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Wesleyan Students Attend Yale Hindi Debate

The Yale Hindi debate is a prestigious event in the realm of Hindi language scholarship anddiscourse; and for every Hindi learner, speaker and language enthusiasts in USA. Establishedin 2008, the Yale Hindi Debate has been a platform for Hindi speakers—natives, heritage,and non-native students—to wrestle with timely and profound issues of importance. TheDebate has a 15-year…

2023 Davis Project for Peace to Improve Technology Access in Rwanda

For Eugene Gato Nsengamungu ’23, his homeland of Rwanda is everything. Guided by the example of his late father, a soldier who fiercely loved his country, it’s only natural that when Nsengamungu thinks of a problem to be solved, he thinks of how he can do so back home. “This is a spirit I got…

Senior Thesis: Chen ’23 Studies HIV/AIDS and STD Stigma in Jamaica

By amplifying the personal experience of women in Jamaica who are living with HIV/AIDS, Nilukshi Chen ’23 hopes to explore the rampant fear and stigma surround the disease in the island nation. Chen interviewed four women for her senior thesis on the stigma surrounding HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Jamaica. Her thesis, titled…

Fulbright Spotlight: Anna Marti (’22), English Teaching Assistant in Greece

Blog post by Eli Siegel-Bernstein (‘25), Fellowships Assistant 2023 The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State to expand the perspectives of recent graduates, graduate students, and young professionals through cross-cultural dialogue. Fulbright recipients travel to 140 partner countries each year to conduct research, teach English, or pursue graduate studies.…

Testing a Happiness Hypothesis

Coming out of Covid-19, studying abroad seemed like a no-brainer to me; the opportunity to interact with as many new people as possible in a novel environment seemed like the perfect way to distance myself from the struggles of recent years. In many ways, I assumed it would be a sort of vacation (as I…

Meet the Study Abroad Peer Mentors!

Sasha GerberEmail: sgerber@wesleyan.eduSasha Gerber is a senior (class of 2023) and she is majoring in College of Letters and Classical Studies, and minoring in Jewish and Israeli Studies. In the spring semester of 2022 she studied in Tel Aviv, Israel, through the Study Abroad Program at Tel Aviv University. Sasha took intensive Hebrew classes throughout…

A Different Kind of City

As someone who makes being from New York her personality, I was extremely excited to take on a city environment for my study abroad program. While I had convinced myself that the adjustment in London would run smoothly, I was defeated my first night when I ate dinner at McDonald’s because nothing in the grocery…

Spring 23 Global Education Lecture Series

Can education be both empowering and oppressive? Can human rights approaches best meet the educational needs of our incredibly diverse global population? Join the College of Education Studies Global Education Lecture Series to learn with six educational researchers, activists, and practitioners from four continents as they share their work. Connect with folks from around the…