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Leaving lasting impacts in Paraguay

Leaving lasting impacts in Paraguay

Global Service Scholar: Anissa Balderas Country: Paraguay Entering the Escuela Agricola de San Francisco was like walking into a different realm. The environment was completely unmatched by anything I had seen in the United States. The trees towered over the school and the green ambiance was calming. The school has […]

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Learning gratitude and resilience in Cambodia

Learning gratitude and resilience in Cambodia

Global Service Scholar: Michelle Wan Country: Cambodia I wasn’t too sure what to expect upon arriving in Cambodia. I knew that it was a developing country with a poor education system, but I did not know much about the people or history here. On the flight to Cambodia, I decided […]

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Learning about Paraguay, and looking forward to teaching

Learning about Paraguay, and looking forward to teaching

Global Service Scholar: Susie Garcia Country: Paraguay Coming to Paraguay has been a dream come true. I’ve always wanted to travel around the world and having the opportunity to not only travel but also serve others is the perfect beginning of my adventures. It’s only been one week since we […]

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Witnessing poverty in Paraguay

Witnessing poverty in Paraguay

Global Service Scholar: Lazaro Vargas Country: Paraguay In Paraguay, I have been most surprised by the generosity and kindness of the people we have come into contact with. For example, on the streets of Asuncion and in the Escuela Agricola (the agricultural and entrepreneur high school where we’re interning), strangers […]

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Seeing perseverance in the face of limits

Seeing perseverance in the face of limits

Global Service Scholar: Josary Perez Country: Paraguay I arrived in Paraguay with very few expectations. I knew I was entering a country that shared many of the cultural values that I was raised with, but that would be very distinct from the American culture I grew up with. Still, Paraguay […]

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The Start of an Adventure

The Start of an Adventure

Global Service Scholar: Cynthia Lopez Country: Paraguay Arriving to Asuncion I was struck by so many things that I never imagined. At first, I expected solitude and a city that was overwhelmed with issues, that was contagious enough to affect its people and change their outlook on life. However, my […]

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Human Security Award 2018

Human Security Award 2018

Featuring NASA astronaut Steve L. Smith Embark: One World, Endless Destinations June 6, 2018 Irvine Barclay Theatre 5:00 p.m. Doors Open 5:30 p.m. Program 7:00 p.m. Reception Human Security Award presented as part of the 25th Anniversary Celebration for the School of Social Ecology Join us to commemorate Social Ecology’s […]

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Bridges OC 2018 – 5/3/18

Bridges OC 2018 – 5/3/18

May 3, 2018 8:00 – 4:30 p.m. Division of Continuing Education, Building 8 The full-day sustainability conference will cover topics including energy, water, housing, business, transportation and resilience planning in Orange County. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with civic and business leaders, policy developers, building industry professionals, […]

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InSight Magazine Launch Week – 4/24-4/26

InSight Magazine Launch Week – 4/24-4/26

Tuesday, April 24, 2018: OPENING GALLERY RECEPTION AND HOMELESSNESS PANEL Viewpoint Gallery · 6:00-8:30 p.m. · RSVP 6:00-7:00 p.m. – Reception 7:00-8:00 p.m. – Panel 8:00-8:30 p.m. – Q&A In celebration of the publication of InSight, the student team invites you all to their first official launch event. We will […]

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