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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 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 Climate Change Letter Home from Morocco Spring 2015

IHP Climate Change Spring 2015: Morocco Country Blog Khobz Babies, Medina Mazes, & Sahara Sandstorms   Food in Morocco   Moroccan cuisine was definitely an immediate and obvious departure from Vietnamese cuisine; as soon as we landed in Casablanca it was out with the rice and noodle soups and in with the khobz (pronounced “hobs”, […]

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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 Viet Nam

A Letter Home written by students on the Fall 2014 program of IHP Climate Change: The Politics of Food, Water, and Energy: Touring Ho Chi Minh City  We arrived to the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City after our longest plane ride, glad to be done with it! On the first night in the […]

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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 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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Letter Home from Morocco

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Climate Change: The Politics of Food, Science, and Water program: First Impressions (Kenya) A view of the Moroccan coast greets me from my window seat on the plane. The sky is relatively clear, the sun blaring at me for the first time in 6 days. Buildings are […]

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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: Hey America! We are finally actually abroad! Our first stop outside of the country on our academic adventure is Vietnam, and wow is it beautiful and humid! Our first week, we stayed in the small village of […]

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Letter Home from Berkeley, California

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Climate Change: The Politics of Food, Water, and Energy program: The students on our trip come from a diverse selection of backgrounds. We come from all different types of schools and states. One of the factors that makes learning a more comprehensive experience is the different educational backgrounds […]

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