Letter Home from Santiago, Chile

A digital letter home from students on the IHP Human Rights: Foundations, Challenges, and Advocacy Spring 2014 program:  

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Letter Home from Dakar, Senegal

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Cities: People, Planning, and Politics spring 2014 program: After a tearful goodbye to our loving homestay families in Ahmedabad, India, we began the trek towards Dakar, Senegal, a city that remained an elusive mystery. The journey over the Arabian Sea and across the width of Africa left […]

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Letter Home from South Africa

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Spring 2014 Track 1 program: As a group, we did and learned so much in South Africa that it’s hard to believe our time here is almost over. We’ve learned about South African history, taken classes at incredible facilities, experienced […]

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Letter Home from Morocco

Three letters home from students on the IHP Climate Change: The Politics of Food, Water, and Energy Spring 2014 program: Letter Home: Abby Cheskis It’s incredibly hard to believe, but we’re already finishing up with Morocco. It flew by even faster than our time in Vietnam. It’s been a blast, and that’s definitely owed in […]

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Letter Home from Cape Town, South Africa

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Spring Track 2 program: After nearly 17 hours, including an 8 hour layover in the Singapore Changi airport, we arrived safely in South Africa! In the airport we were immediately welcomed by our country coordinator, Rosie Blake. Upon stepping outside, […]

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Letter Home from Amman, Jordan

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Human Rights: Foundations, Challenges, and Advocacy Spring 2014 program: Kathmandu was a hard city to leave behind.  I’m no urban studies major, but there is a certain energy to the winding narrow streets, the fractals of courtyards that direct the vibrant car and foot traffic bustling colorfully […]

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Letter Home from Ahmedabad, India

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Cities in the 21st Century: People, Planning, and Politics Spring 2014 program: New York City was a cocktail of raw talent, concentrated within blocks and blocks of an urban planner’s dream landscape.  As we, IHP Cities in the 21st Century students, skated up and down the grid, […]

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Letter Home from Hanoi, Vietnam

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Spring 2014 Track 2 program: Dear Friends and Family Members of the IHP Spring 2014 Track 2, Greetings from the International Honors Program! We have just spent the last four weeks learning about public health issues in Hanoi, Vietnam. Based […]

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Letter Home from Buenos Aires, Argentina

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care Spring Track 1 program: Hola from Argentina!  Wow, has it been a whirlwind for our group.  Between getting settled in new homestays, taking classes at the scholarly, elegant School of Architecture, and diving into the cuisine, culture, tango, and nightlife, […]

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Letter Home from Vietnam

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Climate Change: The Politics of Food, Water, and Energy program: “The second day I was in Can Tho with my host family, my host mom took me and my roommate to a yoga class across the street. At home I teach yoga regularly so I was particularly eager […]

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