In honor of Valentine’s Day…

In honor of Valentine’s Day, let’s celebrate some of the ways in which other countries honor love. Malaysia: For Chap Goh Meh, the last day of the Chinese New Year, single women traditionally throw mandarin oranges into the sea.  Int he past, they would hold the orange and dream of their ideal man, but nowadays, […]

To voluntour or not to voluntour…

While so-called voluntourism falls outside the realm of study abroad (which implies an academic component), the fact remains that students and young people engage in this type of travel to broaden their horizons and enrich their international perspective. Recently, this practice has come under fire from employees of domestic and international organizations, specifically non-profit non-governmental […]

IWU London Program 2015 – Deadline Extended!

General London is one of the world’s greatest cities. With a history that spans centuries, London offers student the opportunity to visit Roman ruins, medieval religious structures, a reconstruction of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Winston Churchill’s Cabinet War Rooms, and modern institutions of finance and government. You’ll find world-class museums, art galleries, and theaters to enrich […]

International recipe- dorm kitchen friendly!

Craving a little international flair? Try this easy recipe from Damn Delicious that will get you from hangry to happy in under 20 minutes. Spaghetti Carbonara is simple Italian pasta dish that incorporates the rich flavors of prosciutto (you can also use bacon, for those of us walking to the corner Kroger for our groceries), […]