I did a lot of my writing as though I was an academic, doing some piece of research as perfectly as possible.
If you are energy-efficient and water-wise at home, then take all your good habits abroad with you.
I am not an academic who happens to have written a novel. I am a novelist who happens to be quite good academically.
Writing on the blog, you want to get attention and make strong claims. In academic work, that often doesn't pay, so sometimes it's a little bit difficult going back and forth to navigate these differences.
Embraer is Brazilian. It represents Brazil very well abroad.
A lot of the time when I'm working, I'm abroad.
To own the dominant, or only, newspaper in a mid-sized American city was, for many decades, a kind of license to print money. In the Internet age, however, no one has figured out how to rescue the newspaper in the United States or abroad.
Basically, I was always very interested in comedy, but I was much more sort of academic. And then, after college, loaded with my art history degree, I decided to go work at Comedy Central as a temp.
The immense popularity of American movies abroad demonstrates that Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.
Being abroad makes you conscious of the whole imitative side of human behavior. The ape in man.
I'm very sad 'Life' wasn't a big hit, But it was undone by politics at NBC. It was intense. I moved my wife, and we had two children back to back. So working those hours and living abroad in L.A. was a handful. But it was a great experience.
I travel abroad constantly on book promotion and research, and the Internet is invaluable to me for accessing U.K. news in places such as America, which most of the time hasn't heard of England.
The benefits of growth have not trickled down. Income inequalities have become one of the biggest global challenges, attracting growing attention not only in academic literature but also among policymakers globally.
I support high academic standards. Period.
When our diplomats go abroad, they are surprised that they can't do the things that they can do here.
States are free to modify the Common Core State Standards or adopt their own individual standards, because academic standards are the prerogative of the states.
The Russian Federation's practice of instant citizenship, whereby Russian passports are distributed willy-nilly to ethnic Russians abroad so they can be 'protected' in their current homeland, is unacceptable. Passports are travel documents, not a tool to justify aggression.
My parents were bookish, very musical, but otherwise uninvolved in the arts or the academic world.
I generally don't follow domestic news that much aside from how it relates to the stories I'm covering abroad, like what Americans think of the War in Afghanistan.
I went to a very academic school, but I never really quite... I think because not that many people were particular creative or arty, I felt a little bit different.
I just immediately connect everything to the wars I have been covering overseas, and that's not the case back home. I wrongly assumed all Americans at home were as consumed with our troops in Afghanistan as I was abroad.