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Where can you find the local family doctor and the sustainable artist?

If you clicked on this blog post to find the answer to that question, look no further than Las Terrazas which is located near Pinar del Río. Las Terrazas is a small community that focuses on sustainability and the public health of community members in that town. Visitors to this…
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A Small Toucan of My Appreciation

Colorful birds, amazing waterfalls, active volcanoes, and warm, friendly local people – these are just a few of the things we saw and experienced during our action packed Maymester adventure in Costa Rica. Rising at the crack of dawn, we hiked through the forest, learning about the distinct ecosystems, studying…
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Reflecting on Romania

When my mind wanders back to Romania, I find it daunting to try describing all of my experiences in a few hundred words. Summarizing the two weeks we spent touring the country seems far too impossible. However, I’ve often found myself spouting off random bits of information about the people…
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The Blessing of Romanian Colleagues

As I sit in a coffee shop typing away, I miss European coffee, but I miss the friends I made in Romania more. One of my favorite parts of the two-week trip abroad was getting to know Romanian communications students and their perspectives. Our translators for the week were students…
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Jittery before Italy

As I sat at my desk studying for final exams, I couldn’t help but look forward to summer. No class, free time, hanging with friends. Except the summer before senior year isn’t like that. I’m taking a summer class, working a job, and most of my friends are staying at…
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