Taming the Teesta focuses on the hydroelectric dam projects that have sprung into existence along the Teesta River in India’s northeastern state of Sikkim. The film follows those who have been directly affected by this hydropower development as well as those who are fighting back at the often ill-planned and damaging mega-projects.
By Stephanie Genkin When Alexis Dalmat Cohen was accepted to the International Honors Program she thought it would help her launch a career working overseas for the State Department or USAID. Instead, it convinced her to use what she learned in the U.S. Today she is the President and Executive Director of Culture Connect, a […]
SIT Congratulates Wesleyan University and Johns Hopkins University Students for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
SIT Study Abroad recently announced the winners of its second annual Undergraduate Research Award.
Several months after completing her Independent Study Project (ISP) in Madagascar, Nora Studholme realized she might be able to use her coding skills to help Malagasy entrepreneurs compete with foreign-owned tourist businesses on the tourist-heavy island of Nosy Be.
SIT Study Abroad sits down with three alumni of the Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans program, who discuss their multifaceted study abroad experiences, their Independent Study Project (ISP) research, and how their time in the Balkans ultimately inspired them all to return to the region for work and study.