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 …

Small Town Maryland Welcomes New Mosque

The traditionally small, conservative, throughly Americana town of Princess Anne, Maryland has an intriguing new development. A mosque has been founded on mainstreet. UNESCO research fellow and Salisbury University professor Read More …

UNESCO World Press Freedom Day in Ghana

The last UNESCO World Press Freedom Day was held in Accra, Ghana. UNESCO research fellow Alec Cowan attended, reported and experienced the wide swath of stories with journalist from around Read More …

Using Art to Heal From War in Yemen

By Payton Bruni Mohammed Murshed makes rapid strokes of his paint brush as he works in his personal studio at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon. He Read More …