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  • Description/Reflection: life
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    • Childlike Faith

    • Guatemala Term
    • This picture was taken in the Central Park of Guatemala City, Guatemala, in March of 2001. Central Park is located right in the heart of the city, near all of the important government buildings. It is the center of activities and life. Many...
    • Spinning Cotton

    • EduVenture
    • I like this picture because of what it shows about Sumbanese life in Indonesia. The Sumbanese woman is spinning cotton into thread that will eventually be used in making the intricate cloth that is a unique and important part of the Sumbanese...
    • Vibrancy of Life

    • School for International Training (SIT)
    • This beautiful woman let me take her picture for a photo essay assignment I had to do for class in Tulear, Madagascar. I love how the warm hospitality and friendliness of the Malagasy people is so evident in her face. The bright colors of the...
    • Sustenance on Easter

    • Uganda Studies Program (USP)
    • Early Easter morning I joined my host family to celebrate the resurrection of our Savior in communion with their church congregation, followed them to a traditional ceremony mourning the death of a community member, and returned late in the...
    • 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...
    • Fatima Maria Fernanda

    • Guatemala Term
    • I cannot even begin to express the love and joy that the children demonstrated to me in Guatemala. Even through what would be classified as a poverty situation in the United States, these kids would always find time to laugh and enjoy life. They...
    • Break

    • Greece and Turkey Study Tour
    • I was walking through Rome late one morning, growing tired from the morning’s journeys, when I saw this man sitting alone along the sidewalk. He looked as if he needed a break—physically, mentally, and emotionally. I paused for a moment from the...
    • 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...
    • Sunset in Segovia

    • Spain Term
    • I took this photo during one of my last nights in Segovia. It captures perfectly the city's medieval atmosphere and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Segovia's famous gothic cathedral and centuries-old castle dominate the skyline, and...
    • Blue Agama Lizard

    • Middle East Studies Program (MESP)
    • As I reached the summit of an hour-long hike, I was rewarded by the sighting of an elusive Blue Agama Lizard. The stunning contrast lured me over to it as it sunned itself on the edge of a large cliff. I crept closer and closer until my lens was...
    • Pigeon Play

    • History of Science in Europe
    • Many Italians draw their customs and cultural identity from Roman Catholicism. The Duomo serves as a central beacon to millions of Italians and tourists, Catholic and non-Catholic. Along with our class, thousands of people visited the Duomo on this...
    • Bonds of Sin

    • Interim: Belize
    • One of the short plays our theatre group performed at the schools we visited was called “Shackles.” It was a symbolic portrayal of how Satan lures his victims into his power by making sin look appealing. Only after the demons (Greed, Addiction,...
    • N Train, The

    • New York Center for Art and Media Studies (NYCAMS)
    • A typical day of navigating the New York City subway system. As the fifth busiest subway system in the world, navigating the New York City subway system is considered a major part of adapting to life in the city. With over 468 stations, hours 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...
    • Villa Turquoise

    • Kenya Interim Program
    • While in Kenya, we were able to experience both day to day life and also see some of the luxury Kenya has to offer. We stayed in a villa on the beach, complete with our own pool. The contrast between the poor and rich in Kenya can be seen by simply...
    • Lago Atitlán

    • Guatemala Term
    • This photo is taken from the shores of Panajachel, a city on Lake Atitlán, which is pictured here. This picture captures both the lake-based life of the local people and the beautiful scenery that engulfs the area, including the mountains in the...
    • Children at Play

    • China Studies Program (CSP)
    • This is one of my favorite pictures because it captures the essence of life being lived. After a long day going from one historical site to another in Beijing, we stopped at the Temple of Heaven. From a distance I heard little children laughing and...
    • Kelvingrove Museum

    • Glasgow School of Art
    • This view of Kelvingrove museum from a park near my flat. The clumps of snow would melt when they hit the ground, which seemed to remain with life all through the winter.
    • 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,...

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