July Wrap-Up: Updates from Partners


Today’s post marks the fifth post of a new initiative: the last Wednesday Wisdom post of every month will be dedicated to announcing updates from our new and selected old experiential partner organizations. See what each organization is up to, whether it be a new initiative, a star volunteer, or an exciting new program, below. […]

If I Were a Boy


Today’s post comes from Rob Handerhan from our partner organization, America’s Unofficial Ambassadors. Rob is a rising senior History major at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) with a specialization in the History of the Islamic World and minors in Arabic and Central Eurasian Studies. This summer, as one of America’s Unoffical Ambassadors to Tajikistan, […]

Of Mountains and Mad Libs

Sam Falvey

Today’s post comes from Samantha Falvey, a senior majoring in History at the College of New Jersey with experience in American Sign Language and Arabic. This summer she is serving as one of America’s Unofficial Ambassadors to Tajikistan, teaching English at the Tajik Institute of Languages and the Bactria Cultural Center. We are celebrating her […]