Author: Wallenberg Committee

Maggie with children from Peru

Maggie Shope

Over the summer, I volunteered through a program called UBELONG as a physical education teacher at a strictly Spanish-speaking elementary school in Cusco, Peru for 7 weeks. My responsibilities were not clearly defined, so...

John Shaver

Nursing “I have been privileged to spend the last several weeks working with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) here in South Africa. I, along with another student from the University of Michigan, am...

Watching the Bayreuth Summer Solstice bonfire with some newly arrived refugees

Molly Green

My internship was at the International Center at the University of Bayreuth in Bayreuth, Germany along with the Transkulturelle Kompetenz und Gesundheit (TKG) Projekt, Refugee Housing Centers and the City of Bayreuth. The mission...

Meredith Starkman in Brazil

2016, Meredith Starkman

Written by William Foreman, originally published by Global Michigan. Meredith Starkman says one of the most emotionally trying experiences of her life happened on an education-abroad trip to Rio de Janeiro when she went...