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Celebrating Dads

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 has his individual likes […]

50 Years Later: Looking Back with “Watsons”

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 legislation that would become the […]

Former Walden Intern: Mike Stone

“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 of Abroad101, the […]

7 Family Movies for Heat Waves

There’s the lazy days of summer, and then there’s the crazy hot days of summer. On the steamiest days, when even the slightest movement seems like more trouble than it’s worth, we’ve been known to surrender and embrace the great (air-conditioned!) indoors. Here’s a few of our favorite movies guaranteed to help the whole family […]