New Faces in Familiar Places

Sometimes you have to take a leap. I did it once already when I got on that plane to go to Thailand and this summer I did it again. This time I did not go as far away as Thailand in my search for something new, instead I returned to more familiar grounds. I moved … Continue reading New Faces in Familiar Places

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What’s Your Peace Corps Memoir Title?

The Peace Corps subreddit has a thread about what our hypothetical Peace Corps memoirs would be titled and there are definitely some gems up already. You should check it out here if you are curious. That got me thinking about what I might title my hypothetical Peace Corps memoir if I were to ever write … Continue reading What’s Your Peace Corps Memoir Title?

Malaria

Erin Capina, YinD 127 History and Epidemiology Malaria is a vector-borne disease caused by parasites and spread via female Anopheles mosquitoes. It is an ancient disease; malaria or a disease like it has been noted for more than 4,000 years. In fact, symptoms of malaria were described in 2700 BC in ancient Chinese medicinal writings […] … Continue reading Malaria