Letter Home from Brazil

A Letter Home from the Fall 2014,  IHP Health and Communities Program: Dear Friends and Family, The IHP Health and Community Fall 2014 Team comes to Brazil a little changed, a little wiser than before, and with the shared experience of traveling, living, and learning about health in Washington DC, India, and South Africa over […]

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Letter Home from Hanoi, Viet Nam

A Letter Home from students on the Fall 2014 Track 1 of IHP Cities in the 21st Century: Written by Dimitri Antoniou, Alina Aksiyote Benardete, Elena Crowe, and Cinneah El-Amin Photos by QiHan Wong and Anselmo Fuentes Xin chào từ Việt Nam!  In this final month, we’ve reflected on the beauty and chaos of Hanoi […]

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Letter Home from Bolivia

A letter home from the Fall 2014 IHP Climate Change program: Ring ring ring! Ring ring ring! “Time to go sleepyhead.” Says my roommate Abe, “It’s time to leave Africa my friend.” Rising out of bed at 3:30 in the morning we begin our final leg of the journey. Our first flight to Madrid went […]

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Letter Home from Cape Town, South Africa

A Letter Home from the Fall 2014 IHP Cities in the 21st Century Track 1 Program: Written by IHP Students, edited by Maggie Livingstone, photos by Anselmo Fuentes Leaving the confines of São Paulo to Cape Town was like stepping away from a concrete jungle into a city seemingly designed for a postcard: the gorgeous […]

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Letter Home from Dakar, Senegal

A Letter Home from the Fall 2014 Cities in the 21st Century Track 2 Students: Nanga def from Senegal— hello from Senegal! The past month has been an entirely different experience from our time in Buenos Aires, Argentina. From weather to home stays, we had a month full of sunshine and new experiences. We’re grateful […]

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Letter Home from South Africa

A Letter Home from the Fall 2014 Health & Community Program: Dear Friends and Family, Molweni! Since we last wrote to you, we have spent almost 5 weeks living in and learning about South Africa.  Though it is difficult to describe all that we have learned and experienced in this beautiful country, we’ve managed to […]

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Letter Home from Buenos Aires

A letter home from Fall 2014’s IHP Cities in the 21st Century Track 2 Program: Hola from Argentina! These past four weeks have truly been an adventure for the group.  Between joining our new homestays and learning about the rich culture through dance and food, we’ve found that Buenos Aires is more than just the “Paris of Latin […]

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Letter Home from Morocco

A letter home from students on the IHP Climate Change Fall 2014 program: Our group, the 22 of us studying Climate Change: Politics of Food, Water, and Energy this fall, arrived in Rabat at the beginning of October after a long day of travel.

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Letter Home from Chile

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Human Rights Fall 2014 program: Dear IHP Family, ¡Hola y mari mari de Chile! We write to you bearing stories of transitional justice in Santiago, volcano-hiking and Mapuche struggles in Temuco and Curarrehue, and flailing our way through ordering empanadas in Spanish … everywhere we go. We started […]

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Letter Home from Sao Paulo, Brazil

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Cities in the 21st Century Fall 2014 Track 1 program: Introduced and edited by Mae Stover, Brown University We are so excited to be writing to you from Cape Town, South Africa! Before arriving in this beautiful city, we began our adventure back in August in New York City, […]

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