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This blog will provide various insights into topics on the global scale. We will review journals, articles and more while providing our feedback and responses to questions throughout the semester.

About the bloggers:

Sarah Burns, a senior at the University of Missouri, will graduate with a business degree with an emphasis in marketing in Spring 2017. As a St. Louis native, Sarah wants to eventually settle down there, but is not afraid to follow job opportunities wherever they may lead.

Email: sarah.burns@mail.missouri.edu

Melissa Lavin is a senior at the University of Missouri. She will graduate with a degree in journalism this coming spring. She aspires to be a copywriter and would like to move back to Chicago post graduation.

Email: melissa.lavin@mail.missouri.edu

Lisa Wetzig is a senior at the University of Missouri. After she graduates with a journalism degree in spring 2017, Lisa is hopeful that she will find her dream job as an art director or graphic designer in a bustling city where she can further pursue her passions.

Email: lcw535@mail.missouri.edu

Sarah Thompson, a senior at the University of Missouri, will graduate in spring 2017 with a degree in Textile & Apparel Management with an emphasis in marketing and merchandising. This summer, Sarah was able to discover her true passion while working for a fashion magazine in St. Louis, which is something she would love to pursue post grad as well.

Email: sktdm6@mail.missouri.edu

Anthony Holtschlag, is a Junior at the University. He will graduate with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, with (hopefully) a minor in Computer Sciences. He hopes to work at an upper-level broadcast news firm as an anchor.

Email: avh458@mail.missouri.edu

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