IHP Rethinking Food Security Fall 2016 – San Francisco

  Dear friends and family, If you are reading this letter, you can be sure that we have safely completed Part 1 of our IHP: Rethinking Food Security Program. As expected, our launch was incredible. We had great speakers, fieldtrips, and community building activities all in Berkeley, California. Berkeley’s rich history in social activism and […]

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IHP Climate Change Fall 2016 – San Francisco

Classes During our IHP program, two of our classes, Fieldwork Ethics and Comparative Research Methods (ANTH 3500) and Political Economy and Environmental History (ECON 3010) will be taught by our travelling faculty member, Dr. Priya Chandasekaran. Our other two classes, Science and Policy of Climate Change (ECOL 3010), and Comparative Issues in Food, Water, and […]

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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Fall 2016 – NYC

Hello All! It’s been almost two weeks here in Argentina, and so much has happened that New York feels like ages ago. Don’t worry, the two weeks were very memorable, and we are excited to share our experiences – the icebreakers (the ice is basically broken now), the site visits, the guest lectures, and our […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2016 – Washington, DC

To friends, family, and loved ones back home, Namaste from India!  e are alive and well, swiftly adapting to the food, culture, and environment here in New Delhi. We have so much to look forward to, but first we would love to share our journey and experiences so far, only three weeks into our 16 […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 2 Fall 2016 – Washington, DC

Greetings from your loved ones in Vietnam! After 36 hours of long travel, we have finally arrived, but before we can share all of our Vietnamese stories let’s recap the past two weeks in Washington D.C.   As soon as the launch finished on Sunday August 14, we were shipped off to the Wellspring Retreat […]

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IHP Climate Change Spring 2016 – Vietnam

Letter Home from Vietnam   Upon arrival in Hanoi, we went to a restaurant that served us many different foods and everyone had to brush the dust off of their chopstick skills. Some food was dropped into soy sauce and many laughs were shared at the struggle of getting used to our new utensils. We […]

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IHP Human Rights Spring 2016 – Nepal

“Letter Home” Nepal Country Team IHP Human Rights Spring 2016   Introduction                                 It is important to start out by saying that this “letter” is by no means an attempt to condense Nepal, speak on behalf of Nepali people, or detail a universal “Nepali experience.” We did not experience all of Nepal, and that […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 2 Spring 2016 – Vietnam

Dear Friends and Family of the Northern Hemisphere,   Hello from the southern side of the equator! We thought we’d fill you in on our first international leg of this semester, in Vietnam.   We spent our first week in Lac Village, a rural area with rice paddies as far as the eye could see, […]

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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Spring 2016 – India

IHP Cities Spring 2016   Dear Home,   When asked to describe her experience in India using just one word, a fellow student simply stated, “sensory.” We found this incredibly apt—Ahmedabad, India, captures and entrances every sense, overwhelming you with sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and feels. One of our first rickshaw rides encapsulated this perfectly. […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Spring 2016 – India

Hello! The month of February was spent in the place of our first international adventure: India. With a population of 1.2 billion, there was never a dull or boring moment as we got to enjoy the full sensory experience of this beautiful country. As soon as we arrived, the entire team including Rajashree and Abid-Ji, […]

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