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Melinda in Jordan

Finding a Home in Jordan’s Badia

I have come to the understanding that there is a significant difference between going somewhere to visit and going somewhere to live.

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Round Earth Media Wins 2014 Peabody

Congratulations to Round Earth Media, an SIT Study Abroad partner, for winning a 2014 George Foster Peabody Award, radio’s highest honor.

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“I wanted to bring something back with me” — Alum Starts Business Inspired by Time in Jordan

Before leaving the US for the first time in my life to study a language I loved but had only been studying for a year, I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was hoping for an experience that would impact my life and future.

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A Discussion on Water Shortage with Academic Director of Jordan Summer Lab Program

In Jordan, one of the world’s driest countries, students will explore water challenges as they relate to global climate change and increased water needs as Jordan supports a growing population, including Syrian refugees.

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American Students Witness Democracy in Tunisia Up Close

Few can forget the images of young people flooding the streets of Tunis to protest a corrupt government during what would become the dawn of the Arab Spring. Nearly four years later a group of American youth are witnessing the birth of a new democratic nation, not on their TV screens miles away, but from […]

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