An Interview with Faculty Director Fernando Contreras Flamand

3 January 2024

Faculty Director Fernando Contreras Flamand, who leads Social Justice and Cultural Immersion in Mexico, explains the simultaneous language acquisition and social justice issues exploration that this Winter Break program offers.

Cuernavaca, Mexico

Climate Change and Human Health in Ethiopia with Alexander Vue ’25

3 April 2023

Alexander Vue ’25 shares his reflections about his time and experiences in Ethiopia on the Climate Change and Human Health program as well as how it reaffirmed his goals for becoming a doctor.

selfie of students

Climate Change and Human Health in Ethiopia with Leo Jordan ’24

3 April 2023

Leo Jordan ’24 shares his experiences and adventures on the Climate Change and Human Health in Ethiopia OCS program through his photography.

A Baboon in Wolkite, Ethiopia

Making Public History in Boston and D.C.

2 November 2022

Serena Zabin, the faculty director for the Making Public History in Boston and D.C. program, talks about the problem of how we tell the story of the founding of the United States — especially the relationship between academia and the public story being told.

grup of students infront of the lincoln memorial

Society, History, and Popular Culture in Senegal

19 October 2022

Chérif Keïta, faculty director for the Society, History, and Popular Culture in Senegal program, discusses the rich art, culture, and history found in Senegal and how his own family history lead him to offer this Winter Break program.

Cherif holding his father's military papers in Senegal

Climate Change and Human Health in Ethiopia

18 November 2021

This feature is a discussion with Tsegaye Nega and Deborah Gross, faculty directors for the Climate Change and Human Health in Ethiopia program. Read all about the fascinating world of household energy use, health, and climate change in Ethiopia!

Climate Change and Human Health in Ethiopia

Food, Forests, and Resilience in Oaxaca, Mexico

11 November 2021

This feature is a discussion with Constanza Ocampo-Raeder, faculty director for the Food, Forests, and Resilience in Oaxaca, Mexico program. Read all about the fascinating world of food and culture in Oaxaca!

Oaxaca Street Image; Food, Forests and Resilience WB22