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    • Humanity

    • International Institute on Political and Economic Studies (IIPES)
    • This past summer (July 2000), I attended the International Institute on Political and Economic Studies sponsored by the Fund for American Studies in cooperation with Georgetown University and the Greek Association for the Atlantic & European...
    • Untitled

    • Guatemala Term
    • There is no clearer manifestation of wealth than in the graves of the dead. In a visit to the cemetery of Guatemala City, the capital of the country, we saw the distinctions of wealth clearly. These are the public graves, which are rented out for...
    • Eclectic Colored Beach Houses

    • Independent Missions Trip
    • A beautiful display of eclectic color in the setting sun, these iconic beach houses on Fish Hoek Beach along the Cape Town area coast are to be avoided once the sun sets. Although friendly in the daylight, the changing rooms become a refuge for the...
    • A Choice to be Made

    • England Term
    • This was taken at Lindisfarne, an island near the eastern border between Scotland and Northern England. Saint Aidan founded the monastery at Lindisfarne. He was an Irish missionary sent from Iona by King Oswald in AD635. It became the base for...
    • The Bereaved

    • South Africa Term
    • The window at Baphumelele Orphanage was a symbol that represented the lives of the orphans who looked through them every day. The orphans learn very early in life that they are neglected, unwanted, and ostracized from their families and the rest of...
    • I Am Because You Are

    • South Africa Term
    • The spirit and heart of South Africa is so intricately woven into the term 'Ubuntu'- meaning 'I am because you are.' Understanding the interconnectedness of humans and how much our identity is bound up in one another was one of the most incredible...
    • The Offering

    • Religious Traditions in Asia: Thailand
    • In Thailand, Buddhism and culture are one in the same. Buddhist symbols, temples, monks, and images are overwhelmingly present in everyday life. Images of the Buddha were originally created as an object of worship and in order to spread the...
    • Leslie Jordan & Friends

    • New York Center for Art & Media Studies (NYCAMS)
    • The Easter Parade of New York City isn’t your typical parade. There are no elaborate floats, or sweaty marching bands, or progression of police cars and fire trucks. Rather, the parade is people; voluntary participants and fascinated on-lookers...
    • Wedding in Kenya

    • Daystar University
    • Saitoti and Lipaso are the couple in the middle, just about to be married. They are relatives of my host family in Kenya, the Kirishuas. Out of an assembly of 1,000 Kenyans, my friend Kelly and I were the only two Mwazungu-white people- at the...
    • Monkeys

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • The city of Coca lies on the edge of the Amazon rainforest. Here, animals from the rainforest are of often kept as pets. In this photo, Bethel student Hannah Wohler is experiencing first hand these monkeys desire for local fruit. The monkeys are...
    • Marionettes

    • History of Science in Europe
    • Hand crafted wooden marionettes adorn the streets of Florence over the Ponte Vecchio bridge. Reminding me so much of the story of Pinocchio I later found that Florence was indeed the birth place of Pinocchio’s author Carlo Collodi. The story of...
    • Jambo

    • Kenya Interim Program
    • Description of the photograph: While walking the streets of the Kibera slum, children would repeatedly shout in the sweetest voices, "How are you?" We were a bit puzzled when nearly every child we met continued to inquire about our well being, but...
    • Colors of India

    • Minnesota Studies in International Development (MSID)
    • All of these girls are from rural villages around Jaipur, India. They have come to Budh Shiksha Samiti (a Nongovernment Organization) to get the quality education that they won’t receive if they stay in their villages. I did an internship with this...
    • A Bump in the Road

    • Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
    • This photograph illustrates circumstances that most of us are all too familiar with. Whether it is a simple family road trip or a bumpy ride up a volcanic mountain in the Galapagos Islands, a bump in the road, almost always presents itself. These...
    • Across Cultures

    • History of Science in Europe
    • In my brief time spent overseas observing and discovering new places with new cultures, customs, and ways of life became part of the experience. However, it struck me that as significant as the origins and lineage of modern science are, so, too,...
    • Kids will be Kids

    • Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    • When language became a barrier to communication we always could play with the kids. No matter what your culture is we learned that "kids will be kids" no matter where you are or what language you speak..
    • Blowfish

    • EduVenture
    • This blowfish is a common sight for those daring enough to dive into the rarely ventured waters of the Sumbanese coast. These are two of my teammates, Tim Anderson and John Barr, displaying their catch after a late night spear fishing run. It...
    • Homeless

    • Independent Missions Trip
    • These men are some of the many homeless that congregate around an area served by CCFM Christian Radio called Muisenberg, outside of Cape Town. Stricken with alcoholism and poverty, they sit in this same place, outside of a bar, everyday. Like so...
    • Quintessential England

    • England Term
    • Sheep are a ubiquitous characteristic of the United Kingdom’s countryside and have been for centuries. I find their helplessness and simplicity endearing and, though today, their importance in British economy and culture is lessened, I could not...
    • The Praying Mantis

    • Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    • There are thousands of islands on Lake Victoria. We traveled in a small hole-filled boat to an island of Lake Victoria to visit an unreached people group. We paired up with a missionary using the Jesus Film Ministry in the language of these...

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