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Uganda Alumna Wins the Forum on Education Abroad’s Undergraduate Research Award

Madison Stevens (Franklin College Switzerland), a spring 2013 alumna of SIT’s Post-Conflict Transformation program in Uganda, has won the Forum on Education Abroad’s Undergraduate Research Award. She presented her award-winning research at the Forum’s conference in April. Below, we talk with Madison about her research and her winning the award. SIT Study Abroad: Why did […]

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SIT Argentina Alumna Looks Back on Her Experiences in Latin America

Amanda studied abroad on the SIT Argentina: Regional Integration, Development, and Social Change  program during the fall of 2011. She is a graduate of Connecticut College where she majored in international relations. Today, Amanda is the college success program coordinator for Higher Edge, an NGO working to improve college accessibility and retention rates among first-generation […]

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Interview with India Alumna Selected to Present Research at the NCUR

Nicole Petersen (Hamline University) studied on SIT’s India: National Identity and the Arts program in fall 2013. She has recently had an abstract of research she conducted while on that program selected by the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) and will be presenting at the 2014 conference in April. Below, we talk with Nicole […]

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Mongolia Alumna Reflects on Her Ten-Year Anniversary

Ariell Ahearn (Hartwick College) studied on SIT’s program in Mongolia in spring 2004. Below, she writes about how her time on the program has affected her in the intervening years. The ten-year anniversary of my SIT course in Mongolia is approaching, which makes it a valuable time to reflect on how this course has shaped […]

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My Return to Africa

Maddy Crowell, a senior at Carleton College, studied on SIT’s Morocco: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media program in fall 2012. The following summer, she worked for the Daily Guide newspaper in Ghana alongside a Ghanaian journalist. Here, Maddy reflects on her experiences reporting in Africa. By Maddy Crowell I arrived in Accra, Ghana, […]

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