Category: 2012

The Wallenberg International Summer Travel Award allows selected students to take part in a community service project or civic participation anywhere in the world.

Michael Williams

I am a native of Detroit and a senior at the University of Michigan in the Honors program for Afroamerican and African Studies. As a Spirit of Detroit Award recipient, I dedicate my academic...

Emma Lawrence

Emma Lawrence

This summer I was in Dhaka, Bangladesh and Kolkata, India, two major cities in an area where millions are threatened by groundwater contamination of arsenic. I learned Bengali, the language spoken in this area...

Kelsey Duinkerken

This past summer I worked at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Centre was started in 2004 as an extension of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, which was created in...

Katherine Klaric

Katherine Klaric

I spent this summer in northeastern Bosnia and Herzegovina as an international teaching fellow with Bosnia Initiatives for Local Development, a youth-orientated educational non-profit active in the Tuzla-Doboj region. I helped implement two summer...

Elizabeth Deschaine

Elizabeth Deschaine

Taking part in The Quito Project, I traveled to Quito, Ecuador in the summer of 2012 with a group of ten University of Michigan undergraduates. At the Luis Raza Bolaños School, we hosted a...