By taking the unique service-learning model and applying it to a science class, the students learned skills such as communication and leadership while benefiting the community.
Being assigned to help prosecute child exploitation offenses certainly isn’t easy. The defendants we bring to justice prey on the innocent. It is heartbreaking – and incredibly rewarding.
When I was confronted by the color palate of browns, reds, and oranges, it took some time for my eyes to adjust from their usual New England green setting.
Rarely are university students challenged to integrate research into policy proposals, defend their positions, and negotiate with their peers, as they are in Model United Nations, Model NATO, and Model Arab League.
Strips of red, orange, beige, and brown rock stretched down to the canyon floor, with the azure Colorado River twisting through rock below. It was breathtakingly beautiful.
For me, the Global Health & Innovation Conference was an affirmation that there are thousands of people rallying around improving health worldwide.
My time in Olympic National Park convinced me of my commitment to the natural world, despite my indoor career choice.
I have had the privilege of joining the CSTE in its efforts to learn more about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and ensure player safety in every sport and place where concussions may occur.
I was entirely assured in that moment that I would find all the beauty I had come to see in Olympic National Park and more on this trip.
The Honors Travel Grant allowed me to experience and grown as not only a Model Arab League delegate, but as a public speaker and negotiator.