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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

May 22, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Piech in Palermo: Learning how to live in the moment

By | Apr 23, 2018

My Argentine amigos placed an emphasis on enjoying the present. These differing perspectives provide new definitions of what it means to be productive.

Exploring the Emerald Isle: Understanding the need for peace

By | Apr 17, 2018

We had just crossed over from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland, and I was looking for some telltale sign that we were in a different place.

Tulp’s Travels: Discovering censored history abroad

By | Apr 11, 2018

I fell in love with the Yugoslav author Ivo Andrić and his tale of “The Bridge on the Drina” during my Global Political Thought class sophomore year.

Piech in Palermo: Villa miseria reveals hidden poverty

By | Apr 4, 2018

When I visited the Retiro Bus Station and saw that people had made homes behind it, my eyes were opened to the neglected areas residing in the shadows of this city.

Exploring the Emerald Isle: Adjusting to a new culture

By | Mar 25, 2018

Ireland has made moves to change attitudes about mental health through educational movements like the Green Ribbon Campaign, spearheaded by SeeChange.

Tulp’s Travels: International Women’s Day in Kosovo

By | Mar 21, 2018

On International Women’s Day on March 8, just over a year later, I found myself in Pristina, Kosovo, the second-newest country in the world after South Sudan.

Piech in Palermo: Learning more than just language

By | Mar 6, 2018

“I am going to own up to the fact that I am learning,” Elena Piech said. “And when I return to the United States, I am going to talk to my abuelos in Spanish.”

Exploring the Emerald Isle: Addressing worldwide domestic abuse

By | Feb 28, 2018

Domestic violence disproportionately victimizes women, and according to ADAPT’s website, 1 in 5 women in Ireland will experience domestic violence.

Tulp’s Travels: Being American in postconflict societies

By | Feb 21, 2018

When I chose to study abroad in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo, I knew that I was stepping into postconflict societies, with wounds still open.