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Jordan and student saying goodbye

South Africa Alumna Reflects on Experiences Teaching

Jordan Ashwood studied on SIT’s summer South Africa: Education and Social Change program in 2011. Below, she reflects on her experience then and the effect it has had on her since. “YES!” It’s difficult to convey in words just how joyous and heartfelt that answer was as it reverberated off the walls of my South […]

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2014 SIT Photo Contest Winners Announced

The annual SIT Photo Contest is a chance for SIT Study Abroad and SIT Graduate Institute 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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Hubert and the Dalai Lama

New Book from Wisdom Publications Reaffirms the Extraordinary Contributions by SIT Alumni to Tibetan and Himalayan Studies

The book’s release coincides with SIT’s 50th anniversary. Yale University faculty member and SIT alumnus Andrew Quintman is the coeditor of a new collection of academic essays released earlier this spring, honoring a giant in the field of Tibetan Studies—longtime SIT senior scholar and academic director Hubert Decleer. Himalayan Passages: Tibetan and Newar Studies in […]

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Scott in Isalo, Madagascar

SIT Congratulates Spelman College and Washington and Lee University Students for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

SIT Study Abroad recently announced the recipients of its first Undergraduate Research Award, Mamasa Camara and Scott Sugden. The students were selected for the award based on the quality and significance of the Independent Study Projects (ISPs). Completed during the final month of the semester, the ISP is de­signed to integrate the learning, knowledge, field […]

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Hailey with a small group of partners during a meeting on how to calculate profits

“Everyone has the potential to be agents of change in their lives”

By Hailey Chalhoub At Stonehill College I pursued an interdisciplinary studies major where I designed my own academic program that focused on international development. In the fall of 2012 I studied health and community development with SIT Kenya where I had the opportunity to witness and experience some of the development theories that I was […]

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