This summer program focuses on field geoscience, geohazards, and environmental science in the context of human interactions and sustainable development in Nepal. Through extended mountain treks, you will engage in classic field geologic skill development and innovative inquiry of human-Earth systems. You will learn to “read” the rocks and use maps and remote sensing images to better understand past and present Earth processes and study aspects of hazards assessment and engineering geology. Please visit our website for more information.
Unnamed Road, Peru
This program explores and examines the social, economic, political, and cultural impacts of globalization on indigenous peoples, and the ways in which communities respond and adapt to these transformations in Peru. You can rapidly advance your Spanish and also learn introductory Quechua, an indigenous language of the Andean region. Please visit our website for more information.
Đường N - Nam, Tân Phong, Quận 7, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
After decades of war and isolation, Vietnam now boasts one of the strongest economies in Asia. With the help of outstanding academic and community experts, you’ll examine the interplay of Vietnam’s traditional culture and values and its recent economic, social, and environmental changes. Educational excursions immerse you in the culture and local realities of Vietnamese communities. The itinerary changes each semester, but always includes visits to temples and monasteries, nature reserves, local markets, orphanages, schools, and factories. Immediately preceding the Independent Study Project, the travel part of the program exposes you to myriad possibilities and contacts for your ISP.