Posted on October 8, 2018 by Melissa Golden

Alumni Interview: Laura Shirreff

2005 Bali Summer Immersion alumna Laura Shirreff shares her reflections on a global journey exploring the intersection of sustainability, design, and culture. How did you become interested in this particular VIA program and the topic of Fair Trade?  I was

Posted on September 25, 2018 by Melissa Golden

The Value of Diverse Perspectives: A Summer in Silicon Valley & Japan

By Dana Zhao, ALC 2018 Coordinator & Rikuzen Takata Project Participant Last month in August, I served as a coordinator for VIA’s American Language and Culture program at Stanford University; it was during this time that I was first exposed

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In Search of Community: A Look Back on My VIA Journey

By Dave Austin, VIA Community Engagement Coordinator As VIA celebrates its 55th Anniversary in 2018, I also celebrate my one-year anniversary with the organization. My time here began on September 11th, a day most Americans pause to reflect with heavy

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