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Harper's Ferry

West Virginia – Harpers Ferry

Located at the historic and beautiful junction of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, Harpers Ferry was one of our nation’s first armories commissioned under George Washington. With growing weapons production, Harpers Ferry became a vital communication and transportation link between the eastern se... Read More

Native Americans

Miwok Indians

Learn the rich history of the first Americans living in the area: The Miwok Indians, living in the southern reaches of gold country; the Maidu, living in the north; and the Nisenan, who lived in the Coloma area. Links: The Miwok People The Maidu Indians History of the Nisenan of Northern California Read More

Business meeting in Athens

Career Feature: Pursuing A Career In Pharmacy

Many students who contemplate a career in medicine may only consider the possibility of becoming a doctor. Betsy Conway knew from an early age that she wanted to pursue a career in medicine, but she didn’t want to be a doctor. “I don’t have a strong stomach, so I knew being a physician was out... Read More

costa rica

Winter Festival Season Arrives in Costa Rica

Travelers to Costa Rica may have noticed that it is a country with a dual existence: a growing nation, setting a global standard for ecological appreciation and preservation, and an easy, peaceful society with an emphasis on tradition and heritage. During the month of December, citizens enjoy a dive... Read More

Travel Trends in 2011

As the leader in international immersion programs, Worldstrides Capstone programs is constantly monitoring industry trends to provide meaningful travel opportunities for our client universities. Below are some of the developing trends as we look ahead to 2011: Fully Integrated Courses Increasingly, ... Read More

Perform in China and Hong Kong

WorldStrides Announces New China Program

WorldStrides is proud to introduce our new Focus on China program! Having led travel programs to China for over 30 years through WorldStrides’ University Division, we are pleased to extend this unique opportunity to high school travelers. Focus on China is an unforgettable experience for stude... Read More

Questions from our Clients

Recently much has been written about the Black Swan Theory – the rare case that the one percent – or one-hundredth of one percent – event could occur. When we review the past two years, however – the financial market meltdown, a volcano’s ability to disrupt air travel in Europe, or the oil... Read More

Supreme Court

Supreme-ly Interesting Supreme Court Trivia

Elena Kagan was sworn in as the country’s 112th Supreme Court justice after being confirmed by the Senate with a vote of 63-37 last week. This is the first time three female Supreme Court justices have served at the same time, as Kagan joins Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg for the... Read More


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