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IHP Health and Community Track 2 Spring 2017

Hey friends and family! We’re writing to you from the warmth and joy of our comfy retreat in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After a long and adventurous semester of travelling around the world from Washington D.C., to Hanoi, Vietnam, to Cape Town, South Africa, and to Buenos Aires, we are happily exhausted and beyond ecstatic by […]

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IHP Rethinking Food Security Spring 2017 – India

Namaste friends and family! We’re just wrapping up our five weeks in India, here’s a bit of an update on what we’ve been doing out here! The People Our team of coordinators inspire us with their activism efforts and social justice accomplishments, their patience and eagerness to answer our questions, and their extensive knowledge of […]

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IHP: Social Entrepreneurship Spring 2017 – India

Dear IHP Family and Community, Upon arriving to India, we were met with the beginnings of an intense summer heat. We were sleep deprived but excited to settle into a new city and meet the people we would soon be calling family. Abid Ji, our country coordinator, greeted us at the airport with a warm […]

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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 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 Spring 2015 Climate Change: Vietnam

LETTERS HOME: VIETNAM!   Ho Chi Minh City Our adventures in Vietnam began in the southern part of the country. We flew into Ho Chi Minh City, usually referred to as Saigon by the local people. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam, with a population of about 7.4 million. Arriving on […]

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Letter Home from Buenos Aires, Argentina

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Cities in 21st Century Spring 2014 program: As we first stepped foot off the plane into Buenos Aires, a combination of giddiness and exhaustion overcame most of the crew. It was our final globetrot as a group of 37; a somewhat relieving, yet sad realization. The 24-hour schlep […]

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