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Environmental Sustainability Student Blogger Study USA

Farm Chores

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Sara de Sobrino (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Environmental Sustainability fall 2020. She is student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, minoring in Sustainability Studies. Read on […] Read More »

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Inequality in America Student Blogger Study USA

Reflections on lost in-betweens

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Maya Ulrich (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Inequality in America Fall 2020. She is student at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, majoring in Art and Psychology. Read on for her next post! The duality […] Read More »

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Alumni Profile Featured

HECUA Alumna, Pam Costain, Remembers Paul Wellstone

This October 25th is the 18th anniversary of the late Senator Paul Wellstone’s death. Before he became a US Senator, Paul was a professor of political science at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. While on faculty in 1971, Wellstone became a founding board member of HECUA. To honor Senator Wellstone’s legacy and foundational role with […] Read More »

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Environmental Sustainability Student Blogger Study USA

A Season of Abundance

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Sara de Sobrino (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Environmental Sustainability fall 2020. She is student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, minoring in Sustainability Studies. Read on […] Read More »

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Inequality in America Student Blogger Study USA

Celebration in the Face of Adversity: A People’s Approach

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Maya Ulrich (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Inequality in America Fall 2020. She is student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in Art and Psychology. Read on for her first post! Unprecedented […] Read More »

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Environmental Sustainability Student Blogger Study USA

Making New (Socially-Distanced) Connections

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Sara de Sobrino (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Environmental Sustainability fall 2020. She is student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, minoring in Sustainability Studies. Read on […] Read More »

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Community Partner Featured

Community Partner Feature: InquilinXs UnidXs por Justicia – United Renters for Justice

Collaboration with community partners brings HECUA’s model of transformational learning to life. We know that the 12-15 hours a week that students spend interning with a local organization is just as valuable as the time they spend inside the classroom. Periodically, we feature the community partners who make experiential learning possible. Meet InquilinXs UnidXs Por […] Read More »

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Community Partner Northern Ireland

Community Partner Feature: The Rainbow Project

Collaboration with community partners brings HECUA’s model of transformational learning to life. We know that the 12-15 hours a week that students spend interning with a local organization is just as valuable as the time they spend inside the classroom. Periodically, we feature the community partners who make experiential learning possible. As Pride month comes […] Read More »

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Art for Social Change Community Partner

Community Partner Feature: Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

Collaboration with community partners brings HECUA’s model of transformational learning to life. We know that the 15-20 hours a week that students spend interning with a local organization is just as valuable as the time they spend inside the classroom. Periodically, we feature the community partners who make experiential learning possible. The Chicago Avenue Fire […] Read More »

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news release

We say his name, George Floyd

We say his name, George Floyd. There aren’t words to encompass the grief and outrage we feel after the murder of another black member of our community. For too long, our government has sanctioned the lynching of black lives. Black lives matter. We recognize our own complicity in a white supremacist system that supports police […] Read More »

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