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Distant Perspective

A visit with Peace Corps Fellows, MU's Peace Corps Fellows Program

By Jessica Huang
Published: - Topics: field research embassy anthropology study abroad globalization

Peace Corps in Columbia

Topics: Columbia study abroad

As part of their fellowship at MU, the volunteers need to come up with a project that benefits the local community. Toward that end they have developed a class to help globalize students, and are working on organizing a service-learning trip. “The idea is to connect what we are doing in class with the volunteer work they are doing in order to see the reasons people volunteer and how a community looks at a problem and pools their resources to solve it,” Craver says.