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June 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Anne Wexler Scholarships

Two Anne Wexler Scholarships will be awarded annually. One for an Australian citizen to complete a U.S. Master's degree program in Public Policy, and one for a U.S. citizen to complete an Australian Master's program in Public Policy areas.

Areas of study may include health, sustainability, energy, climate change, regional security, political science, history, or government relations, amongst others.

The scholarships will be awarded for a maximum of two…

Added by Art on June 29, 2011 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Glimpse Correspondents Program

This message is to announce that due to unprecedented response, Glimpse has

decided to extend the application period for the Glimpse Correspondents

Program one more week.

The new deadline is Thursday, June 30, 2011.

Powered by Matador, and supported in part by the National Geographic

Society, the Glimpse Correspondents Program provides talented writers

and photographers with a $600 stipend as well as one on one editorial…


Added by Art on June 23, 2011 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Is that? It is...It's a ...

Whale! This weekend I took my last trip inside Argentina to Puerto Madryn. It was a pretty long trip, but so worth it. Puerto Madryn is this really cute town that was first settled by the Welsh. Now it is most popular for the whales and wildlife. The sad part of trip was the first day we arrived it was pretty windy and…


Added by Mary Zoe Forster on June 20, 2011 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Our students modeling on Peruvian TV!!!

Our three male students appeared on Peruvian TV modeling clothes for father's day like professionals. Speaking about full immersion into the culture!! :)

Added by Laura Balbuena on June 17, 2011 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Checking Things Off My List

So, it’s boiling down. Finals are right around the corner and I hate them just as much as I do in the states. However, I am very proud of finishing a paper especially when it is Spanish. However, with 35 days left in South America I have a pretty long too do list. This week I am headed back to Patagonia. The following week includes final exams and the following week final presentations and final papers. Then it is off to Peru for two weeks. Finally, I have a couple days to say good-bye to…


Added by Mary Zoe Forster on June 12, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Cusco!!!!!!! Spring 2011

We are back from our Cusco trip. It was amazing, as usual, and we had the time of our lives!

Day 1: After a nap and a light lunch, our time in Cusco started by visiting the ruins that surround the city of Cusco. We went to Sacsayhuaman where we learned some interesting facts about Incan geology.…


Added by Laura Balbuena on June 8, 2011 at 3:38pm — No Comments

A Volcano and An Iceberg...

An interesting combination to say the least, however I promise you they connect. This past weekend I went to Calafate, which is located in Glacier National Park. After about at 3 and half hour plane ride south, I arrived at the cute little town of Calafate. It was a pretty fast trip overall. Some highlights included a…


Added by Mary Zoe Forster on June 6, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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