Undergraduate Education

Intercultural communication helps students face global challenges together

August 24, 2018

By Bridgette Johnson, Mary Martin-Mabry, Ashley Vater, and Kyeema Zerbe

Before the electronic era, young adults used to learn about foreign cultures through ‘pen pal’ exchanges. What did people in each country eat, what were their interests and concerns, how did they differ from our own? Through letter writing, these insights would inform our own global thinking.