Monthly Archives: July 2013

Our village visits

I believe that I mentioned in the first post that 12 village communities have completed a Home Improvement Campaign and have received a water well in partnership with Kibo Group.  Our research team has achieved its goal of interviewing people … Continue reading

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Learning to go with the flow

I mentioned previously that in order to survive in India, it is important to manage your expectations. I should clarify. You MUST be flexible! Monday night at 9:30 I got a phone call from work: I would be leaving on a … Continue reading

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An incredible opportunity for public service

Nayeem is a graduate student in the JD/MBA program in Dedman School of Law and Cox School of Business. He was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Internship for summer 2013 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. He is working as an enforcement attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Fort Worth. Continue reading

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Perth Roundup

It is the end of my semester at Curtin University. I haven’t updated my blog in a while, but a lot has happened. I was able to go on a trip to The Outback with a group on campus called … Continue reading

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¡Let’s Celebrate!

A Peruvian recently told me, “We celebrate here when it’s your birthday and when it’s not your birthday!” Obviously, Peruvians like to celebrate everything. The month of June though, is especially important to Cusqueñans. June is full of daily celebrations, … Continue reading

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A chemical reaction that binds and heals

An update from Melanie, a sophomore Hunt Leadership Scholar on the pre-med track in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences: Just a few weeks ago, the most exciting thing I had planned for the summer was taking a General Chemistry … Continue reading

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Community begins with a woman

An update from Katie, a junior studying advertising and photography in Meadows School of the Arts: I have always wanted to be just like my mother. At every stage in my life I have looked to her for what to … Continue reading

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“You Are Most Welcomed”

An update from Tyrell, a sophomore Hunt Leadership Scholar studying biochemistry and human rights in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences: On the first day of our renovation at the Mosi Oa Tuny Clinic, the Zambians’ sense of gratitude toward … Continue reading

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