Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cape Town Summer Program Blends Dance, Movement, Service Learning

For Leah Glenn, associate professor of dance at the College of William & Mary, taking on the role of program director of the College’s summer program in Cape Town, South Africa, meant creating an experience that blended classroom instruction with … Continue reading

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Learning to Walk Again

I almost died while studying Arabic in Amman last summer.  At least that’s what it felt like.  There were three of us in the backseat of a taxi driving up a hill.  We could see the other taxi at the … Continue reading

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The World Is A Book

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” Reflecting on this summer, the words of St Augustine start bouncing around my mind. To travel is to better understand the world in which one … Continue reading

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An Ecuadorian Adventure

I was on a bus tour in Cuenca, Ecuador and I didn’t have my camera. Frustrated with my perpetual forgetfulness, I sat on the top level of the double decker bus, irritably watching the sun nestle into the mountains peppered with … Continue reading

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Igniting the Passion

For as long as I can remember, I have been drawn to foreign languages and cultures, attributing my interest not only to my multi-ethnic family, but also, perhaps surprisingly, to my solely English-speaking upbringing.  Throughout my childhood, I had exposure … Continue reading

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Volunteering Ireland Internship

July, 2012 As the rain quietly fell onto the windowsill I sat perched on the leather couch in grey sweatpants, a thick sweater, wool socks, my black beanie hat, and a scarf. It was the beginning of July. The forty-five … Continue reading

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Greater Than The Sum of Its Parts

In my research and interviews, I have found that there are certain components of my system that already exist to a different degree, function, or extent as what I intend. This is not new news to me, for I was … Continue reading

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