Campus Y Selects 2017-2018 Global Gap Year Fellows

July 31, 2017

The Campus Y at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected ten 2017-2018 Global Gap Year Fellowship (GGYF) recipients. These eight, incoming first-year students and two rising juniors will defer a year of university enrollment to gain … Continued

Mountains and Valleys Don’t Meet, But People Do

August 29, 2016

Michelle Hugo is a 2016 Global Engagement Fellow who spent the summer working with Northern Uganda Medical Mission (NUMEM) in Pader, Uganda There is a very common Acholi phrase that roughly translates to “mountains and valleys don’t meet, but rivers … Continued

Basic Humanity

August 29, 2016

Michelle Hugo is a Global Engagement Fellow who spent the summer of 2016 working with a medical mission in Pader, Uganda. Working with and for the Northern Uganda Medical Mission (NUMEM) and MGY has revealed some of the purest examples … Continued

It Takes a Village: Medical Training in Uganda

August 4, 2016

The following post was written by Nalini Peres-da-Silva, a Campus Y Global Engagement Fellow who has spent the past two months in Pader, Uganda, as a village health team worker. As I sit staring into the abyss of Northern Uganda … Continued

How to (Not) Change the World in Five Months

May 20, 2016

By GGY Fellow Parker Vige. I leave Budapest in five days. That’s one more day than four, and one less day than six. It seems to be such simple math, yet why can’t I understand it? I was suppose to … Continued

Reflecting on My Time in Bolivia

May 13, 2016

by Logan Pratico. One question that I frequently found myself being asked over the past 7 months is ‘what is your favorite part about Bolivia?’ Most people, looking for a straight answer, are quite surprised (and maybe somewhat irritated) when … Continued

Finding and Leaving a Home in Indonesia

April 26, 2016

by Phun H I analyzed my reflection in the dusty mirror, my unsatisfied face staring back at me. I have failed to ever wear yellow and this particular yellow polo shirt emblazoned with my name and the Learning Farm logo … Continued