A Centennial Celebration

The first location of the New Orleans Passport Office in 1921 was room 313 in the U. S. Custom House, shown here, circa 1930. Photograph by Charles L. Franck
Opening photo: The first location of the New Orleans Passport Office in 1921 was room 313 in the U. S. Custom House, shown here,...

Securing the Games

Opening photos: The official opening of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the Tokyo National Stadium, July 23, 2021. Photo by A. Ricardo By Angelica Harrison After...

Games Like No Other

Consular Officer Jason Dyer (front, center) works in the Joint Operations Center, a 24-hour center at Embassy Tokyo, monitoring all things related to the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photo courtesy of Mission Japan
Opening Photo: Consular Officer Jason Dyer (front, center) works in the Joint Operations Center, a 24-hour center at Embassy Tokyo, monitoring all things related...

Marvelous Training Ground

Beach volleyball and other outdoor activities and sports are key to the “Carioca” lifestyle in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Scott Hamilton
Opening Shot: Beach volleyball and other outdoor activities and sports are key to the “Carioca” lifestyle in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Scott Hamilton By...

The Court Needs Her

Opening photo: The Deshi Ballers in action during The Deshi Ballers’ Third Annual “Choose to Challenge” tournament in celebration of the 2021 International Women’s...

Mental Fitness

By Young Hoang “My mental is not there,” were the words of USA Olympic gymnast Simone Biles before withdrawing from the team final competition, July...

Championship Principles

Opening photo: Veteran National Basketball Association player Sam Vincent hosts week one of the Championship Principles Challenge, a virtual nine-week online basketball program for...

Systemic Progress

By Amanda McCarthy  In 2020, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) examined the demographic composition of the Department of State’s workforce. GAO’s report, which reviewed fiscal...

Triumph Amid Turmoil

President Ronald Reagan (far left) meets with Senior Advisors George Shultz (far right), Kenneth Duberstein (third from left), Colin Powell (second from left), Rozanne Ridgway (second from right), and Jack Matlock (third from right) in Helsinki, May 27, 1988. Photo courtesy of the National Archives Catalog
Opening photo: President Ronald Reagan (far left) meets with Senior Advisors George Shultz (far right), Kenneth Duberstein (third from left), Colin Powell (second from...

Fulbright going strong at 75

President Harry S. Truman (center) poses with a group of Fulbright teachers, 1950. Photo courtesy of the University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections
Opening Photo: President Harry S. Truman (center) poses with a group of Fulbright teachers, 1950. Photo courtesy of the University of Arkansas Libraries Special...