SIT May 2020 Capstone Seminar Schedule

Announcement Date: May 1, 2020

Members of the public may listen to these presentations. Please email Kim Lier ( for details.

Tuesday, May 5

1:00 – 2:30 PM  Travis Pocta

A Comprehensive First Semester at the University of Delaware

3:00 – 4:30 PM  Bethany Shackelford  

Global Citizenship Education in Homeschooling Practices and Experiences in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

Wednesday, May 6

10:30 AM-12:00  Cara Masullo      

Integrating Education Abroad: Fostering Critical Reflexivity in Students  

1:00 – 2:30 PM  Erin Slocum

Influencing College Choice: Enrollment Factors for International Students at a Private Research University in the Northeast

1:00 – 2:30 PM  Violet Uwera       

The Drivers and Cultural Push Factors that Contribute to Continued Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation in Kajiado County, Kenya: How Can We Change the Narrative and Interventions to Eradicate Female Genital Mutilation?

3:00 – 4:30 PM Andrea Bachmann    

The Island Earth Field Studio: A High School Summer Program on Polynesian Voyaging in Hawaii

3:00 – 4:30 PM  James Rawl        

Evaluation: Adventure Camp of Altru Family YMCA

5:00-6:30 PM  Laura Klingenstein

Identity in Translation: International Students’ Perspectives on Language and Identity

Thursday, May 7

10:30 AM-12:00  Yin Zhang            

Service Learning in Rural China: A Program Design for the Associated Colleges in China

1:00 – 2:30 PM Marguerite Cawley

What Does a Vision for a "Just" Food System Look Like? Views from Worcester in a Changing Climate 

3:00 – 4:30 PM  Anders Fristedt

Winter Travel for Cold Weather Novices: Methods for Making Challenging Outdoor Experiences More Inclusive