Angela in Singapore

Hey everyone! My name is Angela Li and I am a junior Biochemistry major from Shanghai, China. This spring semester, I’ll be studying abroad in Singapore through the Amherst-Yale-NUS exchange program.  As an Asian American, I’m particularly drawn to Singapore’s cultural diversity and its unique fusion of Eastern and Western traditions. I’m excited to document the process of finding a

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Anna in Chiang Mai

Hi! My name is Anna Hogarth and I am an Environmental Studies major from New Jersey. I will be studying abroad in Chiang Mai, Thailand with the International Sustainable Development Studies Institute (ISDSI). I will be learning about sustainable farming, the ethno-ecological relationship between humans and forests, and more. This program is especially unique because I will go on three

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Sustainability Fellow: Yuko in Paro, Bhutan

Yuko standing with mountains and blue sky in background

Hi, kuzuzangpo-la, and welcome to my Bio! My name is Yuko Nakano and I’m in Paro, Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon and a country where the spirit governs the land. More on that in future posts. I’m a junior at Amherst College, and I am pursuing an environmental studies major and an international relations certificate through the five-colleges.

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Tran in India, Brazil, and South Africa

My name is Tran and I am an international student from Vietnam. I am spending my junior spring semester on IHP studies abroad program “Cities in 21 Centuries: People, Planning and Politics” in India (Ahmedabad), Brazil (São Paulo) and South Africa (Cape Town). As a Sociology major, I am eager to experience and reflect on how theoretical frameworks of social

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