at 1:05pm — 2 Comments

North Korea Witness to Transformation Weekly Update October 5 - 11

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Director of Studies & Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard:…

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Added by Kent Boydston on October 11, 2013 at 9:48am — No Comments

Corruption – Trust – Accountability: Where to begin?

Perhaps the recent government shut-down isn’t so bad for the Obama administration.  Prior to the shut-down, continuous rounds of scandals hit the Obama administration resulting in an increased perception of corruption and culminated in reduced trust in the President.  For the first time since November 2011, CNN polls reported that a majority of Americans had a negative view of the…

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Added by Pam Kingpetcharat on October 9, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Living with Differences

The Imperative of Diversity

Joanna Cichon

Rutgers University

Nationality: Poland & USA

Description: Climbing up Mt. Kilimanjaro, trekkers wonder through four different climatic zones - admiring each zone's beauty for unique reasons. Look around you. Nature itself is a constant reminder…

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Added by Joanna Cichon on October 7, 2013 at 3:36pm — 3 Comments

Living with Differences

Develop a well-rounded perspective: Embrace diversity always in all ways.

By: Joanna Cichon

Rutgers University

Nationality:…

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Added by Joanna Cichon on October 7, 2013 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Living with Differences

"A person's a person, no matter how small" - Dr. Seuss

By: Joanna Cichon

Rutgers University

Nationality: Poland &…

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Added by Joanna Cichon on October 7, 2013 at 11:56am — 2 Comments

Photocontest

She is waiting for change and hoping that people would view her equally and not just as a poor Ethiopian child. I'm sure people can keep their culture and still be recognized in this new and advanced world.

Name: Dominic Kla.

School Affiliation: YWAM University of the…

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Added by Dominic Kla on October 7, 2013 at 6:32am — 6 Comments

Jump! Photography Contest Entry

This photo depicts a group of teens reaching for the sky. They are all different people with different personalities and beliefs, but all are striving for a common goal: happiness.

Name: Ella Williams

School Affiliation: Hanover High School

Nationality: United States

Thank you for considering…

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Added by Ella Williams on October 6, 2013 at 2:51pm — No Comments

International Student Photo Contest Entry

Living with differences involves respect for one's rights, whatever his economic standing in life, his outlook and gender preference, his race, color or nationality.

Men can be women as well. Here we show a celebration of men and women dressed with their red shirts and outfits, color which…

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Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on October 5, 2013 at 6:26am — No Comments

North Korea Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for October 4th

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Director of Studies & Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard:…

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Added by Kent Boydston on October 4, 2013 at 10:50am — No Comments

Hungry Mule

He is a tired and hungry mule .He is very clumsy, he was very diligent, food scattered over the ground, but he does not despise.It's touching.

[Full Name]        Li Buyi

[School Affiliation]    Beijing Institute of Fashion…

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Added by Li Buyi on October 3, 2013 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Modern Model

This is a painting, or a model?

[Full Name]        Li Buyi

[School Affiliation]    Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology

Nationality: [Country Name]…

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Added by Li Buyi on October 3, 2013 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Transformation

Sara Saeed Alkhafajy

Dubai British School-Dubai,UAE

Iraqi



This picture represents living with difference in a unique way.It shows how fragile and forlorn we might be on the inside,but can still manage to hide all these emotions by different masks.Living with difference means… Continue

Added by Sara Saeed on October 3, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

# photo2013 the Photographs of Li Buyi

What do the whispering stone lions chat about  exactly?It's a secret.

[Full Name]        Li Buyi

[School Affiliation]    Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology

Nationality: [Country Name]…

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Added by Li Buyi on October 3, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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