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2014 SIT Photo Contest Winners Announced

The annual SIT Photo Contest is a chance for SIT Graduate Institute and SIT Study Abroad students and alumni to submit photos that capture SIT’s mission and values. In the 2014 contest, nearly 200 students and alumni submitted over 600 photographs. A select group of SIT staff chose their three favorites (staff pick category), and […]

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[Photo Essay] Facing the War: Voices of Liberian Women

In early 2014, SIT Graduate Institute professor Charlie Curry-Smithson led a three-week field course in Liberia focused on post-war societal change. Mathilde Simon, a photographer and SIT student in the MA in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation from Paris, France attended the course and  focused her camera on the ways women were adjusting to life after […]

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Muzhgan (center) with her co-teacher Chelsea (right)

Co-teaching Develops Critical Thinking

By Muzhgan Azizy, MAT 45 Muzhgan Azizy is a current student in SIT’s Master of Arts in TESOL program. Students in this program participate in a teaching internship as part of their degree requirements during the months of January and February. Muzhgan completed her internship at Education First in Boston, where she was paired with […]

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[Video] Window on Oaxaca

In January of each year, SIT Graduate Institute offers optional field courses in different locations around the world. These intensive field courses provide students with experiential learning opportunities in the US and abroad through interaction with practitioners in the field, organization and project site visits, and professional networking. This year, in addition to courses in […]

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Liz Purdy (right) with SIT classmate Caitlyn Clark.

Field course provides new perspectives on development in the Caribbean

by Liz Purdy, current SIT student in the Master of Arts in Sustainable Development program. When I visited SIT as a prospective student a year ago, one aspect of the school that stood out was that professors were extremely active in their chosen fields—they weren’t just publishing papers and teaching, they were running foundations, traveling, […]

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