April 2018

Announcing the third year of Fulbright-Amizade in Appalachia

Announcing the third year of Fulbright-Amizade in Appalachia

It is our great pleasure to announce that Amizade and…

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Where are you in your Journey?

Where are you in your Journey?

When someone decides to go on a service-learning trip, internationally…

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Navajo Nation: Something I Never Expected

Navajo Nation: Something I Never Expected

The only expectation I had for my first trip to…

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What do you think when you hear "India"?

What do you think when you hear "India"?

What comes to mind when you hear someone mention the word “India”? Do you think of unfamiliar settings? Strong religious influence? Spicy food? These were all things I conjured up in my personal pre-departure expectations of the country. I imagined a colorful landscape with crowded streets.

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"Why Go Back to Ghana?"

"Why Go Back to Ghana?"

Writing about something that has had such a profound effect on your life – personally, academically, and professionally, is a daunting task. You want your readers to feel, see, and hear the same sights, emotions, and experiences that you felt. You want them to understand the connection you feel to the library, the clinic, your homestay family, and the community as a whole. You want to accurately answer the question you are asked on a regular basis, “Why go back to Ghana?”

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Roaring River Park in Petersfield, Jamaica

Roaring River Park in Petersfield, Jamaica

One of the many sites Amizade volunteers visit in Petersfield, Jamaica is Roaring River Park – home to beautiful scenery and swimming holes, rich in culture and history, and the site of world-renowned limestone caverns.

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Amizade in Tanzania: The Bustling Streets of Stone Town

Amizade in Tanzania: The Bustling Streets of Stone Town

Narrow streets fill the historical city of Stone Town, located…

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Virgen de Urkupiña: A Vibrant Bolivian Celebration

Virgen de Urkupiña: A Vibrant Bolivian Celebration

An exciting annual celebration has just recently reached its end…

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Celebrating Navajo Code Talkers Week, August 14 – 19, 2011

Celebrating Navajo Code Talkers Week, August 14 – 19, 2011

From 1942 to the end of World War II, more…

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