Alexis Corbin: My Lifetime Experience

This summer, through the LTE Grant, I had the opportunity to volunteer at a permaculture farm in Taiwan and to attend a class on Food Security taught in Mandarin. At the farm, I worked in exchange for a place to stay and food. I lived with fourteen different native Chinese speakers that came from Taiwan, … Continue reading Alexis Corbin: My Lifetime Experience

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Megan Laffoon: My Lifetime Experience

This summer, I used my LTE to investigate the water holding capacity of hugelkultur beds in order to assess their possible application to areas impacted by land degradation and karst rocky desertification (KRD). That sentence included quite a bit of jargon, so let me back up a bit and define a couple of terms. Hugelkultur … Continue reading Megan Laffoon: My Lifetime Experience

Sean Jacobson: My Lifetime Experience

The Smithsonian Institution has long been one of my favorite places to go to in Washington, D.C. For a lover of history, it is a playground of discovery and knowledge. With it being the world’s largest museum system with 23 units and iconic name recognition, I first felt intimidated at the thought of interning there. … Continue reading Sean Jacobson: My Lifetime Experience