By Aaron Hendrix. Last week I examined the effects that climate change can have on pulmonary health. However, climate change not only affects lung functioning, but also has profoundly deleterious impacts on the cardiovascular system. From blood clotting to serious inflammation to dysfunction of entire parts of the cardiovascular system, ...Read More »
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By Anna Silk. The U.S. government has a new weapon, one that changes the face of warfare from an overt symbol of power in numbers to a covert sign of prowess in stealth and intelligence capabilities. The drone, otherwise known as an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), is that weapon. It ...Read More »
Today was incredible! Our entire day was dedicated to exposing ourselves to the idea of global citizenship as an attitude, a pragmatic way of life, in this increasingly interconnected, globalized world. We’ve learned so much about what it means to be active global citizens in terms of developing cultural empathy, ...Read More »
By Bridget Doran, 2012 Global Scholar What a busy day we had! After our 8 a.m. breakfast we were off to downtown DC! Our first stop was a visit with Alex Toma of U.S. Connect. This visit with Alex gave us a chance to learn about national security and nuclear ...Read More »
The Global Scholar program is designed to train curious and engaged young citizens in understanding and acting on global issues, an especially important goal in this era of global convergence. But “global citizenship” is an incredibly broad concept, and it can be difficult to understand where to even begin the journey toward ...Read More »
The past few days on the AU campus have been stimulating and information-packed! Our group has built our knowledge of global issues from genocide to global warming, the role that the United States and international bodies play in preventing and resolving these issues, and our personal capacities to influence opinions ...Read More »