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The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Health

Most global health experiences are safe and effective, however without proper preparation and debriefing, problems can occur. This is a 3-part timeline-based course designed to help you prepare for a global health learning, work, or volunteer experience that is safe, culturally sensitive, and maximizes benefit to both you and the host population you’re visiting. It has been created by a diverse team of experts who are passionate about global health and have come together to share their experiences and advice. Learn more...

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War for the Greater Middle East

Military historian Andrew Bacevich recounts the failed U.S. military effort over several decades to “fix” the Islamic world, explaining what went wrong and why. This course offers a history of that war, for better understanding of the factors that inspired the United States to engage in this conflict and to persist in a doomed enterprise. Inviting you to learn how the war unfolded from one phase to the next, from the era of Jimmy Carter to the age of Barack Obama, it catalogs the errors of judgment and implementation made along the way. Learn more...