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  • Blog
    Mon, 6 Jan 2014
    Article“Yesterday’s Warriors. Today’s Scholars....

    A few years ago, I was told in no uncertain terms that military service is simply another form of social welfare and that those of us in the military aren’t smart enough or qualified to do much else. I thought of those words a number of times over the past three days while I was at the Student-Veterans of America (SVA) 6th Annual... more...

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    Tue, 17 Dec 2013
    ArticleHuman Interaction: A Catalyst for Peace

    To miss the plane for your first business trip on a new job is every professional’s nightmare. Two Dayquil, one fizzy cup of Airborne, some Echinacea and a daub of Tiger Balm later, I made my flight to San Francisco on the one-month anniversary of my employment. This was only my second visit to Fog City and I was more than elated... more...

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    Mon, 16 Dec 2013
    ArticleBeyond Boundaries: A Stranger’s Call, A TEDx,...

    When I answered a phone call from a complete stranger back in October, I had no idea that the Veteran-Civilian Dialogue (VCD) had spilled over into circles of academic research.   Yet, there it was - a phone call from Virginia Tech.  More specifically, it was a call from Eric Hodges, Marine Corps veteran, and PhD candidate... more...

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    Mon, 16 Dec 2013
    ArticleNew TE’A Insight Design Labs

    The TE’A Company of the America Project came together November 16 and 17 for the first in a series of Insight Design Labs (IDL) that will be produced in upcoming months.   This first Insight Design Lab was made possible by the generous support of the Entrekin Foundation, and formally introduces Phase II of the America... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 5 Dec 2013
    ArticleFeatured Believe Out Loud Blog

    What can YOU do to advocate for LGBT equality and to find support in your faith community personally? In this week’s featured Believe Out Loud blog, Ed Ness, Communications Director of The Evangelical Network, shows how a special LGBT advocacy organization amplifies love through its work in so many communities. Read the blog to... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 5 Dec 2013
    ArticleNelson Mandela

    It is with deep sadness that we at Intersections International bid farewell to Nelson Mandela, one of the world’s most iconic peacemakers and leaders of our time. As a nation we stand in awe of the man whose enormous moral courage influenced generations to speak out against oppression, racism and political corruption. My greatest... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 5 Dec 2013
    ArticleThose Cute Little Drones

    Did you happen to see 60 Minutes on Sunday, or perhaps some of the follow-up news reports? The buzz was all over the airways: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos unveiled to a seemingly startled CBS’s Charlie Rose (really, he had no idea?) that Amazon was experimenting with drone technology to reduce delivery time to customers. The... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 19 Nov 2013
    Featured Believe Out Loud Blog

    Please check out the tender and moving blog written for Believe Out Loud by Intersections' Director of Advancement, Maggie Monroe Richter. An encounter in America's heartland awakens the preacher in her, and reminds her of two of the most important and holy words. Read the blog. more...

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    Mon, 18 Nov 2013
    ArticleChanging Perceptions

    On Friday, November 8th, I attended Intersections International’s Veteran-Civilian Dialogue titled, “Changing Perceptions.” The following Sunday, November 10th, I departed from LaGuardia Airport with my fellow Cadence: Home Company members to tour our production at The Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa,... more...

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    Mon, 18 Nov 2013
    ArticleWondering Eyes

    There is hope and possibility mirrored in a pair of wondering eyes. The artist looks for these eyes when gazing across an attentive audience seated in a theater. The teacher looks while standing in front of a classroom of assembled students. The Minister, Rabbi, Imam or Spiritual Convener seeks to inspire this look while standing before... more...

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