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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Letter Home from New York City

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Human Rights: Foundations, Challenges, and Advocacy program: “If you have come here to help me, you are wasting our time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mind, then let us work together.” Lilla Watson, Aboriginal activist from Australia On August 28, […]

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Letter Home from Washington DC

A Letter Home from students on the IHP Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care program: Dear Friends and Family, Namaste from India! Our group has recently arrived in Delhi and as we settle in with our homestay families and begin to delve into the India portion of the program, we have also been reflecting on […]

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Letter Home from Senegal

 A Letter Home from students on the IHP Cities in the 21st Century Spring program: In Wolof (a major Senegalese ethnic group but also the name for one of the most commonly spoken languages in the country), there is no exact equivalent for the phrase “you’re welcome.” Instead, you say “Noko bok,” which literally means “we […]

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