Building bonds in Jordan

Sopho­more Nina Angeles is on co-​​op teaching courses in Eng­lish and music to women and chil­dren through the Jordan River Foun­da­tion, a non­govern­mental organization.

Addressing poverty in Ecuador

On co-​​op with a non­profit orga­ni­za­tion in Ecuador, North­eastern stu­dent Amina Temkin found community-​​based solu­tions to poverty-​​based problems.

Postcard from Brazil

Elis­a­beth Fiu­mara Sopho­more, majoring in orga­ni­za­tional com­mu­ni­ca­tions Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions in Brazil I have been living in Sal­vador da Bahia, Brazil, for one month on a Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­gram. Here, … read more »

3Qs: Machu Picchu’s anniversary cause for celebration and caution

Sunday marked the 100th Anniver­sary of the dis­covery of Machu Picchu — the ancient Incan city in Peru — by Amer­ican archae­ol­o­gist and his­tory pro­fessor Hiram Bingham. Yanet Monica Canavan, the director of Northeastern’s Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­grams in Peru, and a native of the country, talks about the his­tor­ical sig­nif­i­cance of the dis­covery of Machu Picchu, its impact on the economy in Peru and how mod­ern­iza­tion of the site may be causing irre­versible damage.

Postcard from Morocco

Jenn Wilson Class of 2012, majoring in inter­na­tional affairs and phi­los­ophy Par­tic­i­pating in Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­gram in Morocco Our pro­gram here focuses on the his­tory and con­tem­po­rary cul­ture of Morocco. … read more »