Mongolia

Last year around this time my boyfriend and I sealed the deal in a field surrounded by friends and family in an epic weekend celebration. A few days later we scurried back to work and decided to save for a big honeymoon adventure. The ideas floated around for many months until we landed on a destination that felt right. Mongolia.

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India

Early last month, I had the opportunity to co-teach university students on a journey to India that focused on women and gender development. 

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Social Media Guidelines

These are guidelines to abide by for the business school and can be generally applied for your personal and/or professional social media accounts. It serves as a guide for communications office both within the school and across the university in order to best engage with and grow our business school community. For getting started on social media and branding within the university, see university brand guidelines.

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Operation: Correct That Error UPDATE

A few weeks ago I wrote about some errors I discovered amid the reports on presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders', early days living in Vermont. Three major news organization, New York Times, Mother Jones, and the National Journal, had inaccuracies throughout their reporting of the same mystery that seemed to surround the presidential candidate's life after college and before he launched a career in politics in Vermont. 

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Chasing Clicks and Staying Ethical at The Boston Globe?

I recently opined in class on the news coverage in the Boston Globe of Tom Brady, the emails he had to fork over, and the lawsuit he is facing. I'm not an avid football/Patriots fan nor do I take a stance or pay enough attention to Deflategate to get into meaningful details. I saw the title one morning and clicked. Reading through the first few paragraphs I stopped after reading this:

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Personal Ethics Guidelines

The values that I’ve developed anchor deeply in who my parents are, where they come from, the environment they surrounded me in growing up, and my own experiences. These factors combined, I deeply value the following which influence my own personal ethics guidelines: independence, intentionality, compassion, family, and hard work.

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An Ethical Guide to Social Media

I had my first taste of being behind at the helm of a non-profit organization's social media a few years ago. I had to get myself Twitter and Instagram accounts just so I could understand how these things worked without sinking my employer's brand in front of the greater online world. 

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Hashtag Power

I used to think hashtags were obtrusive to text and a way to seem funny or cool. When the Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake skit became a hit, it nearly confirmed its place for me as a humorous approach to content on social media. Hashtag classic. 

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