India: How our lens shapes our experience

Zoe Meneghetti, Opinions Editor

March 23, 2016

As I flew across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Bangalore, my head was filled with the images of India I had internalized during my History of South Asia class. These visions included destitute children in the streets, an open discord between Hindus and Muslims, and young people whose choices ...

New Urban School academic initiative aims to create global citizens

Aideen Murphy ('14) teaches

Sabrina Werby and Cody Siler, Staff writers

February 23, 2012

Urban’s curriculum committee is tackling the new frontier of global education as part of its Vision 2013 initiative. Over the next few years, students can expect to get Skype buddies, study global issues such as poverty, and travel to foreign lands — though trips may take place more often via a keyboard...

Urban student reflects on experiences with India

Clara Hendrickson, Guest Writer

February 22, 2012

How is it that I first fell in love? Well, it’s funny you ask, because I wasn’t looking for anything serious at the time. She was attractive, full of color and gorgeous people. She had great taste in music and produced some stunning and hilarious pieces of cinema. But it wasn’t until I started...

Urban School students head to India — catch their blog

Urban School students head to India — catch their blog

David Immerman, Staff Writer

December 14, 2011

A group of 15 Urban students, along with 11th and 12th grade Dean Dan Matz and Director of Outdoor Trips Sarah Fontaine, landed in Mumbai, India at approximately 2:50 a.m. Mumbai time (12 p.m. local time) on Dec. 14. The trip attendees will follow a rigorous itinerary throughout their three-week ...

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