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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

By Colleen Kearney Rich on July 18, 2016


Many college students can’t wait for the end of the semester and the down time that brings. But a large number of Mason students use the time away from classes to do more—acquire skills, master languages, conduct research, and generally make a difference in the world around them. Here are a few of their stories.

Saving a Historic Site in Nicaragua

Studying Coral Reef Ecology in the Bahamas

Learning Hindi in India

Working in Public Health in Swaziland

Building a Water Distribution System in Nicaragua

Helping Street Kids in Ethiopia

Exploring Community Development in the Amazon


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