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  • 1818 Society Search Committee, 2023 Election

In accordance with Article VI, Section 2 of the 1818 Society By-Laws, the Board of Directors has established a Search committee for the 2023 elections.

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  • Improvements in CIGNA International Reimbursements

HR has informed the 1818 Society and retirees and ex-staff that are still being reimbursed through the country office payroll system of improvements on the reimbursement process. CIGNA can now make payments to members’ accounts directly in many markets apart from Russia and Belarus, where they still can’t make payments.
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Member Blog Posts

Member blogs include thematic articles of 600-800 words on books or research by members, or human interest stories by members.  To submit a thematic blog write to the relevant TG chair; for human interest blogs write to 1818society@wbgalumni.org, with “Blog Proposal” in the subject line.

Bhutan Trek 2023 – A Trekking Newbie’s Perspective
May 22, 2023 | Heidi Hennrich-Hanson

Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting – Buddha quote After 3

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The U.S. Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
May 16, 2023 | Chas Feinstein *

Mark Twain famously said: “Everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it.” As someone who has been following the

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A Tale of Two Microstates: Ideas for A Climate-Smart & Nutrition-Sensitive Future
April 27, 2023 | Preeti S. Ahuja

While the focus on the key purveyors of a changing climate is rightly increasing, it is important to keep in view simultaneously,

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