Meet the Group

Jonathan & Barbara Jonathan & Barbara Hill
Fearless Leaders
backpack2 Alexandra Wertz
2012
Political Science and Travel Journalism, concentration in Media Studies
What I’m looking forward to most: unforgettable faces
sarah pearson Sarah Pearson
2011
Psychology
I’m most looking forward to challenging my own boundaries, embracing an entirely different way of life, and perhaps solidifying what it is about my own culture that I appreciate and disagree with. I also can not wait to truly get to know my fellow travelers, and hopefully along the way, learn some wisdom from them as well.
dana howell Dana Howell
2012
Economics, International Emphasis
What I am most looking forward to: I am looking forward to the excitement of arriving in a new and exciting place, over and over again.
alyssa Alyssa Howells
2011
Psychology and Womens’ Studies
What I’m most looking forward to: Being in India and observing and learning about all of the cultures that we will be living in.
becky carlson Becky Carlson
2011
Studio Art major, management studies concentration
What I’m most looking forward to: learning just how much I don’t know about the world, myself, and human nature in general.
erin mchugh Erin McHugh
2010
Biology and Statistics
What I’m most looking forward to: experiencing cultures completely different from my own, feeling like an outsider and learning about who I want to be because of it.
megan gnazzo Megan Gnazzo
2011
Biology, Biomedical Studies Concentration
What I’m most looking forward to: meeting people from the various countries and learning more about their cultures and alternative perceptions of the world. I am also extremely excited for Indian food!
sarah charleston Sarah Charleston
2010
Psychology and Management Studies
What I’m most looking forward to: Meeting new people and experiencing new cultures and seeing the Pyramids!
kirsten peterson Kirsten Petersen
2011
English and Psychology
What I’m most looking forward to: experiencing life in India– the culture, food, lifestyles… and to see what Istanbul is like today.
nou yang Nou Yang
2011
Asian Studies Major, Management Studies Concentration
What I’m most looking forward to: Learning more about the various cultures and lifestyles that exists today.
chelsea wagner Chelsea Wagner
2011
Women’s Studies and American Studies
What I’m most looking forward to: Being a tourist!! hahaha just kidding! I am looking forward to heightening my senses as I try to soak in every aspect of our adventure.
mira yoon Mira Yoon
2011
Biology/biomedical studies/neuroscience
What I’m most looking forward to: I’m super excited for India because I’m in love with the culture, people, food, etc… and for quite a while I’ve been considering working in emergency medical care in rural S.India. We’ll see what I think after we spend a month there!
sarah minor Sarah Minor
2011
Art/Art History and English
What I’m most looking forward to: visiting the UN and living and taking class in Cairo
lauren arneson Lauren Arnesen
2011
Mathematics & Spanish (Pre-Med)
What I’m most looking fowrad to: experiencing the sights, sounds and smells of the day-to-day lives of the citizens of third world countries and those that live in a country of increasing global economic importance.
carrie heiberg Carrie Heiberg
2010
English and Spanish
What I’m most looking forward to: the Writing Travel Course and adventures I can’t even imagine yet!
nat neal Natalie Neal
2010
English, Contemporary Aesthetics in Media and Arts, concentration in Media Studies
Everyone talks about how this trip is going to change our lives. I’m excited to see how our travels around the world impact each person in our group. Specifically? I can’t wait to meet Mia’s family in Bangalore. Maybe they are as crazy and wonderful as she is.
brandon emmerich Brandon Emmerich
2010
Physics
What I’m most looking forward to: a worldwide adventure
jojo christensen JoJo Christensen
Junior
Math and Physics
Experiencing the cultures and history of Egypt and India.
anna lehn Anna Lehn
Class of 2011
English Major
I’m thrilled for this chance to explore with neither set destination nor schedule, to be surrounded by the music of foreign tongues, to let the world bend and bruise me, to learn with every sense and emotion, and to wake up each morning to an adventure.
ashley gaeth Ashley Gaeth
2011
Major:
What I’m most looking forward to:
caara hirsch Caara Hirsch
2011
Chemistry, Spanish
What I’m most looking forward to: Time for personal growth, to be uncomfortable and challenged by the differences and injustices I have yet to see, and for the opportunity to experience the adventures outside the US, and for the memories I gain that I’m confident will change me.
molly ladwig Molly Ladwig
2011
Psychology, Media Studies
What I’m most looking forward to: Experiencing and being surrounded by the cultures we’re learning about
soraya dangor Soraya Dangor
2011
Sociology/Anthropology
I’m looking forward to leaving my St.Olaf/Midwestern bubble
norzin
Norzin Waleag
2011
Sociology & Anthropology
What I am most looking forward to: Learning more about the different cultures in the rest of the world and being able not just visit places but to learn about these countries at the same time in an academic enviroment. Making new friends and visitng the United Nations in Geneve, Switzerland.
stofaces Lauren Hankins
2010
Major:
What I’m most looking forward to:
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One response to “Meet the Group

  1. Well-done, Sarah! We so enjoy reading your impressions of your travels (the photos add, too), and YOU, obviously, are enjoying and savoring each day. Travel safely. Skoal!!! G & G Pearsons.

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