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Unplugged: IB World Student Conference

What does it mean to participate in this once in a lifetime opportunity? Last year, these IB grads were year 1 IB students heading to Segovia Spain for the 2012 IB World Student Conferences. They met other students from around the world, received CAS hours, and learned about Social Entrepreneurship by forming Global Action Teams [...]

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Feel Like a Mountain – United Nations Forests Film Festival Winner

Another wonderful film by Red Cross Nordic – United World College student Alonso Vasquez. The film entitled  Feel Like a Mountain,  earned Vasquez recognition as the winner of  the Forests for People International Film Festival. The documentary film describes how Vasquez came to appreciate the qualities of the forests, and in particular how important they [...]

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Songs from the Heart: Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa

We recently came across this great piece about Tanyaradzwa Ashleigh Tawengwa. She is a musician, IB graduate from UWC USA and now a Princeton student.  Tawengwa talks about the inspiration behind her music and her life growing up in Zimbabwe. A Princeton Story: Songs from the Heart from Princeton University. “Tawengwa arrived at Princeton as [...]

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EE feature: Western film heroes

We recently shared a film EE topic involving Japanese ghost stories: now here’s a different take on the film subject — the Western genre!   Britni Cunningham, author of this EE topic, attended Richard Montgomery High School, and now attends the University of Maryland where she is studying History and Secondary Education. She is involved in the Gemstone [...]

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