A Reflection on Why I Chose the Dartmouth Dual Degree Program

Just before my senior year of high school, I attended a summer program called the Power to Move at Central Connecticut State University. Through this program, I met an amazing mentor and worked with a team of students to modify toy ride on, motorized cars for children with limited mobility. It was through this experience I recognized my interest in

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Amritha at Dartmouth

Hi! My name is Amritha, and I am a junior Biochemistry and Biophysics major from Hartford County, Connecticut. This semester, I am virtually studying away at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire through the Dual Degree Program in Engineering.  Throughout my time studying away, I will use this blog to document my personal growth as I navigate remote study at

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Our Ecologies of Care

Walking down the aisles of my local supermarket, mask securely fashioned, and hands gloved, I scanned the shelves with concern. I was not looking for what was there, I had already finished the lists from my family and for my grandpa. Instead, I was looking for what was missing. All that the shelves lacked, and continue to lack, hold the

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Guide to A Sustainable Study Abroad Experience

By Margaret Werner and Rebecca Novick We’ve all heard the arguments supporting the choice to study abroad: cultural immersion, personal growth, meeting new people, learning a language, travel, becoming more independent,  challenging yourself, the list goes on. But what happens when you actually arrive in your host community? What is it like living abroad? How can you do so while

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Guiding Future Students in Sustainability Abroad

Hi everyone,  Thanks for tuning in for my last blog post! Although I’ve been at home for the past month instead of in Copenhagen, I have been continuing with my abroad courses online, including Danish (which has definitely been much less useful outside of Denmark). It has been an adjustment being back at home and living through this unprecedented pandemic.

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