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  • Mar 15, 2019

    SEGL at ALA: Q&A with Director Mairéad O’Grady

    We’re thrilled to be launching SEGL at ALA in Johannesburg, South Africa in Spring 2020! Partnering with us in this endeavor is the African Leadership Academy, one of the world’s premiere educational institutions. ALA has a history of hosting outstanding American students and providing them with rigorous classes and a transformational experience.
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  • Mar 15, 2019

    Critical Thinking: an inside look at our Lincoln Park case study

    By Lizzy Kildahl, AP U.S. History and AP Comparative Government Teacher

    In April of 1876 Frederick Douglass stood at the intersection of East Capitol and 11th Streets in Washington, DC to speak at the unveiling of a statue. In the crowd of 25,000 people were President Ulysses S. Grant, Mary Todd Lincoln, Members of the Cabinet and Congress, and many formerly enslaved people. Read More

  • Mar 10, 2019

    Spring 2018 and Climate Change: Part I (Student Blog Post!)

    Editor’s Note: This week SEGL student Josh L. (from Dallas, Texas) is taking over as guest blogger.

    Climate change is perhaps the defining issue of our generation: as its effects grow larger, it will affect every person on this planet.  And it is clear that we will have to be the generation that tries to stop it before it can wreak utter havoc.

    That is why I was so excited to begin this week’s case study on climate change.  The week was all the more special because we were making SEGL history: we are the first semester with a case study on global climate change. In short, it turned out fantastically.

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