Crossing Venezuela to Colombia

Juan-Carlos Molleda talks at length about the border between Colombia and Venezuela, its on-going militarization and the struggles of those crossing the border during the current crisis.

Reunion and Escape on the Colombian-Venezuelan Border

Juan-Carlos Molleda, Dean of the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon, found both a reunion and an escape went he traveled to Colombia to meet his Read More …

Migrant Workers in Oman and a “Culture of Shame”

Payton Bruni went to Oman, in part, to study Arabic, but was embedded in a community of foreign guest workers. He discusses the cultural influx of migrants to Oman, the Read More …

War and the Resulting Collapse of Education in Yemen

By Payton Bruni   Thunderstorms and rain were a nightly occurrence around Shahed Al-Kibsi’s house. Al-Kibsi, a student living in Yemen’s capital city Sana’a, had grown accustomed to the booming Read More …

The Challenges And Hope Of World Press Freedom Day

UNESCO’s long fight for press freedom stretches from Accra to Portland, but a recent wave of anti-press attacks coming from governments has put the responsibilities and safety of reporters in Read More …

What’s it Like to Work at UNESCO? With Olivia Sanchez

UNESCO is a globe spanning, cross-cultural organization with outposts all over the world. But what’s it like working there? University of Oregon Master’s student Olivia Sanchez discusses her time working Read More …