Posts Tagged: Reflection

Goodbye and Good Luck

My goals for my study abroad experience in Israel were to practice Arabic, gain comfort living in the middle east, and to better understand the conflict and problems facing the region and country. In just under 3 months, I think I accomplished all of these to some extent, as well as learned new perspectives on… Read more »

Tel Aviv: The Friendly Stranger

Tel Aviv may be unfamiliar, but Elizabeth finds that the city’s openminded strangers make new places, faces and destinations welcoming. “The friendliness of strangers has been such a fun surprise, like just being able to walk up to anyone for help or directions and having them be more than willing to show you or walk… Read more »

Disaster Relief and Deeper Connections

Search and rescue missions demand action even when there are no “good” choices. When students completed a rescue course with a local trainer, they dove into these challenging decisions and found that disaster relief can create deeper connections. Watch NU students to the rescue on Vimeo here!  “Our trainer was named Noam and is a… Read more »