Jan 14, 2019
Every summer, peacemakers converge from all over the world to participate in SIT's CONTACT (Conflict Transformation Across Cultures) certificate program. In this episode, we speak to several participants as well as Professor Bruce Dayton, head of CONTACT and the Peace and Justice Leadership MA program.
Jul 30, 2018
Agroecologist Tatiana Schreiber discusses the challenges of gardening around solar panels, an increasingly pressing need. As part of SIT's on-campus solar array project, Schreiber and others are experimenting with growing plants in this unusual and challenging environment.
Jul 12, 2018
As an office manager for SIT Study Abroad, Sunday Justin oversees general operations for SIT's Rwanda program Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding. He recently came to SIT's Vermont campus as a student in the innovative CONTACT -- or Conflict Transformation Across Cultures -- program. His professional experience...
Jun 7, 2018
SIT alumna Abby Maxman discusses Oxfam, current challenges in development, and her time at SIT. She became president of Oxfam America in 2017. She was formerly Deputy Secretary General of CARE International in Geneva, Switzerland, and Vice President of International Programs & Operations for CARE. Maxman received her MA...
May 14, 2018
A hallmark of SIT's Vermont commencement ceremonies is the prominent presence of African percussion. Western Massachusetts musician Tony Vacca and his friend Steve Leicach, often with other musical guests, provide those sounds. Tony's long career became a cross-cultural passion when he first visited Senegal. In...