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World Refugee Day + “I Am David”

June 20, 2013

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 In honor of World Refugee Day, observed each year on June 20, Randy Testa, Walden Media's Vice President of Education and Professional Development, reflects on the making of I Am David.  Walden Media's 2004 film I Am David brings a little-known chapter of history to the screen: life in Eastern...

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Former Walden Intern: Krystyna Karmol

June 18, 2013

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“Former Walden Media Interns: Where Are They Now? ” is an ongoing series featuring dispatches from past interns.Today’s submission comes from Krystyna Karmol, assistant to the Executive Vice President of Reality and Syndication, Sony Pictures Television. [Previous submissions: Mike Stone; Lana Barnes; Alden Dalia.]   I started out my college career hoping to land in...

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Celebrating Dads

June 15, 2013

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Sunday is Father's Day, an annual celebration of paternity that revolves around the patriarchal activities of golfing, grilling and reclining in hammocks. Or at least that's how the greeting card industry bills it. In reality, of course, neither dads nor their pastimes can be generalized so easily. Just as every man...

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50 Years Later: Looking Back with “Watsons”

June 11, 2013

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Fifty years ago today, on June 11, 1963, Governor George Wallace blocked a doorway at the University of Alabama in a futile attempt to prevent black students from enrolling. That same day, President John F. Kennedy responded by delivering a historic civil rights address  in which he promised to introduce the...

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Former Walden Intern: Mike Stone

June 05, 2013

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“Former Walden Media Interns: Where Are They Now? ” is an ongoing series featuring dispatches from past interns.Today’s submission comes from Mike Stone, co-founder and president of Abroad101, the first and largest study abroad review website. Follow Abroad101 on Twitter at @StudyAbroad101.  [Previous submissions: Lana Barnes; Alden Dalia.]   As the co-founder and president...

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