The White House - Washington, D.C.

September 20, 1881 – Chester Arthur Is Inaugurated

On September 20, 1881, Chester Arthur was inaugurated, becoming the third person to serve as president in that year. The year 1881 began with Republican Rutherford B. Hayes in office. He served out his first and only term and officially turned over the reins of government to James A. Garfield in Ma... Read More

Flags

What Inspired The Star Spangled Banner?

Did you ever wonder what inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the Star Spangled Banner? It’s a classic case of right place – right time. Francis Scott Key, a well-known lawyer in Washington D.C., was asked to help get Dr. William Beanes, a prominent physician, released from British capture. On Sept... Read More

Making Your Global Business Experience Mandatory: A Case Study

To keep pace with the demands of employers in an increasingly global business environment, MBA programs are reshaping their curricula to give graduates a more global perspective. We’ve observed several paths to this goal: 1. Globalizing the student profile 2. Developing and/or recruiting a teachin... Read More

Service Learning Study Abroad

10 Reasons To Go On A Service Learning Trip

1. Make a positive difference. Each day we have the opportunity to touch lives and make a difference but often times we don’t know what we can do or where to start. Service Learning programs help you to make that positive difference and point you in the right direction for future opportunities. 2.... Read More

Heidelberg

Teach Through Educational Travel: Heidelberg, Germany

The Holy Spirit Church (Heiliggeistkirche) in Heidelberg, Germany, is the most famous church in Heidelberg and has served both Catholics and Protestants. The current church was built in 1398, on a site that had housed two different, earlier churches. This church, located right in the middle of Heide... Read More

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