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An update from Kate, a human rights major: When we went to Auschwitz-Birkenau, it was the first day it had snowed in Poland since we had been there. Snow was barely coating the ground, but I remember every time I took … Continue reading
An update from sophomore Kayla, a double major in political science and human rights: After spending 10 amazing days taking in Costa Rican culture and visiting with amazing human rights organizations, I can proudly say this was a powerful learning experience unlike … Continue reading
An update from Alexandra, a graduate student in the Master of Liberal Studies program, studying human rights and social justice: Today we visited a controversial museum called the House of Terror, located inside a building that housed the old Nazi and Communist … Continue reading
Our group worshipped this morning in Bethlehem, at the Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church. The service was conducted in both Arabic and English. Following worship, we traveled to Jerusalem and spent time at the Western Wall. Also known as the Wailing … Continue reading
An update from Carlos, a senior majoring in history and minoring in economics: Landing in Budapest, I felt I had an idea of what to expect, having already traveled to Poland with Dr. Halperin and the Embrey Human Rights Program … Continue reading
From exploring the world of Jesus in the Judean wilderness to experiencing the site of his birth in Bethlehem – on Orthodox Christmas – the Perkins School of Theology Palestine-Israel immersion group journeyed today to the coastal plains and Nazareth. Located … Continue reading
An update from Matthew, a junior majoring in communication studies and political science, and minoring in law and legal reasoning: In the late 19th century hundreds of newspapers, radio stations and television channels were independently owned and circulated locally. Nevertheless, … Continue reading
An update from Sara, a sophomore majoring in English and public relations with a minor in History. She is a Dedman Scholar and a Second Century Scholar: How strange it is, the tension between past and present that a memorial … Continue reading
An update from Sara, a sophomore majoring in English and public relations with a minor in History. She is a Dedman Scholar and a Second Century Scholar: “These words never leave this room.” Such a simple command, yet it signals … Continue reading
An update from Devon, a double major in political science and communication studies: As one of the leading global oil companies, ExxonMobil employs a high-energy and highly influential communications team to handle both its international and national communications. As we met … Continue reading