IHP Human Rights Fall 2015 – Jordan

Dear Future IHP Students, We had a wonderful and challenging month in Amman and we hope you will too. Upon arriving, we were taken to a restaurant where we were served pita, falafel, cucumbers, and hummus, a traditional dish of the region, no doubt. As a vegetarian (1 of 5), I thoroughly enjoyed the meal […]

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IHP Human Rights Fall 2015 – Chile

“To study human rights you shouldn’t write so much, you should feel and listen.” – Raquel Marillanca, Mapuche leader   Resistance. Welcome. Reciprocity. Community. Solidarity. Looking back. Moving forward.   No words can fully do justice to our journey in Chile, from the moment we arrived in the cozy Dominica Hostel to our departure from […]

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IHP Climate Change Fall 2015 – San Francisco

San Francisco Letter Home   Getting Oriented The morning of August 24th dawned just like any other day, except for the fact that all 25 members of our IHP Climate Change cohort were awake for that dawn, preparing to embark upon a semester the likes of which none of us had ever experienced before. Not […]

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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Track 2 Fall 2015 – Senegal

Hi! We’ve had such a fun time here in Senegal, we’ve barely had a chance to contact you. We hope you aren’t missing all of us too much! We did so much in Senegal that it’s hard to pack it all into one letter! So, here are some highlights from some of the things we […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 2 Fall 2015 – Vietnam

Greetings from South Africa! We are writing to you from the Tribal Authority of Islington Village in Bushbuckridge. Time has flown by since we arrived in country! We wanted to send an update about our journey through Viet Nam before too much more time passes. After two long flights and a brief layover in Taipei, […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2015 – Brazil

Team Brazil Letter Home After many weeks of learning and exploring in the US, India, and South Africa, we arrived in Brazil and began the final leg of our semester. Our final transition, our final country team, and our final homestay family came with equal excitement and anticipation. Upon arrival in São Paulo, we hit […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2015 – South Africa

Dear Friends and Family, We arrived in beautiful South Africa! Although we were sad to leave India and all of the amazing people we met along the way, the group was beyond excited when we finally landed in Cape Town. Our first stop was a stunning small beach town called Muizenberg. We used our time […]

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2015 – India

After two weeks in Washington DC, we were so excited to arrive in our first overseas destination: Delhi, India. Upon arrival, the IHP staff warmly welcomed us with traditional flowers and bindis. We were also greeted by a sensory overload of crazy sights, smells, and many loud horns. In addition to a schedule packed with […]

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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Track 1 Fall 2015 – Sao Paulo

Hello IHPers! The IHP Cities in the 21st Century Track 1 program has wrapped up its time in Sao Paulo, Brazil and has published this video Letter Home:

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IHP Health and Community Track 1 Fall 2015 – Washington DC

Hello friends, family (miss you mom!), interested students, and curious internet wanderers, We are 27 students from various universities in the United States studying this fall semester in DC, India, South Africa, and Brazil in the “Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care” program. This semester is very different from a typical semester in college, […]

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