Witnessing History in the Making in Brasilia

Brasilia’s Airplane-Shaped Layout This past week, the Lauder Portuguese program had the opportunity to visit Brazil’s capital- Brasilia. The city is unique in several respects. Notably, it is a masterpiece of modern urbanism and architecture. Inaugurated in 1960, Brasilia was developed with the goal of moving the country’s capital away from Rio de Janeiro on the coast and…

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Witnessing History in the Making in Brasilia

Brasilia’s Airplane-Shaped Layout This past week, the Lauder Portuguese program had the opportunity to visit Brazil’s capital- Brasilia. The city is unique in several respects. Notably, it is a masterpiece of modern urbanism and architecture. Inaugurated in 1960, Brasilia was developed with the goal of moving the country’s capital away from Rio de Janeiro on the coast and…

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Updates from the German program

After spending three weeks in the Benelux countries, the German track has been in Berlin for the past two weeks. The group, half of which had not been to Berlin before, had high expectations from the city. Despite air conditioning and credit cards being alien concepts, the city has exceeded all our expectations. During the…

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Updates from the German program

After spending three weeks in the Benelux countries, the German track has been in Berlin for the past two weeks. The group, half of which had not been to Berlin before, had high expectations from the city. Despite air conditioning and credit cards being alien concepts, the city has exceeded all our expectations. During the…

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Llueve y hace sol: The Spanish Program Visits Colombia

On April 9, 1948, Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombia’s liberal party presidential candidate was assassinated, setting off a series of riots in Bogota that later became known as The Bogotazo. Crowds stormed the streets of the capital city, looting stores, burning down buildings, and destroying the cable car system. Gaitán’s assassination was a watershed moment in…

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Llueve y hace sol: The Spanish Program Visits Colombia

On April 9, 1948, Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombia’s liberal party presidential candidate was assassinated, setting off a series of riots in Bogota that later became known as The Bogotazo. Crowds stormed the streets of the capital city, looting stores, burning down buildings, and destroying the cable car system. Gaitán’s assassination was a watershed moment in…

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Lauder Chinese Program Holds Forum with Shanghai MBA Students

Over two recent evenings, Lauder Chinese program students held a forum with MBA students from Tongji University, our host institution in Shanghai. The forum, conducted entirely in Mandarin, gave us a very “Lauder” opportunity to both use our language skills and learn more about business opportunities and challenges in China. China has been an international manufacturing…

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Lauder Chinese Program Holds Forum with Shanghai MBA Students

Over two recent evenings, Lauder Chinese program students held a forum with MBA students from Tongji University, our host institution in Shanghai. The forum, conducted entirely in Mandarin, gave us a very “Lauder” opportunity to both use our language skills and learn more about business opportunities and challenges in China. China has been an international manufacturing…

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The Lauder Samena Program Reflects on Urbanization

Rarely do people happen upon a true microcosm, a location that perfectly encapsulates the depth and diversity of a larger idea – in this case the idea of urbanization. On our second day in Delhi we visited Hauz Khas Village, and from the moment we walked down the packed road we were captivated by its…

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