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Anna Settembrini: An Italian in New Orleans

June 14, 2011

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Hi! My name’s is Anna. I am from Lake Garda, Italy. During my exchange program at Richmond I got the chance to take part in the alternative spring break to New Orleans. The idea of going to New Orleans together with students from school and learning first hand about the lives and difficulties of people […]

Haddis Tujuba: Personal reflection while learning service

April 13, 2011

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Hi Y’all, My name is Haddis, and I am currently a senior majoring in Psychology at U of R. As part of my 2011 Spring Break – I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to New Orleans, Louisiana through the gracious support and funding of the UR: Office of International Education.   Going on the […]

Blanca Flores: Espíritu de Unidad, Spirit of Unity

April 11, 2011

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Hola a todos! Mi nombre es Blanca y estoy en mi segundo ano aquí en la Universidad de Richmond. Estoy estudiando biología y quiero obtener un degrado en las humanidades de medicina. Yo he vivido en México, Tejas, y norte carolina y ahora vivo aquí en Richmond. La primera vez que oí del proyecto de […]

Miki Doan: The future of Education in the Ninth Ward

April 1, 2011

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For my spring break, I had an opportunity to go with SEEDS to New Orleans for a service-learning trip. As I was born and grew up in Vietnam, I went on a trip with a different perspective than most of my American friends. Nevertheless, in a week, I have learned more about how to share […]

Sunny Zhou: The Struggle for Voice in Native Americans and Tibetan Communities

March 21, 2011

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Probably what the trip shocked me the most is encountering the difficulty the Native Americans are experiencing with their identities and place in the government. Brendon, the first Native American female to have completed 12th grade in her generation, said that they are not even nationally recognized. Additionally, people are being looked down, treated unfairly […]

Hello world!

March 21, 2011

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This is the blog for students at the University of Richmond who have come to this nation from other parts of the world to live and to learn. We have all been participants of learning-service trips with The SEEDS Project to New Orleans and we’re excited to share our experiences!