January 11, 2009 /
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
November 22, 2016 / Three Weddings Press
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein
"The Chilean Chronicles" is a compilation of writings from Jeff Kelly Lowenstein's 2013 semester as a Fulbright Scholar at Diego Portales University in Santiago.
November 21, 2016 /
Ben Solomon, Scott Anderson
Landmark New York Times Magazine issue focused on the stories of individuals in the Middle East to explore regional conflicts.
November 18, 2016 / FotoEvidence
Daniella Zalcman
Pulitzer Center grantee Daniella Zalcman's "Signs of Your Identity" work is now available as a hardback book.
Roshak, a Kurdish-Syrian refugee, poses in front of a trendy cafe in Berlin's Kreuzberg neighborhood. Image by Laura Kasinof. Berlin, 2016.
November 15, 2016 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Laura Kasinof
Five refugees in Berlin talk about what the label 'refugee' means to them
November 14, 2016
Tomas van Houtryve
As 21st century refugees cross Europe with their smartphones, they've left behind a trail of digital breadcrumbs documenting their exile.
November 13, 2016
The following global affairs lesson plans for history, English, science, media and writing teachers present close reading, writing, discussion and hands-on activities that can be used to explore...
November 13, 2016
The following global affairs lesson plans for history, English, media and writing teachers present close reading, writing, discussion and hands-on activities that can be used to explore "Fractured...
Ghazweh and Abdul Fattah at a park in Des Moines with their children, from left to right: Sedra, Mutaz, Hala, Haidar and Nazeer. Image by Danny Wilcox Frazier—VII for TIME. Des Moines, IA, 2016.
November 8, 2016
Jon Sawyer
This week, a Syrian family finds shelter in Iowa, classrooms delve into "Fractured Lands," and student fellow Kent Wagner investigates the disappearing forests of Borneo.
Waiting
November 7, 2016 / Untold Stories
Robin Shulman
Six-year-old Hala Tameem and her four brothers and sisters are excited to start a new school in Des Moines. But they worry other kids won't like them because they're Syrian.
November 7, 2016
Anne-Michele Boyle
A 9th grade teacher describes how exploring "Fractured Lands" provided her students with a much greater understanding of the Arab world and a platform for improving critical thinking skills.
Ghazweh Aljabooli and her husband and five children arrive in the Des Moines airport just before midnight one night in June 2016.
November 4, 2016 / Untold Stories
Robin Shulman
Ghazweh Aljabooli didn't know anyone in the United States when she and her family landed as refugees in the Des Moines airport one night in June 2016. But slowly they began to build new lives.
The food at school is unfamiliar. Hala just pokes at her "wiener dogs." She struggles to open a milk carton while the girl beside her wrestles with a ketchup packet
November 4, 2016 / Time
Robin Shulman
Ghazweh Aljabooli kept her family together through war in Syria and life as refugees in Jordan. But now they're starting new lives in Iowa, where some of their neighbors don't want them.

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