“São Paulo Be Like….” IHP-comparative program students create a video letter home about their experience.

Students on the IHP Cities in the 21st Century program reflect on their time in São Paulo, Brazil, the second of the four sites they’ll study in over the course of the program. During their four weeks in São Paulo between February and March, they explored issues such as water rights, housing disparities, transportation, as […]

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Alaina and friends

Finding Community in the Pacific

My connection to the Pacific came long before I was born.

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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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Brandon Semel. Capturing animals enables us to take measurements, blood samples, and fix collars on animals for individual recognition and tracking purposes. Utmost care is used to ensure the safety of both animals and handlers.

With the Lemurs in Madagascar

I had an incredible experience with my classmates and teachers, traveling all over the island to study the specific biodiversity challenges of Madagascar and the pressures of natural resource extraction. I was able to conduct my Independent Study Project (ISP) in an incredibly remote part of Madagascar that provided a unique setting, to discover how […]

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Balkans homestay

Homestay in the Balkans

SIT’s program in the Balkans offers a seven-week homestay in Belgrade. How do SIT staff in the Balkans match students with homestay families? What do homestay families think of the experience of hosting SIT students? What happens when students and host families meet for the first time?

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