Dueling Dulcimers

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Drop-in Study Abroad sessions

Drop-in Study Abroad Event at the Honors College

February 7 & 8 (anytime between 10 am and 2 pm) 

If you are interested in studying abroad, please consider visiting the study abroad information booths, which will be located in the Honors College on Tuesday February 7 and Wednesday February 8, 2017. The booths will be located in the downstairs lobby of the Honors College, right outside the Commons Room and will be staffed from 10am-2pm on both dates.

On Tuesday February 7, the booth will be focused on opportunities in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

On Wednesday February 8, the booth will be focused on opportunities in Asia, the Americas, and Oceania/the Pacific.

Both days the booth will have general study abroad information and study abroad scholarship information available. You can also speak with MTSU students who have already completed a study abroad program at the booth.

 

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China cleans up the Great Firewall

The UK’s Guardian had a story yesterday detailing how the Chinese government will crack down on virtual private networks.

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Sesame Street

As we finish the semester by looking at how “Sesame Street” morphs around the world, here are some recent updates: The Guardian’s article on Sesame Street: The Movie   and a Buzzfeed article on a new Afghani muppet.

Other glimpses of recent Sesame Street news:

Piko Taro stops by Sesame Street Japan

On the changes when the show moved to HBO:  Firings and a reaction

Sesame Street wants to begin a focus on kindness

 

 

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“Social Media’s Globe-Shaking Power” and a WP read on online rights

We have talked in class about the ubiquity of  social media. The technology section of The New York Times today has a very good read about the global power of social media.

The Washington Post article notes that free-expression rights around the world are being reduced as repressive governments outlaw messaging apps.

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Election Night Watch Party

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“Understanding Putin” Nov. 7

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