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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Staff Post

Histories of the Bunong Indigenous People

by Arden Simone


    This month, SFS students are focused on Directed Research (DR) -- one of my favorite parts of the semester. I enjoy DR because it is applied, experiential, purposeful, project-based and “real world experience” learning, and it grants students...
April 24, 2019
Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Maya Glicksman
Student Post

Cooking Tricks from the Masters (Video and Recipes!)

by Maya Glicksman


Every meal prepared by our beloved staff members Maly and Congkea is cooked with love, laughter, spice, and vegetarian options, of course. We’ve been living at the Center for over two months now, and are constantly surprised with flavor profiles...
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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Karlie Cradock
Student Post

Art for Awareness in Cambodia

by Karlie Cradock


Upon coming to Cambodia, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that my classmates and I would have the opportunity to interact with Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) students at several points during the semester. In celebration of World Wildlife...
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Conservation and Development Studies
Staff Post

Wildlife Rescue in Cambodia

by Rattanak Sovan Dyna


The gibbon 'Jumper' looks at us and then keeps travelling through the forest, relying on her long arms to jump from one tree to another. Only her missing leg reminds us of her hard past of being captured by wildlife...
February 26, 2019
Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Jacob Handel
Student Post

Temples and Tourism

by Jacob Handel


Entering the walls of Angkor Thom is full immersion into Cambodia’s infinite beauty and some unfortunate circumstances. The nature within the complex alone is reason to visit. These temples act as a veritable sanctuary for all kinds of wildlife –...
February 26, 2019
Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Staff Post

10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Cambodia

by Lora Doughty


Cambodia: Vibrant and Beautiful   The dense, green jungle bursts with a chorus of birdsong, and soft steps and snapping branches herald the arrival of an Asian elephant, while a deep breath fills your lungs with fresh, moist forest air....
February 20, 2019
		
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Conservation and Development Studies
Student Post

Life on the Water: Inspirations on Human Resilience in Cambodia's Aquatic Ecosystems

by Yuxi Xia


Not knowing how to swim until the age of fourteen, I grew up with a fear of water. To my surprise, the field trips we have had to different aquatic ecosystems throughout Cambodia have been the most memorable, not because...
November 6, 2018
		
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Exploring My Identity in Cambodia

by Sophie Boardman


I was adopted from Cambodia when I was just under a year old and have lived in a small town in Maine for most of my life. Growing up I have always had a conflicting internal conversation with myself questioning...
October 9, 2018
		
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What's the Food Like in Cambodia?

by Jesse Gross


Rice. Honestly, I should probably just stop my post right there. Rice is so integral to what it means to be Cambodian, that rather than greeting each other with the traditional hello, people often ask, “Tao neak nyam bai te?”...
September 27, 2018
		
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Conservation and Development Studies
Staff Post

Lessons from the Tonle Sap

by Angela Hessenius


Lessons from the Tonle Sap Lake: Hope in Times of Transition Five students, one intern, one professor, and two translators get in two fiberglass boats on a shallow, muddy stream. It’s not long until our boats get stuck, so we...
April 25, 2018
		
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