Ruthie Yow is SLS’s new Service Learning and Partnerships Specialist. She has a PhD in American Studies and African American Studies; her research focuses on educational equity, and her book, Students of the Dream: Resegregation in a Southern City, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press this November.
Prabhav Chawla is a computer engineering major from Haryana, India. In this post he reflects on the impact of his ENGL 1102 class: “If Not Us, Then Who?: Student Activism, 1960-Present,” a first-year composition course affiliated with the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain and taught by Brittain Fellow Ruth Yow. Serve-Learn-Sustain facilitated a partnership between the course and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights through which students created digital tours for visitors to the Center on issues ranging from clean water to immigration to gender equity.
We are pleased to provide you with the seventh in a series of blog posts from our 2017 Global Student Ambassadors. This week, we highlight the Japan Summer Program in Sustainable Development program, a collaborative study abroad program with Tokyo Tech that offers ten weeks of focused study in one of the world’s most fascinating and important countries.
We are pleased to provide you with the fifth in a series of blog posts from our 2017 Global Student Ambassadors. This week, we highlight the Sustainable Transportation Abroad (Netherlands) program which provides students with the opportunity to spend two weeks studying sustainable bicycle infrastructure in the Netherlands. Our Global Student Ambassador in this program, Anna Nord, writes about her experiences.