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Return to the Balkans: Catching up with Three SIT Balkans Alumni

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.

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Imagine—Graffiti Art in Nepal

All photos © Sneha Shrestha. Inquiries: By Stephanie Genkin In her early teens Sneha Shrestha would paint on her bedroom walls of the family home in Kathmandu. “I’d make peace signs,” said Shrestha, the 27-year-old artist who has since become the Founder of Nepal Children’s Art Museum. “I enjoyed painting and drawing for as […]

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New Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow Plans to Implement Sexual Health and Well-being Camps for Girls in Uganda

SIT Study Abroad congratulates Annie Weber, the newest recipient of the Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship, which returns alumni of its undergraduate study abroad programs to their host countries to conduct human rights projects.

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Africa Mixtape: Countering Oppression With Hip-Hop in Tanzania

The Africa Mixtape is an ongoing collection of songs handpicked by SIT Study Abroad students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Today’s contribution is by Clara Moore, a University of Colorado-Boulder student and alumna of SIT Study Abroad Tanzania: Wildlife Conservation and Political Ecology. While studying abroad in Tanzania this past fall, I had the opportunity to […]

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“I didn’t want a typical study abroad experience” — Panama Alumna to Present Research at Yale

I chose to go on SIT Panama because I didn’t want a typical study abroad experience. I wanted to challenge myself both academically and personally.

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