Tales of a Nomad in New Zealand: Why Leaving Isn’t Goodbye

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“Alone atop a rock looking out over the Pacific, I listened to the brand new Conor Oberst album ‘Ruminations,’ took the title to heart and did some thinking,” writes Sierra Flach ’18 of her final days in New Zealand.

Alumni in the Peace Corps: Alex Bostian ’16 Establishes Model UN in Moldova

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When Alex Bostian ’16 arrived in Moldova in early summer, he didn’t speak one word of the language. But by early fall, he was teaching classes in both English and Romanian.

David Popa ’14: When Fine Art Meets Street Art

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“My goal is not to show at top galleries; I want to integrate art and experience,” says professional artist David Popa ’14. “I’m interested in creating a whole other genre of art.”

La Vida Goes to China

La Vida in China

A version of this post, by Nate Hausman, originally appeared on the La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership’s blog. Photos by Amber and Nate Hausman. Pushing yourself out of your comfort zone, striving to “be here now”… Read More

Withdrawing to Gain Strength in Orvieto: One Student’s Reflections on a Semester Abroad

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“Together we withdrew momentarily only to immerse ourselves again in the quintessential Italian hill town and the many characters who call it home.”