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Arrival Day Instructions and Tips

Program Instructors, Instructor

Hello everyone, We hope each member of our group is feeling excited about the upcoming travel to the Southwest. This post is here as a reference for what to expect when you arrive as well as some tips for your departure day. We (you, the students,......Read More

Tufts Civic Semester Southwest

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Students: Please Introduce Yourselves! 

Cara, Dragons Admin

Hello Everyone!  As we hope you read in the Introduction to the Yak Board post, this  is our community forum where all Dragons programs share thoughts and reflections from the field.  During your program, you will be posting here on the Yak Board......Read More

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INTRO: Cara – Your Program Director

Cara, Dragons Admin

Dear Civic Semester Students,  Congratulations on joining an inspiring and diverse community of educators, students, and cultural ambassadors! We are excited to initiate our relationship with you to help you ease into the exceptional experience......Read More

Tufts Civic Semester Southwest

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Welcome to the Yak Board

Cara, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2021 Tufts Civic Semester Southwest students, Welcome to your program’s Yak Board! You can think of your program’s Yak Board as an online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-program, you will use the Yak Board to introduce......Read More

Tufts Civic Semester Southwest

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Disclaimer

Cara, Dragons Admin

Welcome to the Tufts Civic Semester Yak Board! The views and opinions expressed on this page are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view, opinion, policy, or position of Tufts University, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of......Read More

Tufts Civic Semester Peru

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Notes about return travel 

Cara, Dragons Admin

Dear Family and Friends,  It’s hard to believe that almost 14 weeks have passed since the Civic Semester students embarked on their journey to Peru! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are......Read More

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Pictures from the Amazon Excursion

Monica , Instructor

A unique abundance of species and biodiversity welcomed us during our visit to Las Piedras Amazon Center this past weekend. It was an unforgettable educational adventure surrounded by nature. Attached are some photos from our excursion!...Read More

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Back from the Amazon

Teto , Instructor

Hola familias y amigos! We are in our way back to Urubamba, full of energy and new refreshing vibes. The Amazon region received us with pure air, new delicious food, and beautiful people in Las Piedras Amazon Centre. We spent 5 days learning,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

Study Abroad South America: The Spirit of the Andes

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Update on Bolivia

Cara, Dragons Admin

Dear Friends and Families, We are writing to give you an update related to Bolivia. As you may be aware, last Sunday presidential elections were held in which Evo Morales was running for a controversial 4th term. Final votes were counted earlier......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

Study Abroad South America: The Spirit of the Andes

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Update on Peru

Cara, Dragons Admin

Dear Friends and Families, We are writing to give you an update related to Peru. As you may be aware, yesterday Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra carried out a controversial dissolution of Congress. In response there have been gatherings in Lima,......Read More

Tufts Civic Semester Peru

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Update on Peru

Cara, Dragons Admin

Dear Friends and Families, We are writing to give you an update related to Peru. As you may be aware, yesterday Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra carried out a controversial dissolution of Congress. In response there have been gatherings in Lima,......Read More

Tufts Civic Semester Peru

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Tentative Itinerary

Raquel, Teto, and Móni, Instructor

Hello students and families!  We (Mónica, Teto and Raquel) are running around Urubamba making sure that everything is ready for your arrival. We are very much looking forward to meeting you in person. For now, we want to share with you our......Read More