In June 2012, a group of seven students from Stony Brook University set out on a reportorial tour of China. They visited two areas: Baoding and Guizhou Province.
This 2012 program took a group of students to Havana, Cuba to explore recent changes in a country that remains off limits to most Americans, even as it slowly opens up to the rest of the world.
This program took students to St. Petersburg, the home of the former capital of the tsars. Students were exposed to the rich complexity of modern Russia. They met Russian journalists, and learned about Russian media and culture.
Students traveled to the Gulf region of Louisiana in January 2011, where they explored the unanswered questions and the long term impact of the April 2010 BP oil blowout on the communities of Venice and Grand Isle.
Students discovered the rich diversity of peoples and cultures-from the ancient Han capital of Xi’an in the East to the desert of Dunhuang in the West – that constitute modern China.