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Tiffani in Bo Kaap

South Africa Alumna Reflects on Power and Privilege in Research

I’ve always had a love of music, and seeing the African Diasporic commonalities in hip-hop culture encouraged me to research its circuitous flows across the Atlantic.

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Joel Burt-Miller

Finding Connection in South Africa

To me, life cannot exist without connection. In order to understand who I am I must first understand who and what I am connected to.

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Zoe at graduation

Conducting research abroad—with SIT and beyond

My name is Zoe Zakin and I participated in SIT’s development program in Argentina in fall 2014. I’d like to share my experience with SIT, doing original research, and how I was lucky enough to continue this research when I returned to school.

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Yuanyang terraces

Inside the Living Waterfall: Research in the Yuanyang Terraces

On May 4th, 2015, after over 8 hours in rickety buses and unmarked vans, I arrived in the small and remote town of Dayutang rather abruptly.

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In Switzerland

Research, Passion, and Purpose

Growing up beside the immense power of the Pacific and the grandeur of Siuslaw National Forest instilled a need in me to preserve and protect that which many of us take for granted.

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