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Instructor Introduction

Kristen, Instructor

سلام My name is Kristen and I will be one of your instructors. I am so excited for the months ahead of us in Morocco! Can you believe we are just weeks away from meeting? As I reflect on the previous Dragon’s courses that I have instructed and......Read More

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Badr Allouche, Instructor

Salam Alaykum السلام عليكم. Three days ago I celebrated Eid al-Adha, it is the second Islamic holiday and the biggest one. On that day, we sacrifice a sheep in the name of God to commiserates the miracle of the prophet Ibrahim and his Son......Read More

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Rita Sri Suwantari, Instructor

Apa kabar? “How are you?” At this moment, my mind has been filled up with many questions about you all…my fellow travelers. Where are you now? What kind of preparation are you already have for Indonesia? Or whether you have been starting to......Read More

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Hello from Marcus!

Marcus Larsen-Strecker, Participant

Hello everyone, Marcus here!   I will be one of your instructors this upcoming semester, alongside Pei-yuen and Maddie (and Tindy during our time in Kunming!) and I am greatly looking forward to meeting each of you and to embarking on our......Read More

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Bradford, Instructor

Hello all, my name is Bradford.  I’m happy to welcome you to the next steps of your journey to the place called Nepal— a truly unique and amazing area of this planet! Are you feeling excited to soon be immersed in a land of snowy peaks and......Read More

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C, China: South of the Clouds, Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia, Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation, Morocco: Ancient Cities to the Atlas Mountains, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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A note on social media

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2019 Travelers, It’s great to see your Yak Board come to life! This is a very exciting time of year for all of us, and while we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions, we have a request for you: please......Read More

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C, China: South of the Clouds, Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia, Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation, Morocco: Ancient Cities to the Atlas Mountains, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2019 students, Welcome to the Dragons community and your course’s Yak Board! You can think of your course’s Yak Board as a online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-course, you will use the Yak Board to introduce......Read More

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Welcome from the China Program Director

Jody, Dragons Admin

Hello China Fall 2019 Semester Students & Families! Welcome to the Yak Board! Going forward, this will be our main forum for sharing information about preparing for the semester, a place for instructors and students to introduce themselves, a......Read More