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Healing Powers: A Look at Three Medical Traditions
My Integrative Cultural Research Project was a comparison of three medical traditions I experienced while abroad. The first medical tradition was orthodox Western medicine as practiced at Derbarl Yerrigan, a clinic in Perth ...
Schwimmkultur Deutschlands: Eine Impression aus drei Städten
An exploration of the swim culture of Germany in three German cities: Berlin, Munich and Erlangen.
My research on the Nürnberg Christmas market was focused on understanding the true meaning of the holiday season for the German people. I spent many hours talking with and observing the vendors and visitors, and traveled ...
Working in the AIDS Ward of Amurt Health Clinic
Working in a small health clinic in Kenya was not easy; however it was one of the most meaningful experiences of my life. Every day when I entered the clinic, there would be people sitting all along the walls of the third ...
Researching Heliconia in the Rainforest of Ecuador
My project concentrated on the tropical false bird of paradise plants, Heliconia. I looked to see whether or not the Heliconia follow the Island Biogeography Theory, meaning that I looked at isolation of plants, as well ...
Termite Nest Repair Rates
Tiputini Biodiversity Station
Women in Labor: Working as a Labor/Delivery Nurse in Nairobi's Kenyatta National Hospital
Before I went to Kenya, I was very interested in maternal health and midwifery, so I decided to continue exploring this interest while abroad. In Kenya, over fifty percent of all children are not born in a hospital; so ...
Las Ludotecas de Madrid
For my ICRP, I volunteered for the Spanish Red Cross, working in the ludotecas, or workshops. Through working in afternoon programs with children from ages five to twelve, I tried to delve deeper into Spanish society and ...
Juntos Para Jugar
Juntos Para Jugar is a non-profit organization that provides free time activities to persons with mental handicaps aged 15-50. The role of the volunteers was that of a friend, rather than an authority figure, although ...
Ningaloo Turtle Program
I spent four weeks with the Ningaloo Turtle Program (NTP) based in Exmouth, Western Australia. Exmouth is a very small tourist town located right off the gigantic Ningaloo Reef on Australia's Northwest Cape. The NTP has ...