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An update from Kendell, who is majoring in dance and human rights, and minoring in psychology: As soon as I stepped off the bus, the sun’s bright light and warmth hit me. Miles of green landscape stretched out before me, … Continue reading
An update from Margot, a senior majoring in mathematics: Although this trip is coming to an end, I feel my journey is just beginning. As I have seen all of the various forts, historical sites, museums, colleges and schools, I … Continue reading
A sculpture at Little Bighorn Battlefield, which students visited as part of the SMU Embrey Human Rights Program’s tour of Native American sites in the American West. Read their blog.
An update from Amber, a senior majoring in human rights: As Americans, we celebrate our great nation and teach our young the price of “freedom.” We are taught to celebrate our great victories in achieving this freedom. What we don’t … Continue reading
An update from Bettye, a graduate student in the Masters of Liberal Studies program: As we begin our journey home, I begin to think about the frailties of human nature. We are taught to believe in certain ways, and many … Continue reading
An update from Jacky, a sophomore dance major: On any given day, the range of emotions that I have felt on this trip has been overwhelming. Yesterday I had a wonderful connection with our guide at the Red Cloud Indian … Continue reading
A final reflection from South Africa, from Perkins student Matthew Bell, a Master of Divinity degree candidate (2017): May 29 – the final day of our trip before departing for the United States – was spent at the Cape Town … Continue reading
Today’s reflection is from Perkins student Sadie Brink, Master of Divinity degree candidate (2017): After the emotionally and physically exhausting day yesterday, today was a respite. Today is safari day! We all had a relaxing morning that allowed for an … Continue reading
Perkins School of Theology students “embraced the world” at the Nelson Mandela Monument during their trip to South Africa. Read their blog.
Today’s reflection is from Perkins student Matthew Bell, Master of Divinity degree candidate (2017): Today was non-stop. We skipped lunch in favor of getting to the Bridgman Development Centre! It’s a ministry of hope (“Timba” in Zulu) of the United … Continue reading