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RIT’s pearl along the Adriatic Sea

When you enter the American College of Management and Technology in Dubrovnik, Croatia, you feel right at home. You will find a bookstore selling orange T-shirts. You will find Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival posters. You will find a news box with a current edition of Athenaeum. And you will find a version of more »

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American University in Kosovo – A look back in photos

We are wrapping up our trip to RIT’s American University in Kosovo. It has been an eye-opening experience. President Bill Destler, Provost Jeremy Haefner, Jim Myers, associate provost of international education and global programs, and myself will now travel to RIT’s American College of Management and Technology in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Here, we will meet up more »

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Co-op assignment: Rebuild a nation at the Kosovo Innovations Lab

Luis Rosario and Duy Nguyen are helping to rebuild a nation. The RIT students are doing so as part of a UNICEF co-op experience at the Kosovo Innovations Lab in the capital city of Pristina. UNICEF created the Kosovo Innovations Lab in November 2010 to create positive social change for Kosovo’s youth. With a median more »

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Youth power in Kosovo

At 45, I am a senior citizen in Kosovo. Kosovo, which declared independence as a sovereign nation in 2008, is also Europe’s youngest country. Median age: 26. You can see it everywhere in the capital city of Pristina. Teens crowd the city sidewalks on their way to school. A common sight: young mothers with four more »

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Balkan history at crossroads

In terms of world history, the Balkan region is about as complicated as it gets. Politics, religion and names of countries are an alphabet soup. Prior to my visit to American University in Kosovo and the American College of Management and Technologyin Croatia, I sat down with a friendly face at Crossroads Market to get more »

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A trip to the Balkans

Bill Nye was a hit as the 2012 commencement speaker, but graduation season isn’t over yet at RIT. RIT leaders are now en route to our campuses in Kosovo and Croatia. President Bill Destler and others travel every year to the Balkan region for graduation ceremonies at the American University in Kosovo (http://www.aukonline.org/), located in more »

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