Category Archives: Environmental Education

Life Lessons From Research

This summer, for example, I drove across the country by myself, oversaw several research assistants I interviewed and hand-picked, navigated new cities, worked alongside awesome elephant keepers– all in pursuit of my dissertation on personality and problem solving in Asian elephants. Not only did I learn more about elephants and their behavior this summer, but I also learned a few things about myself and about life in general:

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In the Spotlight: Global Health Corps Malawi

At the end of my Master of Public Health program, I was determined to work abroad to apply the skill and knowledge I had gained through my maternal and child health focus and my global health certificate. I was very much drawn to the mission of GHC, and how it is a community that values social justice and cross-cultural collaboration. One aspect of GHC that I was particularly interested in is having the opportunity to work with and learn from a national co-fellow, who is also based at your placement organization.

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