traveled to Mali, Africa
to study HIV/AIDS care in Mali.
Howard (Hart) Eddy went
to Shanghai, China to research locations for his screenplay
Saint Louis Cool, loosely based on Dostoyevsky’s
Crime and Punishment.
travelled to Ethiopia
to research his family and the revolution of 1974. He has
since written a highly praised novel The Beautiful Things
that Heaven Bears incorporating his Ethiopian immigrant
on a walking pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela,
Jennifer Dart traveled
to Knin, Croatia to work with refugees after the Serbo-Croatian
Marguerite deMessieres traveled to Sofia,
Bulgaria to study woodcarving with the masters at the National
Academy of Arts. While in Bulgaria, she met the man she would
eventually marry. She currently divides her time between Bulgaria
and the United States.
Elizabeth Williams traveled to Mexico
and Guatemala to study agriculture, conservation and sustainable
Rachel Frank went to Antigua and Guatemala
on her own dime. We awarded her a $300 supplementary stipend
in order to participate to extend her trip.
Betony Toht travelled to Norway to
find her great-grandmother's missing records and trace her