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When Words Get in the Way: 3 Ways to be a Better Communicator

Alexcis Spencer Lopez-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. "Communication. It's vital to our relationships. From the boardroom to the bedroom, what we say and how we say it can either make…
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Os miúdos aprendem que a pessoa mais agressiva é quem tem mais poder

Sheri Bauman-2014-2015 Fellow. This article was first published in Portuguese in Publico. “Sheri Bauman, psicóloga norte americana especialista em bullying, esteve em Portugal como oradora do Seminário “Estratégias e medidas de prevenção do bullying e do…
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Five things you can do to deal with water shortage in the American West

Cecile McKee-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Quartz. “We live in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. It’s not a Mad Max landscape, but there’s a water shortage around here. With drought and warming summer temperatures, we…
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Emotional health: do you accept your inner hulk?

Alexcis Spencer Lopez-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Elephant Journal. “With the new Marvel comics Avengers release, now is a good time to check in on our emotional health. Do we have an inner…
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Outside My Comfort Zone: On Becoming a Goalie at 60

Carmen Marriott-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Senior Planet. “At the age of 60, I stepped out of my comfort zone and into the goalkeeper box.I’d been playing midfield in soccer for 10 years…
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For the Sound of Gender Bias, Check My Phone Mail

Sheri Bauman-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Women’s eNews. “Would Hillary Clinton make a better president because she is post-menopausal? That's what Dr. Julie Holland, a psychopharmacologist and psychiatrist, argued in …”
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Ever the Protectors, Moms Seeking Asylum Need Protection, Too

Suzanne Dovi-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The American Prospect. “In last year’s Mother’s Day Proclamation, President Obama recommended we put our moms first “because they so often put everything above themselves.” He said …”
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In Mexico, Domestic Workers’ Story Is Rags to Rags

Rosi Andrade-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by Women’s eNews. “Recently, the mayor of Chihuahua, Mexico, Javier Garfio Pacheco, told an audience of female domestic workers that they should watch …”
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Ducey, a case for funding state universities

Laura Penny-2014-2015 Fellow. This letter was first published in the Arizona Daily Star. “In 1982 Doug Ducey moved from Toledo, Ohio to Tempe to attend Arizona State University, because his high school counselor told him Arizona’s…
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The Stories We Tell: Adopting From a Troubled Country

Adele Barker-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Pacific Standard. “Sometimes when I am standing in front of my class explaining that essays need a well-developed argument and a conclusion I feel disingenuous. My story…
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