Author Archives: Anthony Blake

Hiking the Inca Bridge

Honors student and H2Peru explorer Rachel Lindsey reports on how the experience of Machu Picchu measured up to her lofty expectations and on the scenic path of the Inca Bridge that gave her that sought-after transformative experience. I had the … Continue reading

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Taking the Peruvian Polar Plunge

After their visit to Taquile Island, H2Passport: Peru student Dani Carson was one of five ladies brave enough to jump into the frigid waters of Lake Titicaca, and she says she’d do it again. Read about Dani’s experience, and follow to the … Continue reading

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My Peruvian Prosperity

After an enlightening conversation with the girlfriend of their tour guide, honors pre-med student Anthony Azzun‘s eyes opened to the rich history of religious art in La Catedral del Cuzco. Anthony was one of 16 honors students to take part in H2Passport: Peru, a new study-at-home-and-abroad experience offered by … Continue reading

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Presenting Abroad: Coursework Behind the Vacation

       After researching in Fayetteville, all of the students participating in H2Passport: Peru gave a presentation at their site of interest. Honors College Fellow and English major Dylan DeLay reports on the awe of experiencing the meticulous stonework of Ollantaytambo in person. After turning … Continue reading

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La Cocina Peruana: Lima

Our resident food critic and H2Passport: Peru student Dennis Mitchell walks us through the tastes of Peru in a multi-part series beginning in Lima. During my time in Peru, I have received a certain reputation. A reputation as someone who will try … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Our Smiles Fool You

With bright textiles and chicha morada in abundance, the H2Passport: Peru intersession course was a whirlwind of cultural riches. Don’t think that means that it was lacking in rigor. Dr. Laurence Hare, who led the course along with Dr. Shawn Austin, … Continue reading

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Ms. Terlouw Goes to Harvard

Abby Terlouw, an Honors College Fellow and biomedical engineering major from Bentonville, spent a busy summer studying kidney cells through a $750,000 microscope. She participated in the highly selective Harvard Summer Research Program in Kidney Medicine, a program supported by a … Continue reading

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Debate Prep: George Bush, Bill Clinton & Ross Perot (1992)

J.P. Gairhan is a sophomore political science major in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences from Cabot, Arkansas. He is involved intimately with the Associated Student Government, The Traveler, the Distinguished Lecture Committee, and Phi Delta Theta. Upon graduation … Continue reading

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Debate Prep: John F. Kennedy v. Richard Nixon (1960)

Jake Kyte is a senior at the University of Arkansas, studying journalism and political science with a concentration in advertising and public relations. Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Ruston, Louisiana, Jake is a reporter for the Arkansas Traveler … Continue reading

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Debate Prep: Bill Clinton v. Robert Dole (1996)

Baxter Yarbrough is from Morrilton, Arkansas and a sophomore at the University of Arkansas. He is double majoring in political science and psychology with a minor in marketing. Yarbrough is involved in the University of Arkansas’s chapters of Beta Theta Pi, Young … Continue reading

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