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Environmental Sustainability Student Blogger Study USA

Fresh Air

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Rachel de Sobrino (she/her/hers) is HECUA’s student blogger for Environmental Sustainability Spring 2021. She is student at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, majoring in geography. Read on for her first post! After a semester of […] Read More »

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Art for Social Change Student Blogger Study USA

Hacking the system: growing roots and cultivating connectivity

Art in social justice spaces can change perspectives and guide interactions with the space. Entering the Water Protector camp, I was immediately drawn to the large, colorful banners and installations. Signs read “Check your ego here” and “Honor the treaty,” and fabric strips were woven through tree branches. There is a power and energy in being surrounded by things that people have made. Read More »

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news release

Environmental Justice: Place, Power, Regeneration

In this article, Environmental Sustainability Program Director Michelle Garvey explains the significance of the program’s new name. Today I share the exciting news that our program has been renamed to Environmental Justice: Place, Power, Regeneration. A productive shift has been underway across the U.S., led by the environmental, food, climate, and water justice movements for […] Read More »

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Making Media Making Change Student Blogger Study USA

Beginnings

In my experience so far, Making Media, Making Change has been exactly what I need. Now I have a place to practice using the tools of media literacy, and even better, I have a place where I can connect with others doing the same thing… Read More »

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Alumni Profile Beyond the Classroom: HECUA at 50

Why HECUA? Why Northern Ireland? Why Now?

In this series of HECUA at 50, we will be featuring alumni, consortium members and other community members whose stories weave together to tell the story of who we are, where we’ve been, and where we are going. In this post, we’re highlighting a recent alum. Giorgia Piantanida studied abroad with HECUA’s program Conflict, Peace and Transition […] Read More »

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Beyond the Classroom: HECUA at 50

Our Beginning: Crisis Colony

As we look to our future, we look back on where we have been. In this series of HECUA at 50, we will be featuring alumni, consortium members and other community members whose stories weave together to tell the story of who we are, where we’ve been, and where we are going. In this post, […] Read More »

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Inequality in America Student Blogger Study USA

On Remembering to Look Down and Back Up Again

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 final post! In high school […] Read More »

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Environmental Sustainability Student Blogger Study USA

Environmental Justice, Embodied

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 for […] Read More »

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Inequality in America Student Blogger Study USA

Love Letter To Us

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! Dear Inequality […] Read More »

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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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