August 31, 2018
The year is 1980. Two young men are walking to Sribuangern, a remote village in the northwestern mountainous corner of Thailand. The surrounding green rice paddies are evidence of an agrarian, and as yet, moneyless economy. One of the men is Nick Arrindell (’83 PhD, Education), a doctoral student in international education and the other is his interpreter.
August 30, 2018
By Debbi Mack ('02 MS, Library Science)
August 29, 2018
There is a massive, commanding rock on the southwestern shores of Cyprus, rising majestically from the Mediterranean Sea’s blue waters. It is said to be Aphrodite’s rock--where she was born, and according to Homer’s Odyssey, where she sought refuge after the affair with Ares.
August 26, 2018
May 27, 2018
Thanks to native architects Vayden McMorris, Wilson Chong, Verma Panton, Victor Patterson, Mostyn Campbell, Handel Lawson, Herbert Robinson, Rupert Bond, and Herbert Bradford, Jamaican architecture has experienced a resurgence over the last 60 years. Verma Paton also has the distinction of being one of the first female architects in the Caribbean.
April 26, 2018
Many have completed the Hajj, but few can say they grew up in the very city of Makkah. Dr. Fayez Maajeeny was raised not far from where the Prophet Muhammad was born, and where Islam’s holiest site, the Kaabah, resides.