Archive | Alumni Achievements RSS feed for this section
The upper reaches of the Teesta River

Exploring the Complexity of Development in India through Film

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.

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Bringing the world to Atlanta, USA

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Preparing an octopus for dinner on Misali Island

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.

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Code for Humanity first class

SIT Alumna Helps Malagasy Entrepreneurs Develop Websites

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.

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Balkans alumni thumbnail

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.

Read full story Comments { 0 }