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Living Through History: Thomas Sheehan Reflects on Evacuating Two Countries During Study Abroad

Living Through History: Thomas Sheehan Reflects on Evacuating Two Countries During Study Abroad

May 26, 2020

Due to global events, Thomas Sheehan was forced to return home early from two separate exchange programs. He reflects on what he learned from a tumultuous year.

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Talking Trash: Learning About Community Solutions Through Study Abroad in Guatemala

Talking Trash: Learning About Community Solutions Through Study Abroad in Guatemala

May 4, 2020

Northwestern students learned from community leaders in La Pista, Guatemala to launch a trash collection program, then conducted research on the results.

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Studying Abroad with a Silk Social Enterprise

Studying Abroad with a Silk Social Enterprise

February 10, 2020

Three Northwestern students partnered with local Vietnamese students to intern with Vụn Art, learning firsthand about the challenges of starting a small nonprofit.

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