The misadventures of a geographer
A baboon chased Associate Professor of Geography Joel Hartter into the Indian Ocean in South Africa. In Uganda, hippos chewed grass underneath his tent—while he was in it. He has stumbled upon armed poachers, outrun an elephant, and almost died from African Spotted Fever in the worst case doctors had ever seen. Apparently, it's all in a day's work for Hartter, who has conducted research in Africa for the last eight summers. ›› Read more.
Professor Sue Hertz, who teaches travel-writing for the UNH Cambridge Summer Program, offers her own reflections on patriotism and assimilation during the London Olympics. ›› Read more.
This past summer, communication major Mary Callaghan '13 poured her heart and soul into her Carsey Social Innovation Internship at More Than Wheels in Manchester, N.H. There she learned how an organization like More than Wheels can really transform people's lives. ›› Read more.
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