Kent Moore

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9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

19 Summer Salads to Serve as a Main Course

Now that summer is in gear, I'm all about salads. I'm not talking side dishes—this is the season to make whole meals out of salad. A summertime dinner salad should be light and refreshing, but also filling. Greens can fit the bill if they're bulked up with ingredients like tofu and eggs, but I find …

Cooking

Students 'study abroad' with immigrant families in the US

Armand Melk-Johnson gives me a tour of his host family’s home, a one-and-a-half story bungalow in Minneapolis.<p>He’s staying with his host mom Alicia and her two young kids, Mariel and Thomas.<p>Melk-Johnson is 15 and a ninth-grader at Minnehaha Academy, a private school in Minneapolis, that's doing …

Why Study Abroad | Marina Meijer | TEDxDelftSalon

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Roasting Ginger Makes It More Flavorful Than Ever

I <i>love</i> ginger, and use it in every dish I possibly can, both sweet and savory. I thought I knew all the ginger tricks—I even make my own sushi …

Make Super Quick Soft Serve With Frozen Fruit and Condensed Milk

Sweetened condensed milk is a surefire shortcut for making no-churn ice cream and, when paired with frozen fruit, it can be transformed into a frozen …

Stephen's Web ~ An international education strategy with no vision

This is a review of the recently released Australian National Strategy for International Education 2025 (40 page PDF) and it is not a positive one. …

Classic Rye Bread

One simple recipe is all you need to bake four types of bread, each one hearty, wholesome, and delicious. See our Classic White Bread how-to for step-by-step photos.

Making Your Own Deli Meats At Home: Equal Parts Simple And Delicious

<i>Food Republic’s column Ask Your Butcher seeks to answer FAQs in the world of butchery. Ethically minded butcher Bryan Mayer founded Philadelphia’s</i> …

How to Grow an Endless Supply Of Fresh Onions At Home

Advertisement:<p>Onions are a very popular food and many people enjoy them in a wide range of dishes; however, not many people know the health benefits …

Onions

International Education Professional Competencies

The NAFSA International Education Professional Competencies™ is the most comprehensive listing of the necessary competencies for success in the field …

Computer Science

We Can’t Unbundle Culture from Education Abroad

What does the cobbler have to do with culture?<p>Did you ever hear the expression “The cobbler’s children have no shoes”? It refers to the phenomenon …

Academic Research

Only An Elite Group Of College Students Can Still Afford To Study Abroad

It's college for the 1 percent.<p>RELATED: 13 INSANELY EXPENSIVE STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS<p>With interest rates on student loans about to double, studying abroad has increasingly become a luxury for American college students.<p>Still, as one of the largest generations in the U.S. moves through the higher …

College & University

Are study-abroad programmes vacation or education?

The primary motivator to study abroad now is not necessarily to learn, but instead to have a great adventure.<p>Study abroad? Seems like a no-brainer in today’s global economy. Indeed, colleges and universities have been selling the idea that a term overseas is an unparalleled chance for students to …

College & University

The 2 types of study abroad, and how to score the ‘right’ one

I recently studied abroad in Barcelona for two full semesters. I would highly recommend going abroad anywhere for the full year rather than just a …

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Students

10 excuses that shouldn’t keep you from studying abroad

I’ve been working in the field of education abroad for the past seven years, most recently as a study abroad advisor for a large public research …

20 Study Abroad Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow Now

Obsessed with Instagram? So are we. To help fuel that obsession, we bring you 20 study abroad Instagram users to follow. From destination features to foodie pics, these are some wanderlust-inspiring accounts you won't want to miss.

College & University

What's Keeping Black Students From Studying Abroad?

Only 5 percent of those in the U.S. who travel internationally for college are African American—and that's a problem for everyone.<p>Here’s one statistic about racial disparity that you most likely haven’t heard too much about: Only about 5 percent of Americans who study abroad are black, according to …

Black Students
Computer Science

China Wants to Rid Its Universities of 'Western Values' | VICE News

China's education minister has instructed universities to eschew textbooks that endorse "Western values" — the latest indication of alarm among the country's leadership that reforms implemented more than three decades ago have allowed non-traditional ideas and teachings to undermine communist …

China

Western values must be excluded from higher education, China’s education minister says

China's education minister has issued a stern warning against threats to communist ideological purity in higher education, saying Western values must never be permitted to infiltrate the classroom.<p>Yuan Guiren reiterated the need for strict ruling Communist Party control over education and said …

Teach, Stream, Be Acquired: Why Online Education Investors Are Hot for Teacher

<b>Free Online Learning Sites Offer Everything from Guitar Lessons to Ivy League Courses--and the Industry Is Hot</b><p><i>Co-authored by Jonathan Cooper</i><p>Aside from quitting smoking, losing weight and managing stress, USA.gov reports that Americans are looking to expand their educations in 2015.<p>The College Board …

Education Technology

10 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Homemade Bread

Have you ever noticed that healthier bread is way more expensive than its white, fluffy counterparts? It makes sense, as quality ingredients come at …

Vegetable Ragout with Pesto (Ragoût de Légumes au Pistou)

2 tbsp. lemon juice<p>4 globe artichokes<p>2 cups loosely packed basil leaves<p>1⁄2 cup plus 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil<p>4 cloves garlic, minced, plus 8 …

10 Variations on the Negroni

First created for Count Camillo Negroni in 1919 at Florence's Café Casoni, the Negroni is actually predated by the Milano-Torino, a mix of bitter, …